The Uniting Power of Sport – What I Learned Playing Field Hockey Overseas

Uru Founder Ainsley McCallister’s story Hi, my name is Ainsley McCallister from Ann Arbor, MI. A lifelong athlete, I graduated from the University of Michigan in 2014 with a Movement Science degree and thousands of hours on the field under my belt. I spent the following two years using field hockey, joining teams from England […]

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LEAP Worldwide is officially relaunching as Uru Sports!

The meaning behind the new name- Uru Sports Uru as in Maori  1.    (verb)  join, access, community. “With connections it’s truly amazing that your sport can take you” -Urū Team Urū,  as in our business,   1.  (noun)  The new and improved, online platform connecting athletes and teams across the world. The platform to give athletes and coaches access […]

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2017 Updates From the Uru Sports Team

A recap of our company in before we rebranded as Uru Sports On April 5th, LEAP Worldwide was honored to receive on award at the 2017 Entrepreneurial Oscars, an awards show that aims to celebrate the amazing innovative efforts in the Ann Arbor and University of Michigan communities. LEAP received The Wingspan Award, which was […]

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With Knowledge comes Responsibility – Why Uru Sports was started by McCallister

Read on to hear Uru’s Founder, Ainsley McCallister, talk about her personal experience and challenges she faced while playing hockey abroad in Perth, Australia. When I set off for my first season abroad, I headed to Nottingham, England. It was an amazing experience that made me realize just how far sport can take you and […]

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A Midwestern American girl embarking on an unexpected global field hockey adventure

Hey there, I’m Ainsley McCallister! I’m stoked that you have read this far as I REALLY hope that this is the start of a blog where I and many of you, can share our experiences and stories of travelling the world playing the sports we love 🙂 My journey began near on two years ago […]

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