Chicago’s Greatest Sports Event of the Year

The 3rd Annual Chicago Sports Summit is a half-day event featuring heavy hitters in sports. Female Olympic athletes will speak about breaking barriers and the #MeToo movement; general managers of Chicago’s pro teams will discuss secrets to navigating up and down seasons; former NFL and NHL hockey players will expose the prevalence of injuries like concussion.

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Chicago Sports Summit 2018 - Wed., Oct. 3, 2018

Our panelists this year will be discussing the following topics, and many more:

Women in Sports:

Hear from some of the most influential women who are breaking down barriers in the world of sports.

The Team Behind the Team:

Experience how sports and health experts help athletes get back in the game.

A View From the Top:

A perspective on Chicago’s professional sports teams from their own front office executives

Chicago’s All-Stars:

Hear from some of Chicago’s very own past and present sports stars.

2018 MODERATORS & PANELISTS

Here are the experts speaking at the 3rd Annual Chicago Sports Summit.

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Dara Torres

Olympic Swimmer

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Rick Hahn

Chicago White Sox

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Matt Forte

Former Chicago Bear

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Michael Reinsdorf

Chicago Bulls

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Nelson Rodriguez

Chicago Fire Soccer Club

panelist Dr. Brian Cole

Dr. Brian Cole

Chicago Sports Summit
Program Chair

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Paula Faris

ABC News

Chicago Sports Summit Panelist - Mike Adamle

Mike Adamle

NBC News/Former Chicago Bear

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Siafa Lewis

NBC News

panelist - Jack O'Callahan

Jack O’Callahan

Olympic Hockey Player

Chicago Sports Summit - Lindsay Tarpley

Lindsay Tarpley

Olympic Soccer Player

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Kendall Coyne

Olympic Hockey Player

Chicago Sports Summit panelist-Kristen-Balboni

Kristen Balboni

Stadium

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Diane Simpson

Olympic Gymnast

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David Strickland

Glanbia Nutrition

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Julie O’Connell

Athletico

Chicago Sports Summit - Will Carroll

Will Carroll

Sports Journalist

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Steve Kashul

Sports Radio Host

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Shawn Hunter

Chicago Dogs

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The 2018 Chicago Sports Summit will be bigger and better than ever!


Last year the Chicago Sports Summit Foundation raised $50,000 to support After School Matters, a non-profit organization that provides after-school activities, including dance, music and sports, to at-risk children and teens in Chicago.

View highlights from the 2017 Chicago Sports Summit!

Chicago Sports Teams

Athletico Title Sponsor

Midwest Orthopaedics at Rush

Chicago Sports Summit Foundation -After School Matters