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Mon Aug 01, 2016 - Mon Jul 31, 2017


1010 Common St.Suite 2533New Orleans, LA 70112


About the Coach Across America Program at Up2Us Sports

Up2Us Sports is a coalition of more than 1,200 nonprofit organizations that believe in the power of sports to fight childhood obesity, end academic failure, and reduce gang participation. Up2Us Sports’ flagship program is Coach Across America (CAA), a national coach/mentor program that places, trains, and supports coaches to provide meaningful experiences to youth in a variety of sports programs nationwide. More than 1,800 Coaches have provided opportunities for more than 284,000 youth to be active, learn skills, and stay out of trouble through sports.

Principal Duties and Responsibilities

CAA Coaches serving through PrivateCorps must complete their assigned term of service listed above not to exceed a 12 month period. During the term of service, the Coach will serve in a direct service role.

List specific site duties/functions to include the planning and facilitation of programs and activities for groups and/or individual youth.

Additionally, the National Direct CAA Coach will:

  • Encourage participants to gain and develop life skills, knowledge, and techniques through sport, using lessons learned at Up2Us Sports’ best in class training events
  • Perform data collection activities such as directed by your CAA Program Manager
  • Act as a role model, gaining the respect and trust of the community and youth served

CAA National Direct Coaches must complete the following requirements to ensure successful completion of the Coach Across America program:

  • Completion of the minimum required hours of service and training by last day of coach contract
  • Attendance at the CAA orientation
  • Completion of twice monthly America Learns reflection logs at an 80% level or higher
  • Completion of timesheets
  • Attendance at a day of service
  • Attend/participate in CAA trainings, meetings, and special initiatives
  • Attend Coach Training Institute (date to be announced by CAA Program Manager)

Uniform Policy:

Coaches must wear CAA branded t-shirts provided by Up2Us Sports when coaching and at program sessions and events


Good Match For


Requirements & Commitment

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 19
  • Orientation or Training
  • Up to a 900 hours - aprox. 10-25 hours per week
  • Training August 1st - 4th
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