NAE to Partner with USCA and NCCA to Help Build Youth Character (Posted November 18, 2010)

The National Association of Entrepreneurship announced this week that the will co-sponsor a program know as Community Stars. This program will be run in conjunction with the National Coaches of Character Association and the United States Coaches Association.

“We recognize the important role coaches and athletics can play in student athletes’ lives. The right coach with the right tools can affect individuals, a team, or a community,” says Mike Orazen, NCCA Board Member and FireDex COO. “Being able to help deliver great programs through the generous support of NAE members will change lives.”

Community Stars grants will be available to municipalities, counties, school districts, special-purpose districts, tribal governments, and other public entities, as well as non-profits and community groups working with student athletes, age pre-K through college. They must also have a pre-selected vendor or program plan in place to make an application.

“We see tremendous coaches everyday who are dedicated to lifting up a generation,” say’s Mary Herrick, Executive Director of USCA. “Being able to help them implement programs that build life long character in their athletes is so important. We are pleased to be partnered with NAE to do just that.”

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