Category Archives: Grassroots

BYUtv

BYUtv and Street Soccer USA – a convergence of entrepreneurship

We came across a wonderful story told at BYUtv regarding our friends at Street Soccer USA. In this short (8-minute) but very moving and inspiring piece, we learn about the individuals who…

Twinned Peace

Twinned Peace Sport Schools Project Commences its 9th Year

One of the most commonly heard phrases at this time of year when it comes to New Year hopes and wishes is “peace on earth.” Sure, that would be great but understandably,…

Veterans Day 2011

Veterans Day – A day of recognition, a lifetime of support

We have written before about recognition of certain causes, e.g. Breat Cancer Awareness, that entail a dedicated period of heightened attention (in that case, October). We have applauded those efforts…

SCRUM

Kickstarting a SCRUM

I was watching some Australian Rules Football late last night – hey, I needed something to watch! – and was taken with the event taking place. I think it was…

Stop Sports Injuries

Stop sports injuries, keep playing and loving the game

We want kids playing sports, engaged in physical activity. The reasons are plentiful, most of them covered here at Sports Doing Good multiple times. Unfortunately, each year we are seeing…

Coaching for success on and off the field – Joe Ehrmann

Coaching for success on and off the field – Joe Ehrmann helps get our priorities right

We came across a story about a former NFL player who has established himself as both a thought-leader and an action-leader when it comes to the development of young people…

FONDAPS

Patrice Millet, a CNN hero for kids, soccer, and doing good.

We came across the story of Patrice Millet, who has had to fight off cancer not once, but twice. A gentleman who lives in one of the poorest countries in…

Final logo coach

Save (Sports and) Service Summer Mobilization Campaign

We had a chance to reconnect with friends from Up2Us and the Sport and Development Project (Brown University) this past week in New York. The night was full of fun…

Grassroots Hoyas

Grassroots (fill in your school, location, etc.) sports, development, etc.

We came across a story that captures a number of ideas that we often see individually in stories. The interesting thing was how these individual ideas were found in one…

Soap Box Derby

Soap Box Derby – the special stories come at you…fast. Be ready on July 23!

The day after we watched a very moving piece from E:60 involving a family that is truly committed to the soap box derby, we received an email from someone involved…