Local youths with former Philadelphia Eagles player Chris Gocong enjoying a day of football training at Warrior Stadium, Carpinteria High School.

The event was presented by the United Boys and Girls Clubs to boost the number of players for the Carpinteria Boys and Girls Clubs football team. The kids participated in combine challenge training and many were eligible and excited to continue playing with Carpinteria Boys and Girls Clubs.

“Overall it was a very positive experience for the youth in our community. It was great to see so many children come out and play and Chris Gocong was truly amazing working with them,” says Jamie Collins, Unit Director of United Boys and Girls Clubs Carpinteria House.

About the United Boys & Girls Clubs of Santa Barbara County

Today the United Boys and Girls Clubs of Santa Barbara County serve communities throughout Santa Barbara County, helping over 7,000 youth. Most youth come to the Clubs voluntarily to be with friends, participate in sports, and engage in educational activities. Children may be referred to the Clubs by schools, counselors, or other agencies as a means to gain a positive experience socially, educationally, physically, and emotionally under guidance of caring adults. For more information contact Sal Rodriguez at 805-681-1315


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