Giving young people the skills to improve themselves

About Us

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Who We Are

Beat the Streets Cleveland’s mission is to positively alter life’s trajectory for K-12 student-athletes
in the City of Cleveland by giving them access to youth development, mentoring, and wrestling.

Health and Wellness

Our programs develop young people’s capacity to engage in positive behaviors to nurture their well-being, set personal goals and grow into self-sufficient adults.

Social and Emotional Impact

Students develop a goal oriented mindset through our on the mat trainings. Our programs couple that with off the mat resources to develop our students full academic potential.

Physical Literacy

Our students will demonstrate the knowledge and skills to achieve and maintain a health-enhancing level of physical activity and fitness, as well as recognizes the value of physical activity for health, enjoyment, challenge, self-expression and/or social interaction.

Striving For Greatness

To promote and introduce wrestling, mentorship, and educational opportunities to young men and women in the city of Cleveland and surrounding areas in Ohio. To provide experience and education to underprivileged youth including introducing them to high level wrestling programming, coaching, clinicians, tutoring, health education, travel, and mentorship. To help the wrestling programs in the Cleveland Municipal School District and Charter School Program to reach their full potential. To advance athletic and academic opportunities to all.

How You Can Help…

You can help our organization by volunteering your time or making a donation.


Beat The Streets Cleveland is proud of the high quality programs and services that we offer our members. This wouldn’t be possible without the many volunteers who give their time and talents to our members every day.


When you make a donation to Beat The Streets Cleveland, you become a part of changing the lives of many children for the better in our community. Your contribution will help us to instill hope, purpose and confidence in the children we serve and help them realize their full potential.


Youth Served in 2022




High School Graduation Rate

"Being apart of Beat the Streets in Cleveland has given me the opportunity to travel and meet new people within the sport of wrestling"

Recent High School Graduate - Unicef

“Wrestling taught me on the mat as well as in life that nothing is given everything is earned,”

BTS Student - RG Jones Elementary School

"My child has improved socially and academically once he joined Beat The Streets Cleveland, Thank You BTS"

BTS Parent - Anton Grdina Elementary School

"My daughter loves Beat The Streets Cleveland, she is excited about growing within the sport"

BTS Parent - BTS Broadway