ATLANTA, GA (Sept. 25, 2018) –Atlanta Sport and Social Club (ASSC), the City’s largest adult sports league provider, announced today a new partnership with Soccer in the Streets, a not-for-profit that empowers underserved youth through sports-based training, character development, mentoring, and employability programs, to raise $50,000 in support of underserved youth sports-based programs in metro Atlanta.
Through this partnership, ASSC will program adult pickup games, soccer leagues, and tournaments at the recently unveiled StationSoccer West End soccer fields to raise funds in support of Soccer in the Streets mission to empower underserved youth through sport-based programs.
Games are scheduled to begin on Tuesday, Oct. 2, with player sign-up available now. Individuals 18 and older can sign-up for the weekly pick-up games for $5 per session by visiting www.atlantasportandsocialclub.com. Additional leagues and tournaments will be announced in coming weeks.
“The funds raised as part of this partnership will help open up the game of soccer to more kids in Atlanta than ever before,” said Kevin Cregan, President and Founder of Atlanta Sport and Social Club. “Atlanta Sport and Social Club is full of members that are passionate about causes like this. Now, they will get to enjoy the sport while raising money and supporting their community.”
"We're excited about working with Atlanta Sport and Social Club,” said Phil Hill, Executive Director of Soccer in the Streets. “Not only will this help raise money for youth programs but having club members participate as volunteers in our leadership training will take our kids another step closer to being employment ready.”
About Atlanta Sport and Social Club:
ASSC is Atlanta’s leading provider of adult sports leagues, social events, and corporate outings. Founded in the Fall of 2012, ASSC now hosts over 50,000 active, young professionals annually between its sports leagues and social events programming. ASSC exists to create relationships through organized sports and activities, with a mission to get 100,000 adults off the couch and involved in their community. For more information about Atlanta Sport and Social Club or follow us on Instagram and Facebook"
About Soccer in the Streets:
Soccer in the Streets empowers underserved youth through sports-based training, character development, mentoring, and employability programs. Our organization serves in a holistic and comprehensive way. Reaching kids on the field, in small-group classroom sessions, through hands-on experiences and activities, and participation in youth leadership councils. Equal access to quality soccer training and educational opportunities, as well as leveling the playing field across the board, are also key elements in our core mission. Our organization is behind the construction and programming of the first soccer field inside a metro hub – ‘StationSoccer’, an innovation recognized worldwide. For more information about Soccer in the Streets, visit www.soccerstreets.org, or follow us on Twitter at @soccerstreets and Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/soccerstreets/.