Up2Us Sports Provides Training to LA Dodgers Foundation Dodgers RBI Program

On Tuesday, May 30, 2017, Up2Us Sports collaborated with the LA Dodgers Foundation (LADF) to provide a unique training opportunity to partners of the Dodgers RBI (Reviving Baseball in Inner Cities) program. These partners, which span across Los Angeles County, and include Boys and Girls Club, recreational parks, nonprofits, and youth baseball academies, engaged with […]

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A Veteran from California Spends a Year as a Coach on His Way to Columbia University

Angel Fulgencio grew up in Oxnard, California just a few hours north of Los Angeles. He is the son of an immigrant family whose parents migrated from Mexico. Growing up, his parents worked hard in the strawberry fields in Oxnard to provide for the family. In high school Angel joined the football team, which was […]

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AmeriCorps VISTA Opportunities Available Now Through Up2Us Sports!

AmeriCorps VISTA (Volunteers In Service To America) is a national service program to fight poverty in America. Each VISTA member makes a year-long, full-time commitment to serve on a specific project at a nonprofit organization or public agency. In return for their service, AmeriCorps VISTA members receive a modest living allowance and health benefits during […]

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NEW YORK, NY - MAY 15:  Atmosphere at the Up2Us Sports Gala 2017 at Guastavino's on May 15, 2017 in New York City.  (Photo by Dave Kotinsky/Getty Images for Up2Us Sports)
2017 Gala Honors Top Female Athletes and Coaches

 On Monday, May 15, 2017, Up2Us Sports held its’ 5th Annual Gala, celebrating powerhouse female coaches and athletes. Up2Us Sports presented its Legacy Award to Mollie Marcoux Samaan (Director of Athletics at Princeton University) and Angela Ruggiero (four-time Olympic medalist in women’s ice hockey), who was unfortunately not able to attend due to a family […]

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She Can Coach: A Campaign in Support of Women Coaches

Up2Us Sports is launching She Can CoachSM – a fundraising and awareness campaign focused on the importance of growing opportunities for women to coach and ensuring young girls in vulnerable communities have great female role models in their lives. Research from the Women’s Sports Foundation and the Tucker Center for Research on Girls & Women […]

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Up2Us Sports and Edgework Consulting Advance the Use of Sport to Address Trauma

Up2Us Sports and Edgework Consulting have been working together for more than 5 years to leverage the power of sports to help kids heal. We are proud to announce our new Sport and Trauma website where you can access resources and register for events. To date, we’ve trained more than 10,000 coaches to understand the impact […]

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