GP M.A.D.E. teamed up with Mizzou wide receiver L’Damian Washington and The Crossing Church to spread some holiday cheer on Monday, December 2. The pair put on some Santa hats and gifted approximately 60 pairs of shoes to the kids of Coyote Hill. Afterward, there was a small party with hot chocolate and cookies to
Coach Pinkel attended an away game watch party hosted by Dan Devers, Jason Andrews and Steve McCarton Saturday in Kansas City for Mizzou’s game versus Georgia. The watch party was held at National Golf Club in North Kansas City, and participants were invited to go watch the game, meet Coach Pinkel and listen to former
The GP M.A.D.E. Foundation gave its first grant since its launch in April to Wonderland Camp in Rocky Mount, Mo. Pinkel says the foundation has already raised approximately $265,000 of which will be divided up in several grants— the first being a $15,000 grant to Wonderland Camp.Wonderland Camp’s mission is to provide a safe, fun
On Sunday, November 3, Gary Pinkel was named a Missouri Sports Legend, the highest honor able to be received from the Missouri Sports Hall of Fame. Pinkel is the winningest coach in Missouri football history, and retired in 2015 with a 118-73 record. In an article from the News Tribune, Coach Pinkel said he’s a
The GP M.A.D.E. Foundation teamed up with Greg DeLine and Abel’s Army at Mizzou’s October 12th homecoming game. Seven-year-old Abel, who is in remission for leukemia, got to spend time with Missy and Coach Pinkel before the game, as well as help with the pregame coin toss. Alicia Green, Abel’s mom, said they actually met
Coach Gary Pinkel, along with seven other athletes and coaches, was inducted into the Summit County Sports Hall of Fame on October 1. Coach Pinkel graduated from Kenmore High school (Akron, Ohio) in 1970 and Kent State in 1975. He coached for 39 years following a playing career where he won honorable mention All-American and
Coach Pinkel received the Norm Stewart Legacy Award for Coaches v. Cancer. Coaches v. Cancer evolved from an idea hatched by legendary former Mizzou head basketball coach Norm Stewart into a collaboration between the American Cancer Society and the National Association of Basketball Coaches. The organization aims to increase cancer awareness and promote healthy living
Billy Sapp, winner of the Hole-in-One Jeep from Joe Machens at GP M.A.D.E.’s inaugural golf rally on June 24, 2019, donated his prize back to the foundation. Sapp wrote a check of $30,000 to the foundation, which will allow three scholarships in his name to be awarded to students interested in trade school.
From program structure to program philosophy, Coach Gary Pinkel is still not changing what he does. And with good reason – a track record of success done the right way is his proven methodology, and put simply, it works. He’s based his entire career on treating the people the right way and that’s something he’ll
Gary Pinkel and his GP M.A.D.E. Foundation hosted an inaugural golf rally on June 24, 2019. The tournament saw a number of supporters whether they were friends, family or former players of Coach Pinkel’s. Participants included former Missouri offensive coordinator Dave Christensen and former Tiger football players Beau Brinkley, Chase Coffman, Jeremy Maclin and T.J.