Iowa Sports Foundation
  • Iowa Games
  • Live Healthy Iowa
  • Adaptive Sports Iowa
  • Iowa Senior Games
  • Des Moines Corporate Games

Mission Statement

The Iowa Sports Foundation (ISF) mission is to provide sports, recreation, health and wellness opportunities for Iowans of all abilities.

What is the Iowa Sports Foundation?

The ISF is comprised of the Iowa Games, Live Healthy Iowa, Adaptive Sports Iowa, Iowa Senior Games and the Iowa Corporate Games.

Our board of directors is made up of former governors and athletic and corporate leaders from around the state. Corporate sponsorships, donations, grants and entry fees provide the major source of funding for the ISF. The ISF does not rely on any state or federal funding.

Board of Directors


Greg Wilcox, Chair

Chris Verlengia, Vice Chair

Lynn Walz, Treasurer

Jess Vilsack, Secretary

William Vernon, Chairman Emeritus

Doug Reichardt, Past Chairman


Barb Baker

Jim Baker

Gary Barta

Jean Berger

Michael Bousselot

Rob Bradley

Sara Craig Gongol

Tony Dickinson

Vicky Foresman

Paul Fromm

Tim Grabinski

Norman Granger

Brian Hardin

Dave Harris

John Hartung

Matt Hofmeyer

Todd M. Jacobus

Steven Jordison

TJ Juskiewicz

Nate Kaeding

Tom Keating

Jackie Kleppe

Dave Lubbers

Julie Middleswart

Jamie Pollard

Steve Purcell

Kelly Visser

Brad Waller

Jenny Wood