Tag Archives: Therapeutic

Doc Wayne BiddingForGood Auction Now Open!

4 Sep

The Doc Wayne Athletic League, Inc. Auction To Support Our Efforts In The Upcoming Rodman Ride For Kids Is Officially Open

Place your bid by clicking here: http://www.biddingforgood.com/auction/item/Browse.action?auctionId=170947547&ctemail=dcohen%40docwayne.org&ctmid=158286594#.UEYN_NErMUs.twitter

Whether you’re looking for something unique for yourself, searching for a gift for a special someone, or looking to add a little adventure to your life, you’re sure to find something in our auction. Every bid helps support our cause.

Tell your friends. The success of this online auction depends on spreading the word to as many people as possible. We need your help. Please refer a friend, encourage them to participate, or spread through social media.

Check out some of these great auction items!  Proceeds will support our organization and our upcoming efforts during the Rodman Ride For Kids.

Examples of online auction items include:

Basketball Meet & Greet and Clinic with Kristen Rasmussen

The winner of this auction will be able to invite up to 15 teammates to meet Kristen Rasmussen and participate in a one hour clinic with Kristen and her Simmons College women’s basketball team. The clinic will be held at Simmons College in Boston…

Evening at The Westin Boston Waterfront

AN EVENING IN BOSTON Complimentary one night stay for two in a traditional guest room and breakfast for two at Sauciety Restaurant. GATEWAY TO BOSTON Our location in Boston’s artfully revitalized waterfront district…

Red Sox vs Tampa Bay Tickets for September 25, 2012

4 right field roof deck seats for the September 25th Red Sox game at Fenway Park against the Tampa Bay Rays.

Thierry Henry Autographed Puma King SL Soccer Cleat

Thierry Henry autographed cleat provided by Puma. Henry, a former French National Team star, currently is a striker for New York Red Bulls in Major League Soccer. Playing for Arsenal is where he made his name as a world-class footballer.

Help Doc Wayne (www.docwayne.orgdo the good by providing  youth an innovative group therapy experience delivered through the medium of team sports stressing positive youth development.

Our list of participants include young people who are:

  • Victims of abuse and/or neglect
  • Underserved
  • Sexually exploited
  • Impoverished
  • Truant
  • Differently-abled
  • Mentally ill

To contact Doc Wayne please email info@docwayne.org

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David Cohen – New England Revolution’s Community MVP

13 Aug

David Cohen, Doc Wayne’s Executive Director, was recognized by the New England Revolution last night at Gillette Stadium as their 2012 MLS W.O.R.K.S. Community MVP.

Prior to kickoff, Cohen was presented with the award by New England Revolution President Brian Bilello.

New England Revolution – MLS W.O.R.K.S. Community MVP

David S. Cohen — Doc Wayne Athletic League, Inc.

David S. Cohen, Executive Director of the Doc Wayne Athletic League Inc., is a former college soccer player, with innovative thinking and a desire to serve disadvantaged children. Doc Wayne provides a positive sport experience and life skills curriculum to underserved children, including those who have been traumatized, sexually exploited, truant, gang involved, mentally ill and are differently abled. On a daily basis, David can be seen connecting with youth, teaching sport and life skills and mentoring young coaches. Since joining Doc Wayne, over 200 youth in New England have become involved and over 40 coaches have been trained in youth development techniques and curriculum. David encourages both youth and adults to find their positive path in life through sport. The Doc Wayne Program provides an environment for fragile children to be part of a team, be immediately supported in moments of stress with on-hand (and on court) clinical staff, survive in a large group setting and develop athletic skills David’s desire to enable the community to assist children globally has also been realized through his work as Founder of Playing it Forward, Inc., a non-profit that provides sports equipment to disadvantaged children around the world. Playing it Forward reaches 25,000 children in 9 states and 19 countries.

To learn more about Doc Wayne please visit www.docwayne.org or follow us @DocWayneDtG.

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Boston Celtics Donate Gear to Doc Wayne Boys Program

9 Aug

After completing Doc Wayne’s Week #4 Summer Olympics Session,  players filled each other’s tanks with praise and received recognition in the closing “Circle Up.” Thanks to the Boston Celtics CommUNITY team (http://www.nba.com/celtics/community_community-index.html) each player then received either an “NBA Cares” or an “NBA Fit to Win” T-Shirt for their effort “Playing to the Whistle” on and off the field this past week.

Doc Wayne‘s mission is to offer youth an innovative group therapy experience delivered through the medium of team sports stressing positive youth development.

Participants include youth who are:

  • Victims of abuse and/or neglect
  • Underserved
  • Sexually exploited
  • Impoverished
  • Truant
  • Differently-abled
  • Mentally ill

Girls Summer Olympics Week #3 in Photos

3 Aug

Successful ABO Camp- Lagos, Nigeria

2 Jul

African Basketball (ABO) wrapped up a successful camp on Saturday in Lagos, Nigeria. Coaches were trained in Doc Wayne’s do the good (DtG) therapeutic curriculum. The curriculum is delivered through “circle-ups” and consists of teen friendly slogans. The first level skills are shown in the picture above.

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CHEERS for CHAMPS Photos

4 Jun

This Week at Doc Wayne

3 Jun

We have an event filled week coming up at Doc Wayne! Players and coaches will be attending the Boston Foundation’s CHEERS for CHAMPS event at Fenway Park on Monday with Executive Director David Cohen and General Manager Rebekah Roulier. On Wednesday, participants from the girls program at Germaine Lawrence will be attending Dream Big’s Leadership Conference along with Doc Wayne Board Member and former WNBA player Kristen Rasmussen. GM, Rebekah Roulier will also be at the 23rd Annual International Trauma Conference for the majority of the week.

Stay tuned for pictures and a summary of these events later in the week.

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