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Sacramento Mayor Steinberg Visits Coach Training Institute

Sacramento Mayor Steinberg Visits Coach Training Institute

On Saturday, September 15, Mayor Darrell Steinberg paid a visit to the Up2Us Sports Coach Training Institute in Sacramento. The event, which ran from September 14-18, was for newly selected coaches from Up2Us Sports' national service program.

Up2Us Sports Receives $2.1 Million in National and State AmeriCorps Funding

Up2Us Sports Receives $2.1 Million in National and State AmeriCorps Funding

Through Up2Us Sports’ national coaching program, 300 AmeriCorps members will be trained to coach and mentor low-­income youth to make better decisions, stay healthy, and reach their potential, through the power of sports.

My Year as an Up2Us Coach with SCORES

My Year as an Up2Us Coach with SCORES

As my service term with AmeriCorps and Up2Us Sports comes to a close, I can only recall how invigorating and inspiring the Coaches Training in California was. Uncertain of what to expect and unsure if I could meet the expectations of a SBYD Coach, I couldn’t have anticipated how influential this training would be on my career as a coach and my personal growth. 

Using Golf to Teach Honesty, Sportsmanship, Perseverance, and Courtesy

Using Golf to Teach Honesty, Sportsmanship, Perseverance, and Courtesy

I coach golf while implementing life skills through informal instruction. Though a game of golf may not be as complicated as the life many of these kids have, it provides a small getaway that provides more than just a means of relieving stress of home and school.

Coach Nicole: Becoming a Teacher, a Golf Coach and an Inspiration for Girls

Coach Nicole: Becoming a Teacher, a Golf Coach and an Inspiration for Girls

Growing up I knew that becoming a professional golfer was not the path I was interested in taking. I wanted to go to school and become an educator. I knew that one day, I wanted to become a golf coach on the course, and a teacher in the classroom.