About Sportsfun(d)

Who We Are

SportsFun(d) is a partnership that includes the Louisville Sports Commission, local philanthropists, and numerous local sports programs, and health and wellness organizations with a vision to provide more sports opportunities for more kids in more places.

Working Together

The SportsFun(d) is overseen by the Louisville Sports Commission, a Kentucky-based 501(c)(3) nonprofit that was founded in 1999 to create a legacy of economic and social vitality in our community through sports. Through a collaborative effort, we will achieve our mission to maximize the positive impact of sports participation for local youth by generating resources and creating community connections that support affordable and sustainable sports opportunities.


Luke Gamble, Interim Executive Director

Luke Gamble joined the Louisville Sports Commission in 2020 to launch SportsFun(d). Before moving to Louisville, he was a professional doubles player on the ITF circuit. Luke was captain of the Princeton University tennis team where he earned his undergraduate degrees in English and European Cultural Studies. He also serves as the volunteer assistant coach for the Bellarmine University tennis team.

Advisory Committee

Derek Anderson

Former NBA Player

Brad Estes

Louisville City FC

Tara Guenther

Hipp Inspired Experiences

Gill Holland

Portland Investment Initiative

Ben Johnson

Louisville Parks and Recreation

Dana Johnson

Greater Louisville Inc.

Aaron Jordan

The Black Complex

Ron Kordes


James Schooler

Schooler Prep Academy

Marita Willis

Hope Collaborative

Grants Committee

Luke Gamble


Gill Holland

Portland Investment Initiative

Julie Howell

Louisville Sports Commission

Ben Johnson

Louisville Parks and Recreation

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