MESA, Ariz. – Legacy Sports USA President Brett Miller announced today a partnership with Edkey Inc., naming them a Presenting Sponsor and the Official Provider of K-12 Educational Services at Bell Bank Park. Edkey’s partnership includes various exposure throughout Bell Bank Park that will include on-site recruitment and a joint community outreach program with Legacy Cares.
Edkey and its many schools have received numerous awards and recognitions, most recently being named a Top-10 Arizona School by AZ Big Media. Edkey also earned a “Best Companies” award and “Outstanding Leadership” award at the 2022 Education 2.0 Conference, and was named a 2022 “Best School Districts in America” by Niche.com.
“We are excited to partner with Edkey, they have a long history of excellence in academics and the educational services they provide will be a great addition to everything that is offered at Bell Bank Park,” Miller said.
Edkey Inc. was founded in 1996 as Sequoia Schools in Mesa, Ariz., to meet the needs of a new age of students and provide choices to parents who seek a better and safer education for their children. Currently, Edkey owns and operates 26 diverse charter schools and program sites.
"Edkey serves the needs of each family in each community with a vast array of resources to help each student achieve the education they need to succeed regardless of their circumstances,” said Mark Plitzuweit, President and CEO of Edkey. “We are glad to be the Official Provider of K-12 Educational Services at Bell Bank Park and look forward to educating young athletes from all over the country who come to perfect their sport at this incredible facility."
Edkey schools offer a wide range of themes including Back-to-Basics, S.T.E.A.M., High End Performing Arts, Founding Fathers, and Deaf Education. Edkey serves students from rural, inner-city, and suburban homes as well as the homeless. Edkey provides a rich academic experience to general and special education students, English language learners, athletes, and artists within both traditional classroom and online settings. Within its diverse mission, Edkey operates the Children First Foundation which raises funds to support homeless and high needs students. For more information visit www.Edkey.org.
ABOUT BELL BANK PARK
Bell Bank Park, a 320-acre world class family sports and entertainment complex, fulfills the mission of Legacy Cares. The one-of-a-kind complex features a 5,000 seat Outdoor Stadium, 2,800 seat Indoor Arena, (35) Soccer/Lacrosse/Football Fields, (57) Indoor Volleyball Courts, (8) Baseball and Softball fields, (20) Basketball Courts, (41) Pickleball Courts, (12) Beach Volleyball Courts, Obstacle Course Racing Park, (22) Futsal Courts, Gymnastics Center, Dance Studio, Cheer Center, Sports Performance Center, Family Fitness Center, Wellness & Fitness Center, esports Center, Kids Play Center, two zip lines, 2.7 acre Tixr Yard for concerts and events, The G.O.A.T Sports Bar and Restaurant, and so much more. With numerous playing fields, Bell Bank Park powered by Legacy Sports USA serves as a major hub for professional, club and recreation competition at various levels of expertise and proficiency. The Park expands beyond sports. The team at Bell Bank Park will create festivals, signature experiences and live concerts that feature national touring acts. The Park will create a thriving entertainment destination in Mesa and the Greater Phoenix region.
ABOUT LEGACY SPORTS USA
Legacy Sports USA is the organization behind Bell Bank Park, initially the vision of Randy J. Miller, Chairman of Legacy Sports USA, Chad J. Miller, CEO of Legacy Sports USA, and Olympic gold medalist Dan O’Brien, Director of Performance Training at Bell Bank Park. Legacy Sports USA is dedicated to hosting premiere tournament events for youth sports and offering opportunities for athletes of all ages and at all levels to develop skills and enjoy training and competition.
Bell Bank Park also includes outdoor and indoor team athletic facilities geared to high-energy entertainment, sports venues, and a multi-purpose arena and outdoor amphitheater for live events, family shows, exhibitions, and conventions. For more information visit www.LegacySportsUSA.com.
ABOUT LEGACY CARES
Legacy Cares is a 501c3 non-profit organization (#84-3520422) provides athletes and non-athletes alike of all ages, economic backgrounds and levels of athletic proficiency, the opportunity to participate in sports while fostering the enjoyment and camaraderie of teamwork and perseverance, key components in athletic competition and lifetime success. Its mission is to provide families a safe, friendly, high-quality environment in which to experience different sporting, artistic, educational, and entertainment amenities. Legacy Cares serves the community by providing opportunities to explore, learn and develop new and existing skills and to extract untapped abilities, while promoting a healthy lifestyle. All contributions to Legacy Cares are tax deductible. For more information visit https://legacysportsusa.com/legacy-cares/.