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More than just games. The Center supports Up2Us with scientific research, assessment, and training. learn more


Boston Training: Trauma Sensitive Coaching & Sports-Based Youth Development

Lou Bergholz Edgework Consulting - Edgework has worked on the frontlines of sports-based youth development and trauma-sensitive curriculum and program design for more than 15 years. We specifically engage in projects ...

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2015 Up2Us Gala: Tickets on Sale Now

Join us on Wednesday, June 3rd to celebrate five years of creating change through sports and to honor Little League Star, Mo’ne Davis and her coach Steve Bandura. During this event, we will celebrate the power of you...

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Up2Us Salutes The Operation Coach Alpha Class For a Job Well Done

Edwin S. Vasco GonzálezProgram Manager, Operation Coach United States Marine Corps - In the summer of 2014, Up2Us launched Operation Coach, an innovative program that provides returning, post-9/11 veterans the opportu...

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March, 2

March is National Nutrition Month: 5 Healthy Snacks for Kids on the Go

Adam Rosante Up2Us Ambassador - You’re busy. Your kids are busy. Sure, you can keep breakfast, lunch and dinner pretty well balanced, but what happens when those munchies come calling? The key to keeping your child’s belly filled with great nutrition and not some sugar bomb or processed garbage is to...

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January, 30

What Youth Sports Can Do For the Mentoring Movement

Did you know, sports could triple the number of mentors in this country? That’s because coaches are the largest untapped source of mentoring in the nation. For one reason, many coaches still see themselves as just that, “coaches” and not as “mentors”. They view their primary goal as teaching their players...

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