Our ground breaking eHoops programme, designed in partnership with our founding university partner the Ulster University, brings hope to young people in local communities across Northern Ireland.
Working alongside the Ulster Sports Outreach (USO) our Victory Scholars gain access to schools under a development structure that allows them to work with young people who may have disengaged with education. Our Victory Scholars have been providing , basketball coaching, golf coaching, multi sport coaching, health related physical activity and raising aspirations through our specifically designed Victory Assemblies.
Sport can be enjoyed by anyone regardless of their ability and age should also not be a restriction or barrier to participation. Here at Sport Changes Life we aim to improve people’s day to day lifestyles by using sport as a tool for engagement, delivering this programme in nursing homes, independent living areas and church groups.
Our aim is to try and make an impact on people’s lives by reducing the feeling of isolation and loneliness whilst generally bringing a bit of happiness to our older generation, connecting them with our youth (cross-generational), Victory Scholars and Sport Mentors through organised sporting activity.
Our highly skilled team of Sport Mentors and Victory Scholars have been guided throughout their lives by influential mentors and the one thing they all agree on is that ‘mentors win by turning up.’ Our unique one to one mentoring programme (Future 4) aims to raise the aspirations of young people by helping them investigate viable options for development, building confidence and skills and supporting them in life decisions. Not every young person has the confidence to enrol on our programmes, in the form of a group setting. Equally they still require the same support as others and the one to one mentoring service allows this to happen.
Our ground breaking victory-scholarship programme, designed in partnership with our founding university partner the Ulster University, brings hope to young people in local communities across Northern Ireland.