Our Mission

BNA Sports is a non-profit 501c(3) sports-based youth development organization that meaningfully engages youth athletes psychologically, physically, socially, and emotionally. We promote and enhance athletic performance to develop skills on and off the field of PLAY!

Vision & Ultimate goal

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    Physically active
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    Advance skill & ability
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BNA Sports Development Strategies

  • Psychological Well-Being
  • Develop consistency despite life’s ups and downs Physical Well-Being
  • Promote healthy lifestyle
  • Social Well-Being
  • Sustain meaningful relationships
  • Emotional Well-Being
  • Nurture a positive mindset and resilience
BNA Sports strives to develop the 5 key characteristics of high achievers within youth athletes:
  • Vision

    The Science of Helping Youth Understand What They Really Want, Identify and clarify vision of what is wanted from life

  • Strategy:

    The Science of Helping Youth Turn Lofty Ambitions into Consistent Action. Craft strategies and near-term goals that align with priorities and values for making that vision a reality

  • Belief:

    The Science of Helping Youth Believe They Will be Successful. Achieve internal locus of control through slow and steady progress

  • Persistence:

    The Science of Helping Youth Move Forward and Rebound from Setbacks. Move forward and bounce back from setbacks Learning: The Science of Helping Youth Make “Course Corrections”. Self-monitor to make adjustments and enhance performance


Meet Our Director - DK Taylor

Darrell “DK” Taylor is the Executive Director of the BNA Sports Organization.  He has worked in youth sports development for his entire career, and has built amazing youth sports programs and events during his time working for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers NFL franchise and the Cleveland Browns NFL franchise.