Golden Goals: Careers in Sport
In this workshop students will engage with a panel of professionals in different sport-related careers.
Ben Gucciardi, Anthony Eggleton, Craig Smith
Founder, Soccer Without Borders
Ben is the founder of Soccer Without Borders, an international organization that uses soccer as a vehicle for positive change, providing under-served youth with a toolkit to overcome obstacles to growth, inclusion, and personal success He has more then 15 years experience in sports based youth-development.
In 2015, Ben was named a Champion of Change by the White House for World Refugee Day, recognizing his significant contribution to lives of refugee youth transitioning to life in the United States. He has received awards from the NSCAA, the Oakland Mayor’s office and Lehigh University. He has served as a consultant for leading sports based youth-development organizations in the US, Europe, Zambia and South Africa.
Owner, Advanced Sports Training Institute
Pro Basketball Player,
Board Member, YES4
Anthony Eggleton has been training High School and College level athletes for the past 30 years. Olympic athletes, High School and College All-Americans, NFL and Professional Basketball players have all worked under the tutelage of one of the most creative sports performance coaches in the country. His strength training and off –court / field drills dramatically improve foot speed and agility, overall strength and optimal conditioning levels for all athletes. His expertise has allowed him to train players from around this country and abroad.