NYSS Champions

ODPHP and the President's Council on Sports, Fitness & Nutrition are proud to recognize National Youth Sports Strategy (NYSS) Champions for their work promoting youth sports participation and supporting the NYSS.

Use the directory below to find NYSS Champions and learn about their work.

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NYSS Champions by State

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172
NYSS Champions

73,595,621
Youth served

15,280,308
Hours volunteered

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Adaptive Sports New England (ASNE)

Massachusetts

ASNE leads the development of policy and practice that facilitate inclusion of youth with a visual or mobility impairment in school and community sports. ASNE also conducts adaptive sport programs and promotes other opportunities in the region.

Youth with disabilities

Adaptive Sports Ohio

Ohio

At Adaptive Sports Ohio, we remove barriers to ensure that individuals with physical disabilities have a chance to play, and use sport to elevate ability and empower futures.

Girls Racial and ethnic minorities Youth from low-socioeconomic status (SES) households Youth living in rural areas Youth with disabilities

After-School All-Stars (ASAS)

ASAS, founded in 1993, helps students and supports working families by providing free, comprehensive programs that keep children safe and help them succeed in school and in life.

Girls Racial and ethnic minorities Youth from low-socioeconomic status (SES) households Youth with disabilities

America SCORES

America SCORES inspires urban youth to lead healthy lives, be engaged students, and have the confidence and character to make a difference in the world.

Girls Racial and ethnic minorities Youth from low-socioeconomic status (SES) households

America SCORES Cleveland

Ohio

America SCORES inspires urban youth to lead healthy lives, be engaged students, and have the confidence and character to make a difference in their community.

Girls Racial and ethnic minorities Youth from low-socioeconomic status (SES) households

America SCORES LA (Los Angeles)

California

America SCORES inspires urban youth to lead healthy lives, be engaged students, and have the confidence and character to make a difference in their community.

Girls Racial and ethnic minorities Youth from low-socioeconomic status (SES) households

America SCORES New York (ASNY)

New York

ASNY seeks to create equitable opportunities for young people to experience sport, express themselves, and inspire positive change. Using a social justice youth development framework, we emphasize racial equity, fair play, teamwork, and youth voice.

Girls Racial and ethnic minorities Youth from low-socioeconomic status (SES) households

America SCORES Seattle

Washington

America SCORES inspires urban youth to lead healthy lives, be engaged students, and have the confidence and character to make a difference in their community.

Girls Racial and ethnic minorities Youth from low-socioeconomic status (SES) households

American College of Lifestyle Medicine (ACLM)

ACLM provides physicians and other providers the support, education, and certification to treat and reverse chronic disease by addressing the root causes with evidence-based therapies in lifestyle behaviors such as diet, exercise, sleep, and stress.

Racial and ethnic minorities

American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM)

ACSM, with more than 50,000 members and certified professionals, advances and integrates scientific research to provide educational and practical applications of exercise science and sports medicine.

American Medical Society for Sports Medicine (AMSSM)

AMSSM is a diverse organization of physicians dedicated to championing sports and physical activity, especially for youth. We're strong advocates of safe youth sport opportunities — including free play — for kids of all backgrounds and abilities.

American Therapeutic Recreation Association (ATRA)

ATRA, the only professional organization for recreational therapists, advocates for individuals with disabilities and health conditions to have full access and inclusion in sports and in their communities.

Girls Racial and ethnic minorities Youth from low-socioeconomic status (SES) households Youth living in rural areas Youth with disabilities

Aspen Institute Project Play

Launched in 2013 by the Aspen Institute Sports & Society Program, Project Play develops, applies, and shares knowledge that helps build healthy communities through sports.

Association of State and Territorial Health Officials (ASTHO)

ASTHO is the national nonprofit organization representing public health agencies in the United States, U.S. Territories and Freely Associated States, and the District of Columbia — and over 100,000 public health professionals these agencies employ.

Athlete Ally

Athlete Ally works to end the structural and systemic oppression that isolates, excludes, and endangers LGBTQI+ people in sport.

Athlos Education

Athlos transforms school culture by providing educators with tools to support each child’s physical, social, and emotional development. Athlos provides schools with an innovative movement and character program that supports whole child development.

Banner Neighborhoods Community Corporation (Banner)

Maryland

Banner's mission is to empower east Baltimore communities with life-enriching programs for youth and older adults by helping senior homeowners age in place, providing youth workforce development, and teaching the importance of physical literacy.

Girls Racial and ethnic minorities Youth from low-socioeconomic status (SES) households

BlazeSports America

Georgia

BlazeSports is a nonprofit organization and legacy of the 1996 Atlanta Paralympic Games. Our mission is to transform the lives of children, youth, and veterans with physical disabilities through adaptive sport programs, training, and education.

Girls Racial and ethnic minorities Youth from low-socioeconomic status (SES) households Youth with disabilities

BOKS (Build Our Kids' Success)

BOKS is a free, evidence-based physical activity program run by teachers, nonprofit staff, parents, and educators across the globe! BOKS is perfect for any learning environment, including in-person, virtual, or remote learning.

Girls Racial and ethnic minorities Youth from low-socioeconomic status (SES) households Youth living in rural areas Youth with disabilities

Boston Scores

Massachusetts

Boston Scores' mission is to provide urban youth with team-based education programs that promote health and well-being, academic engagement, and civic leadership.

Girls Racial and ethnic minorities Youth from low-socioeconomic status (SES) households

Bridge Lacrosse

Texas

Bridge Lacrosse is a sports-based youth development nonprofit serving the urban communities of North Texas. Our mission is to use the sport of lacrosse to broaden the horizons of our community's youth.

Girls Racial and ethnic minorities Youth from low-socioeconomic status (SES) households

Brooklyn Golf Alliance, Inc.

New York

Brooklyn Golf Alliance's mission is to organize, fund, and partner with programs to promote, foster, and advance community interest in golf in the Borough of Brooklyn, especially among underrepresented groups like youth, older adults, and women.

