Lifesaving Lessons Parents, Coaches Should Teach Their Athletes

The last month in high school sports was difficult to follow from a health and safety standpoint. Six high school athletes died in 17 days, all football players, all linemen. Now, a grieving father has a message that your high school athletes need to hear. Read More

Dangers of Heat Illness for Your Student Athlete

The Jordan McNair Foundation’s mission is to promote awareness and education around the prevention of heat related injuries, and to diminish the deaths of heat related tragedies. Chesapeake Family spoke with Marty McNair, founder and father of the Jordan McNair Foundation and Dr. Rod Walters of the foundation’s medical advisory board. Read More

Jordan McNair’s Death Opened His Father’s Eyes, Hurt His Heart and Tested His Faith

Read this story by Clinton Yates of The Undefeated about Jordan McNair, his family, and the foundation which bears his name. Read More

Father of Late UMD Football Player Jordan McNair Raises Awareness on Heatstroke Prevention

In the last few weeks, sports teams at all levels from youth to the pros have gotten back to practicing ahead of what most hope will be a more normal season. But in many places preseason practices have coincided with soaring temperatures. Read More

Before Summer Sports Conditioning Begins, Jordan McNair Foundation Urges Education on Heat-Related Illnesses

On Saturday, Marty McNair and other members of the Jordan McNair Foundation hosted an open dialogue with attendees at the Gold’s Gym on S Laburnum Avenue. The program was called, “When Conditioning Kills.” Read More

Video: Marty McNair Testifies Before U.S. Senate

Marty McNair, founder of the Jordan McNair Foundation, recently testified as a witness for the NCAA Student Athletes and NIL Rights Bill. He spoke to the Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation in support of adding a Health and Safety component to the bill.... Read More

Marty McNair Testifies Before the U.S. Senate

The Jordan McNair Foundation's very own Marty McNair testified on Thursday, June 17 as a witness for the NCAA Student Athletes and NIL Rights Bill. He spoke to the Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation in support of adding a Health and Safety component to the bill.... Read More

One-year Anniversary of Northern Kentucky High School Athlete’s Death Brings Change

A year ago Wednesday, life was different for a Northern Kentucky family. They had two young, active boys. Read More

College Athletes to Senate: Standardize Athlete Compensation

The NCAA said it’s in the process of changing its rules to allow athletes to profit off endorsements. So college athletes came to Capitol Hill Thursday to seek uniform standards for college athlete compensation. Read More

Announcing the Winner of the “Paws’n to Save Student Athletes” Photo Contest

Thank you to everyone for supporting The Jordan McNair Foundation's "Paws'n to Save Student Athletes" doggie photo contest over the past two months.... Read More