NCYS Executive Director on Championship Thinking in Sports

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About NCYS

Enhancing the Youth Sports Experience

Member Benefits The National Council of Youth Sports (NCYS) comprises the who's who in the youth sports industry. Its membership represents more than 200 organizations/corporations serving 60,000,000 boys and girls registered in organized youth sports programs.

The NCYS reach is broad and deep into the grassroots of America's heartland. Our programs are 100% local community-based with a passion to create a better, more wholesome society in America. We are well-known for our advocacy in promoting healthy lifestyles and safe environments for stronger neighborhoods and communities.

Member Benefits:

  • Be an active part of a powerful, unified, national voice that advocates the values and preserves the integrity of organized youth sports.
  • Further your education; complete the respected NCYS Certified Sports Administrator program. Receive the prestigious CSA designation!
  • Take advantage of the most credible, reliable, comprehensive, affordable and complete background screening program services with the National Center for Safety Initiatives.
  • Participate and reap the rewards from the STRIVE Awards: Sports Teach Respect, Initiative, Values and Excellence.
  • Receive program discounts and benefits while being part of a membership representing more than 60-million registered participants in organized youth sports.
  • Contribute to futuristic studies and research: NCYS Report on Trends and Participation in Organized Youth Sports.
  • Rally together as the NCYS voice on Capitol Hill advocating key legislative issues that influence and strengthen the youth sports industry.
  • Attend the NCYS Leadership Training Conference to stretch your knowledge and enhance your opportunities through nationally recognized speakers, influential corporate contacts and sports dignitaries.
  • Share organization management and leadership ideas with the "who's who in youth sports."

Credibility, integrity and vigilant visibility have remained at the core of everything we do for our members and our industry. NCYS is unique and we pride ourselves on living up to our Strategic Plan as well as being respected by our members, the media, the government, corporate America and the leaders in and around our industry. The NCYS members are the gatekeepers, the key decision-makers, the power of influence and behavior, and the advocates for valued youth sports participation.

NCYS is the largest known organization in America representing youth-serving industry. No other sport organization in America reaches more grassroots participants than the combined membership of the NCYS. Our reason to exist is to enhance the youth sports experience in America for today and for generations to come!

Please take advantage of the "gold standard" resources provided for you throughout this website. If you are already a member of NCYS, we thank you for your loyal support. If you are not yet member, please consider joining our team Together we are a powerhouse of positive influence for youth sports and a safer, more wholesome society.