Girls Racial and ethnic minorities Youth from low-socioeconomic status (SES) households

Changing the Game Project

Changing the Game Project is an organization dedicated to putting some more "play" back in playing sports. We're an internationally recognized leader in coach education, parent education, team development, and board consultation.

Children's Hospital & Medical Center (Children's)

Nebraska

Children's builds relationships in the community to advocate for youth sports safety. We provide strategies to promote engagement and increase safety so kids gain confidence, reduce their fear of failure, and play sports for mental and physical health.

Racial and ethnic minorities Youth from low-socioeconomic status (SES) households

City of Conroe Parks and Recreation

Texas

City of Conroe Parks and Recreation department offers programming to Conroe residents as well as surrounding areas. Our Parks and Recreation department consists of 3 branches: Day Camp, Aquatics, and Programming — including youth sports and more.

Girls Racial and ethnic minorities Youth from low-socioeconomic status (SES) households Youth living in rural areas Youth with disabilities

City of Manassas Park Department of Parks and Recreation (MPDPR)

Virginia

MPDPR provides diverse recreational and athletic opportunities for youth of all backgrounds and ages, with a focus on supporting community, developing leadership, and fostering innovation through sports.

Girls Racial and ethnic minorities Youth from low-socioeconomic status (SES) households

City of Tamarac Parks and Recreation

Florida

City of Tamarac Parks and Recreation provides a variety of programs, events, and services designed to enrich quality of life — including fitness activities, athletics programs, educational sessions, summer camp, and cultural activities.

Girls Racial and ethnic minorities Youth from low-socioeconomic status (SES) households Youth living in rural areas

Coaching Corps

By recruiting, training, and supporting coaches across the country, Coaching Corps works to ensure youth in low-income communities of color can benefit from the positive impacts of sports and the mentorship of a caring and well-trained coach.

Girls Racial and ethnic minorities Youth from low-socioeconomic status (SES) households

Colorado Parks & Recreation Association (CPRA)

Colorado

CPRA is a dynamic, proactive organization that creates healthy residents and livable communities by promoting excellence in parks and recreation. Our mission is to promote the parks and recreation profession and its growth throughout Colorado.

Community Investors

Massachusetts

Community Investors PowerPlay Project programs support physical, social, and emotional development. Developed over 30 years ago, our PowerPlay Project provides various ages, genders, backgrounds, and abilities equal levels of enjoyment together.

Girls Racial and ethnic minorities Youth from low-socioeconomic status (SES) households Youth with disabilities

DC SCORES

District of Columbia

DC SCORES creates neighborhood teams that give kids in need the confidence and skills to succeed on the playing field, in the classroom, and in life.

Girls Racial and ethnic minorities Youth from low-socioeconomic status (SES) households

Detroit Police Athletic League (PAL)

Michigan

PAL’s mission is to help youth find their greatness regardless of their ZIP code or background through athletic, academic, and enrichment programs. Our certified coaches in 11 different sports teach transferable life lessons using our GREAT model.

Girls Racial and ethnic minorities Youth from low-socioeconomic status (SES) households

Dunwoody Fencing Club

Georgia

Dunwoody Fencing Club is a highly competitive épée club that also welcomes recreational fencers. We're committed to offering professional, caring coaching to students of all levels and abilities.

Girls Racial and ethnic minorities Youth from low-socioeconomic status (SES) households Youth with disabilities

Every Kid Sports

Every Kid Sports Pass provides qualified low-income families with up to $150 per child, 4 times a year, to cover registration fees for recreational sports and pay-to-play fees for middle and high school sports.

Racial and ethnic minorities Youth from low-socioeconomic status (SES) households Youth living in rural areas Youth with disabilities

Florida Recreation and Park Association, Inc.

Florida

The Florida Recreation and Park Association is a nonprofit organization dedicated to the promotion, preservation, and advocacy of the parks, recreation, and leisure services profession.

Fred Wells Tennis and Education Center (FWTEC)

Minnesota

FWTEC is a nonprofit public tennis facility that brings people of all ages, abilities, and backgrounds together to embrace the lifelong game of tennis and leverage the sport to build opportunity, confidence, and success with the youth we serve.

Girls Racial and ethnic minorities Youth from low-socioeconomic status (SES) households

GENYOUth

GENYOUth creates healthier school communities by securing funding and creating programs that give students across the country the inspiration, motivation, equipment, and resources needed to be healthy, high-achieving youth!

Girls Racial and ethnic minorities Youth from low-socioeconomic status (SES) households Youth living in rural areas Youth with disabilities

Giants Community Fund

California, Nevada, Oregon

The Giants Community Fund uses baseball and softball to promote health, education, and character development to propel youth in underserved regions to be positive forces in their communities.

Girls Racial and ethnic minorities Youth from low-socioeconomic status (SES) households Youth living in rural areas Youth with disabilities

Girls in the Game

Illinois, Maryland, Texas

Girls in the Game offers site-based and citywide, age-appropriate programs to engage girls ages 7 to 18 in sports, health, and leadership programming. We empower all girls to be game changers.

Girls Racial and ethnic minorities Youth from low-socioeconomic status (SES) households

Girls on the Run Central Kentucky

Kentucky

Girls on the Run® is a physical activity-based, positive youth development (PA-PYD) program that's designed to enhance girls' social, emotional, and physical skills and behaviors to successfully navigate life experiences.

Girls

Girls on the Run Central Maryland

Maryland

Girls on the Run® is a physical activity-based, positive youth development (PA-PYD) program that's designed to enhance girls' social, emotional, and physical skills and behaviors to successfully navigate life experiences.

Girls

Girls on the Run Central New York

New York

Girls on the Run® is a physical activity-based, positive youth development (PA-PYD) program that's designed to enhance girls' social, emotional, and physical skills and behaviors to successfully navigate life experiences.

Girls

Girls on the Run Central Virginia

Virginia

Girls on the Run® is a physical activity-based, positive youth development (PA-PYD) program that's designed to enhance girls' social, emotional, and physical skills and behaviors to successfully navigate life experiences.

Girls

Girls on the Run Chicago

Illinois

Girls on the Run® is a physical activity-based, positive youth development (PA-PYD) program that's designed to enhance girls' social, emotional, and physical skills and behaviors to successfully navigate life experiences.

