The Bob Beaty Foundation was established in 2008 by family and former players in the memory of Bob Beaty.The Foundation awards scholarships to outstanding graduating high school scholar athletes from Colorado and the Tucson, Arizona area.
Coach Beaty was a Jefferson County teacher and coach. He started his Jefferson County career in 1973 at Columbine High School as a member of the core faculty and assistant coach. Coach Beaty became the Head Football Coach at Evergreen High School in 1976-84 and was the Evergreen Offensive Coordinator in 1998-99. He was the first Head Football Coach at Chatfield Senior High from 1985-95 and was Chatfield’s Head Girls’ and Boys’ Golf Coach in 1996-99. During his career Coach Beaty coached seven different sports: football, girls and boys basketball, girls and boys golf, track and swimming. He was considered an innovative Physical Education teacher and stressed life-time sports to all of his students.
Coach Beaty was an incredible athlete in his own right. He was a three sports athlete: football, basketball and track. He was a member of two state championship teams and attended Oklahoma State University on a football scholarship until a knee injury ended his college football career. There are many former students who later in life realized having Coach Beaty in their foursome meant winning golf tournaments.