Former Whitecaps Captain
“A key component in youth development is to teach kids how to be good teammates, good leaders, and good people — in addition to technical skills. Play Better teaches all of these things.”
Midfield, Vancouver Whitecaps FC
"I'm really excited to be a Team Play Better member. This program is amazing and offers an authentic way to improve youth sporting culture at the grassroots level. Coaches get on it!"
Forward, Canadian Women's National team member
"Play Better gives kids the opportunity to play the sports they are passionate about for a cause greater than themselves."
Current, TSN Analyst
"Play Better is the first of it's kind. It educates kids about the values of helping others while learning how to become technically proficient soccer players."
Current, FOX soccer analyst
Defender, Minnesota United, NASL
"Soccer touches all corners of the Earth and it has the power to affect the most people and youth."
Defender, Carolina RailHawks, NASL
"Soccer is a connector, it's the world's game. Through soccer you can educate on many levels."
Midfield, Washington Spirit
"Kids need to play lots of different sports. Playing other sports connected me to friends outside of the soccer world."
Founder, Changing the Game Project
"Many organizations preach values but their actions don't match their words. Play Better holds accountability to people's actions in such an authentic way."
Defense, Houston Dash
"Play Better creates better playing conditions and overall youth development for kids."
Current Host for KICK TV
"We need to keep kids in sport. The kids I played with growing up are still my closest friends today."
Founder of Our Game Magazine
"Playing for something bigger than yourself is huge. Play Better helps kids get outside of their little world, it's amazing."
Midfield, Washington Spirit
"Everyone talks about wanting to make a difference in the world. Play Better helps kids do this while becoming better players."
Connecting Teams And Their Heroes
Play better connects young athletes with their role models who support them in their goals on and off the field. Through Chimp, young teams set up their page and decide on a charity to contribute to, and star athletes take notice! Through Chimp and Play Better, athletes contribute to youth sports teams achieving their goals, send inspiring messages, and connect with them, encouraging growth in young athletes.
Through Chimp, youth teams set up their page and decide on a charity to support…
…and as youth teams reach their goals, they are rewarded by Team Play Better athletes!
Team Play Better athletes send inspiring messages and encouragement to teams to reach their goals.
Team Play Better member Jay DeMerit
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