Girls

Girls on the Run Greater Boston

Massachusetts

Girls on the Run® is a physical activity-based, positive youth development (PA-PYD) program that's designed to enhance girls' social, emotional, and physical skills and behaviors to successfully navigate life experiences.

Girls

Girls on the Run Greater Kalamazoo

Michigan

Girls on the Run® is a physical activity-based, positive youth development (PA-PYD) program that's designed to enhance girls' social, emotional, and physical skills and behaviors to successfully navigate life experiences.

Girls

Girls on the Run Greater Piedmont

North Carolina

Girls on the Run® is a physical activity-based, positive youth development (PA-PYD) program that's designed to enhance girls’ social, emotional, and physical skills and behaviors to successfully navigate life experiences.

Girls

Girls on the Run Hampton Roads

Virginia

Girls on the Run® is a physical activity-based, positive youth development (PA-PYD) program that's designed to enhance girls’ social, emotional, and physical skills and behaviors to successfully navigate life experiences.

Girls

Girls on the Run International

Girls on the Run® is a physical activity-based, positive youth development (PA-PYD) program that's designed to enhance girls' social, emotional, and physical skills and behaviors to successfully navigate life experiences.

Girls

Girls on the Run Lehigh Valley

Pennsylvania

Girls on the Run® is a physical activity-based, positive youth development (PA-PYD) program that's designed to enhance girls' social, emotional, and physical skills and behaviors to successfully navigate life experiences.

Girls

Girls on the Run Long Island

New York

Girls on the Run® is a physical activity-based, positive youth development (PA-PYD) program that's designed to enhance girls' social, emotional, and physical skills and behaviors to successfully navigate life experiences.

Girls

Girls on the Run Maricopa & Pinal Counties

Arizona

Girls on the Run® is a physical activity-based, positive youth development (PA-PYD) program that's designed to enhance girls’ social, emotional, and physical skills and behaviors to successfully navigate life experiences.

Girls

Girls on the Run Michiana

Indiana

Girls on the Run® is a physical activity-based, positive youth development (PA-PYD) program that's designed to enhance girls’ social, emotional, and physical skills and behaviors to successfully navigate life experiences.

Girls

Girls on the Run Mid Michigan

Michigan

Girls on the Run® is a physical activity-based, positive youth development (PA-PYD) program that's designed to enhance girls' social, emotional, and physical skills and behaviors to successfully navigate life experiences.

Girls

Girls on the Run New Hampshire

New Hampshire

Girls on the Run® is a physical activity-based, positive youth development (PA-PYD) program that's designed to enhance girls' social, emotional, and physical skills and behaviors to successfully navigate life experiences.

Girls

Girls on the Run New Jersey East

New Jersey

Girls on the Run® is a physical activity-based, positive youth development (PA-PYD) program that's designed to enhance girls' social, emotional, and physical skills and behaviors to successfully navigate life experiences.

Girls

Girls on the Run New Jersey North

New Jersey

Girls on the Run® is a physical activity-based, positive youth development (PA-PYD) program that's designed to enhance girls' social, emotional, and physical skills and behaviors to successfully navigate life experiences.

Girls

Girls on the Run Northeast Ohio

Ohio

Girls on the Run® is a physical activity-based, positive youth development (PA-PYD) program that's designed to enhance girls' social, emotional, and physical skills and behaviors to successfully navigate life experiences.

Girls

Girls on the Run NYC (New York City)

New York

Girls on the Run® is a physical activity-based, positive youth development (PA-PYD) program that's designed to enhance girls' social, emotional, and physical skills and behaviors to successfully navigate life experiences.

Girls

Girls on the Run of Atlanta

Georgia

Girls on the Run® is a physical activity-based, positive youth development (PA-PYD) program that's designed to enhance girls' social, emotional, and physical skills and behaviors to successfully navigate life experiences.

Girls

Girls on the Run of Central Arkansas

Arkansas

Girls on the Run® is a physical activity-based, positive youth development (PA-PYD) program that's designed to enhance girls’ social, emotional, and physical skills and behaviors to successfully navigate life experiences.

Girls

Girls on the Run of Coastal Carolina

North Carolina

Girls on the Run® is a physical activity-based, positive youth development (PA-PYD) program that's designed to enhance girls’ social, emotional, and physical skills and behaviors to successfully navigate life experiences.

Girls

Girls on the Run of Hunterdon, Bucks & Warren Counties

New Jersey, Pennsylvania

Girls on the Run® is a physical activity-based, positive youth development (PA-PYD) program that's designed to enhance girls' social, emotional, and physical skills and behaviors to successfully navigate life experiences.

Girls

Girls on the Run of Kansas City

Kansas, Missouri

Girls on the Run® is a physical activity-based, positive youth development (PA-PYD) program that's designed to enhance girls' social, emotional, and physical skills and behaviors to successfully navigate life experiences.

Girls

Girls on the Run of North Central West Virginia

West Virginia

Girls on the Run® is a physical activity-based, positive youth development (PA-PYD) program that's designed to enhance girls' social, emotional, and physical skills and behaviors to successfully navigate life experiences.

Girls

Girls on the Run of Northeast Wisconsin

Wisconsin

Girls on the Run® is a physical activity-based, positive youth development (PA-PYD) program that's designed to enhance girls' social, emotional, and physical skills and behaviors to successfully navigate life experiences.

Girls

Girls on the Run of Northern Arizona

Arizona

Girls on the Run® is a physical activity-based, positive youth development (PA-PYD) program that's designed to enhance girls' social, emotional, and physical skills and behaviors to successfully navigate life experiences.

Girls

Girls on the Run of Northwest Indiana

Indiana

Girls on the Run® is a physical activity-based, positive youth development (PA-PYD) program that's designed to enhance girls' social, emotional, and physical skills and behaviors to successfully navigate life experiences.

Girls

Girls on the Run of NOVA (Northern Virginia)

Virginia

Girls on the Run® is a physical activity-based, positive youth development (PA-PYD) program that's designed to enhance girls' social, emotional, and physical skills and behaviors to successfully navigate life experiences.

