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Athletes of Influence is a  501c3. Our mission is to serve student athletes through coaching, tutoring, mentoring and character development through sports in a team and one on one environment. We support travel sports and local recreation sports all with the athlete in mind. We believe every athlete can influence others to make a positive difference in this world. 

What We Do




Character Development

About Founder

Josh Folds is the creator and founder of Athletes of Influence. Josh has been a youth sports coach for 15 years and has coached basketball on a national circuit for the last 6 years. While Josh is not coaching he serves as a banking executive for a national bank and sits on 4 non-profit boards supporting children in the South Florida area. Josh has a passion for sports and athlete development which led him to create Athletes of Influence. Josh has also recently published his first book “Quotes for the Soul” to inspire others to find their greatness within.