2023 Power of Sport Honorees
Power of Sport Gala Honorees

Meet our 2023 Honorees!
Each of them have used the power of sport to break barriers and build a more just and loving world.

Tickets now on sale - Power of Sport Gala
2023 Power of Sport Gala Tickets

Join us for our annual celebration of the true heroes of sport!
Become a sponsor or purchase individual tickets below.

Richard Lapchick's - Lack of diversity in college sports
Richard Lapchick in a suit for an Espys award announcement.

Institute Founder & President named sole recipient of this year's Stuart Scott ENSPIRE Award. He will be honored at The Espys in Los Angeles on July 12, 2023.

previous arrow
next arrow

We Believe. . .

In the transcendent power of sport to change the world.  We unleash that power by educating, empowering, and inspiring individuals, organizations, and the global community to live their values in standing up for equity, inclusion, and social justice.


In sport, the huddle is a powerful symbol of togetherness, a place where teammates convene to reinforce their union, challenge & support one another, and communicate strategy. In the huddle, teammates forget past set-backs, galvanize conviction, and always have a unified front against the opponent.

Huddle Up hosts all Institute programs: Huddle Up for Gender Violence Prevention, Huddle Up for Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, & Belonging, Huddle Up for Leadership Development, and Huddle Up for Social Justice. JOIN OUR HUDDLE!

Huddle Up trainings are driven by active learning strategies that maximize interactive dialogue and enhance participant learning. Virtual or in-person trainings are available.

As former athletes, Huddle Up training facilitators have an insiders’ understanding of sport culture combined with over 50 years of lessons learned on the most impactful strategies to address gender violence, diversity and inclusion, and transformational leadership.

Huddle Up is a leadership-infused model of primary prevention.

Huddle Up training facilitators introduce and develop the bystander approach to prevention and have thousands of hours of “on-the-ground” experience of implementing this strategy in high schools, colleges, and professional sports.

Donate today!