Gifted Athletes: Homeschool P.E.
Gifted Athletes is a 501c3 nonprofit organization.
Mission Statement: Be Active. Stay Active.
Who: Coach Ru (Omar Ruvalcaba) is a youth coach, an assistant varsity football, MHEA head baseball coach for middle school girls and MHEA athletic director for non basketball related sports. Coach Ru has been teaching youth sports for over 20 years.
What: Gifted Athletes was founded in 2015 as a homeschool P.E. program. The word “Gifted” in our name means bestowing a “gift” to home education. Your child is not required to be “gifted” in sports to join our program.
Why: Coach Ru’s vision is to develop, train and inspire all youths in the Memphis area to “Be Active and Stay Active.”
What We Offer:
Our program will inspire an active lifestyle in the homeschool community in Memphis, TN. There are no requirements to be athletic. Our program is designed to promote a long-term love of active living in youths.
- Homeschool P.E. Classes (Ages K-12)
Our P.E. classes began in 2015 with 9 students. We now reach over 200 homeschool students on a weekly basis.
Our homeschool P.E. class is a structured one-hour class taught three times a week, which consists of basic sport fundamentals such soccer, tennis, golf, lacrosse, to name a few. In addition, every class consists of agility and conditioning which helps improve balance, coordination, speed, and weight control.
- Coach Ru currently serves as a contract instructor with a local nonprofit school. He teaches foundational classes on a weekly basis to students ages 5-15. If you would like to speak with Coach Ru about coming to your school or location please use the contact page. In addition, Coach Ru teaches homeschool P.E. to a local homeschool tutorial on weekly basis.