Athletes’ Advantage Academy, Inc.

our 501(c)(3) Non-Profit serving Kern County since 2014

 

MISSION STATEMENT

Athletes’ Advantage Academy, Inc. is dedicated to radically optimizing human health, physical fitness, and athletic performance in our community through education, inspiration, and competition for individuals of all ages, stages, and abilities. Our mission is delivered through our three key programs:  1) scholarships and mentorships for student athletes; 2) fitness and wellness programs for veterans, military personnel and recruits, and first responders; and 3) inclusive programs and adaptive sports training for athletes with special needs.

 

VISION STATEMENT

Provide the city of Bakersfield with a comprehensive facility that will allow the community of Bakersfield to be the destination spot for local, national, and international educational and sporting events, while fulfilling the mission of promoting health and wellness for all individuals, providing a community for athletes, and promoting the inclusion revolution where all are welcome.

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A3 & ME

Your support provides support for athletic training, adaptive sports, and wellness programs for athletes with special needs in our inclusive environment. Athletes experience pride in their accomplishments alongside peers while becoming healthier as a result of their own actions. Our program empowers athletes, boosts confidence, and celebrates community. A3 has been a partner with Special Olympics Kern County for 4 years.

THE ACADEMY

Your support provides tuition scholarships to A3 Academy for student athletes! $1,500 funds one annual scholarship, which provides performance training for athletic development, nutritional education, mentorship, guidance to navigate college recruitment, and ongoing educational support and workshops to ensure academic and life success. This program is the catalyst for everything we do and was the idea that started it all. Since day one, we have been committed to providing exceptional, dynamic, and safe training for athletes of all ability levels and we give athletes the opportunity to train and learn even when family income does not allow it.

A3 SHIELD

Your support funds our program for Veterans, Military service members, & First Responders. Through health, fitness, and competition, we provide a positive community for our local heroes. This program began in 2014 when A3 offered no-cost athletic training to Military Recruits to prepare them for Active Duty, and has expanded to provide Veterans with non-clinical transitional assistance into the general population.