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Reach One Youth Organization, Inc.

Established in January 2015 Tallahassee, Florida


To help youth achieve their full potential academically, socially, physically and emotionally.


Provide positive youth development programs such as sports activities, mentoring, and family engagement that impact and guide the life of youth ages 3-18.


Reach youth. Impact lives. Inspire greatness.


Reach One Youth Organization, Inc. is a non-profit, 501c3 organization established to provide positive youth development programs for underserved, overlooked and disenfranchised youth. The Reach One Youth Organization, Inc. strategy was started as a way to pay it forward through merging a passion for two things—youth and basketball. However, as time grew on the founders realized all youth ages 3-18 should have an opportunity to have the best sporting experience possible while incorporating mentorship. As such Reach One Sports (a youth sports program) was developed. Sports are used as a tool, a positive youth development (PYD) activity, that promotes and builds character while also helping equip each student-athlete with the life skills needed to succeed in the present and near future. Prevention and intervention efforts are incorporated to combat “School to Prison Pipeline” as well as the "Disproportionate Minority Contact" in the Juvenile System thereby, creating healthy and positive support systems to help "Keep Young People Out of Prison and in the Classroom" (American Institute for Research, 2012). Our programs strive to provide other ways of positive youth development so as to expose youth to more than just sports. As such, other program components include: travel/club sports (i.e., currently basketball only), mentorship/college readiness, family engagement. 

Sports (currently Basketball and Cheerleading) 

[Flag Football and Soccer coming soon]

Organized, structured environments from experienced high school coaches, former high school and collegiate athletes encourage hard work, discipline, fundamentals, and fun in the game of sports. Off the court activities are provided as opportunities to reinforce positive behavior while promoting character-building, college readiness and leadership skills. Activities include but are not limited to: College Tours, volunteerism in the local community, team building, local youth events in the Tallahassee and surrounding area, and also providing support services by connecting families to resources in the community. 

Mentorship/College Readiness

 Reach One Sports provides opportunities for participants to engage in their future through mentorship, exposure, and life beyond sports. Reach 1 Elite (a competitive travel club of Reach One Sports) participants participate in a college tour incorporated with each tournament weekend as a point of exposure to higher education and life beyond sports and extracurricular activities. However, students not participating in sports activities are also encouraged to participate in college tours through our Reach Success Program. All students participating in Reach One Sports programs are challenged and encouraged to maintain a minimum 3.0 GPA in the classroom. Students also encouraged to work hard towards college entry (be it academic, athletic and/or volunteerism scholarship) and go on to complete a degree. Even if the student does not succeed in obtaining a scholarship, he/she is still encouraged to complete a college degree or trade to be better positioned for future success.

Family Engagement

The family engagement program is designed to empower and meet the needs of the families we serve. 


+1 850-391-5745



American Institute for Research (2012). Keeping Young People Out of Prison and in the Classroom. American Institutes for Research

1000 Thomas Jefferson Street, NW Washington, DC 20007. Retrieved from:

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Thank you in advance for your support!

What's NEW?

Reach Success Mentorship Program

Reach One Youth is now a CareerSource worksite. 

Want to know more? 

Click Here to check out our Mentorship program.

R1 Pro Skills Training Program 

register here!

Winter Basketball League  

Special New Year's rate:

$65 for new participants

$55 for returning participants

Sign Up Here.

Limited spots available. register today.

Looking to reach youth, impact lives and inspire greatness?

Check/Money Orders

Made Out to "Reach One Youth"

P.O. Box 3331 |Tallahassee, FL 32315

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Thank you in advance for your support!

Reach Success Academy 

Mentoring Program

The Reach Success mentoring program provides tutoring, life skills,

career paths/college prep, mental health and wellness, cultural awareness,

volunteering and one-on-one sports mentorship. 

Reach One Youth Organization, Inc. is now partnered with CareerSource as a work site providing opportunities for teens and young adults ages 16-24 to benefit from a source of income and work experience, and gain skills necessary for academic and professional success.

Click picture for access to program information.

So, What's Next?

Looking for Fall League Basketball and Cheer?

Click Here to Register.

Fall, Winter, and Spring League Registrations STILL Open! 

Registration Fee Assistance Available!

Does your child receive Medicaid or SNAP? If YES, you may be eligible to receive discounted amount.

Complete your registration form and follow instructions to find out.

Travel Basketball Tryouts

Checkout Reach1Elite page for 3rd -12th Grade tryout dates.

Summer Showcase Donations

Individual and Business Donations  

Travel Club Fundraiser/Sponsorship


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Instagram, Twitter and Facebook 


Thank you! 

USA Basketball 



ALARM International Church


the  Tallahassee Community!

USA Basketball Open Court Program was a huge success!

Reach One Sports League Registration 2022-2023


USA Basketball this Saturday!

September 10, 2022

FREE to Ages 6-17

Looking for Summer Registration? 

Click Here to Register.

Reach One Youth News and Highlights

Reach Success Academy 

Mentoring Program

The Reach Success mentoring program provides tutoring, life skills,

career paths/college prep, mental health and wellness, cultural awareness,

volunteering and one-on-one sports mentorship. 


Stop by our booth at the Anti-Bully Rally, Saturday, January 8th @12 - 3p.

​On-site registrations will be discounted. 


Our Referral Program will be in effect:

"Bring 4 Paid, Get your registration fee Waived"

Refer 4 other people who register and pay will get you FREE registration. 

While there, enjoy plenty of positive activities for youth brought to you by Demp Week.

~It's all about impacting our community in a positive way.~

Reach One Wins GiveTLH Grant!

Reach One Youth Organization

WINS GiveTLH Grant!

Thank you to everyone that voted!

We did it together!



Rick Kearney

Beatitude Foundation

Tallahassee Democrat


Reach One Sports Fall Basketball League


***Deadline to register is October 31, 2021***

Late Registration: November 1 - 5, 2021

Add additional $10.00 late fee.

Secure your spot today in just three steps:

1) Complete ROS application below.

2) Complete EKS Application for Pass at