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sports equal…life-long learning.

SportsEdTV What to do with a kid (or adult) who wants to improve her/his skills but doesn’t have access to high-quality coaching? In this digital age, there is plenty of content available, but SportsEdTV not only provides free access to video and blogs; the organization also provides a global community where athletes, parents, and coaches […]

sports equal…formative experiences.

Thoughts from our Board President, Arch Fuston What inspires you to work for Every Kid Sports? My relationship with Every Kid Sports spans well over a decade. The organization was the chosen non-profit for the corporate wellness program I led for a large organization for many, many years, and continues today. The commitment to Every […]

sports equal…equity.

A young man’s drive to make youth sports affordable. Elite Sports Academy (ESA) in Portland, Oregon, is a summer program that provides kids an opportunity to learn and engage in multiple sports while also providing a safe and positive environment at an affordable price.  Andy White, the founder of ESA, has no apologies about using […]

sports equal…an inclination to give.

A 15-year-old shares his enthusiasm for sports Brady Gilroy’s first word was “ball.” At 18 months, he was hitting a ball off a tee. For his 15th birthday, he requested a donation to Every Kid Sports, to make sure other kids have the opportunity to experience the same awesomeness he gets from playing sports. That […]

sports equal…a growth mindset.

Sports Equals a Growth Mindset: Cascade Elite Cheer The athletes that participate in programs offered by Cascade Elite Cheer learn more than how to tumble and perform stunts. “Our mission is to make sure the kids understand the difference between a fixed mindset and a growth mindset, and we look for opportunities to cultivate a […]

sports equal…inclusion.

Sports Equals Inclusion: the Vamos Outdoors Project The benefits of getting kids outdoors to experience nature and adventure are numerous, however significant race and class-based inequalities affect access. The team at Vamos Outdoor Project (VOP), has a mission to change those inequalities in the community of Bellingham, Washington. Serving mostly the Latinx and English Learners […]

sports equal…opportunity.

A mom’s advocacy, a daughter’s transformation. We recently connected with Pua Simi, mother of three, team manager of her kids’ rugby club, and an advocate for youth sports. Pua has witnessed the opportunities that sports participation provides, and shared with us the story of how rugby transformed her daughter into a confident leader with amazing […]