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Who We Are


Since 2002, we’ve been dedicated to helping young people live healthier lives! Check out our interactive timeline of GRS to date. Grassroot Soccer, Inc. became a registered 501(c)3 charitable organization in 2002. Founder, Tommy Clark, MD conceived of the idea [...]

Global Board of Directors

The Grassroot Soccer Global Board of Directors represents a diverse group of leaders from the health, education, business, and nonprofit sectors who are dedicated to our mission to use the power of soccer to educate, inspire, and mobilize communities to [...]

Ambassadors Council

The Grassroot Soccer (GRS) Ambassadors Council (AC) is an influential and passionate group of supporters in the fight against HIV and AIDS. As committed advocates of GRS’s mission, members of the AC share their time, resources and experiences on behalf [...]

Pro Ambassadors

Grassroot Soccer’s Pro Ambassadors are international soccer stars that inspire our young participants and raise awareness of our work. They serve as role models and spread the GRS vision of a world mobilized through soccer to create an AIDS-free generation. Freddie [...]

Research Advisory Council

The Research Advisory Council serves to ensure that GRS programs remain as evidence-based and cutting-edge as possible—alerting GRS staff to major research developments, and advising curriculum development, program design and evaluation, and providing guidance to maintain quality control as GRS [...]

Affiliate Boards

In addition to our Global Board of Directors, the GRS Affiliate Boards include experts from various professional fields that advise and support the work of our Affiliates in-country. Click below to learn more about our Affiliate Boards of Directors. South Africa [...]

Grassroot Soccer UK

About Grassroot Soccer UK Registered since 2010, Grassroot Soccer UK aims to educate, inspire and mobilise Europe-wide audiences in Grassroot Soccer’s quest to create an AIDS free generation. Based in London, we work with European donors, partners, advisers and football [...]

Staff and Interns

At Grassroot Soccer, we know the importance of building a strong team. Click on the links below to learn more about the people behind GRS. Our Staff Our Interns

Bantu Rovers

Founding of Bantu Rovers Bantu Rovers FC, a professional football club, was founded in 2008 in Bulawayo, Zimbabwe. It was co-founded by former footballer and co-founder of Grassroot Soccer, Methembe Ndlovu and businessman, Peter Grieve. Ndlovu attended Dartmouth College where he [...]