Leaders In Training Sports Ciriculum
Sport Management: Youth will be mentored by professionals to learn the careers of team managers, athletic directors, sports agents and recruiters, marketing and PR professionals, and more.
Career Exploration: The youth will learn about themselves and the world of work. They and explore potentially satisfying occupations and develop effective strategies to realize their goals. Career exploration will include Financial Literacy, Banking, Sport Management: School, Collegiate and Professional, STEM Careers, Entrepreneurship, Education, Mass Communication and Business Administration.
College Pipeline: Through post-secondary enrichment activities, youth will be prepared for college readiness. LIT Sports will provide critical college success skills such as note taking, study skills, navigating the physical campus as well as learning the bureaucracy of institutions of higher education.
“Breaking Bread”: Conversations/dialogues about issues affecting our youth. The youth, we will work with, will benefit from our conversations and will also learn some important social skills, racial and cultural inclusion, tolerance through lunch or dinner, at an eatery, at a school or restaurant.
Health and Nutrition: Health, nutrition, and fitness programs help youth to understand the importance of eating right, physical fitness, being active, and practicing good hygiene. The youth will “Master” these basic health principles. Our program will place them on the right track to managing their long-term health.
Strength and Conditioning: Various fitness and physical activities that use exercise specifics to improve performance in athletic competition. This will help the youth with injury prevention and proper mechanics within their sports performances.
Sports Journalism: A form of journalism that reports on sports topics and events. The youth will be mentored on the many aspects of this genre and also complete various stories, pieces and projects while covering Philadelphia Public League Sports.