The NCAA and CSS that show the overwhelming statistics that our Nations Athletes won't go on to be Professional Athletes. Even if they do become Professionals, every Athlete will need to transition to a new healthy physical activity.
- "Many High School students play sports – both girls and boys. Those that are good, start to think they could play their sport at a College level. It's NOT that easy. The truth is, most High School Athletes won't get the opportunity to play. Have you ever stopped to consider what the chances are of earning a Scholarship to play College Baseball, Basketball or even Football? Not only must you be TOPS in your sport, you also need to be a good Student because your grades and test scores are vital to your chances of landing a Scholarship.
- The National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) has compiled the aforementioned chart that estimates the probability of High School Athletes competing in College Athletics.
- 69% of girls & 75% of boys in the United States participate in organized & Team sports, according to the 2008 report titled "Go Out and Play. Participation in Team or Organized Sports" conducted by the Women's Sports Foundation. Between 2006 & 2007, approximately 7,342,910 boys & girls participated in High School sports while youth participation in sports continues to rise, 15% have never participated in sports.
- According to The Center for Kids First, 30 million to 40 million children get involved in organized sports in the course of a year.
- The President's Council on Physical Fitness & Sports reports that the percentage of overweight youth ages 6 to 19 has tripled since 1980. Furthermore, physical activity provides real health benefits for children & teens. www.education.com finds that sports participants learn to cooperate with their Teammates, take instruction from Coaches as well as follow the three P's - PATIENCE-PRACTICE & PERSISTENCE,