Our Mission

We Believe

Every child should have
equal access to achieve their
full potential

Our mission is to transform the lives of underserved youth through academic enrichment, health and wellness, social responsibility and leadership through squash.

6 Years at Access Youth Academy

Students participate in the Access Youth Academy after-school program from seventh grade thru high school graduation


4 Years in College

Access Youth Academy supports students while attending thru college years


2 Years Post College

Two years of post-college support as students enter the workforce

“Access Youth Academy is one of the best run sports-based youth development programs I’ve been involved in these past 20 years. The program lives and breathes its values of hard work, sportsmanship, honesty and caring.”

- Greg Zaff
Founder & Chief Executive Officer Squash Busters, Boston

“Access Youth Academy is about having the highest standards for our youth. The organization encourages its team members to be the best students, athletes and people they can be, and they meet that challenge. In urban squash, Access's results are second to none."

- Tim Wyant
Executive Director & Founding Member National Urban Squash and Education Association