TALLAHASSEE — Tampa Bay Buccaneers quarterback and recent Super Bowl champion Tom Brady is lending support to a new resiliency initiative for Florida students launched by First Lady Casey DeSantis.
Professional sports teams, organizations and athletes from across the state are supporting this initiative to empower Florida students. Team partnerships include the Orlando Magic, Orlando City SC, Orlando Pride, the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, the Tampa Bay Rays, the Tampa Bay Lightning, Inter Miami CF, the Miami Heat, the Miami Dolphins, the Miami Marlins, the Florida Panthers, NASCAR, and the LPGA.
In addition to Tom Brady, other athletes and coaches endorsing the initiative include David Beckham, Peyton Manning, Lou Holtz, Tony Dungy, Urban Meyer, Crystal Thomas, Ali Marpet, Bryant McFadden, Mark Richt, Twan Russell, Corey Simon, Tra Thomas, Jonathan Vilma, Jonathan Isaac, Charlie Ward, Tyler Johnson, Joey Logano, Brandon Lowe, and Chris Mueller.
This partnership is supported by resiliency lessons and resources hosted on www.cpalms.org, Florida’s premier one-stop-shop for teachers, students, and families that help bridge education in the classroom, and at home. The initiative for Florida schools emphasizes key character development skills including volunteerism, teamwork, and problem solving. To view the resiliency toolkit, visit http://resiliency.cpalms.org.