Coaching for College

Coaching for College

30 E. Canfield
Detroit, MI 48201

Contact Name
Pat Bridges
Program Director

Phone / Email
(313) 963-8916  |


Progam Description

Youth Development Commission along with partners, Detroit Public Schools, Education Achievement Authority, Detroit PAL, GradeCheck, Wayne State University VAC Training Program, Maximum Output Track Club, Fellowship of Christian Athletes, other local coaches as well as former college and retired professional athletes, announce a collaborative relationship to develop student athletes in Detroit and help them prepare for the next level through the Coaching for College initiative.
The Coaching for College program will:

  • Implement community standards for academic achievement and character development of student athletes
  • Train coaches to influence student achievement on and off the field,
    Build parent and student awareness,
    Establish ranking standards for overachieving programs
  • Promote health and wellness initiatives to help prevent or exacerbate injuries
  • Administer mini-grant funds to incentivize teams and programs that adhere to these standards.

Age Group
High School