Our coaches undergo 40 hours of training in youth development and mentoring strategies focused on a trauma-sensitive approach to coaching. This training prepares coaches to promote physical activity, healthy living, and good decision making, while cultivating caring, trust-based relationships with the youth they serve.Learn More About Our Coach Training
In every aspect of her work as a dance coach at ARISE Academy you can see the strategies Chanice learned at the Up2Us Sports training. One example of this is helping kids who struggle to behave by giving them opportu...Read Their Story
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For each $1 invested in programs like Coach Across America, up to $13 is returned to society through savings in health care, school absenteeism, and crime costs.
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Coach Across America coaches serve throughout the Up2Us Sports network of more than 1,000 member organizations. Our coaches enable our Host Site organizations to increase their capacity to serve kids and serve each one better.