Jeff Siegel is the founder and Executive Director of Global Sports Federation, Inc. He was born and raised in a Jewish home in Chicago. Jeff came to faith in Jesus as Messiah in 1976 while playing and coaching at the University of Illinois baseball program. This decision made a big impact on his life and family.
Jeff has a unique background in both, business management and professional baseball. He had a rewarding management career with the ServiceMaster. He worked as a professional instructor with the Doyle School of Baseball. For some time Jeff scouted with the San Diego Padres and was privileged to make many connections in the world of baseball.
In 2000 Jeff decided to develop Global Baseball Youth Federation as a 501 (c) (3) nonprofit organization to achieve his desire to work with young people across the world and share the good news though sports.
Jeff’s personal ministry developed over the years took him across the globe and eventually other’s have joined his cause. Global Baseball grew into Global Sports making a lasting impact among many nations through baseball, softball, soccer, basketball and other sports opportunities.
Jeff earned his Bachelor of Science Degree in Physical Education at the University of Illinois and a Master of Arts in Management of Organizations from Southern Wesleyan University.
Jeff also graduated with a Master of Divinity Degree at Biola University in Jewish Studies and his Doctoral Degree in Global Leadership at Alliance Theological Seminary in Nyack, New York.