Golden Knights Foundation receives first Donation for youth sports!

While having lunch at Trattoria Reggiano, IAAC member (and president of the Golden Knights Foundation), John Coogan (50% Italian; 50% Irish) and newest foundation team member, Tim Mullin, accept the first donation from the IAAC (Brenden Scherr’s check featured Monday) for Street Hockey and Drone Racing leagues. What is a great day?  four Italian Americans representing two important organizations, at one great

Ist Donation to the Golden Knights Foundation

Club member, Brenden Scherr, Chief Financial Officer at Appreciation Financial, writes the first check to the Golden Knights Foundation to help Las Vegas youth play competitive Drone Racing.  Brenden’s team will be named “Blackhorse” in recognition of the Amry’s 11th Armored Cavalry Regiment of which Brenden was a member after graduation from West Point Military Academy in 1989. All

What’s Drone Racing About? (And why should you care?)

This is the fastest action sport in the world today; it’s where virtual meets real; faster acceleration than a Formula One Grand Prix racer; 3-dimensional race course.   This is the ideal competitive sport for all youth who are unable to play traditional competitive sports like soccer and basketball because no experience is required, there

Golden Knights Foundation mixer / NHL Draft / T-Mobile Arena 6-23-17

   Friday’s Golden Knights Foundation NHL Draft mixer at T-Mobile Arena was another example of the 100% first class style the Golden Knights are building the franchise upon. Very Italian –good people, good food, good conversation…  Representing the Representing the 2,500+ members of the IAAC, Dave and I ignored the great food and beverages and meeting

$120,000 Google Ad Grants award

We are proud to announce that the Italian American Athletic Club is a recipient of a one-year, $120,000 Google Ad Grants award. The Google Ad Grants program supports registered nonprofit organizations that share Google’s philosophy of community service to help the world in areas such as science and technology, education, global public health, the environment,

We’ve set our goals on the future sport: Drone Racing!

We are proud to announce that we will be joining those seeking to make Las Vegas the Drone racing capital Starting at this year’s San Gennaro Feast (May 10th through 14th) we will begin signing-up 1,000 youth to be the first members of 50 sponsored drone racing teams. Each team will be comprised of five

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The Italian American Athletic Club provides our youth the opportunity to participate in activities that will unleash their talents and better yet, they just get to play and enjoy their childhood. Participating in sporting activities brings out creativity, builds self confidence, teaches teamwork and keeps our youth out of trouble. Children learn the skills it takes to become productive members of society.