Since 2012, Coaching Corps has been fueling a movement of skilled coaches to give kids of color living in low-income communities the sports mentors they want and deserve. By partnering with over 600 afterschool programs across the country, Coaching Corps has provided more than 200,000 young people with the opportunity to play sports under the guidance of a caring, well-trained coach. Informed by the latest research on youth character development, Coaching Corps trains coaches to foster persistence, optimism, and empathy in kids, providing coaches with the ongoing support they need to ensure children in under-resourced communities learn skills that last lifetimes. Learn more about Coaching Corps at www.CoachingCorps.org.
PCA and Coaching Corps both work to increase access to high-quality coaches trained in developing social/emotional skills and improving health outcomes for youth and help young people become the best version of themselves.