The Boys & Girls Clubs of South Central Kansas has a committed staff that works diligently to ensure that children in our community have a safe and fun place to be after school, with diverse programming including character, leadership, education and career development, as well as health, life skills, arts, sports, fitness and recreation. In an effort to continue expanding our programming opportunities, we’ve decided to continue with youth football at the Boys & Girls Clubs of South Central Ks.
Coach Larry Allen will continue to lead our football program with a host of qualified volunteer coaches and mentors. If you know Coach Allen very well you are likely to be just as excited as we are about his continued commitment to excellence. Coach Allen’s coaching career spans well over 35 years and he has coached, trained several local players including Detroit Lions Hall-of-Famer Barry Sanders and many others.
We can only impact the lives of children if they come to the Club, and the game of football gives them another motivating factor to do so. We strive to give our members every opportunity possible, especially when they have so many obstacles in their way.
• In our community, more than 1 in 3 of the children we serve live in poverty.
• They are 14 times more likely to experience crimes at an early age.
• They are six times more likely to encounter murder.
• The high school drop-out rate is 26% higher than in the rest of the community