The program, called ENVEST (Empowering New Voices through Education and Sport Training) is funded by the U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Education and Cultural Affairs through their Sports Diplomacy Division.

Exchange One - Kazakhstan, Tajikistan, and Kyrgyzstan (2017-18)

Organizer: Center for Sport Leadership at VCU | Partners: Richmond Strikers and Football Federation of Kazakhstan

Youth Delegation headed to Kazakhstan.


  • Carrie LeCrom (VCU)
  • Brendan Dwyer (VCU)
  • Jen Gellock (VCU)
  • Tiesha Martin (VCU)
  • Will Bates (Strikers)
  • Todd Johnson (Strikers)
  • Mitchell Brown
  • Nicholas Cavallo
  • Ethan Johnson
  • Nicole Mills
  • Michael Morrissey
  • Connor Peed
  • Anne Christian Robertson
  • Nick Vantre