About Us

Who We Are

About Ascend Athletics

Ascend Athletics is a beacon of hope and health in medically underserved communities. We're a nonprofit organization dedicated to educating youth about the importance of health and wellness, providing them with the tools for injury prevention and rehabilitation, and guiding them in their journey to achieve peak sports performance.

Our Story

Founded by a collective of health professionals and sports enthusiasts, Ascend Athletics emerged from a shared vision to level the playing field for all youth. Recognizing the disparities in health and fitness education in underserved areas, we set out to create a platform that would bridge gaps and build futures.

Our Commitment

We are more than just a program; we are a promise to our community. A promise to empower, to uplift, and to transform. Our commitment is to deliver sustainable impact through collaboration, innovation, and a deep-rooted passion for what sports can achieve—on the field, in the classroom, and throughout life.

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Meet The Collective

MIAMI, FL - OCTOBER 27: FIU Track and Field Photo Shoot at Ocean Bank Arena on October 26/27th, 2022 in Miami, FL. 

(Photo by Eric Espada/FIU Athletics)

Javier García

MS, LAT, ATC, CES

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Daree Ajibade CSCS

Advisory Board Member

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Yolimar Toro Morales

Advisory Board Member

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Cassandra Boltman

Advisory Board Member

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Karolina Saez

Creative Assistant

Michela Macke

Advisory Board Member

Dr. Prosper Mekoba

Advisory Board Member

Basil Mohamad

Advisory Board Member

Get Involved

Your support can change lives.

Whether through volunteering, donations, or spreading the word, your involvement makes our mission possible. Discover how you can make a difference today.