It Started With VISTA: Finding a Cause I Believed In at Up2Us Sports

It Started With VISTA: Finding a Cause I Believed In at Up2Us Sports

I have been lucky, I found an organization and culture that I have connected with. My comfort at Up2Us Sports has always started with the people. Everyone here cares about the work we’re doing, they’re passionate, smart, and hard-working. The environment makes coming to work every day really easy. I also just love the work.

Monumental Sports & Entertainment Foundation Provides Up2Us Coach for DC Youth

Monumental Sports & Entertainment Foundation Provides Up2Us Coach for DC Youth

Monumental Sports & Entertainment Foundation, the charitable arm of the Washington Capitals, Wizards, Valor, Mystics and Baltimore Brigade, presented Up2Us Sports a grant to give children an opportunity to learn through sports with a coach-mentor. 

Up2Us Sports Celebrates National Coaches Day

Up2Us Sports Celebrates National Coaches Day

Up2Us Sports is proud to celebrate coaches today, and every day. Over the past six years, we have provided 16,000 coaches and youth sport administrators with the training they need to make a lasting impact. We believe that a trained coach can help youth in under-resourced communities succeed on and off the field.

Up2Us Sports From the Very Beginning

Up2Us Sports From the Very Beginning

Though it’s roots begin in the late 1980’s after Paul Caccamo graduated from Georgetown, Up2Us Sports didn’t begin to take shape until 2008. To get the full scope of our origin story, we had one of our coaches interview Paul for a StoryCorps segment on the history of Up2Us Sports and where he sees the organization going in the future.

Ambassador Kim Vandenberg Hosts Swim Clinic for New Orleans Youth

Ambassador Kim Vandenberg Hosts Swim Clinic for New Orleans Youth

Up2Us Sports athlete ambassador Kim Vandenberg hosted a swim clinic for 30 girls from long-standing partner ReNew Schaumburg Elementary. The school, in partnership with The New Orleans Recreation Development (NORD) Commission, the American Red Cross and Up2Us Sports, launched their swim program in advance of the 2017-2018 school year. Up2Us Sports placed two coaches in the program to teach students swim skills and life skills throughout the school year.