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Create change through sports. Coach Across America supports, trains, and places dedicated coaches into communities where they’ll have the most impact on children’s lives. apply now

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Join the national movement. Up2Us works with nonprofits, schools, recreational organizations, government agencies, faith-based organizations and other community stakeholders, advancing sports as a tool for addressing the critical issues facing today’s youth. join us

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


Paralympian Matt Scott Inspires Brooklyn Youth

Three-time Paralympic wheelchair basketball player Matt Scott has travelled the world playing the sport he loves and on July 24th it took him deep into the heart of one Brooklyn’s most under-served communities: East N...

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Baseball’s All-Star: How Major League Baseball is Investing in Youth Sports

Megan Bartlett Chief Program Officer Up2Us Sports - When you live in Boston, there are a few constants of summer that are hard to imagine ever changing: weekends on Cape Cod, lobster rolls, complaining about the humid...

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Up2Us Sports Annual Report

For the last five years, we have been hard at work using sports to improve the lives of at-risk youth across the country.  Take a look at our first ever annual report, documenting the impact we made in the 2013-2014 p...

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July, 8

Why Pope Francis Should Join My Board of Directors

Paul Caccamo Founder & CEO Up2Us Sports - Youth sports are in desperate need of reform. Less and less kids are playing sports in America and kids from disadvantaged economic backgrounds are seeing their sports programs cut entirely. This is not just an issue of the decline of one our great pastimes, it is...

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June, 16

The Winning Team: Meet Coach Christian

For some kids, having a parent as a coach turns them away from sports. This was not the case for Christian Gutierrez, a Coach Across America coach with Woodcraft Rangers in Los Angeles. Growing up with his father as his soccer coach, Christian was able to see the positive impact his father’s coaching had...

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