Welcome Nesta Felix To BYSC

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Backyard Sports Cares will like to introduce our new board member Nesta Felix. She is a native of St. Lucia and is currently the Executive Director of New Flex Foundation, a dynamic organization that provides mentoring services to underserved youth in Mt. Vernon and Westchester County. Nesta also serves as the head varsity basketball coach for the Yeshiva University Women’s team. Nesta has been involved in building youth leaders since her undergraduate years at Iona College where she worked for the local YMCA as an on site program coordinator. In 2009 as part of her MBA thesis Nesta launched the New Flex Foundation.

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Backyard Sports Cares Celebrates Family Fun Day at Purchase College

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On Sunday, December 8th, Backyard Sports Cares Plus families, coaches, and our volunteers from local area schools spent the afternoon for a special day of sports fun!  The day kicked off with our USTA-backed Quick Start tennis program followed by a buffet lunch to re-charge for an afternoon of spirited sports activity in tennis, basketball, … Continue reading “Backyard Sports Cares Celebrates Family Fun Day at Purchase College”

Hamilton High School Students assist with after school program

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It didn’t come as a surprise that when I mentioned our potential involvement in Backyard Sports, my “Peers as Leaders (PAL)” and Community Health students jumped at the chance. What did pleasantly surprise me was the dedication and excitement they showed to the program and its young students each and every week. Backyard Sports is … Continue reading “Hamilton High School Students assist with after school program”