Snoop Dogg Youth Football Series Coming to AOL in May
'Coach Snoop' follows the rapper as he works with members of a youth football program.
Snoop Dogg is taking his talents to the football field in a new docuseries for AOL.
Coach Snoop premieres on May 19 on AOL.com and will tell the story of the Snoop Youth Football League, which the rapper founded in 2005 to create opportunities for inner-city kids to participate in the sport. Snoop himself coaches a team of 11- and 12-year-olds and the series follows the team and its players over the course of a season.
The series was first announced last fall and comes after Snoop has tried for years to get a project off the ground about his work with the SYFL. "This series will finally give the world a chance to witness the stories, talent and commitment SYFL represents in the same way I do," Snoop said in a statement when the project was first announced.
Snoop will take the stage at AOL's May 3 NewFronts event in New York to promote the series through a performance that will livestream on AOL.com and go90 at 8 p.m. ET. This year, the Verizon-owned media organization will take over four blocks around New York's South Street Seaport for an immersive NewFronts experience.
All nine episodes of Coach Snoop will be available at launch on AOL. The series was directed by Rory Karpf (30 for 30). It was produced by Lauren Karpf, Joe Saunders, Jeff Cvitkovic and Rob Harvell and executive produced by Snoop, Ted Chung and Rory Karpf.
Watch the trailer here: