The SWAG in the News

Graham Partners kicks off business internship program for soccer players, coaches

11/9/21 – Graham Partners launched a new program Tuesday for professional soccer players and coaches who volunteer with The SWAG soccer program. The Newtown Square-based private equity firm has created a six-week internship for 10 SWAG volunteers. (Read More)

Amidst transfer talks, Jamiro Monteiro takes time to visit with kids from The SWAG program

8/4/21 – Amidst swirling transfer rumors and news of him no longer training with the Philadelphia Union, Jamiro Monteiro was in Upper Darby on Tuesday night with a wide smile on his face talking and playing with kids from The SWAG program. (Read More)

SWAG Program earns 3×3 National Championship

8/1/21 – Congratulations are in order for Philadelphia’s Swag Youth Soccer Program! (Read More)

SWAG Program earns 3×3 National Championship

8/1/21 – Sunday afternoon Philadelphia’s SWAG program claimed its first National Championship, concluding a perfect run on the pitch in the 3×3 National Championships at the Austin-Tindall Sports Complex in Orlando, FL. (Read More)

Philadelphia’s SWAG Youth Soccer team wins National Championship in Orlando

8/1/21 – A group of seven-year-old soccer players from Philadelphia’s The SWAG program became national champions this past weekend. (Read More)

SWAG wants to bring soccer into the lives of inner-city kids through free clinics — and provide opportunities outside football and basketball

7/15/21 –The Philadelphia Union Foundation is making a difference with youth soccer in Philadelphia.
Philadelphia Union defender Olivier Mbaizo stood in front of a group of kids, mostly ages 4-8, at Conservatory Field in Upper Darby after a two-hour soccer clinic. The children were asked by SWAG director of coaching Nick Bibbs to name the person in front of them. (Read More)

PHILADELPHIA UNION FOUNDATION PARTNERS WITH THE SWAG

7/7/21 –The Philadelphia Union Foundation is making a difference with youth soccer in Philadelphia.
A partnership with The SWAG, a soccer program reaching more than 2,000 inner city kids a year, helps encourage the city’s most vulnerable youth to develop a passion for soccer and lead them on a successful path to a healthier lifestyle, educational opportunities and college scholarships. (Read More)

PHILADELPHIA UNION FOUNDATION PARTNERS WITH THE SWAG

7/6/21 – The Philadelphia Union Foundation (PUF) is partnering with The SWAG, the fast-growing Philadelphia soccer program reaching over 2,000 inner-city young children per year, to help encourage the city’s most vulnerable youth to develop a passion for soccer and lead them on a successful path to a healthier lifestyle, educational opportunities, and collegiate scholarships. (Read More)

SWAG SOCCER PROGRAM TARGETING VULNERABLE YOUTHS IN PHILLY

6/10/21 – The SWAG, a fast-growing Philadelphia soccer program reaching over 2,000 inner-city young children of color per year, is encouraging the City’s most vulnerable youth to develop a passion for soccer which could ultimately lead them on a successful path to a healthier lifestyle, private school, collegiate scholarships, and potentially a professional career (Read More)

THE SWAG: A LIFE CHANGING OPPORTUNITY THROUGH SOCCER IN PHILADELPHIA

6/7/21 – In Philadelphia, the chance to provide young athletes of color life-changing opportunities through sports is limited. The SWAG is looking to change that. The SWAG provides free year-round soccer development program clinics for young athletes of color, ages four to eight, from the city of Philadelphia. (Read More)

Philadelphia youth soccer program gives new meaning to SWAG

6/5/21 – Since 2018, The SWAG has emboldened roughly 2,000 children in African-American and immigrant communities in Philadelphia. Their goal is to bring exciting opportunities to children in underserved neighborhoods. (Read More)

Free Soccer Clinic Held In East Germantown

6/5/21 – The Philadelphia soccer program SWAG held their two-hour lesson on Saturday. (Read More)

SWAG soccer program providing free training and coaching for inner-city Philly youth

6/3/21 – If you are a youngster interested in playing soccer, there’s a Philadelphia soccer program titled “The SWAG” that is creating opportunities for very young athletes in Philadelphia’s Black and immigrant communities, particularly in the city’s most vulnerable neighborhoods, offering very early exposure to the sport with professional training to provide a more diverse athlete base for years to come. (Read More)

The SWAG on TV

6ABC – Philly’s kids get a chance to learn from the best

CBS3 – Philly’s SWAG Help Prep City for World Cup Bid