Open Field’s youth programs aren’t just about scoring goals; they’re about building strong, resilient young leaders through intentionally designed programs that leverage the transformational power of sport.
We champion the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals, helping youth thrive holistically.
Through our Girls’ Program, we push for gender equality, challenging societal expectations.
We provide on-the-job training and employment opportunities with our Youth Leader program and the Global Soccer league.
Active soccer participation bolsters physical well-being, emphasizing health’s pivotal role for youth.
Open Field’s youth programs are rooted in Positive Youth Development (PYD). Through the lens of team sport, we apply evidence-based practices to achieve results that create positive impact on and off the field.
Youth reported Open Field coach mentors help them feel safe and supported
Youth ages 6-18 engaged in Social Emotional Learning on the soccer field in 2022.
of youth reported Open Field coach mentors support them to envision their future
Student athletes enrolled at Community College of Allegheny County
We’re actively building a global community of youth from all around the world.
Here is a snapshot of the countries of origin of youth in our programs.
Countries Represented at Open Field
Afghanistan, Bhutan, Burundi, Cameroon, Congo, Guatemala, Honduras, Iraq, Kenya, Mexico, Nepal, Nicaragua, Nigeria, Russia, Rwanda, Somalia, Syria, Tanzania, Turkey, Turkmenistan, Uganda, and the United States