Want to Play 1 on 1 with Nerlens Noel?

Ever wondered what it might be like to go up against 6-foot-11 Sixers’ center, Nerlens Noel, in a game of one-on-one ball? Well then, wonder no more because today we’re bringing you that opportunity.

As you may have heard, the Philadelphia 76er recently joined the CoachUp team as an Athlete Advisor, and we couldn’t be more thrilled about having him on our roster. He’s a phenomenal player with a killer personality, just check it out for yourself.  Head on over to our Nerlens Noel video to test your skills against Noel, but be warned, he’s a mean shot blocker.

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Nerlens Noel Joins CoachUp Athlete Advisory Council

We are pleased to announce that professional basketball player Nerlens Noel will join CoachUp’s new Athlete Advisory Council. Noel was drafted sixth overall in the 2013 NBA draft and currently plays for the Philadelphia 76ers.

Noel will support CoachUp’s mission of helping athletes gain access to coaches who will help them improve their skills and develop their confidence. He will advise CoachUp on strategy, programs, products, services and other matters pertaining to CoachUp’s business endeavors. Noel will also participate in future CoachUp events, social media activities, and appear in CoachUp media.


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The CoachUp 2013 Coach Awards

We’re pleased to announce the winners of our first ever CoachUp Coach Awards. We established the CoachUp Awards to recognize our top coaches whose phenomenal work is helping athletes around the country reach another level. The CoachUp team took a number of factors into account when awarding these honors, such as: coach score, client reviews, testimonials, response rate, and first-hand experience working with coaches directly.

Without further adieu we present…

The Coach of the Year Award by Sport

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Each of these coaches stood out as the best CoachUp coach in their respective sport based on the phenomenal experience they deliver to athletes.

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CoachUp Announces 2nd Annual Scholarship Program

Boston, MA, February 18th 2013 – CoachUp, the country’s leading private coaching company, has announced that it will begin accepting applications for its 2nd annual scholarship program.  The scholarship program directly supports the company mission, to change the trajectory of kids’ lives through sport. Students nationwide, that have participated in sports and have been accepted into, or are currently enrolled in a US college or university, are eligible to apply.  CoachUp will award 3 student scholarships in the amount of $2,000 cash for school, plus $500 toward private coaching sessions through CoachUp.

CoachUp, Major League Ultimate announce partnership

CoachUp, the nation’s leading private coaching company, and Major League Ultimate, the premier professional Ultimate league, announced today a partnership to provide access to professional players as private coaches.

With the partnership, youth, high school and adult athletes seeking to improve their Ultimate game skills can arrange private coaching directly with professional Ultimate players through CoachUp.

Major League Ultimate aims to bring the sport of Ultimate Frisbee to a worldwide audience by making the game exciting and accessible for fans and rewarding for its professional players. Growing the sport in size and popularity is an important mission to the group.




The National Basketball Retired Players Association (NBRPA), the only Association comprised of NBA, ABA, Harlem Globetrotters and WNBA alumni, today announced a formal partnership with CoachUp – a service that connects athletes with private coaches. The mutually beneficial relationship will provide paid private coaching opportunities for NBRPA Members, while delivering a number of highly qualified basketball coaches to CoachUp.

“As former professional basketball players at the game’s highest levels, our members are uniquely qualified to work as private coaches,” said NBRPA President & CEO Arnie D. Fielkow. “Our members are excited about these opportunities and I am confident we will help provide CoachUp with exceptional private basketball coaches in markets across the country.”

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CoachUp Announces Partnership With National High School Basketball Coaches Association


Boston, MA - CoachUp, the nation’s leading private coaching company, is pleased to announce a partnership with the National High School Basketball Coaches Association (NHSBCA).

With a membership of over 52,000 coaches across the country, the NHSBCA is an alliance among the leaders of State Basketball Coaches Associations.  The organization aims to provide a national voice for high school coaches, as well as, support coaches in their mission to teach and mentor scholastic players in the game of basketball.

On behalf of the association, NHSBCA executive board member and communications director, Rich Czeslawski, elaborated on the benefits of the partnership for their coaches.

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CoachUp Announces Partnership With Sports Legacy Institute

 Boston, MA December 10, 2013 - CoachUp, the nation’s leading private coaching company, is pleased to announce a partnership with the Sports Legacy Institute (SLI).

SLI is a non-profit organization dedicated to advancing the study, treatment, and prevention of brain trauma in athletes and other at-risk groups.  A leader in the brain trauma research field, SLI will provide CoachUp with consultative services and the most up-to-date medical information.


5 tips for picking the perfect private coach

Private coaching is on the rise across the country.  Proven to show dramatic results, 1 on 1 coaching is the best way to reach your goals and get to the next level.  Picking the right private coach is key to getting results. Here are a few helpful tips to help you find the perfect private coach.

1. Identify your goals.  It’s important to identify your goals up front so you find a coach that is the right fit.  Here are a few questions to get you thinking:

- Are you looking to make the team or play in college?