Girls

Girls on the Run of Portland Metro

Oregon

Girls on the Run® is a physical activity-based, positive youth development (PA-PYD) program that's designed to enhance girls' social, emotional, and physical skills and behaviors to successfully navigate life experiences.

Girls

Girls on the Run of San Diego

California

Girls on the Run® is a physical activity-based, positive youth development (PA-PYD) program that's designed to enhance girls’ social, emotional, and physical skills and behaviors to successfully navigate life experiences.

Girls

Girls on the Run of Silicon Valley

California

Girls on the Run® is a physical activity-based, positive youth development (PA-PYD) program that's designed to enhance girls' social, emotional, and physical skills and behaviors to successfully navigate life experiences.

Girls

Girls on the Run of Snohomish County

Washington

Girls on the Run® is a physical activity-based, positive youth development (PA-PYD) program that's designed to enhance girls' social, emotional, and physical skills and behaviors to successfully navigate life experiences.

Girls

Girls on the Run of South Central Wisconsin

Wisconsin

Girls on the Run® is a physical activity-based, positive youth development (PA-PYD) program that's designed to enhance girls' social, emotional, and physical skills and behaviors to successfully navigate life experiences.

Girls

Girls on the Run of Southeastern Michigan

Michigan

Girls on the Run® is a physical activity-based, positive youth development (PA-PYD) program that's designed to enhance girls' social, emotional, and physical skills and behaviors to successfully navigate life experiences.

Girls

Girls on the Run of Southeastern Suburban Pennsylvania

Pennsylvania

Girls on the Run® is a physical activity-based, positive youth development (PA-PYD) program that's designed to enhance girls' social, emotional, and physical skills and behaviors to successfully navigate life experiences.

Girls

Girls on the Run of Southwest Florida

Florida

Girls on the Run® is a physical activity-based, positive youth development (PA-PYD) program that's designed to enhance girls’ social, emotional, and physical skills and behaviors to successfully navigate life experiences.

Girls

Girls on the Run of the Greater Chesapeake

Maryland

Girls on the Run® is a physical activity-based, positive youth development (PA-PYD) program that's designed to enhance girls' social, emotional, and physical skills and behaviors to successfully navigate life experiences.

Girls

Girls on the Run of the High Country

North Carolina

Girls on the Run® is a physical activity-based, positive youth development (PA-PYD) program that's designed to enhance girls’ social, emotional, and physical skills and behaviors to successfully navigate life experiences.

Girls

Girls on the Run of the Treasure Coast

Florida

Girls on the Run® is a physical activity-based, positive youth development (PA-PYD) program that's designed to enhance girls' social, emotional, and physical skills and behaviors to successfully navigate life experiences.

Girls

Girls on the Run of the Triangle

North Carolina

Girls on the Run® is a physical activity-based, positive youth development (PA-PYD) program that's designed to enhance girls' social, emotional, and physical skills and behaviors to successfully navigate life experiences.

Girls

Girls on the Run of Union County

North Carolina

Girls on the Run® is a physical activity-based, positive youth development (PA-PYD) program that's designed to enhance girls’ social, emotional, and physical skills and behaviors to successfully navigate life experiences.

Girls

Girls on the Run of UPMC (University of Pittsburgh Medical Center) Magee-Womens Hospital

Pennsylvania

Girls on the Run® is a physical activity-based, positive youth development (PA-PYD) program that's designed to enhance girls' social, emotional, and physical skills and behaviors to successfully navigate life experiences.

Girls

Girls on the Run Rhode Island

Massachusetts, Rhode Island

Girls on the Run® is a physical activity-based, positive youth development (PA-PYD) program that's designed to enhance girls' social, emotional, and physical skills and behaviors to successfully navigate life experiences.

Girls

Girls on the Run South Louisiana

Louisiana

Girls on the Run® is a physical activity-based, positive youth development (PA-PYD) program that's designed to enhance girls' social, emotional, and physical skills and behaviors to successfully navigate life experiences.

Girls

Girls on the Run St. Louis

Illinois, Missouri

Girls on the Run® is a physical activity-based, positive youth development (PA-PYD) program that's designed to enhance girls' social, emotional, and physical skills and behaviors to successfully navigate life experiences.

Girls

Girls on the Run Treasure Valley

Idaho

Girls on the Run® is a physical activity-based, positive youth development (PA-PYD) program that's designed to enhance girls' social, emotional, and physical skills and behaviors to successfully navigate life experiences.

Girls

Girls on the Run Tri County SC (South Carolina)

South Carolina

Girls on the Run® is a physical activity-based, positive youth development (PA-PYD) program that's designed to enhance girls' social, emotional, and physical skills and behaviors to successfully navigate life experiences.

Girls

Grayhound Youth Sports

West Virginia

Grayhound Youth Sports is a nonprofit organization that offers sports programs with a focus on leadership development and health for youth in rural West Virginia. We seek to make sports safe, fun, and healthy for all underserved children.

Youth living in rural areas

Greater Elizabethtown Area Recreation & Community Services (GEARS)

Pennsylvania

GEARS' mission is to provide recreation, continuing education, and social service activities and programs for the children, youth, and adults of the participating municipalities in a fiscally responsible manner.

Girls Youth from low-socioeconomic status (SES) households Youth living in rural areas

Greater Youth Sports Association (GYSA)

Nevada

GYSA provides after-school sports programming for elementary schools primarily serving at-risk children. In addition to sports, children receive reading mentorship, social and emotional learning, and character development to help them succeed.

Racial and ethnic minorities Youth from low-socioeconomic status (SES) households

GS Andiamo (GSA) Junior Cycling

California

GSA is a youth cycling club focused on building life skills through the sport of cycling. Developed from a platform of physical literacy, young cyclists are set on a pathway to become active for life by participating in safe and quality programs.

Girls Racial and ethnic minorities Youth from low-socioeconomic status (SES) households Youth with disabilities

Hall of Fame Village Resort and Entertainment Company

Hall of Fame Village is developing an immersive, multi-use resort in Canton, Ohio, and a media program that unifies live entertainment, fantasy sports, and eGaming with partners and content from some of the most powerful and storied brands.

