Coach Spotlight

Unapologetic, Part 2: Coach Melika Clark

Unapologetic, Part 2: Coach Melika Clark

In this two-part series, we interview two of our coaches from Fenway High School in Boston, Massachusetts. They each spoke about their lives, coaching, National Girls and Women in Sports Day, Black History Month & womanhood. Our second story features Coach Melika Clark, who overcame the obstacles of her hometown and the loss of her mother to truly find her passion.

Unapologetic, Part 1: Coach Chandlor Lyles

Unapologetic, Part 1: Coach Chandlor Lyles

In this two-part series, we interview two of our coaches from Fenway High School in Boston, Massachusetts. They each spoke about their lives, coaching, National Girls and Women in Sports Day, Black History Month & womanhood. Our first story features Coach Chandlor Lyles, a Boston native who returned to her alma mater to create a safe and open space for her students.

Using Golf to Teach Honesty, Sportsmanship, Perseverance, and Courtesy

Using Golf to Teach Honesty, Sportsmanship, Perseverance, and Courtesy

I coach golf while implementing life skills through informal instruction. Though a game of golf may not be as complicated as the life many of these kids have, it provides a small getaway that provides more than just a means of relieving stress of home and school.

Coach Nicole: Becoming a Teacher, a Golf Coach and an Inspiration for Girls

Coach Nicole: Becoming a Teacher, a Golf Coach and an Inspiration for Girls

Growing up I knew that becoming a professional golfer was not the path I was interested in taking. I wanted to go to school and become an educator. I knew that one day, I wanted to become a golf coach on the course, and a teacher in the classroom.

International Day of Sport for Development & Peace: A Look at One Coach's Work Around the Globe

International Day of Sport for Development & Peace: A Look at One Coach's Work Around the Globe

From the playground as a youth, to a Program Manager at PeacePlayers and in celebration of International Day of Sport for Peace and Development, I’d like to share my journey on my love for sports and how sport has become a platform to address some of our pressing social issues.