Skate After School

About

what we do
learn about our organization

At Skate After School, we match talented and enthusiastic volunteers with Phoenix area schools to provide skateboard instruction to underserved youth. With donated skateboard equipment, we are able to engage students in a challenging and exciting extracurricular activity.


who we are
meet the Skate After School team

Ryan Lay

co-founder

Ryan Lay is an amateur skateboarder sponsored by Welcome Skateboards, Coalatree, éS Footwear, and Freedom Boardshop. He is a full-time student currently pursuing a degree in public administration from NAU. He grew up in Mesa, Arizona and has been skateboarding for 16 years.

Bobby Green

co-founder

Bobby Green is owner and founder of the local valet company GoGreenValet. He is also the co-owner and videographer of the local skateboard clothing company Pyramid Country. He holds a degree in history from ASU and has been a part of the Arizona skate scene for 21 years.

Tim Ward

co-founder

Tim Ward was raised in Chicago, Illinois and moved to Arizona in 2006. He is the skateboard program director for Woodward West Summer Camp and has many years of experience working with youth skateboard programs. He has been skateboarding for 20 years.

Give

chip in
donate your time or skateboard gear

Volunteers must:

  • Have a positive attitude and an enthusiasm for working with kids!
  • Be 16 years of age
  • Have an interest in skateboarding
  • Be able to consistently volunteer at least one hour a week per semester
  • Live in the greater Phoenix area
  • Be able to pass a background check

What We Need

  • helmets
  • trucks
  • wheels
  • bearings

Where to drop off gear

Freedom Boardshop
1316 S Gilbert Rd D6
Mesa, AZ 85204
(480) 892-1707
(map)

Cowtown Skateboards
215 W University
Tempe AZ, 85281
(480) 379-3605
(map)

 

 

Contact

reach out
the ways to get in touch with us