Girls Racial and ethnic minorities Youth from low-socioeconomic status (SES) households Youth with disabilities

Hospital for Special Surgery (HSS)

HSS focuses on evaluating, treating, and preventing sports-related injuries. By focusing on these 3 things, HSS helps people keep doing, or get back to doing, the things they love to do.

Girls Racial and ethnic minorities Youth from low-socioeconomic status (SES) households Youth living in rural areas

HyBridZone Performance Institute

HyBridZone Performance Institute is a sports performance and education consulting company that combines the talents of global professionals from the golf, fitness, and health communities for the enrichment of adults and youth.

Girls Racial and ethnic minorities Youth from low-socioeconomic status (SES) households Youth living in rural areas Youth with disabilities

Indiana University Center on Sport Policy and Conduct

The Center on Sport Policy and Conduct features issues, research, blogs, and resources related to sport policy.

Interactive Health Technologies (IHT)

IHT combines heart rate technology made specifically for children with data analysis software. We empower youth to self-manage physical health, self-regulate emotions like stress and anxiety, and improve STEM outcomes through kinesthetic learning.

Girls Racial and ethnic minorities Youth from low-socioeconomic status (SES) households Youth living in rural areas Youth with disabilities

International Society for Sports Psychiatry (ISSP)

The ISSP, including the Youth Sports Committee, aims to carry the science and practice of psychiatry to the athletic community so that all people may enjoy the benefits of healthy and safe participation in sports.

Girls Racial and ethnic minorities Youth from low-socioeconomic status (SES) households Youth living in rural areas Youth with disabilities

JOOLA Table Tennis

JOOLA has been the proud sponsor of the biggest table tennis tournaments in the world, including the World Championships and US Open. Recreational or elite, JOOLA is here to support you through your entire table tennis journey.

Girls Racial and ethnic minorities Youth from low-socioeconomic status (SES) households

JUST RUN

Developed by the Big Sur Marathon Foundation, JUST RUN is a multi-faceted, website-based program that promotes physical activity, good citizenship, and healthy eating. This award-winning program is available to children of all ages in any locale.

Girls Racial and ethnic minorities Youth from low-socioeconomic status (SES) households Youth living in rural areas

Kinetic Kids

Texas

Kinetic Kids enriches the lives of children with special needs through sports, fine arts, and educational programs in San Antonio, TX, and nearby areas. We offer year-round sports programs to children with both physical and intellectual differences.

Girls Racial and ethnic minorities Youth from low-socioeconomic status (SES) households Youth living in rural areas Youth with disabilities

Lady Panthers Girls Basketball Association (LPGBA)

Texas

LPGBA is a 501(c)(3) Amateur Athletic Union (AAU) Girls Basketball program, an Official USA Basketball Youth Development Organization, a Jr. NBA member organization, and a USA Basketball 3x3 and FIBA 3x3 program. We coach girls ages 5 to 17.

Girls Racial and ethnic minorities Youth from low-socioeconomic status (SES) households

Lakeshore Foundation

Alabama

Lakeshore is a nonprofit organization that encourages and provides opportunities for people with disabilities to live a healthy lifestyle through activity, research, advocacy, and health promotion. Our impact is local, national, and international.

Girls Racial and ethnic minorities Youth from low-socioeconomic status (SES) households Youth living in rural areas Youth with disabilities

League of YES

New York

The League of YES is a baseball program for children with disabilities. It's a judgment-free zone where every child gets up to bat and scores a home run! Our players can't play in a typical league, so this gives them an opportunity to play ball!

Youth with disabilities

LeagueApps FundPlay

LeagueApps helps sports leaders deliver positive experiences for all. We advance our belief that sports are a unifying force for good through FundPlay, which provides free technology, training, and support to ensure every child is able to play.

Girls Racial and ethnic minorities Youth from low-socioeconomic status (SES) households Youth living in rural areas Youth with disabilities

Leveling the Playing Field, Inc.

Leveling the Playing Field collects new and gently used sports and playground equipment from the local youth sports community. Volunteers then sort the donations in our warehouse so that we can distribute the equipment to schools and organizations.

Youth from low-socioeconomic status (SES) households

Manheim Township Recreation and Park Planning Department

Pennsylvania

The Recreation and Park Planning Department enriches the quality of life for the community by providing recreational, educational, and wellness programs within facilities, parks, and natural open spaces.

Girls Racial and ethnic minorities Youth from low-socioeconomic status (SES) households Youth living in rural areas Youth with disabilities

Maryland Soccer Foundation (MSF)

Maryland

MSF operates the Maryland SoccerPlex and Soccer Association of Montgomery. MSF provides world-class fields, recreational leagues, camps, and clinics to youth athletes. MSF focuses on the development of the person as well as the player.

Girls Racial and ethnic minorities Youth from low-socioeconomic status (SES) households Youth living in rural areas

Massachusetts Youth Soccer Association

Massachusetts

Massachusetts Youth Soccer, a nonprofit educational and service organization, is dedicated to the ongoing development of youth soccer players, coaches, referees, clubs, and leagues in an inclusive, safe, affordable, and fun environment.

Girls Racial and ethnic minorities Youth from low-socioeconomic status (SES) households Youth living in rural areas Youth with disabilities

Michigan State University Institute for the Study of Youth Sports

Michigan

The mission of the Michigan State University Institute for the Study of Youth Sports is to scientifically study the beneficial and detrimental effects of sports for children and youth and disseminate that information to the sporting public.

Girls Racial and ethnic minorities Youth from low-socioeconomic status (SES) households Youth living in rural areas Youth with disabilities

Milers Running Club & Camp

Florida

Milers creates opportunities for students and athletes through athletic performance. We offer training and competitive support. We change lives in the pursuit of excellence. We challenge the status quo, and set ourselves up for success.

Racial and ethnic minorities Youth from low-socioeconomic status (SES) households

Move United

Move United is a national leader in community adaptive sports, empowering 100,000 youth and adults with disabilities each year to live to their fullest potential through programs, training, education, and competitions.

