Phillylacrosse.com, Posted 7/26/15
From Press Release
NXTsports and the Black Women in Sports Foundation are pleased to announce that they will host a City Sports Education Day on Wednesday, July 29 at Universal Daroff Charter School at 5630 Vine Street in Philadelphia.
The free City Sports Education Day will feature more than 150 children in grades K-8. The children will go through NXT’s Cradle Lacrosse, Trashcan Lacrosse, SPARK Field Hockey and NXTsoccer clinics from 8-11 a.m.
“It’s a great opportunity for kids and clinics are a great opportunity to continue to try to develop and support coaches, especially African-American coaches,” said BWSF Founder and President Tina Sloan-Green, the legendary Temple University women’s lacrosse coach. “We’re excited to have someone come in from the outside in NXT to collaborate, too. We need to make a genuine difference and we have to start early with kids and we have people who are passionate about what they’re doing.”
The City Sports Education Day is the first urban clinic in the partnership between NXT and BWSF and helps expose children in the city of Philadelphia to a multitude of athletic opportunities that they might not usually have the opportunity to be a part of.
“We’re really looking forward to growing the game in the city,” NXT Director of Education Dylan Brown said. “Tine is one of the most respected coaches in college sports history, but what’s even more impressive is the work that she’s done to help so many kids get exposed to sport so they might be able to have the opportunities that she had. We couldn’t be more excited to partner with BWSF and we think it’ll be a great day to have kids come out and learn new sports.”