Our Mis­sion

Our Annu­al Golf Out­ing Event

Jeff S. Pierce, D.O. found­ed Ath­letes Unlim­it­ed in 1996 with the deter­mi­na­tion to pro­vide an out­let where ath­letes with dis­abil­i­ties are able to par­tic­i­pate in sports social­ly and com­pet­i­tive­ly. Ath­letes Unlimited’s guid­ing phi­los­o­phy is that life is not intend­ed to be a spec­ta­tor sport. Every­one, regard­less of abil­i­ty, can ben­e­fit from par­tic­i­pat­ing in sports. Each year Ath­letes Unlim­it­ed hosts a golf out­ing to help raise mon­ey for our ath­letes. This year we were proud to host our 17th Annu­al Golf Out­ing for Ath­letes Unlim­it­ed. With the sup­port of our spon­sors we raised over $60,000!

We believe that an annu­al golf event is an excel­lent way to bring peo­ple togeth­er for a good cause regard­less of age, gen­der or abil­i­ty. Each year we are for­tu­nate enough to have spon­sors donate auc­tion items to help our cause. With com­pet­i­tive and recre­ation­al golf oppor­tu­ni­ties, every­one has an oppor­tu­ni­ty to have a great time, meet new peo­ple and sup­port Ath­letes Unlim­it­ed. With all of our gen­er­ous sup­port­ers, we were able to send many of our ath­letes to com­pete nationally.

22nd Annu­al Ath­letes Unlim­it­ed Golf Outing

We are excit­ed to invite you to par­tic­i­pate in this year­ly fund-rais­er to ben­e­fit Ath­letes Unlim­it­ed. Mon­day August 5th, 2019 at Oak Pointe Coun­try Club. Ath­letes Unlim­it­ed is a non-prof­it orga­ni­za­tion ded­i­cat­ed to pro­vid­ing social, recre­ation­al and ath­let­ic out­lets to peo­ple with dis­abil­i­ties. Our guid­ing phi­los­o­phy is that life is not intend­ed to be a spec­ta­tor sport. Every­one, regard­less of abil­i­ty, can ben­e­fit from par­tic­i­pat­ing in sports. It con­tin­ues to be Ath­letes Unlimited’s pri­ma­ry goal to pro­vide these oppor­tu­ni­ties to as many phys­i­cal­ly chal­lenged indi­vid­u­als as possible.

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Founders & Chairmen

Jeff S Pierce

Jeff S. Pierce D.O.


Dr. Pierce is the Med­ical Direc­tor of the Michi­gan Sports & Spine Cen­ters. He spe­cial­izes in a com­pre­hen­sive treat­ment pro­gram for spine and musculoskeletal/​joint injuries includ­ing sports & occu­pa­tion­al prob­lems. His exten­sive train­ing as a PMR physi­cian has enhanced his abil­i­ty to eval­u­ate and cre­ate indi­vid­u­al­ized, injury-spe­cif­ic reha­bil­i­ta­tion pro­grams. He has cre­at­ed through research and clin­i­cal expe­ri­ence, an aggres­sive, non-sur­gi­cal com­pre­hen­sive spine care pro­gram. The pro­gram includes var­i­ous treat­ment options, such as manip­u­la­tion tech­niques, nerve test­ing, phys­i­cal ther­a­py and spinal injec­tions under flu­o­roscopy. The goal of the pro­gram is for patients to return to their opti­mal lifestyle.

Gov­er­nor Granholm recent­ly re-appoint­ed Dr. Pierce to his third term on the Gov­er­nor’s Coun­cil on Phys­i­cal Fit­ness, Health and Sports. He also leads the task force des­ig­nat­ed to cre­ate the pre­scrip­tion for fit­ness for the State of Michi­gan. Dr. Pierce is cur­rent­ly the team physi­cian for col­lege teams and con­sults for many pro­fes­sion­al teams and ath­letes. He authors a col­umn in Hock­ey Week­ly, Ask the Doc­tor”, which has edu­cat­ed and advised the hock­ey com­mu­ni­ty for over 3 years. He is known through­out the enter­tain­ment com­mu­ni­ty as Doc Rock” treat­ing enter­tain­ers who per­form at local venues.

George Gervin

George Gervin


George Gervin is a retired Amer­i­can pro­fes­sion­al bas­ket­ball play­er. Gervin is wide­ly regard­ed to be one of the great­est shoot­ing guards in NBA history.

Kris Draper

Kris Draper


Kris is a native of Toron­to, Ontario. Kris was a Third Round selec­tion of the Win­nipeg Jets, 62nd over­all, in 1989. Kris has played with the Red Wings since 1993, and was an inte­gral part of Red Wing Stan­ley Cup Cham­pi­onships (199697, 1997 – 98, and 2001-02, 2007-08). Dur­ing the Wing’s Stan­ley Cup run, Kris was a mem­ber of the famous Grind Line” built on speed and grit. In 2004, Kris won the Frank J. Selke Tro­phy, award­ed to the NHL’s best defen­sive for­ward. Kris was a mem­ber of the Cana­di­an Olympic Hock­ey Team that com­pet­ed in the 2006 Olympic Games (Tori­no).



Jeff S. Pierce, D.O.


Kris Drap­er
Detroit Red Wing

George Gervin
NBA Hall of Fame

Committee Members:

Eman Alme­h­di

Cheryl Angelel­li

Steve Avery

Nik­ki Braddock 

Jack­ie Ciotti

Kei­th Cooper

Ana Cun­ning­ham

John Czar­nec­ki

Gino D’Ambrosio

Vic­tor Edozien 

Tony Elder

Leen El-Zay­at

Sergei Federov

Nicole Greer

Hiba Hakim

Barb Her­zog

Blair Ingra­ham

Hurie John­son

Vin­nie Johnson

Vladimir Kon­stan­ti­nov

Gary Kot­larz

Ker­rie Macudzinski 

Kirk Malt­by

Bruce Mar­wil

Dar­ren McCarty 

Rich Mor­gan

Tom Nisun

Joe Nor­ton

Steve Olson

Julie Park­er

Mau­rice Phillips Jr. 

Mike Pivoz

David Posch

Moham­mad Qazi

Rick Read

Michael Schwartz

Dr. Robert Sims 

Jeff Sir­abi­an

Thomas Timko

Nicole Ulrich

Kevin Van­den­Haute

Chris Ver­hulst

Ben­jie Vista

Ste­fan Wanczyk

Paul Whit­ing

Jason Wool­ley

Wayne Young­blood

Jill Zabres­ki

Tony Zan­lun­go