"Strengthening Character Through Athletics"

About Us

The Reach 4 The Sky Foundation is a non-profit organization created by Keith Rucker, a former NFL football player, who currently coaches at Ohio Wesleyan University. Keith's vision in creating the foundation is to improve the lives of less fortunate children by strengthening their character through athletics. more

2018 Summer Camps


Cincinnati, OH

Location To Be Announced, Ohio

Chicago, IL

Matteson Community Center
20642 Matteson Avenue
Matteson, Illinois 60443

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keith rucker

Founder Keith Rucker

Keith Rucker: NFL Player, NCAA Track & Field National Champion and All American, and Football Coach at Ohio Wesleyan University.

Throughout his life, Keith excelled in three sports. He was a 7-time All-American and a 4-time National Champion in the shot put and discus. In basketball, Keith was All-Conference, averaging 10 ppg & 9 rpg. In football, Keith was an All-American and the first Division III football player in history to be invited to play in the Hula Bowl.

After college, he went on to play for 7 years in the National Football League (NFL), playing for the Phoenix Cardinals, Cincinnati Bengals, Washington Redskins and Kansas City Chiefs.

Keith is currently a football Coach at Ohio Wesleyan University. more

Summer Camps

Every Summer, the Reach For The Sky Youth Foundation conducts it's summer football & cheerleading camps. This event is FREE for students ages 6-14. Founded by Keith Rucker in 2004, this annual camp offers both boys and girls the opportunity to strengthen their character through athletics.

The camp is currently being offered in the Cinncinati and Chicago areas. The camp has been attended by over 4,000 children in the past 9 years ! ..more details

Volunteer or Donate

Invest your time or your money in our future, our children. Help teach them the character building skills they need.

Volunteer your time ar our camps and help Keith. There are a variety of areas that we need help, including: serving breakfast and lunch, issuing of T-shirts and registration duties

If you don't have time, consider a Donation to our fully tax-deductible foundation, by sending a check payable to Reach 4 The Sky Foundation, to: 4141 Creek Road, Cincinnati, Ohio 45241.

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Football University

Want more football camp? Reach4TheSky is partnering with Football University, to offer a $200 discount to our participants when registering for Football University. If you wish to register, you must email jbouffard@footballuniversity.org and mention Reach 4 The Sky to recieve the discount. For more info about Football University, check out FootballUniversity.org