Courageous has maintained a contract with the Detroit Public Schools providing Baseball and Track & Field since 2013. Courageous manages coaches, players, transportation, uniforms & athletic venues for participating Detroit Public Schools.
The Courageous Baseball program serves 8 elementary schools & 6 middle schools reaching 250 kids per year. Learn more about baseball.
The Courageous Track & Field Program serves 8 middle schools reaching 250 kids per year. Learn more about Track & Field.
This year, we will be adding Air Force Football to the DPS Athletics program
All youth participating in Courageous DPS Athletics
1. maintain a 2.0 GPA
2. submit bi-weekly progress reports to coaches
3. keep a record free of school suspension
75 % of youth will improve their attendance by 50% after first year
40% of youth will show improvements in their socialization skills
60% of youth will report increase self esteem
75% of parent will report satisfation with program
50% of youth will demonstarate improvemnt in athletic skils
STARTS APRIL 2019
The DPS Courageous Inc. Baseball League involves several elementary and middle school baseball teams. The goal is to improve physical activity for Detroit Public Elementary and Middle School children while learning the fundamentals of baseball. We aim to keep our youth active through the sport of baseball in addition to teaching them team work, self confidence, and healthy living. Current DPS schools include:
Elementary - Bates, FLICS, Gardner, Harms, Munger, Pastuer, Pulaski, Schultze
Middle - Bates, Burton, Earhart, Garvey, Henderson, Ludington
If you are interested in bringing Courageous Baseball to your school, contact us.
TRACK & FIELD
STARTS APRIL 2019
The DPS Courageous Inc. Track & Field League involves several elementary and middle school track & field teams. The goal is to improve physical activity for Detroit Public Elementary and Middle School children while learning the fundamentals of track & field. We aim to keep our youth active by teaching them team work, self confidence, and healthy living. Current DPS schools include:
Middle - Blackwell, Bunche, Burton International, Golightly, Ludington, Thirkell
If you are interested in bringing Courageous Track & Field to your school, contact us.
AIR FORCE FOOTBALL
Courageous is proud to launch Air Force Football in 2016.
Please check for updates about our Air Force Football Leagues.
Air Force Football Rules:
May only take 2 steps with the ball in your possession.
Must give the person with the ball two feet to throw ball.
May only have possession of the ball for 3 seconds.
May only advance the ball with completed passes.
Once there is an incomplete pass, the other team takes possession.
The game starts with a “throw-off” to the other team.
Defense is the team trying to prevent the offense from scoring.