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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.

Chicago Coaches Help Young Athletes Navigate Waters

Chicago Coaches Help Young Athletes Navigate Waters

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.

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.