Transform yourself to become that person who makes a positive difference in the lives of under-resourced youth through sports effectively.
Co-create efforts to build a coaching movement so that every child in under-resourced communities can have a great mentor through sports.
Enable us to build a coaching movement so that every child in under-resourced communities can have a great mentor through sports.
While pay-to-play costs continue to rise, we believe that all children should be able to play sports under a trained, caring coach. To do this, we developed a platform that enables volunteers and afterschool programs across the country to coach kids from under-resourced neighborhoods through a lens of equity and empathy. We offer this free of charge to families and community partners, thanks to the generous support of our philanthropic donors and partners.
We provide the following three services:
We recruit community members to become volunteer sports coaches at afterschool programs.
We train coaches and afterschool programs to cultivate an environment where kids experience trust, belonging, autonomy, and growth.
We know coaching is hard, so we offer coaches season-long support.
Smiles and High-Fives
Good coaches never leave their players when times get tough. Our coaches stuck by our kids over the last year providing basic necessities, and social-emotional support to students when sports were shut down. And now, we’re ready to be there for them as sports return.
Your gift helps build a coaching movement so that every child in under-resourced communities can access a great mentor through sports. Every dollar helps to recruit, train, and support coaches who can make a real difference in the lives of kids.