What a weekend! June 22-23, 2013

What an incredible weekend we had! Thank you to everyone who came out to support us and the Mack Brady Soccer Fund. Saturday evening there was a special dinner with Penn State Athletics and Philadelphia Union Manager John Hackworth and then on Sunday we had a day full of events. […]

The Adventure Night Photo Book

You can see a photo gallery on Facebook or peruse the book we put together for Park Forest Elementary, the Wasikonis’, and the Cobes’ on Shutterfly. Click here to view this photo book larger

Adventure Night at Park Forest Elementary

Thank you to the hundreds who came to the event. What a night! Over $4400 was raised for the teepee. It was a fun and wonderful night, thank you. There is also this very nice review of the event in StateCollege.com. June 7th from 6-8:30 pm there will be an “Adventure […]

Mark your calendar: Mack Brady Soccer Fund Event — Philadelphia Union vs. New York Red Bulls

Philadelphia Union vs. New York Red Bulls June 23rd, in honor of Mack. Activities around this game will help to raise funds for the Mack Brady soccer fund that will benefit Penn State Men’s soccer. More details will be coming. Please save this date in your calendar!

“Mack Brady Scores a Goal!”

This is a little video that I took with my iPhone and then edited with iMovie. At the time I was simply playing with the new iMovie features. As it turns out, this was the first ever tournament of the State College Celtics. This was where it all began for […]

Round up of news items and essays

There have been a number of stories about Mack’s passing, the scholarship, and clinic in the month since Mack’s death. This post will simply update with links as they are published. The Obituary. StateCollege.com announcement. “Soccer Clinic Pays Tribute to Mack Brady” by Chris Morelli Onward State’s coverage of the Mack […]

From Tim Howard

Needless to say, Tim Howard one of Mack’s heroes. I would ask Mack if he wanted to be like Tim someday and his response was invariable, “Yeah, but better!” That is the confidence you need to be a goalkeeper! We have been overwhelmed by the outpouring of support from the […]

The Boy used the remote to snap this shot.

John William McKenzie “Mack” Brady

John William McKenzie Brady 16 January 2004-31 December 2012 Words cannot begin to express the deep, wrenching sorrow that our family feels at the sudden and unexpected death of our boy. He contracted a bacterial blood infection on December 30 and by New Year’s Eve had returned to God. He […]