Welcome to the Network section for the BYSI website!
In this section explore papers, studies, and statistics focused on the role that youth sports play in youth development, health, and after-school. Find practical, free, and applicable assessments and outcome tools and best practice tips. Discover more about the theoretical foundations for the BYSI network model and nonprofit networks. Enjoy!
BYSI in Action
Click here to learn more about the many ways that the BYSI is involved in the community!
Communication and Information Distribution
Building & supporting sustainable intermediaries
Identifying, encouraging and strengthening small clusters
Bringing in new/external resources to the network
Come visit our most popular page! On this page is a complete listing of employment opportunities in the Boston youth sports and recreation sector. Listed are youth sport jobs, positions with youth sport organizations and positions with youth sport supporters. Jobs are updated weekly and are always current. If you have a job opening you would like posted (for free), firstname.lastname@example.org .
Learn more about trainings for youth sports coaches and managers and events that impact the youth sports community. Two different types of events are posted: youth sport events and trainings and youth sport professional development opportunities. Trainings and events are updated weekly and are always current.
This collection of links connects you to organizations that seek to improve after-school programs both locally and nationally. You will also find after-school resources and activities. Examples include:
- Massachusetts 2020 is expanding after-school and summer learning opportunities for youth in Massachusetts
- The After-School Alliance is raising awareness and advocating for affordable after-school options for all youth
It is time to get youth sports off of the sidelines! Organiza tions, initiatives, laws and coalitions listed on this page are dedicated to increasing, improving, and promoting access to physical activity and youth sports. Here are some examples:
Learn more about coalitions locally and across the country that are having a real impact on youth sports. These alliances use partnerships with communities, schools, local governments, private corporations, and extended networks to increase and enhance participation opportunities for youth and amateur athletes in sports. Examples include: