Alex RIvera was a fresh faced 9th grader at Springfield Renaissance High School when he started coaching with Project Coach. Today, he’s heading into his sophomore year at Worcester State University in its prestigious nursing program. Here Alex talks about the lessons he learned in Project Coach and how the power of team inspires him every day. PC: What are you up to now that you’ve graduated Renaissance and Project Coach?
AR: To be honest, I am 100% focused right now on ear
Kelsey graduated in May after serving as a long-time Academic Coach to a PC teen coach, and doing her own independent research on the long-term impact of youth leadership programs on PC coach alumni. She presented her research The Smart After School: How Equitable Programs Promote Equitable Access in April 2017 at Harvard University’s Engaged Scholarship and Social Justice Undergraduate Research Conference and at Smith's 'Celebrating Collaborations'. PC: What are you doing no
Ariann is a rising senior at Central High School in Springfield, and a Head Coach at Project Coach. While coaching Brightwood Elementary School 3rd graders last year, she found a love of teaching. Here she shares how PC has shaped who she is today. PC: What are you doing now that school is out for the summer? AB-R: Now that school is out I’ve been expanding and improving my coaching skills through working at the Mass Migrant Education Program (MMEP). I’m a teacher’s assistant
Greg Rosnick, Project Coach Fellow from 2013, recently moved to New York City to coach women's basketball after coaching at Colby College in rural Maine. Here he shares a few of the many lessons he learned at Project Coach and his creative (and time-consuming!) way of getting to know new players on his team. PC: What are you doing now? GR: I recently accepted a position as an Assistant Women's Basketball Coach at Columbia University in New York City. PC: Tell us a highlight m