Leadership Team

Steve Luke

Charter Member and Board Member

Steve is originally from Massillon, Ohio where he was the co-captain of the 1970 State Champions Massillon Tigers. He went on to play for The Ohio State University, which won the Big Ten Conference for three years during his college career.  He also started in three Rose Bowls for the Buckeyes. Steve was drafted by the Green Bay Packers during the 1975 NFL college draft.  He demonstrated outstanding leadership and athletic ability through 75 consecutive games and served as the team co-captain from 1978 to 1980. Steve’s leadership goes far beyond the football field. He has been active in the civic affairs of Columbus, Ohio, has served on the Development Board of Children’s Hospital in Columbus, the Executive Board of the Boy Scouts of America, the Board of Directors of the Fellowship of Christian Athletes, and the Telethon Chairman for the United Negro College Fund for Central Ohio. Steve was named Outstanding Young American in 1982 and is listed in Who’s Who among Black Americans. He currently serves on the Advisory Board for Lifeline of Ohio and sits on The Ohio State University Professional Sports Counseling Panel. He also spends time working with both the Worthington and Columbus Public Schools in their tutoring and mentoring programs.