Upward Sports


Upward Sports Ministry is specially designed for 1st-6th Grade Boys & Girls.  In certain circumstances 7th & 8th Graders are welcome to play.  Upward Sports seeks to develop the self-esteem of each participant, while teaching respect for authority, sportsmanship, character, and skills.

Since 2005, First Assembly of God is proud to offer Upward Soccer and Upward Basketball Leagues.  Providing the Best Sports Experience for every child.  Take a look around and find out what Upward is all about.  Contact Lisa Babcock in the church office for more information… 724-962-8206 or lisababcock@1agonline.com


Online registration is closed. You may Download a Registration form and contact Lisa Babcock in the church office.

REGISTRATION INFORMATION: The registration cost per child for soccer is $ 65. Soccer shorts are optional at a cost of $ 16.


  • First Practice – Saturday, April 14, 2018
  • First Game – Saturday, April 21, 2018
  • Awards Celebration PICNIC – Saturday, June 9 , 2018 {Details TBA}


VOLUNTEER TO HELP:  In order to offer Upward Sports to the community we need lots of help!  And guess what? You are needed!

If you desire to be a coach or referee, prior organized sports knowledge is helpful but not required.  Upward provides many tools to get you prepared. Also, attending the Coach/Training Meeting will get you all set.  Coaching or Referring not your thing?  That’s okay.  We have many other areas where we need volunteers.  Different ways to serve in Upward:

  • Coaches-Each team will have a Head Coach and Assistant Coach.  $10 Coach Discount for each team, a parent or family member volunteer’s to coach.
  • Referees-During game times we need line judges, watching for fouls, etc.
  • Team Parent-  We need individuals to assist their child’s team with organizing of snacks, drinks and to assist the coaches in any way possible.

To exchange uniform/shorts/etc download Exchange Form.

For more information or to find out how to volunteer with Upward Sports please contact Lisa Babcock in the church office or email lisababcock@1agonline.com