TEAM / Advisors
Marc J. Marotta
Legal Consultant, DRIVE
Coach, Playground Elite Basketball Club
Chairman of the Board, BMO Harris Bradley Center
Board Member, Boys and Girls Club of Greater Milwaukee
Board Member, Greater Milwaukee Committee
Partner, Foley and Lardner LLP
“DRIVE is a welcome addition to the youth sports landscape in Milwaukee. The founders, Mike Lee and Steve Becker, are nationally renowned in their fields. Mike is as good a basketball skills coach as there is, and Steve has produced amazing speed, strength, and agility results year after year. Thanks to DRIVE, youngsters who have real financial challenges will be able to participate and improve. Sports can be a character builder and a means to an excellent future. It’s admirable that this team is doing what they can to extend this across all income levels.”
Marc Marotta is a 1984 graduate of Marquette University, where he was a 3-time Academic Basketball All-American. During his senior year, he served as the team’s tri-captain with Terrell Schlundt and current Los Angeles Clippers head coach Doc Rivers. Marc was then drafted by the New York Knicks in the 9th round of the 1984 NBA Draft, but opted to attend Law School at Harvard University. He is currently a partner at Foley and Lardner LLP. He remains active in basketball, with two of his children participating year-round, and coaches with the Playground Elite Basketball Club.
Marc also serves as Chairman of the Board of the BMO Harris Bradley Center, as well as on the boards of Summerfest (Milwaukee World Festival), Boys and Girls Club of Greater Milwaukee, and the Greater Milwaukee Committee.