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Together, we can give millions of kids from underserved communities safe places to grow, thrive and build confidence for life.

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Soccer for Success

Soccer is more than a game. Our program uses soccer to improve children’s physical and mental health and overall well-being in underserved communities.

After-School Option

Led by trained coach-mentors, this program teaches soccer fundamentals alongside critical social, emotional, and life skills. The result? Healthier and happier kids and communities.

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In-School Option

Designed for K-8 classroom or physical education teachers, our curriculum provides educators with lessons, skills, and strategies to get kids active while teaching them the basics of physical health.

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Independent studies show that our after-school program improves health outcomes and leads to improved social and emotional well-being.

  • 700,000+children have built positive skills through our program
  • 88%of kids are better teammates in group activities
  • 86%of youth show positive behaviors like staying in school
  • 83%of youth adopt healthier, more active habits

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Program Components

  • Children get the recommended 60 minutes of moderate-to-vigorous  physical activity during each session.

  • Children learn how to stay healthy in body and mind with fun and engaging activities.

  • The program provides families with information to help them live healthier lifestyles and nurture their child’s personal growth.

  • Coaches are trained as mentors who teach soccer and help kids build confidence and critical life skills.

  • The program provides spaces that are physically and emotionally safe for students.

A Life Program

Program participants, parents, and coach-mentors share what Soccer for Success means to them.

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    “Soccer for Success has helped my son live a more active and healthier life. It has helped him make new friends and have more confidence in himself.”