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IOU Sports Honored by Milwaukee Wave of Hope

Wave of Hope Honors IOU Sports

Thank you Sue Black and the Milwaukee Wave of Hope for a great day of fun and behind the scenes adventure with the Milwaukee Wave Soccer Team.  IOU Sports would also like to thank all the Volunteers who came out to make the day memorable…YOU ROCK!


About Wave of Hope, Charitable Initiative of the Milwaukee WAVE Soccer Team

The Milwaukee Wave of Hope’s mission is to strive for an environment in which children can be educated on wellness and positive lifestyles. Learn more about the Wave of Hope.  

About The Milwaukee Wave

  • The longest running professional soccer franchise in the United States.
  • In 2011-2012 the Wave clinched the MISL Championship once again bringing the sixth championship to the Wave franchise.
  • In 2012-2013 Sue Black took over as CEO and Owner of the team, leading the Milwaukee Wave into a new era.

“While we are a gender based organization, we feel a great sense of responsibility to the Milwaukee community to do our part in turning this great city into a future hub for girls’ athletics, career development and education when it comes to girls sports.  We couldn't be more honored to be the Milwaukee Wave of Hope featured charity organization.”  Bernell Hooker Founder and CEO IOU Sports.

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Bernell Hooker

Bernell Hooker is the Founder and CEO of Images of Us (IOU) Sports; a non-profit organization that empowers girls and women through education and sports. "Think of yourself as an athlete. I guarantee you it will change the way you walk, the way you work, and the decisions you make about leadership, teamwork, and success." - Mariah Burton Nelson