Girls Racial and ethnic minorities Youth from low-socioeconomic status (SES) households Youth with disabilities

MOVEMENT2BE

New Jersey, New York

MOVEMENT2BE provides programs empowering youth to enjoy sports and physical activity throughout their lives.

Racial and ethnic minorities Youth from low-socioeconomic status (SES) households Youth living in rural areas

National Alliance for Youth Sports (NAYS)

NAYS educates, equips, and empowers youth sports leaders, volunteers, and parents to help all children enjoy the lifelong benefits of sports. NAYS partners with more than 3,000 youth sports providers and has trained over 4 million adults since 1981.

National Association of Chronic Disease Directors (NACDD)

NACDD connects over 7,000 chronic disease practitioners and works to reduce the impact of chronic disease on the American population by advocating for preventive policies and programs, encouraging knowledge sharing, and developing partnerships.

National Athletic Trainers’ Association (NATA)

NATA represents athletic trainers (AT), who specialize in the prevention, diagnosis, treatment, and rehabilitation of injuries and sport-related illnesses. ATs prevent and treat injuries in sports, physical and occupational activity, and care for acute injuries.

Girls Racial and ethnic minorities Youth from low-socioeconomic status (SES) households Youth living in rural areas Youth with disabilities

National Center on Health Physical Activity and Disability (NCHPAD)

NCHPAD is a public health practice and resource center on health promotion for people with disability.

Youth with disabilities

National Council of Youth Sports (NCYS)

NCYS serves 60 million youth registered in sports. Our focus is on advocating for access and safety, athlete protection, background screening and coaching education — and connecting organizations to essential tools, products, and services.

Girls Racial and ethnic minorities Youth from low-socioeconomic status (SES) households Youth living in rural areas Youth with disabilities

National Recreation and Park Association (NRPA)

The NRPA is the leading nonprofit organization dedicated to building strong, healthy, and resilient communities through the power of parks and recreation.

National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA)

Founded in 1978, NSCA is a nonprofit association dedicated to advancing the strength and conditioning and related sport science professions around the world. The NSCA website has resources for coaches, parents, and youth athletes.

National Strength and Conditioning Association Foundation

Founded in 2007 with the aim of supporting the advancement of strength and conditioning practical applications, the NSCA Foundation is a nonprofit organization committed to providing funding in educational and research endeavors.

Racial and ethnic minorities Youth from low-socioeconomic status (SES) households

National Trail Parks and Recreation District

Ohio

National Trail is a municipal agency providing youth sports regardless of race, ethnicity, sex, skill, or ability to pay. We're dedicated to creating safe, positive experiences by providing quality parks, facilities, services, and programs.

Girls Racial and ethnic minorities Youth from low-socioeconomic status (SES) households Youth living in rural areas Youth with disabilities

National Youth Sports Health & Safety Institute (NYSHSI)

Indiana

NYSHSI is dedicated to being the recognized leader and advocate for advancing and disseminating the latest evidence-based education, recommendations, and policy to enhance the experience, development, health, and safety of our youth in sports.

Netball America Inc.

Netball America is focused on showing how Netball creates an exciting atmosphere of participation and supports individual progress, team unity, good health, and education of youth, while uniting communities for positive change.

Girls Racial and ethnic minorities Youth from low-socioeconomic status (SES) households Youth with disabilities

Nicklaus Children's Hospital (NCH)

Florida

NCH is South Florida’s only licensed specialty hospital exclusively for children, with nearly 800 attending physicians and more than 475 pediatric subspecialists. It's renowned for excellence in all aspects of pediatric medicine.

Girls Racial and ethnic minorities Youth from low-socioeconomic status (SES) households Youth with disabilities

North Dakota State University — Master's Program in Leadership in Physical Education and Sport

Minnesota, North Dakota

The Leadership in Physical Education and Sport master's degree program prepares physical education teachers, sport coaches, and sport leaders for improved professional practice in physical education, coaching, and sport settings.

Youth with disabilities

OUTRIDE

Outride is a nonprofit dedicated to improving the lives of youth through cycling. Through research, school-based cycling programs, and community matching grants, Outride harnesses the benefits of cycling and helps cultivate inclusive bicycling communities.

Girls Racial and ethnic minorities Youth from low-socioeconomic status (SES) households Youth living in rural areas Youth with disabilities

Parisi Speed School-Newtown

New Jersey, Pennsylvania

Parisi Speed School is the world leader for youth sports performance training. The Newtown location is consistently 1 of the top 3 largest locations worldwide and serves over 1,000 athletes of all ages and ability levels each year.

Girls Youth with disabilities

Performance Physical Therapy

Massachusetts, Rhode Island

Performance Physical Therapy is a locally owned business with 13 locations throughout Rhode Island and Massachusetts. Our purpose is to empower our community to lead healthy, fulfilling, and happy lives.

Girls Racial and ethnic minorities Youth from low-socioeconomic status (SES) households Youth with disabilities

PHIT America

PHIT America is a national “Movement” to greatly improve the physical and mental health of 50 million children in the United States by providing all kids with increased physical activity programs and helping children afford to play organized sports.

Youth from low-socioeconomic status (SES) households

Physical Activity Alliance (PAA)

PAA's mission is to lead efforts to create, support, and advocate policy and system changes that enable Americans to enjoy physically active lives.

Play Like a Champion Today

Play Like a Champion Today provides coach and parent education to positively transform youth sports. Our A Team for Every Child initiative works with leaders in underserved communities to increase participation regardless of ability or family income.

Girls Racial and ethnic minorities Youth from low-socioeconomic status (SES) households Youth living in rural areas Youth with disabilities

Positive Coaching Alliance

Positive Coaching Alliance is a nonprofit organization aiming to create a positive, character-building youth sports environment by providing resources for coaches, parents, and students — and by partnering with organizations nationwide.

Girls Racial and ethnic minorities Youth from low-socioeconomic status (SES) households Youth living in rural areas Youth with disabilities

Potomac Valley Track Club (PVTC)

District of Columbia, Maryland, Virginia

PVTC is a community-centered, nationally oriented nonprofit organization that promotes running, track and field, and race walking in the Washington, DC metro area. We're a club for all ages, all paces, and all ways — particularly for young athletes.

