Howard and Beverlee Schnellenberger are the parents of Tim Schnellenberger, located in Delray Beach, Florida. Howard, Beverlee and Tim joined together in 2018 to launch the Schnellenberger Family Foundation, which is dedicated to supporting those suffering with drug and/or alcohol addiction, and their immediate families.
Howard and Beverlee, who reside in Boynton Beach, FL, have been married for more than 40 years and are the parents of three sons: Stephen (deceased), Stuart and Tim. The Schnellenberger family has struggled with the disease of addiction for four decades – and Howard and Beverlee have become strong advocates of the drug and alcohol recovery industry. Both acknowledge that addiction is a family disease and see their partnership with their son in launching the Schnellenberger Family Foundation both a worthy and timely calling.
Howard says: ͞I am retired and now have the opportunity to do something beneficial for others. From our own experience with addiction in our family, we know getting sober works if you go to the right treatment center. We want addict to have that opportunity, regardless how long it takes, and to know their family is supported at home.͟
Howard Schnellenberger, age 83, is a legendary retired football coach with long service at both the professional and college levels. He held head coaching positions in college for the University of Miami, University of Louisville and Florida Atlantic University. He won a national championship with Miami in 1983; Schnellenberger also worked extensively as an assistant coach at the college and pro levels, including as part of the staff of the undefeated 1972 Miami Dolphins. learned his football tactics as a player for "Bear" Bryant and Blanton Collier at the University of Kentucky.
The Schnellenberger Family Foundation was created to address the needs of an addict’s immediate family. It is well known that addiction is a family disease. It affects all those –parents, siblings, spouses, and children – that are close to the addict, and it affects them in many ways: emotionally, physically, and financially.