PCA-New England’s Associate Board comprises professionals from many fields -- sports, business, education and beyond -- who are committed to supporting PCA’s mission of developing Better Athletes, Better People.

ASSOCIATE BOARD MISSION

  • Spread the word that sports done right creates BETTER ATHLETES, BETTER PEOPLE
    • PCA supports positive coaching which values winning, but more importantly values teaching life lessons and building character through an emphasis on effort, mastery, resilience, teamwork, humility, hard work, and generosity
    • PCA stands up against a win-at-all-cost mentality in youth and high school sports
    • PCA helps keep kids in sports - 70% quit sports by age 13, mostly because it just isn’t fun anymore
    • PCA’s works with youth sports organizations, schools, colleges and universities to provide training and resources for parents, coaches, leaders and student-athletes to put everyone on the same page with the ultimate goal of giving everyone a positive, character-building sports experience
  • Move PCA-New England and its programs forward
  • Increase PCA-New England’s impact
  • Ensure PCA-New England’s strategic and financial growth
  • Help build an even stronger network of PCA-New England philanthropic supporters
  • Use the power of sports done right to develop character and leadership among young New England athletes
  • Have fun while giving back

BENEFITS

  • Give back to the sports you love
  • Seize the opportunity to make change, contributing your ideas about how to do sports better
  • Socialize and make connections with Associate Board members from many fields who share a passion for sports
  • Meet and interact with PCA-New England’s Executive Board
  • Gain access to PCA functions with members of the New England business community and sports celebrities
  • With a donation of $50, receive an exclusive PCA “Better Athletes, Better People” workout shirt

COMMITMENT

  • Attend 4 – 6 meetings/events per year - meetings will often be scheduled around events such as Boston Breakers, Boston Cannons, Red Sox, or college games; PCA workshops; PCA fundraisers; networking events; a kickball tournament; or a gear drive to support a partner in need
  • Make a modest annual financial contribution and/or support PCA-New England’s fundraising efforts
  • Some of the ways you can support PCA
    • Assist in the implementation of PCA-New England’s award programs for coaches and student-athletes
    • Volunteer at fundraisers in support of PCA-New England and partners in underserved communities
    • Attend and give feedback on PCA workshops and partners’ sporting events
    • Introduce PCA to coaches or leaders at youth sports organizations, schools, colleges or universities

QUESTIONS AND HOW TO JOIN
Contact Beth O’Neill Maloney, PCA-NE Executive Director at 617 460-5181 or beth_maloney@positivecoach.org

With a donation* of $50 or more, receive an exclusive PCA “Better Athletes, Better People” workout shirt
*Make twice the difference: Check with your employer to see if they will match your donation!

To be a part of the PCA-New England Associate Board - Please Apply Here