Many veterans have told me the first six months is what really matters. They are referring to the immediate time when they have finished their tours of duty and returned home to civilian life. During these first six months stateside, our military veterans must navigate a unique and often intense form of culture shock.
Coach Across America program is dedicated to promoting girls participation in sports. This year we celebrate the 30th annual National Girls & Women in Sports Day, a national observance celebrating the extraordinary achievements of women and girls in sports.
Allegations that military spending might have been misused by professional sports only highlights the need to double down on our investments that translate into real impact on the lives of our military heroes.
America has an epidemic of youth violence that must be addressed. If we don't put some of the responsibility on our public schools to tackle the impact of this violence, then we have few alternatives for addressing it at the scope that is required.
Sports programs must be inclusive of all youth, and coaches must be trained to value and promote diversity and inclusion. We simply cannot afford to have any child drop out of sports based on prejudice.
“It’s almost like a civil rights movement."
Having spent my career in sports-based youth development, the most difficult part of my job is convincing donors that funding
It's a new initiative that the Miami Heat helps fund.