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Unapologetic, Part 2: Coach Melika Clark

Unapologetic, Part 2: Coach Melika Clark

In this two-part series, we interview two of our coaches from Fenway High School in Boston, Massachusetts. They each spoke about their lives, coaching, National Girls and Women in Sports Day, Black History Month & womanhood. Our second story features Coach Melika Clark, who overcame the obstacles of her hometown and the loss of her mother to truly find her passion.

Unapologetic, Part 1: Coach Chandlor Lyles

Unapologetic, Part 1: Coach Chandlor Lyles

In this two-part series, we interview two of our coaches from Fenway High School in Boston, Massachusetts. They each spoke about their lives, coaching, National Girls and Women in Sports Day, Black History Month & womanhood. Our first story features Coach Chandlor Lyles, a Boston native who returned to her alma mater to create a safe and open space for her students.

Up2Us Sports Celebrates 33rd Annual National Girls and Women in Sports Day

Up2Us Sports Celebrates 33rd Annual National Girls and Women in Sports Day

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.  

Up2Us Sports Participates in MLK Day of Service Events

Up2Us Sports Participates in MLK Day of Service Events

Over the past week, Up2Us Sports staff and coaches in Chicago, Miami and New Orleans have participated in the Corporation for National and Community Service’s (CNCS) MLK Day of Service. In 1994, Congress designated the Martin Luther King Jr. Federal Holiday as a national day of service and, fittingly, charged CNCS with leading this effort.