February 22, 2012

Coaches’ blog – stories from the schools ›

William T. Machan Elementary School – Coach Paul Xavier is a fun-loving six grader at Machan Elementary School.  He has great hands on the4-square court and a killer shot in knock-out. Along with his love for playing games at recess, Xavier also is smart. Each day at recess this past fall, Xavier would come to…

September 7, 2011

Recess Rollout story from Phoenix, AZ ›

Playworks team members flew from cities across the country to bring more play to recess yards around Phoenix, Arizona. Below is some of what those coaches experienced and heard. “I love the way that you teach the kids; you talk to them the same way I do and it’s making them so successful.  This is…

September 7, 2011

Coach returns after half-decade leave ›

Phoenix, Arizona was not where Coach Latesha thought she would end up.  The grueling heat, the lack of rain… did we mention the grueling heat? Still, Playworks Phoenix is exactly where she wants to be. Coach Latesha began her journey with Playworks as an assistant coach in 2001, when Playworks was still known as Sports4Kids. However,…