Some athletes think they have to take shortcuts to do well in school. They might rely on cheating on test and homework to get passing grades. If caught cheating athletes will be in trouble for academic fraud. The DUCKS wants our student athletes to be successful. Studies show that tutoring helps to improve grades and self esteem. All our participantts have access to free
Doing well in school is important to all athletes. While some athletes will become professional athletes, most will relay on their education to make a career. That's why it's important to keep a balance between athletics and academics. By working hard on both students can become successful on and off the field.
ALL GAMES ARE PLAYED IN CHICAGOLAND
DUCKS BELIEVE THAT EDUCATION IS THE KEY TO SUCCESS
OUR COACHES HAVE A LONG SUCCESSFUL COACHING HISTORY
OLYMPIA FIELDS DUCKS ARE BASED IN OLYMPIA FIELDS , ILLINOIS
Olympia Fields is a village in Cook County, that was founded
in 1830. Olympia Fields, IL, is a small village that grew out of the prestigious Olympia Fields Country Club built in 1915.
A Very Prestigious Area
Olympia Fields has one of the lowest crime rates in all of the Chicago metropolitan area and it is also noteworthy as one of the wealthiest communities of this area.
Notable Past And Present Residents of Olympia Fields
Dee Dee Davis, actress and comedian best known for her role as Bryana "Baby Girl" Thomkins on The Bernie Mac Show
Jim Osborne, former defensive tackle for the Chicago Bears
Kendall Gill, retired professional basketball player
Lakita Garth, advocate of abstinence, public speaker, and musician
Toi Hutchinson, a Democratic member of the Illinois Senate
representing the 40th District
Rudolph Isley, singer-songwriter and a founding member
of The Isley Brothers
J. Ivy, Grammy Award-winning poet
R. Kelly, R&B singer-songwriter and producer
Barbara McKinzie, Alpha Kappa Alpha's twenty-seventh
Nnedi Okorafor, a Nigerian-American writer of fantasy, science fiction, and speculative fiction; 2001 recipient of the Hurston-Wright literary award
EDUCATION IS KEY
Mentoring and tutoring will be available to all athletes at times and locations designated by the Educational Committee.
Students will be tracked for progress and reports generated to the parents.
Subjects Areas Of Study: Math, Science, Computer Technology, English, Social Studies, etc.
*Times and subjects will be determined by polling parent’s demand*
TEACHERS AND PARAPROFESSIONALS THAT WOULD LIKE TO BE A PART OF OUR TUTORIAL PROGRAM, PLEASE CALL (312) 933-0682
O F DUCKS ARE HELPING TO A BUILD BETTER FUTURE, ONE CHILD AT A TIME
Terrill Marshall-Vice President
Sheila White, Secretary
Brenda Marshall, Treasurer/Public Relations
It is the goal of BMW Elite Sports (The Olympia Fields Ducks Organization) to provide a safe and responsible football and cheer program. A program that focuses on the individual need of each participant, with a goal of establishing a commitment to success.
To promote good academic achievement, sportsmanship, teamwork. To promote the highest moral and physical standards necessary for a successful future for all our participating youth.
To encourage and inspire parents, participants and community to be proactive in achieving goals through hard work and dedication, regardless of race, creed, color, religion, ethnic background or financial status.
To provide a well-organized and implemented program that is not only appreciated, respected and favorably received by the community, but one that gives back to that community when success is achieved.
BMW Elite Sports (Olympia Fields Ducks Organization) believes the future belongs to those that embrace the beauty of their dreams. It is important to invest values, skills and confidence in our youth to insure a better future for us all.
ALL COACHES ARE CERTIFIED THROUGH USA FOOTBALL
COACHES HAVE OBTAINED CPR AND FIRST-AIDE TRAINING