As part of the #ThanksCoach campaign, we spoke to Chicago Training Center (CTC) Executive Director Ashley Mayer as well as with coaches Curtis Miranda and Chey Correa, a pair of former CTC participants who now serve as Up2Us Coaches for the program.
Our Founder & CEO Paul Caccamo suggests that youth sports - specifically sports-based youth development - is the intervention tool we need to combat violence in this country. Read his response to Robbie Whelan’s recent Wall Street Journal article.
On February 6, 2019 we celebrate the 33rd Annual National Girls & Women in Sports Day (NGWSD). This nationwide celebration acknowledges the accomplishments of all female athletes and honors the progress, as well as the continued struggle, women have made for equality in sports.
On January 12, 2019 Up2Us Sports will celebrate it’s ninth anniversary! We asked our Founder & CEO Paul Caccamo to reflect back on what nine years means and think about some of the moments that have sparked our momentum since 2010.
National Mentoring Month (NMM) is the largest-scale mentoring campaign nationwide, culminating each year with the National Mentoring Summit. The campaign was launched four years ago by the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health and MENTOR: The National Mentoring Partnership.
We offer Up2Us Sports member organizations the opportunity to host Up2Us Coaches or AmeriCorps VISTAs to work with youth and increase program capacity. In addition, we offer onsite training for organizations interested in training their staff and/or coaches in a variety of areas.