A Coach Teaches Resiliency, By Practicing It Himself

Scott Hayes is an Air Force veteran serving as an Up2Us Sports coach in Los Angeles at the Sheriff’s Youth Foundation. Read his own words on a recent experience with one of his kids and how he was able to use the tra...

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Coach Across America

Our national service program hires and trains the nation’s best and brightest role models to mentor and guide youth to make better decisions and stay healthy. learn more


Up2Us Sports provides cutting-edge training to coaches and youth sports programs that are committed to positively impacting underserved youth. learn more

Coach Across America coaches have served approximately 300,000 youth.

Youth with a Coach Across America coach show significant increases in physical fitness and the development of essential life skills.

The Up2Us Sports network, which includes schools, parks departments, and non-profit organizations, serves over 10 million youth across the country.

For each $1 invested in programs like Coach Across America, up to $13 is returned to society through savings in health care, school absenteeism, and crime costs.


February 14

Up2Us Sports Host Sites Collect High Quality Data

Up2Us Coach host sites participate in data collection to measure the benefits of a coach trained in Sports Based...

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February 13

From Needing An Adult in Her Corner to Becoming the Coach Kids Can Count On

The most important factor in a young person’s life is whether or not they have positive adult relationships. Nobody...

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February 8

EXCELLE SPORTS: How One Former Basketball Star Found Her Calling Inspiring Others Through Up2Us Sports

Claire Perry knows a thing or two about being a great coach. The Philadelphia native grew up in a household of five...

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