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BeneFit Sports

BeneFit Sports


We engage, energize and empower young athletes to bring joy, health, and confidence to the world through intentional and dynamic sports fitness coaching.

Why BeneFit Sports

We believe that through our unique brand of high energy, connection focused, and culturally inclusive coaching we can uphold our brand’s core values of fun, effort, and growth.

Who we are

Passionate life-long athletes that have seen firsthand the power of double-goal coaching (on and off field skill building) in their own lives and are driven to offer the same high level mentorship to the next generation of players. Our staff has worked in the sports-based-youth-development setting in partnership with the full range of school & community organizations that NYC has to offer. From running school-based teams and afterschool programs, to organizing community funded summer camps, Benefit Sports is willing and able to bring the fun!

Ben Slaughter

CEO of BeneFit Sports

I grew up on Vashon Island, Washington, a short ferry ride from Seattle. I had the opportunity to engage with multiple sports in both competitive and more relaxed settings, where…

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