David Bascome: ‘Dedication is Unwavering’

December 19, 2010

“His dedication to the community is unwavering,” says The Baltimore Sun in an article about Bermudian football coach David Bascome’s program for at-risk youths in the Baltimore area. Mr Bascome, a former Bermuda international and professional football player, works as an assistant coach for the US professional indoor soccer team Baltimore Blast.

Read the full article on the Baltimore Sun here, and an excerpt below:

When Blast assistant coach David Bascome speaks, people tend to listen.

Bascome has dedicated much of his time to helping and mentoring at-risk youths in the Baltimore area through his Hope 4 Life motivational speaking program, which is designed to help children avoid negative influences and find ways to make a positive difference in their communities.

When he founded the program four years ago in his native Bermuda, Bascome sought to instill hope in kids who were struggling in school, being bullied or were victims of abuse. The venture is a personal mission for him to give back after so many positive influences in his life helped change the course of his future.

“He’s an unbelievable speaker,” Blast assistant general manager Mike Conway said. “He really knows how to draw kids in.”

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