National Partners, Sponsors & Affiliates

The Taylor Hooton Foundation would like to acknowledge the generous support of our National Partners, Sponsors & Affiliates. Without their support fewer youth and their adult influencers would be educated on the dangers of Appearance and Performance Enhancing Substances.

Interested in joining us to educate kids and help save lives? Contact Amy Wagner, Director of Development at amy.wagner@taylorhooton.org to learn more.

Major League Baseball
Major League Baseball (MLB) is the highest level of play in North American professional baseball. More specifically, Major League Baseball refers to the organization that operates North American professional baseball’s two major leagues, the National League and the American League, by means of a joint organizational structure that has existed between them since 1903.

Getty Images
Getty Images is the most trusted and esteemed source of visual content in the world, with over 200 million assets available through its industry-leading sites www.gettyimages.com and www.istock.com. The Getty Images website serves creative, business and media customers in almost 200 countries and is the first place people turn to discover, purchase and share powerful content from the world’s best photographers and videographers. Getty Images works with over 200,000 contributors and hundreds of image partners to provide comprehensive coverage of more than 130,000 news, sport and entertainment events, impactful creative imagery to communicate any commercial concept and the world’s deepest digital archive of historic photography.

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Gatorade
Gatorade was born on the playing field in the 1960s by researchers at the University of Florida to help the Gators football team prevent dehydration when they played in the swamp-like heat. Since the Gators’ 1967 Orange Bowl victory, Gatorade has grown to become an essential part of the equipment of sports, and can be found on the sidelines, in the locker rooms and on almost every field of play. Backed by more than 40 years of scientific research, Gatorade has proven rehydration and performance benefits over water. No other beverage or sports drink company has established such a strong expertise in rehydration and sports nutrition.

New York Yankees
The New York Yankees are a professional baseball team based in the borough of the Bronx, in New York City, NY, and are a member of Major League Baseball’s American League East Division. One of the American League’s eight charter franchises, the club was founded in Baltimore, MD, in 1901 as the Baltimore Orioles, and moved to New York City in 1903, becoming known as the New York Highlanders before being officially renamed the “Yankees” in 1913.

HI Agency
Doug Haeussler is the President of HI Agency, a full-service insurance agency that specializes in home, auto, life, and commercial coverage with a proactive service approach. After spending nearly 3 decades in the insurance industry, Doug knows precisely how to provide the best coverage for the best price and it is not with cut-rate policies. It’s his unique ability to connect with the people and communities he serves and understanding how to support them in any circumstance they face.

Doug spent time as a volunteer firefighter which instilled a personal commitment to being a servant in helping others in need. Doug has earned a spot on the D Magazine’s “Best Insurance Agents” list every year since 2012 due to his performance and client satisfaction. He is often recognized as an outstanding agent in the industry and invited to sit on a number of organization councils aimed at improving customer service, claims service, and coverages. In addition to Doug’s extensive experience in the insurance industry, he has a long history of working closely with non-profit organizations – namely the Taylor Hooton Foundation and Gun & Hoses Foundation where he serves on the board of directors.

Doug is a dedicated entrepreneur, but dedicates much of his time to spend with his wife, Kristina, and his 3 beautiful daughters.

National Football League
The National Football League (NFL) is the largest professional American football league in the world. It is an unincorporated/nonprofit organization controlled by its members. The league currently consists of 32 teams from the U.S. and is divided evenly into two conferences – the American Football Conference and National Football Conference.

Smith Thompson
Smith Thompson Home Security is a family owned home alarm company. For years, Smith Thompson has been bringing comfort and peace back into people’s lives by providing professional security services that go father than just an alarm. 

National Hockey League
The National Hockey League, founded in 1917, is the second-oldest of the four major professional team sports leagues in North America. Today, the NHL consists of 31 Member Clubs, each reflecting the League’s international makeup, with players from more than 20 countries represented on team rosters.

Moroch Partners
Founded in 1981, Moroch is an independent, integrated marketing agency based in Dallas, TX. Moroch’s integration model includes expertise in creative, digital and social media, planning and analytics, media, multicultural, experiential and PR all under one roof.

First Choice Loan Services, Inc.
First Choice Loan Services Inc. provides a wide range of mortgage products including FHA and VA loans, fixed and adjustable rate mortgages, refinancing options, Jumbo loans, and renovation mortgages. They have recently been recognized as one of the Top 100 Mortgage Companies in America and a Top Tech Savvy Lender and Servicer.

Professional Baseball Strength & Conditioning Coaches Society
The PBSCCS is a society of Strength and Conditioning Coaches composed from both Major League and Minor League baseball teams. It is committed to raising awareness about its role in professional baseball. Moreover, it is focused on the implementation of proven Strength and Conditioning principles & philosophies, community youth awareness programs, and long term skills promoting performance and health. Through these programs, the PBSCCS will empower its coaches with the knowledge, skills, ethics, and competency to continue to increase the credibility and recognition of its coaches.