L.A.B. Sports, was founded to help local youths realize the benefits of team sports such as the character-building nature of working with a team to achieve a common goal and the ability of sports scholarships to change lives. The organization trains athletes aged 4–18 in football, basketball, and soccer. Through a combination of camps, league play, and personal training, instructors—armed with collegiate or professional sporting experience rather than just the ability to note what letters are not in team—hone their charges’ hand-eye coordination, strength, and agility. Training also sharpens life skills including discipline, teamwork, and perseverance to prepare youngsters for future challenges outside the sporting world.