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Beat the Streets Joins Amazon Smile

Who doesn't love a great excuse to shop? Now you can shop on Amazon and feel good about your purchases because Beat the Streets national is now registered as a charitable organization on AmazonSmile. AmazonSmile is a way for people already shopping through Amazon to donate to a charity of their choice through their purchase at no additional cost to [...]

September 28, 2022|News|

BTS Chicago Executive Director Mike Powell, named to Crain’s Chicago Business 2022 List

Beat the Streets National would like to  recognize and congratulate BTS Chicago's Executive Director and fearless leader, Mike Powell, who was recently named to Crain's Chicago Business 2022 list of "Notable Gen X Leaders in Sports." Mike Powell joins a terrific list of movers and shakers from the Bulls, White Sox, Blackhawks and more. The full list is available online and will be printed in [...]

September 28, 2022|News|

Penn’s focus on service and community partnerships helps the wrestling program unleash potential

August 11, 2022By Shannon Scovel | Article originally published on NCAA.comOn March 18, 2022, Penn’s CJ Composto took the mat against Olympian Stevan Micic at the NCAA tournament with All-American honors on the line. His nerves were high, the pressure was intense and everyone was watching. Micic, seeded No. 24 after a mixed season at 141 pounds, could have been [...]

August 12, 2022|News|

Exposing the Impact

July 11, 2022 By Gina Perry Beat the Streets National's very own Operations and Development Associate, Jon Guevara, was recently featured on A&E's short form series, "Voices Magnified," in which the channel highlighted a wide range of people making an impact in their communities, confronting challenges, and bringing people together. The collection of short clips provides a timely and [...]

July 18, 2022|News|

Beat the Streets National Duals

July 11, 2022 By Gina Perry On June 27th, about 200 Beat the Streets athletes from grades 7th-12th, hailing from nine cities across the country came together to meet in Chicago, Illinois for the very first Beat the Streets National Duals! Student athletes from nine accredited chapters enjoyed four action packed days of sightseeing, educational programming, high level clinics [...]

July 18, 2022|News|

CBS Features Beat the Streets National Duals

August 8, 2022 By Gina Perry Beat the Streets Chicago student athlete, Roy Phelps, was recently featured on a special segment on CBS News. Phelps admits before joining Beat the Streets, he believed wrestling was only done on WWE--a common misconception among society. With pain in his eyes, as he held back his tears, Phelps went on to share two of [...]

July 9, 2022|News|

Full Circle: Beat the Streets National Welcomes Jon Guevara

July 4, 2022By Gina PerryAfter a nationwide search for an Operations and Development Associate, Beat the Streets National is thrilled to announce Beat the Streets Philadelphia Alumni, Jon Guevara has joined our team.Jon, a former Beat the Streets student-athlete, exemplifies the very essence and impact Beat the Streets can have on today's youth. His first-hand experience with the organization’s sports-based [...]

July 4, 2022|News|

Chapter Spotlight: BTS LA + The Power of Play

June 10, 2022By Gina Perry Beat the Streets LA was joined by nonprofits First Break Academy, Kids Enjoy Exercise Now (KEEN), and the Pete Brown Jr. Tennis Program to provide a one day developmental leadership program for female youth from across California. The experience allowed ten female student-athletes from Beat the Streets LA’s Downtown Academy and San Pedro program, to participate [...]

June 10, 2022|Impact, News|

Chapter spotlight: Back in Action with Beat The Streets D.C.

May 28, 2022By Gina PerryBeat the Streets National would like to congratulate Beat the Streets D.C. for their recognition as they gained national attention for bringing varsity wrestling back to public schools in the D.C. area after a 30 year hiatus.Beat the Streets D.C. has partnered with D.C. Public Schools to bring wrestling programs back to eight schools across the [...]

May 28, 2022|Impact, News|
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