You Go Girl is a sport development initiative that will expose field hockey to over a 1,000 young women and girls in urban or non-traditional communities
COLORADO SPRINGS, CO – USA Field Hockey today announced the addition of its latest sport development program, You Go Girl. You Go Girl is an initiative that will introduce field hockey to young women and girls, ages 10-18, in non-traditional or at-risk communities with the help of NCAA student-athletes. The You Go Girl initiative was awarded with a grant from the United States Olympic Committee’s Diversity and Inclusion program.
“We are excited to assist USA Field Hockey in growing the You Go Girl program to benefit young women from non-traditional and at-risk communities,” said Jason Thompson, director of diversity and inclusion for the USOC. “It is unique programs like You Go Girl that help build character and enhance diversity, while reinforcing the importance of a healthy lifestyle and higher education.” Continue reading →