Coaches Sports Philosophy Network
CSPN Mission Statement: “Encouraging a new generation of coaches to make an eternal impact on a new generation of athletes”.
While CSPN is primarily designed for coaches, anyone interested in developing a philosophy of athletics is welcome to join. Invite others to participate in the network!
***WE NEED YOUR HELP***
As an organization, we're embarking on a huge next step with the organization of TSPN, The Sports Philosophy Network! This is an exciting time to be a part of CSPN/TSPN, and we need your support to get this ball rolling.
Please take a few minutes to read this and contemplate the impact and the opportunity available to us all.
As we talked to people across the country about CSPN, it became apparent that a value-based philosophy of sports was needed not just for coaches, but for all those associated with sports, including athletes, officials, organizational leaders, parents, and the general fan base. This broader vision led to the creation of The Sports Philosophy Network (TSPN), which aims to reach all stakeholder groups with the message that character in sports matters.
Over the next several weeks and months, we are working to get support so that TSPN can formally launch as a non-profit with paid staff who will then have the time to focus on what needs be done to move TSPN forward. We have identified a marketing agency to help us create branding, a logo, general marketing services, and a new custom built website and network platform for TSPN's long term future.
As initial members of CSPN, which has steadily grown since 2009 to over 500 members, we trust that you have both benefited from CSPN, and are excited about TSPN's future. We've not made a habit of asking for financial support thus far, and to date we've invested over $10,000 of our own personal funds to see CSPN have the impact that it has had and to keep the vision for TSPN moving forward. We are asking for your help now in two simple ways to help kick off TSPN's grassroots campaign:
We've made it super simple to give by launching a crowdfunding project through Crowdrise.com at www.crowdrise.com/tspn/fundraiser/cspn. All gifts are tax deductible. Please read about the Crowdrise project and forward the link to anyone you want.
We value your support moving forward and look forward to partnering with you to impact society with a sound, value-based philosophy of sport and competition that has a lasting impact on generations to come. There is a huge need, and therefore a huge opportunity for TSPN moving forward. We are very excited, and trust that you are as well.
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