Former basketball athlete Grant Hill joins his wife,Tamia, to become limited partners in two sports teams.
“We are so grateful to join on as partners with the @orlpride & @orlandocitysc ownership group. We have been huge fans of both teams over the years, and have loved watching and supporting the women and men of the @nwsl & @mls.. We can’t wait to continue with our support and enjoy in the passion and excitement at @exploriastadium for many years to come,” Grant and Tamia said on Instagram.
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According to a news release, the Hills have been recognized as leaders in the Orlando sports community and season-ticket members over the years. Additionally, they’ve also made notable contributions to philanthropic causes that include organizations such as Habitat for Humanity, Make-A-Wish, Special Olympics, and Second Harvest Food Bank of Central Florida.
The Hills’ dedication to giving back to the community was instrumental in their heightened involvement with both Orlando City SC and the Orlando Pride.
“We’d like to thank the Wilf Family for the opportunity to join this incredible organization, and to make our family a part of the Orlando City and Orlando Pride family,” explained Tamia and Grant Hill in the news release. “From the moment we met the Wilfs, we were impressed with their vision for the club and the passion they have for giving back to the Central Florida community, something that is also of great importance to us.”
Club Owner and Chairman Mark Wilf shared in a statement:
“We’re very excited to add both Tamia and Grant Hill as part of our ownership group for Orlando City and Orlando Pride. Over the past few years, we have gotten to know and appreciate Tamia and Grant, their passion for our clubs, and their commitment to the community.”
He continued, “Both boast professional resumes that speak for themselves and are highly accomplished individuals in the business world but, more importantly, they are incredible contributors to the greater Orlando area. Tamia and Grant have shown passion and support for our teams for many years, including being staunch supporters of the Orlando Pride since day one, so we are looking forward to continuing to build our organization through their influence and dedication.”