Charlie Batch announced that he will sail with Steelers fans on the 2017 Legends of Pittsburgh Cruise! The cruise, which sails March 30 - April 3, 2017, departs Tampa, Florida, and features a Port of Call in Cozumel, Mexico. While at sea, fans can enjoy one-on-one interaction with favorite past and present Pittsburgh sports legends, unlimited access to the players, photo opportunities, and a vacation experience like [...]
The 2016 season of "Steelers Kickoff" featuring Charlie Batch and Bob Pompeani was named Best Regularly Scheduled News or Sports Talk Program by the Pennsylvania Associated Press' Broadcasters Association Awards. This prestigious award was presented at the 2016 Pennsylvania Press Conference in Harrrisburg, an annual two-day conference that caters to issues of importance to editors, reporters and broadcasters. Congratulations Charlie and Bob!
This week, Sports Business Journal (SBJ) ran a full page story about Charlie's medical technology company, Impellia, in its Company Watch section. The article quotes Charlie saying that the idea for Impellia came about, "from me being around [the NFL] and being injured quite a few times in my career. Some of the technology that I was privy to and was able to use wasn't available to [...]
Today, the Indiana Gazette reported that Charlie Batch, a former quarterback in the National Football league and a two-time Super Bowl champion, will give the keynote speech at this year’s Pennsylvania Sports Business Conference. Batch now serves as a community advocate, author and motivational speaker following a 15-year career in the NFL. The conference, which will promote discussion about the ways diversity is demonstrated in the sports [...]
On Friday night, Charlie Batch joined Louis Lipps, Cameron Heyward, Landry Jones and other Steelers greats on the basketball court to face off against a faculty and staff team from Freeport Area School District to raise money for the school's girls and boys basketball teams. The crowd of more than 700 fans cheered for teachers just as loudly as they cheered for the Steelers team. Charlie sunk a [...]
This week, GeekWire, GeekWire a fast-growing, national technology news site featured the story of Charlie Batch's transformation from NFL Quarterback to successful entrepreneur. The article reads, "You may know Charlie Batch from his 15 years in the NFL, where the 41-year-old won two Super Bowl titles with the Pittsburgh Steelers. But what may surprise you is how Batch has transitioned from the football field to the startup world — [...]
In an article titled, "How Charlie Batch Went from NFL QB to Sports Medicine Entrepreneur," Fox Business details Charlie's successful transition from the grid iron to the business world. He launched his new company, Impellia, with his childhood friend Richard Walker and fellow business partner Dave Morin, to bring high tech sports medicine advancements to everyday people. The article quotes Charlie saying, "I thought to myself, wait [...]
Super Bowl 50 Media Week is heating up, and Charlie has been a part of the action! Yesterday, he was featured on MSN Sports, talking about the elite group of quarterbacks who have achieved multiple Superbowl wins, and praising Cam Newton's skills as both a passer and a runner, calling him "a trendsetter and a trail blazer." Watch the full interview here.
The Pittsburgh Business Times announced today that Charlie Batch's company, Impellia, has signed a license for a University of Pittsburgh-developed technology known as PIVOT. Developed by researchers at UPMC Sports Medicine, it assesses stability of the knee's anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) and determines how significant an ACL injury is. “We are extremely excited about the market potential of PIVOT,” said Batch in a statement. “Through our team’s growth-oriented approach, [...]
Charlie appeared on Fox Business "After the Bell" to talk about Brady vs Manning this weekend. In the interview, Charlie tells host David Asmin to expect Manning to, "step up and deliver because he's been there before." Hear the rest of Charlie's take on the game by watching the clip here.