Media & Scholar News

Tillman Scholars are experts in their fields and work to make an impact in communities at the local and global levels. The Pat Tillman Foundation elevates their voices by promoting Tillman Scholar stories in the media.



Final Selection Committee Members Share Their Insights on Selecting Tillman Scholars

We will announce the 60 individuals in the Class of 2024 Tillman Scholars in just a couple of days! Before introducing these impressive change-makers, we

5 Performance Hydration Tips for Pat’s Run!

Runners, listen up! Water, water, water – before, during, and after your race! Staying hydrated is key to avoiding those dreaded dehydration or water overload

Pat Tillman has a place in Canton with Hall of Famers

Within the revered walls of the Pro Football Hall of Fame in Canton, Ohio, a unique and serendipitous honor was discovered that pays tribute to

Reach Your Potential: Stretching Tips from Banner Health Sports Medicine

Walking, jogging, or running are all fantastic forms of exercise for getting your body moving, your heart pumping, and your muscles working. As important as

Mental Skills to Tackle 4.2 from Banner Health Sports Medicine

You work hard to train your body physically for a race, but what about mentally preparing? Practicing mental skills can help improve your performance! Check

Team Tillman Extreme to Complete the Bataan Death March

We recently talked with Jonnie Gilpen, a Tillman Scholar from the class of 2017 who has formed a team of 11 Tillman Scholars to participate

2024 Pat’s Run Couch to 4.2 from Banner Health Sports Medicine Team

The 20th Annual Pat’s Run, presented by TEKsystems, is right around the corner! If you’re getting ready to crush Pat’s Run this year follow this

Meet Our New CEO!

Dr. Katherine Steele has been a part of the Pat Tillman Foundation for nearly decade. A 2014 Tillman Scholar and former Director of Programs for

Katherine Steele, ED.D to Lead as Pat Tillman Foundation’s Next CEO

The Pat Tillman Foundation (PTF) has announced that Katherine Steele, ED.D., will be the next CEO.  Most recently, she was Director of PTF Programs on

Class of 2024 Tillman Scholar Applications Open Today

Veterans, Service Members, Military Spouses Encouraged to Apply Through Feb. 1 (CHICAGO, Nov. 1, 2023) – Today, the Pat Tillman Foundation opened the annual application

Play Ball! Tillman Scholar Eric Snyder Throws First Pitch in Partnership with Marquee Network

2022 Tillman Scholar Eric Snyder and avid Chicago Cubs fan took the mound on June 23, 2023 for the first pitch. Thank you to the

Pat Tillman Foundation Announces CEO Transition

Chicago, IL (September 5, 2023) – The Pat Tillman Foundation (PTF) announces today that Dan Futrell is transitioning out of his CEO role with the