“Athlete Helping Athletes highlights the life lessons and skills inherent in sport so that young people can experience the true value of athletic participation.”
The Mets’ Daniel Murphy with fifth graders and Student Leaders from Long Beach, NY
Athletes Helping Athletes (AHA) is an organization of helping professionals, professional athletes and high profile amateur athletes dedicated to promoting activities for young athletes that highlight the life lessons and skills inherent in sport so that they can experience the benefits and true value of athletic participation.
Through the Student Athlete Leadership Team (SALT), AHA trains and prepares high school student athlete leaders to address complex social issues within their communities. In addition, AHA promotes educational programming for parents and coaches emphasizing the importance of their participation in the development of the young athlete.
AHA’s mission is to inspire leadership through sport, while addressing social issues such as life skills, sportsmanship and civility, substance abuse prevention, violence prevention and physical activity.