Mayor Chuck Reed celebrates with Eastridge Little League at the opening of their newly renovated fields.

Meet the Team

KELLY KOLANDER | Founder & President

In 2009, Kelly Kolander founded the TLC for Kids Sports program in the midst of a tough economy to help children living in underserved neighborhoods. He draws from a wealth of experience; including his former role as an Owner, CEO and President of O.C. Jones & Sons, Inc.; as well as his current role as Executive Vice President at Peterson Caterpillar. Today, he continues to enjoy nurturing partnerships with material producers and suppliers, contractors and service providers to develop the best approach for rehabilitating community space. His lifelong career in the construction and engineering industry provided Kelly with a seasoned outlook on how to build communities from the ground up. Kelly participates in and encourages volunteering, donating time, talent and resources to many parks and community facilities. His contagious spirit of goodwill and enthusiasm encourages his fellow workers and peers to willingly support similar initiatives.

 Kelly Kolander holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Heavy Civil Construction from CSU Fresno.