The Heritage Youth Sports Foundation encourages youth development by providing opportunities for personal and athletic growth. The Heritage Foundation promotes sportsmanship, self-esteem, and the development of life skills through engaging youth in sports while providing a safe, healthy, positive environment where the youth of our community can learn the fundamentals of sports.
To promote sportsmanship, teamwork and cultural interaction through sporting competition
To provide the highest quality athletic programs for Minnesota's young people
Set goals that are worthy of their time, energy and focus.
Achieve a sense of accomplishment and self-esteem and learn valuable leadership skills.
Establish personal standards of excellence.
Unite in group goals and common commitment.
Build skills in empathy, humility, generosity and compassion.
Learn life lessons both on and off the field of play
Programming consists of two separate grade-specific modules:
1. The Team Path (boys’ and girls’ grades K-3 & 4-6)
Programming combines sport and academic instruction to encourage healthy emotional growth, physical fitness, and social diversity.Participants receive integrated instruction from certified coaches, combining the fundamental elements of athletics with instruction in basic physics, math, and reading skills.
Groups: K-6 Academy, 4-6 Academies
Core Values: Diversity, Teamwork, Respect, Self-Confidence, Academics, Health & Wellness
2. The Leadership Path (boys’ and girls’ grades 7-12)
Programming combines sport and academic instruction to encourage higher learning, leadership, and civic engagement. Certified trainers, coaches, and referees deliver an athletic and academic curriculum that is integrated to match the participant’s interests in either coaching, refereeing or leadership. Participants receive integrated instruction combining sport specific rules and coaching with instruction in physics, math, reading, cognitive thinking, and conflict resolution. Our young referees and young interns will bolster their training through real game-time experiences with Team Path participants. Additionally, participants will develop partnerships with MN colleges and workforce development agencies.
Groups: Athleadership, Young Referees Academy, Phase One
Core Values: Academics, Leadership, Mentoring, Diversity, Teamwork, Respect, Self-Confidence, Health & Wellness.
North Area Soccer Academy
North Area Basketball Academy
North Area Wrestling Academy
North Area FootballAcademy
Speed and Agility Training
ACT Prep/College Readiness
Phase One Mentoring
Family Fit Camp
City of Minneapolis
One Minneapolis Fund
Collaborative Public Safety Strategies
Jerry Gambles Boys and Girls Club of the Twin Cities
Camp Fresh at Creakview
Lacreche Early Childhood Center
21st Century Academy
TC Sol Futsal