" P.A.S.T. saved my life, there is now light at the end of the tunnel. I now work with P.A.S.T. Teams. Through our programs I am dedicated to helping high school and college athletes get a real world education about at medical behavioral health issues related to playing sports" -Ray Lucas
$4 Million Dollars in Pro Bono Medical Care, Education & Screening Programs provided in less than two years!
Medical services, major surgeries, behavioral health care, concussion treatment programs, cutting edge diagnostics, preventive medical programs and medical support have been donated by world-class physicians and facilities to retired NFL, NBA & MLB players in medical crisis.
The P.A.S.T. Retired Athletes Medical Group has improved the quality of life and in some cases produced lifesaving outcomes for many former athletes. P.A.S.T. has provided over $4 MILLION in treatment, procedures, diagnostics and support services, education and screening programs. Additionally, $750,000 in cash was contributed personally by P.A.S.T. Founder and CEO William J. Focazio, M.D. These funds were used for support services (travel, medications, screenings, education programs, case workers and more).
Many former players, coaches, corporate executives and fans have joined our efforts and are providing P.A.S.T. TEAMS with financial support. We respectfully ask that you join them in helping P.A.S.T... The organization not only improves the quality of life for the many suffering athletes who have provided many years of enjoyment to fans and have given back to their communities but also facilitates preventive programs and sports education for high school, athletes and various athletic groups on important topics such as concussions and addiction.
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The world class Endo Surgical Center of North Jersey is the official and exclusive Ambulatory Surgical Facility for the P.A.S.T. Retired Athletes Program.