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More than just games. The Center supports Up2Us with scientific research, assessment, and training. learn more


Nikita Whitlock of the New York Giants Joins Up2Us Sports as Ambassador

This week, Up2Us Sports has announced the addition of Nikita Whitlock to their group of athlete ambassadors. The versatile player has been called to play on both sides of the ball and special teams for the 2011 Super ...

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INFOGRAPHIC: Why Girls Aren’t Playing Sports and Why They Should Be

Up2Us Sports and its Coach Across America are dedicated to promoting girls participation when it comes to playing and coaching sports.  Today we celebrate the 30th annual National Girls & Women in Sports Day, a nation...

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Six Years, Six Accomplishments

Paul Caccamo Founder & CEO Up2Us Sports This week marks the sixth anniversary of Up2Us Sports. This organization was founded to create a movement in America that asks all of us to rethink how we view sports and its ro...

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February, 4

Q&A with Sam Sommers: Co-author of This is Your Brain on Sports

Sports is a powerful tool for youth development because there are so many ways in which it mirrors life. Participants learn to work with other people, solve problems creatively, try new things, keep doing things even when it’s difficult – all skills that can help them off the field. Tufts University...

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January, 26

Coach Across America: Female Wrestling Coach Shines in a Male-Dominated Sport

Even though wrestling is primarily a male-dominated sport, Unique Jones does not let that stand in her way. Coach Unique has served as a Coach Across America coach for the past year, teaching young girls the ins-and-outs of the sport of wrestling. Typically not a female-centered sport, wrestling has...

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