Write on Sports

Inspiring Students to Write
by Writing About Sports

Write on Sports 2022 Gala

The 2022 Literacy Champions are Tina Cervasio and Doug Doyle.

The evening will feature a silent auction, dinner, and awards program.

Date and Time
Sept 28, 2022, 6:00PM – 10:00PM

Location
EnVue Hotel
550 Avenue at Port Imperial
Weehawken, NJ 07086

Our Impact

Write on Sports helps middle school students from underserved communities develop reading and writing skills and build self-confidence using the lens of sports and the tools of journalism. Middle school students enhance their critical thinking and learn how to effectively tell stories at our tuition-free writing programs. Most of all, they learn that anything is possible with passion, effort, and the support of people who care.

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Corporate sponsorship of the Write on Sports’ many creative writing programs helps provide valuable opportunities for companies to support literacy skills for middle school students from underserved communities.

Change a student’s life, and give them a path to accomplish their dreams.

Great futures start here: YOU can make a difference!

Write on Sports works with at-risk middle school students to improve their creative writing skills by tapping into their passion for sports at our writing programs.

News & Events

Meet MaryEllen Salamone, Write on Sports Trustee

MaryEllen joined the Board in the Spring of 2022 and has quickly become a fierce advocate for the organization as we continue to grow and reach more communities. Her personal connection to writing extends from the tragic loss of her husband, John, on 9/11. In her own words, MaryEllen shares why she is passionate about writing.

Write on Sports 2022 Gala

Write on Sports 2022 Gala

Event Date – Sept 28, 2022, 6-10pm
The event celebrates the 17th Anniversary of Write on Sports while recognizing the accomplishments of our students and teachers.

The Student Experience

Student Work Spotlight

An Overview of How Snowboarding Affects Someone’s Everyday Life

By Earl H. III

Snowboarding is a wintertime sport that is rapidly growing in popularity. Snowboarding is an entertaining and enjoyable activity for everyone, and research states that it is really beneficial.

Team Players

The Write on Sports Literacy Ambassadors are professional journalists and athletes who interact with students and support the growth of the organization throughout the year.

Peter King Headshot

Peter King

NBC Sports

Harold Reynolds Headshot

Harold Reynolds

MLB Network

James Wagner Headshot

James Wagner

New York Times

Jamie Hersch Headshot

Jamie Hersch

NHL Network

Jenny Vrentas Headshot

Jenny Vrentas

Sports Illustrated

Chris Carlin Headshot

Chris Carlin

ESPN Radio

Dave Popkins Headshot

Dave Popkin

NCAA, Seton Hall University

Doug Doyle Headshot

Doug Doyle

WBGO

Matt Loughlin Headshot

Matt Loughlin

New Jersey Devils

Kathryn Tappen Headshot

Kathryn Tappen

NBC Sports