dave-photoWelcome to my new website! Please join me this spring and summer for all the sports fun and fitness your family can handle!! I guarantee my new programs will instill confidence and build self-esteem in your child. CDG Sports programs were specifically designed with your child in mind. I take an approach from a kid's point of view - their goals, desires, needs and how we can best meet them. My business motto is "Sports for All, All for Fun". Together let's help our kids stay active, healthy and strong, now and for the future.
Coach Dave Gray, CDG Sports


 

Champions Flag Football League

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Flag football is an excellent way to learn the fundamental skills of football without the physical contact. Passing, receiving, running the ball, and offensive/defensive skills will be enhanced through this fast paced, high-action sport.

photo-4-230x160 Champions Flag League is open to boys and girls ages 6 to 13. All players will be matched by age, and compete on teams of up to ten players. The season will include playoffs and a championship game. So start stretching out and get your friends together for all the football fun you can handle!

Sunday, September 27 – October 25
12:00-4:00

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CDG Sports Swim Camp at the Ingomar Swim Club!

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Come join CDG Sports for our first ever camp at Ingomar Swim Club!

Members and non-members are invited to the fun. CDG Sports will have organized games on the lawn, and then to cool down, will run games in the pool as well! The pool will not be open during camp times, so campers will have the whole facility to play and splash the morning away! There will be games for both swimmers and non-swimmers throughout the morning!

When: August 17 – 21, 9am – 12pm
Where: Ingomar Swim Club
1512 Ingomar Heights Rd
Pittsburgh, PA 15237
(412) 635-0519
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Boys and Girls, ages 6 – 13
Cost: $100

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Summer Sports Rec at Sports and Courts

CDG Sports Rec at Sports and Courts

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A camp like this has never been seen before at CDG Sports!  This week-long summer camp run by Coach Cody along with certified CDG coaches, will utilize both the state-of-the-art gym facility at Sports & Courts, and the outdoor field at the facility. Games will include razzle-dazzle flag football, grand slam wiffleball, basketball, field games, “picnic” games, team building, and more! Due to the availability of the indoor court, the camp will go on rain or shine!

Ages:
Boys and Girls – Ages 6-12

Dates:
3 sessions available for Summer 2015
July 6 - July 10
July 20 – 24
August 3 – August 7

Time:
Monday – Friday, 9:00am – 12:00pm

Cost:
$125 per child

Class size is limited. Advanced registration is necessary.
No refunds available after start of program

Register Below

Where:
Sports & Courts, 304 Warrendale Road, Wexford, PA 15090

Welcome to the CDG Coaches Spotlight

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Coach Cody

coach-codyI’m Coach Cody, and Coach Dave’s right hand man for nearly two years now, and have loved it every step of the way! From the sunny days at summer camp to the icy cold training days of Ready, Set, Run, I’ve been there through it all. My experience has been nothing short of spectacular. After graduating from Penn State University and beginning to work at CDG Sports, I have had the opportunity to work with many amazing children of the community. I bring all the enthusiasm, encouragement, and experience to programs I teach, whether it’s a fun and games Kindergarten class, or one of my athletic development classes. I believe in finding and fostering a passion in a sport that will keep you active is crucial to a lifetime of wellness. I look forward in continuing to work with the children of the Pittsburgh area.
P.S.
Keep an eye out for a biking program to come to the area, Coach Cody is an avid mountain biker and can’t wait to introduce your children to the ins and outs of the wonderful world of cycling.

CDG KinderSports: Co-Ed Kindergarten Sports Program

10251921_363033360520999_393362868249140106_nCDG Sports is pleased to provide KinderSports, a multi-faceted kindergarten enrichment sports program. Based on the philosophy that children learn through play and experience, KinderSports is designed to spark children’s interest in a variety of sports and activities while they grow in confidence and self-esteem.

KinderSports activities will vary each class to help children develop new perspectives. A wide selection of sports activities, equipment and experiences promote many new skills and interests.

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ULTIMATE NERF BATTLE!

nerfwarsIntroducing Coach Dave’s newest sports party package…ULTIMATE NERF BATTLE!

Prepare for Battle. Nerf is the latest craze to have taken America by storm. CDG Sports is proud to offer kids the coolest birthday party they ever will have! Nerf Battles are completely safe, fun, and competitive activity which involves foam firing blasters. Safety goggles must be worn and are provided for each participant. We will organize team games and challenges plus test individual skills at target practice and shoot outs.

Ultimate Nerf Battle Package details:
• Boys and girls ages 7 years and up
• Up to 18 Nerf Blasters provided
• All blasters, vests and ammo provided by CDG Sports
• Safety goggles provided for every participant (full eye coverage)
• Enough foam shooting discs/darts for everyone
• Barricades and obstacles
• All the Nerf Battle games and activities
• 1 hour of Nerf Battles and 30 minutes in party room package available

I guarantee a party of NERF-themed awesomeness your child will always remember! Book your party today! Please fill out and submit the form found on the Birthday Party Package tab above. You will be contacted to discuss party dates and details!

 

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The Relationship Between Physical Fitness and Academic Performance

By Toby Brooks, PhD, LAT, ATC, CSCS, YFS-3
Director of Research & Education, IYCA

In today’s tight-budget, high stakes, teach-to-the-test world of secondary education, states and districts have largely forced traditional physical education to the wayside. The reasons seem logical: the cash-strapped district can save money on PE teacher salaries and equipment while simultaneously injecting time that had been allotted to PE activities back into the teaching curriculum, subsequently saving money and improving standardized test scores in one move. However, what research has consistently and continues to show us is that it simply isn’t quite so easy.

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