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.
The Altoona Mirror announced that Charlie Batch will be speaking at the Bedford County Chamber Foundation's John Anderson Distinguished Speaker Series on Tuesday, Feb. 16, 2016 at the Bedford Elks Country Club. "We are so excited to welcome Charlie Batch to Bedford County," said Chamber Foundation Executive Director Kellie Goodman Shaffer. "Certainly, Steeler fans will be thrilled to hear from a long-time member of the Black and Gold, [...]
Last Saturday, hundreds of volunteers helped to wrap toys and other holiday gifts from the “Batch-A-Toys” holiday toy drive. Batch said he’s thankful for the volunteers who made the event possible. “When you see people out here volunteering their time on a Saturday, coming out here and really believing in what we’re doing, I mean, it’s just truly, truly a blessing to be in this position,” he said. [...]
This week, Charlie Batch shared his five principles of learning integrity through sports with the website iLoveToWatchYouPlay.com, a place for parents seeking balance, sanity and an edge in the crazy world of youth sports. In the article, Charlie shares the moment that he learned to act with good sportsmanship, and he shares the motivation behind the Dignity & Respect Sportsmanship program that he developed with his wife, Tasha, [...]
Yesterday, Charlie Batch, his wife Tasha, and dozens of Best of the Batch Foundation volunteers collected gifts for children of all ages at the 10th annual “Batch-A-Toys” holiday toy drive. The event, covered by KDKA-TV, MSN.com and many other media outlets, took place outside in the US Steel Building Plaza. “I’m always amazed by the generosity of this city and the turnout for our Batch-A-Toys event,” said Charlie, noting [...]