About the Grant Teaff Foundation

OUR MISSION

The Grant Teaff Foundation is a nonprofit organization that is committed to recognizing and supporting the education and development of Texas high school students in the areas of servant leadership and community service. Our mission is to empower young Texans to become leaders in their communities and to make a positive impact on the world. We also provide financial assistance to the Texas Sports Hall of Fame, a nonprofit organization located in Waco, Texas, that celebrates the accomplishments of Texas athletes and promotes the benefits of sports for young people.

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Grant and Donell Teaff

“In November 2023, the Teaff family celebrated Grant’s 90th birthday by establishing the Grant Teaff Foundation. He has made a difference in the lives of coaches and athletes by instilling values and developing character that goes beyond the game. The foundation will extend this legacy.” 

-Donell Teaff

Blub from Wendy on Grant and Donell

BOARD OF DIRECTORS

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Dr. Tracy Teaff

Director

A Central Texas native, Teresa Lynn Teaff (Tracy) grew up as the middle daughter of Grant & Donell Teaff and was raised with both a passion for sports and education. Dr. Tracy Teaff graduated from Baylor University in 1982 with a BS in Special Education and ultimately earned a PhD in Leadership for Behavioral Disorders.

 

A lifelong educator, Teaff is committed to extending her father’s legacy through the development of students. She is an avid sports fan and enjoys fishing and kayaking. Her free time is spent with family and usually involves a Baylor sporting event.

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Layne (Teaff) Pittman

Director

The youngest daughter of Grant & Donell Teaff, Layne Pittman, has 35 years of experience in film, television, live events, podcast production, audiobook directing & streaming content. Her career started working for Oliver Stone and she produced the award-winning GERBERT Children’s Series for The Family Channel & PBS and created content for Jeff Gordon, NASCAR, NBC & TNN. In addition, she produced the annual AFCA Convention for 28 years and is currently a writer/producer/director for various clients including Max Lucado, Harper Collins Christian Publishing, Soldiers to Sidelines, Robert Craig Films & various ministries.  Layne is married to NFL Agent, Drew Pittman and they have two grown sons Eli, Jake and a new daughter in law, Paige.  

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Bob Woodard

Director

For nearly 30 years, Bob has served the accounting profession at a premier level. He began his career as a college intern at JRBT and now serves as President/CEO. Bob’s level of expertise includes tax compliance and planning for real estate, auto dealerships, closely held family businesses and partnerships. He is active in professional organizations including the Texas Society of CPAs, American Institute of CPAs and Central Texas Estate Planning Council. In addition to his work, Bob is an active volunteer in the community.

Members

Grant Teaff

Donell Teaff

Layne (Teaff) Pittman

Drew Pittman

Tracy Teaff

Cindy Curtis

Tammy (Teaff) Bookbinder

Russ Bookbinder

Officers

President – Russ Bookbinder

Vice President/Secretary – Tracy Teaff

Vice President – Layne (Teaff) Pittman

Treasurer – Bob Woodard

FUNDING

The foundation is supported by an endowment initially funded by the Teaff family. Additional contributions from donors will grow the endowment to ensure long-term funding for the Grant Teaff Beyond the Game Team Awards and the Texas Sports Hall of Fame.