AHA inspires leaders to address complex social issues by using the power and appeal of sport. 


Athletes Helping Athletes (AHA) has been designing and delivering educational programs for students, athletes, coaches, officials and administrators for 30 years to help families, schools and communities address complex social issues.

AHA’s innovative programs, including the Student Athlete Leadership Team (SALT) Program and the Sports Parenting Education Program (SPEP), emphasize the positive elements and innumerable life lessons of the sports experience.

Since 1984, more than 600,000 students, children, coaches and educators in the U.S. and Canada have benefited from AHA programs that promote positive life lessons and a healthy sports environment.

AHA is committed to highlighting the positive influence that sports can have on society.


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