"At the cheer showcase, we just attended, EVERYONE got a large trophy! I was so surprised to see that the focus was truly on the "performance" and opportunity for the students, not on COMPETITION! My daugher had a great time and although did not place 1st, she left feeling like a WINNER!
— Joy Smith, Glendale
"My student is now a Blue Belt in the YCOA program, he started out SHY and nervous to do Karate, but now he is so proud to put his GI on, it makes me worry less about his safety and knowing he has been given great leadership and confidence skills reassures me that I have him in the right program."
— John Wilson, Los Angeles
"The Soccer Program has been awesome for my son with ADD - he gets to let out some energy in a productive way that is also financially within my means. The coach is great with the students." Gina (parent) Soccer
— Jack Sparrow, Houston
Today I feel less anxiety when my children go out into the world because you have taught them many valuable life lessons
- Johanne Beebe
"As a law enforcement officer…I feel very strongly that all parents should get their kids involved with this program so they too can get the SAFE Shield benefit".
- Det. F. Bustillos
Young Champions provides an important extension of the family, with all of the confusion about right from wrong in today's world, the structure and disciple of the YCOA program provides this
- Barbara Payton