Ambassador: Amedeo Della Valle
Main Life Skills: Emotions, Communication, Respect, Teamwork and Adaptability
About the program: The 1st One Team Programme of AX Armani Exchange Olimpia Milan 2018/19 has been developed with Laureus Sport For Good Italia and is dedicated to the children of Gratosoglio, a difficult suburban area of Milan where people from different backgrounds live at risk of social exclusion.
The Italian club is working from October until January with a group of 20 boys and girls of 10 years age from the Scuola Primaria Baroni. The main life skills addressed by the coaches are emotional intelligence, communication, and respect for the rules.
There is also the 2nd One Team Programme of AX Armani Exchange Olimpia Milan 2018/19 has been developed with Don Carlo Gnocchi Foundation of the IRCCS in Milan with the aim of improving the motor planning skills and motivational and relational aspects of children with Borderline Intellectual Function (BIF).
The program is running from February until May twice per month with a group of 21 boys and girls of 7 to 11 years old from different schools in the suburban area of Milano. The main life skills addressed by the coaches are teamwork, communication, and adaptability.
AX Armani Exchange Olimpia Milan player Amedeo Della Valle is supporting the program as a One Team Ambassador.