Charlie Batch, Joe Biden and Others Remember Dan Rooney

On March 16th, Charlie Batch, former Vice President Joe Biden, and many others came together at Duquesne University to remember and celebrate the life of the late Steelers owner and president, Dan Rooney.

In addition to Batch, former Steelers Franco Harris, Mike Wagner, Rocky Bleier and others spoke about Rooney’s many contributions to the team and to the city.

Read more about the event in the Post-Gazette.


Charlie Batch’s Impellia Featured in USA Today

This week, Impellia, a sports medicine tech company founded by Charlie Batch, was featured in USA Today. The article highlights the ways in which “a flood of information” is being analyzed by the NFL.

The story notes that, during the NFL combine, Batch and his partners presented their product (which is used by teams at the University of Michigan) to the training staffs of all 32 teams and conducted follow-up meetings with eight of them.

“Everybody’s looking to do something with it,” Batch said. “It was like, ‘If you can do that, yes, that’s something we’re interested in.’ ”

Find the full story on USA Today’s website.

Charlie Batch Named to 2018 MAC Hall of Fame Induction Class

On Friday, March 9, 2018, Mid-American Conference league office announced that Charlie Batch will be inducted into the MAC Hall of Fame this year!

The news was covered by several media outlets including: the Tribune Review, and the Eastern Michigan Eagles website.

On his Linked In page, Charlie wrote: “This is truly an honor. Never in a million years did I think this would have happened. Playing 15 years in the NFL, winning two Superbowls, I pinch myself knowing that Eastern Michigan was the ONLY division 1 offer I received when I graduated Steel Valley High School. THANK YOU EMU for taking a chance on a kid from Homestead, Pa.”

The 2018 MAC Hall of Fame Induction Class will be inducted Wednesday, May 30, 2018, during the MAC Honor’s Dinner at the Cleveland Renaissance Hotel.