Become A Playmaker

The Playmakers Organization promotes social inclusion and kindness with year-round sports programs and activities for kids with developmental differences and special needs. Our programs and camps are offered free of charge to participants and their families.

“We provide the opportunity for these kids to better themselves. They are the ones doing the work to build themselves into a person of value to themselves and their community.”

– Coach Roz

About Our Organization

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The Playmakers was founded in 2009 by former NFL player Greg Roeszler.

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We have impacted the lives of more than 2,000 student athletes.

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We are now hosting 3 Summer Football Camps across the United States.

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Every program costs the participants and their families ZERO dollars.

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Coach Roz

While coaching varsity football at Sacramento’s Encina High School, former NFL player Greg Roeszler, discovered a disturbing fact – one of his student athletes was sleeping in his car to avoid returning to a troubled home.

He soon realized the majority of his players faced daily struggles to survive and were surrounded by crime, gangs, violence, drugs and alcohol. In 2009, Roeszler founded The Playmakers – a nonprofit organization designed to build leadership and character through sports and academics.

Thanks to your generous support, we are able to continue offering our programs, camps and events completely free of charge to participants and their families.