Play. Lead.

We envision a world where youth from marginalized communities have access to opportunities and skills they need to succeed.

Through soccer, we promote leadership and life skills, girls’ empowerment, post-secondary education, and community development.

More than a Game


Healthy physical activity
Games and competitions
Safe spaces


Skill-building activities
Employment opportunity


Role models
Community service
Life-changing experiences

Our Programs

Youth Program

Our youth program is dedicated to cultivating future leaders and using soccer as a tool for personal and community development.

Girls Program

Our Girls Program emphasizes mentorship, inspiring leadership, and building self-esteem and confidence.

College Program

The program is designed to help these youths earn their associate degrees, with pathways to enter the job market or pursue bachelor’s degrees, using the unifying and motivating power of soccer as a key tool in their academic and professional journey.

Africa Programs

Over the course of twelve years, from 2010 to 2022, Open Field implemented year-round sport-based youth development programming for thousands of youths in the Southwest and Northwest Regions of Cameroon. 

Our College Program

Open Field’s newest program’s season is underway!
Come support the college team in action this month, and follow their journey as they strive for success both on and off the field.

2023 Annual Report

It was another incredible year for Open Field.
Check out our 2023 Annual Report webpage to learn more about our impact.

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It was another incredible year for Open Field! Check out our Annual Report to learn more about our impact in Pittsburgh and West Africa.