About us

The Rhode Island Sports Union (Union Deportiva de Rhode Island - UDRI) is a 501c3 non-profit organization based in Rhode Island.  For over a decade, our organization has been actively participating and contributing the efforts and progress of our communities through the various programs and projects we provide.

UDRI has a Sports Program and an Educational Program with multiple projects which provide underserved communities the opportunity to participate popular sports, health education, physical activities and many other programs that cater to our local children, youth, and adult population with the support and resources they need to improve or maintain their personal and community wellbeing and health.  

Our main objective is to develop and create opportunities for children and youth, while preparing them to become leaders within their communities and role models.  To achieve this, we strive to to provide a safe environment and a team of experts, formed by dedicated coaches, mentors, parents, student athletes, and community leaders, that work together to help us reach these goals.

The Rhode Island Sports Union manages multiple programs and projects.  Our current programs include the following projects:

  1. Baseball
  2. Karate
  3. Soccer
  4. Basketball
  5. Volleyball
  6. Table Tennis/Ping Pong
  7. Health and Nutrition Education
  8. Health and Physical Fitness Education
  9. Financial Literacy
  10. Leadership Development
  11. Community Service
  12. Educational Workshops
  13. Family Events
  14. Behavioral Health


Meet our Board

Executive Director

Grace Gonzalez