Girls Racial and ethnic minorities Youth from low-socioeconomic status (SES) households Youth living in rural areas Youth with disabilities

Rounding Third LLC

Rounding Third LLC is a sports and philanthropy agency that educates and advises social impact leaders. Our leadership oversees the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Sports Award and co-founded the Sports and Entertainment Impact Certificate.

Girls Racial and ethnic minorities Youth from low-socioeconomic status (SES) households Youth living in rural areas Youth with disabilities

Rutgers Youth Sports Research Council (YSRC)

New Jersey

YSRC develops, synthesizes, and disseminates information about physical activity, organized sports, and healthy youth development. Our educational programs are designed for recreation directors, coaches, parents, and administrators of youth leagues.

Youth with disabilities

Salem Community Center (SCC)

Ohio

The SCC offers programs and events for the entire family. The SCC provides numerous youth sports programs that compliment our Fit Kids wellness-based initiative.

Sanford Health

Sanford Health is dedicated to the integrated delivery of health care and to sharing our expertise in orthopedics and sports medicine with the communities we serve. We're headquartered in Sioux Falls, SD, and our vision is to improve the human condition.

Girls Racial and ethnic minorities Youth living in rural areas

School of Kinesiology and Nutrition at USM

Mississippi

The School of Kinesiology and Nutrition at the University of Southern Mississippi seeks to elevate sport through the preparation of future sport leaders with our degree plans in Sport Coaching Education (minor, bachelor’s, master’s).

School of Kinesiology, University of Minnesota

Minnesota

The School of Kinesiology advances knowledge about and promotes physical activity, health, and well-being across the lifespan through research, academic programs, and community initiatives in sport, exercise, and health care contexts.

Girls Racial and ethnic minorities Youth from low-socioeconomic status (SES) households Youth living in rural areas Youth with disabilities

Shooting Touch

Massachusetts

Shooting Touch is a nonprofit organization based in Boston, Massachusetts, that aims to use the mobilizing power of basketball as a tool for health education, intervention, and improved well-being for girls of color.

Girls Racial and ethnic minorities Youth from low-socioeconomic status (SES) households

Simply Sports, Inc.

New York

Simply Sports is a nonprofit organization dedicated to providing youth with supervised, fundamental learning experiences in an athletic setting. We always focus on the positive, fun aspects of learning.

Girls Racial and ethnic minorities Youth from low-socioeconomic status (SES) households Youth living in rural areas

Sloane Stephens Foundation (SSF)

California, Florida

SSF enhances the quality of life of underprivileged youth through exposure to tennis, life-long learning, and healthy lifestyle choices. SSF's core values are sportsmanship, learning, excellence, inclusiveness, and integrity.

Girls Racial and ethnic minorities Youth from low-socioeconomic status (SES) households

Soccer Without Borders (SWB)

SWB uses soccer as a vehicle for positive change in the lives of newcomer youth. Caring coach-mentors lead year-round activities in soccer, community, and education, focusing on the development of the whole person over many years.

Girls Racial and ethnic minorities Youth from low-socioeconomic status (SES) households

South Bronx United (SBU)

New York

SBU uses soccer as a tool for social change. On and off the field, SBU aims to help youth build character, teamwork, and leadership so that they can succeed in high school, college, careers, their community, and beyond.

Girls Racial and ethnic minorities Youth from low-socioeconomic status (SES) households

Southern Nevada Health District – Office of Chronic Disease Prevention & Health Promotion

Nevada

Southern Nevada Health District (SNHD) is the local public health authority in Clark County, Nevada, serving over 73 percent of Nevada's population. The Office of Chronic Disease Prevention & Health Promotion is located in the SNHD Community Health Division.

Girls Racial and ethnic minorities Youth from low-socioeconomic status (SES) households

Special Olympics International

Special Olympics provides year-round sports training and athletic competition in a variety of Olympic-type sports for children and adults with intellectual disabilities.

Girls Racial and ethnic minorities Youth from low-socioeconomic status (SES) households Youth living in rural areas Youth with disabilities

Sport Integrity Global Alliance (SIGA)

SIGA is the world's largest independent and neutral multi-stakeholder coalition in the field of sports governance and integrity. SIGA is leading the way for sport integrity worldwide.

Tennis Central

Pennsylvania

Tennis Central is a nonprofit National Junior Tennis & Learning Chapter offering year-round, safe, inclusive tennis and education programs to over 2,000 Lancaster, PA youth. Our mission is to combine tennis and education to change lives!

Girls Racial and ethnic minorities Youth from low-socioeconomic status (SES) households Youth with disabilities

The City of Raleigh Parks, Recreation and Cultural Resources Department (City of Raleigh PRCRD)

North Carolina

The City of Raleigh PRCRD Athletics Program is dedicated to providing quality, safe, and inclusive athletic competition, instruction, and participation for all youth ages 5 to 17 through camps, clinics, and various sports leagues throughout the year.

Girls Racial and ethnic minorities Youth from low-socioeconomic status (SES) households Youth living in rural areas Youth with disabilities

The Daily Mile

The Daily Mile is free and simple, taking elementary children outdoors for 15 minutes every day to walk, jog, run, or roll with their classmates. The Daily Mile helps make kids fitter, healthier, and better able to learn in the classroom.

Girls Racial and ethnic minorities Youth from low-socioeconomic status (SES) households Youth living in rural areas Youth with disabilities

The Drexel University School of Education

The Drexel University School of Education strives to meet the professional development needs and career objectives of teachers and those who wish to pursue a career as educators, administrators, and staff at all levels of education.

Girls Racial and ethnic minorities Youth from low-socioeconomic status (SES) households Youth living in rural areas Youth with disabilities

The Minority Recreational Leadership Academy

The Minority Recreational Leadership Academy was formed to provide support to recreational professionals in regard to career advancement, academic empowerment, internships, and mentoring.

