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UNITE. UPLIFT. OVERCOME.

We are a non-profit organization committed to empowering the community to become better people, leaders, and Athletes.

About Us

Our Beliefs

We believe that by strategically utilizing sports, fitness, and education programs we can enhance the development and promotion of unity and success in our Nashville community and beyond.

Empowerment Programs

SPORTS

Our sports programs improve Student athlete’s performance and college readiness, as well as, provide a bridge for sports to improve the lives of athletes and the city of Nashville.

Education

Our education programs improve students learning capabilities and create critical thinking people through culturally responsive teaching.

Community

Our community programs are created to improve student’s community involvement in uniting and uplifting the diverse Nashville community.

News

Recent Events and Updates

OUR TEAM

Ronell Coleman

CEO

Ro is from Chicago, Illinois and currently resides in Nashville. He is a Vanderbilt Alum & Former Detroit Tigers Minor Leaguer. Ro is also the co-founder of RAW performance along with Ryan White. His goals are to create change, and provide opportunities for youth in the Nashville community.

Ryan White

Chief Strategy Officer

Ryan is a community educator and businessman from Louisville, Kentucky. Former Vanderbilt University football player with a masters in education. Ryan is the co-founder and CEO of RAW Performance; created to enhance performance on and off the field and positively impact all communities through performance training and cultural education. Primarily living with his family in Nashville, Ryan White seeks to spark generational change, wealth, and peace.

Jarrod Parker

Head of Business Relations

Jarrod is a former MLB player and first round pick. He currently resides in Nashville with his wife Lauren. He is the owner of a multi-sport training facility, Parker Sports Performance.  Jarrod seeks to bring exposure and opportunity student athletes in our organization and the programs we offer.

Be A Part of EP

If you would like to know more about our programs, upcoming events, sponsorships, or volunteer opportunities please contact us.

                       Empowerment Pursuit (501c3)