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Coastal Squash | Yungpost
Jul201317

 

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Description: Using squash to ensure kids stay in school. Coastal Squash, located in British Columbia and derived off Squash Busters, works with inner city youth throughout their lower, middle, and high school career. The foundation encourages its participants to stay in the program until he or she has graduated from high school.

Its Mission: Coastal Squash aims to promote academic, athletic, and personal growth through a program of squash instruction, academic tutoring, and community service opportunities.

Its Goals:

A
cademic Goals

  • Increase the probability of high school graduation by providing academic support and instilling discipline
  • Increase test scores
  • Increase in-class performance and grades
  • Increase the potential for participants to pursue secondary and post-secondary education

Athletic/Fitness Goals

  • Create competent squash players who know and enjoy the game
  • Build self-confidence, and encourage good sportsmanship
  • Increase athleticism, and overall physical health

Personal Goals

  • Teach the value of commitment
  • Build motivation, through an engaging environment for learning
  • Teach students to take responsibility for their own actions
  • Expand/enrich the participants’ life experience

(Information courtesy of Coastal Squash)

 

If you are interested and want to know more, visit http://www.coastalsquash.org/

Matt Souza