Girls Racial and ethnic minorities Youth from low-socioeconomic status (SES) households Youth living in rural areas Youth with disabilities

Tukwila Parks and Recreation

Washington

Tukwila Parks and Recreation provides public parks, programs, community events, and enrichment activities for people of all ages in a welcoming environment.

Girls Racial and ethnic minorities Youth from low-socioeconomic status (SES) households

Tulane Center for Sport

Louisiana

The Center for Sport is devoted to studying, supporting, and achieving in areas where sport engages people: the field of play, human health, professional careers, and the community. We use collaborative programs to unite, challenge, and inspire.

Girls Racial and ethnic minorities Youth from low-socioeconomic status (SES) households Youth with disabilities

United States Center for Coaching Excellence (USCCE)

USCCE is a 501(c)(3) that develops evidenced-based practice guidelines to help member organizations and individuals provide coach education and development. USCCE accredits coach education programs based on national coaching standards.

United States Tennis Association (USTA) Mid-Atlantic, Inc.

USTA Mid-Atlantic helps people and communities grow stronger, healthier, and more connected through tennis. As a nonprofit dedicated to the players, sport, and community we live in, we aim to support the development of tennis in the Mid-Atlantic region.

Girls Racial and ethnic minorities Youth from low-socioeconomic status (SES) households Youth living in rural areas Youth with disabilities

University of Missouri, Kansas City — School of Nursing and Health Studies

Missouri

The mission of the School of Nursing and Health Studies is to prepare health professionals as leaders in improving health outcomes through interprofessional practice, research, and service.

Girls Racial and ethnic minorities Youth from low-socioeconomic status (SES) households

Up2Us Sports

Up2Us Sports is the nationwide leader in engaging, training, and supporting sports coaches to serve as mentors and role models to youth living in some of America’s most underserved communities.

Girls Racial and ethnic minorities Youth from low-socioeconomic status (SES) households

Urban Lotus Project (ULP)

Nevada

ULP is a nonprofit yoga service organization that teaches trauma-informed yoga and meditation to vulnerable and underserved youth who've been impacted by homelessness, addiction, mental health, violence, incarceration, and hospitalization.

Racial and ethnic minorities Youth from low-socioeconomic status (SES) households

US Youth Soccer

As the country’s largest youth sport organization, US Youth Soccer's vision is to bring communities together through the power of soccer, making lifelong fans of the sport while helping over 2.7 million players fulfill their goals on and off the field of play.

Girls Racial and ethnic minorities Youth from low-socioeconomic status (SES) households Youth living in rural areas Youth with disabilities

USA Cheer

The USA Federation for Sport Cheering is a nonprofit 501(c)(6) organization that was established in 2007 to serve as the National Governing Body for Sport Cheering in the United States and is recognized by the International Cheer Union.

Girls Racial and ethnic minorities Youth from low-socioeconomic status (SES) households Youth living in rural areas Youth with disabilities

Utah Development Academy (UDA)

Utah

UDA is a sports-based youth development organization promoting the benefits of and access to soccer. Our mission is to create pathways for all youth using soccer to inspire them to overcome life’s challenges and achieve their full potential.

Girls Racial and ethnic minorities Youth from low-socioeconomic status (SES) households

West Virginia University Center for Applied Coaching and Sport Sciences (WVU CACSS)

West Virginia

The WVU CACSS is dedicated to supporting quality coach development, conducting research that impacts best practices in coaching and coaching education, and delivering evidence-based coaching education for students, athletes, and the sport community.

WIN for KC (Women's Intersport Network for Kansas City)

Kansas, Missouri

WIN for KC's mission is to empower girls and women through sports and fitness. By advocating and promoting the lifetime value of sports and fitness, WIN for KC provides opportunities for participation and leadership development.

Girls Racial and ethnic minorities Youth from low-socioeconomic status (SES) households

Women's Sports Foundation (WSF)

WSF strengthens and expands sports participation and leadership opportunities through research, advocacy, community programming, grants and fellowships, educational curricula, mentoring events, and a wide range of community programs.

Girls Racial and ethnic minorities Youth from low-socioeconomic status (SES) households Youth living in rural areas Youth with disabilities

Wrestle Like A Girl

Wrestle Like A Girl is a nonprofit advocacy organization focused on increasing access and opportunities for women's wrestling, with a mission to use wrestling to empower girls and women to become leaders in life.

Girls Racial and ethnic minorities Youth from low-socioeconomic status (SES) households Youth living in rural areas

YMCA of Greater Oklahoma City

Oklahoma

The YMCA of Greater Oklahoma City's mission is to put Christian principles into practice through programs that build healthy spirit, mind, and body. We do this by focusing on youth development, healthy living, and social responsibility.

Girls Racial and ethnic minorities Youth from low-socioeconomic status (SES) households Youth living in rural areas Youth with disabilities

YMCA of Greater Seattle

Washington

The YMCA of Greater Seattle builds communities that encourage all people — and especially youth — to reach their fullest potential in spirit, mind, and body. It serves the community with 13 branches, 2 overnight camps, and social impact services.

Girls Racial and ethnic minorities Youth from low-socioeconomic status (SES) households Youth with disabilities

YMCA of the USA (Y-USA)

The Y is the nation's leading nonprofit committed to strengthening community through youth development, healthy living, and social responsibility. We believe strong communities are possible only when we invest in our kids, health, and our neighbors.

Girls Racial and ethnic minorities Youth from low-socioeconomic status (SES) households Youth living in rural areas Youth with disabilities

Young Quakers Community Athletics (YQCA)

Pennsylvania

YQCA is an after-school sports partnership with Penn Athletics that establishes athletic teams for students in grades 4 to 8 from Penn’s Netter Center University-Assisted Community Schools in West Philadelphia.

Girls Racial and ethnic minorities Youth from low-socioeconomic status (SES) households

Youth Cycling Association (YCA)

The YCA facilitates opportunities for youth to succeed and thrive in the sport of cycling. We empower quality programs, promote equitable opportunities, and focus on greater inclusion of women, people of color, and those with disabilities.

Girls Racial and ethnic minorities Youth from low-socioeconomic status (SES) households Youth with disabilities