National Sport Organizations: Create pilots for model partnerships with after-school programs in underserved areas to introduce youth to less traditional Olympic sports like team handball or table tennis. They’ll grow your pipeline.
Pediatricians: Establish communication channels with PE teachers who see kids and have access to fitness data. Help them create tailored “exercise prescriptions” that connect kids with local sport options.
Parents: Be active. Research shows that the most active kids have the most active parents.(21) The more sports you try, the more they will try.