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The 18th Ward exists to increase youth access to sports by eliminating barriers to participation. We work with youth from ages 3-24. Everyone is welcome to play with us regardless of gender, race, income or neighborhood. We provide high quality programs and trained coaches to make sure kids have fun and learn the foundational skills to feel successful in sports.

What you do

Service learning students will coach alongside our veteran coaches to support athletes ages 3-12 years old in our youth sports programs offered 6 days a week.

What you learn

Our Coaching Pathways program extends our pipeline of leadership development opportunities.


School-Aged Children (K-12th grade)

Preservice Requirements

Background Check

Contact Information

Janeicia Neely
Program Director

Location Address
3871 Duplessis St.
New Orleans, LA 70119