Meet our 2022-2023 Coaches

  1. Updates

Meet our 2022-2023 AmeriCorps Coaches

Coach Meme (Kamella)

School: Robert Frost 106

Favorite recess game: Bridge Ball

Fun fact: Coach Meme has 45 pairs of colorful crocs!





Coach Lauriah

School: George Buck 94

Favorite recess game: Red Rover

Fun fact: Lauriah loves to wear hats and considers herself a “jill of all trades”




Coach Koala (Deliliah)

School: CFI2

Favorite recess game: Hide ‘n seek or monkey bars

Fun fact: Coach Koala is inspired by a former swim student who called me that because they could not pronounce my name.




Coach Bub (Stephan)

School: Daniel Webster 46

Favorite recess game: Bridge Ball

Fun fact: He’s a huge Chicago Bulls fan!





Coach Murf (Madarrell)

School: TGNS

Favorite recess game: Dodge Ball

Fun fact: He was born in Kentucky!



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Coach Allie

School: Anna Brochhaussen

Favorite recess game: Packman Tag or Cookie Jar

Fun fact: Allie likes to make mixed media art and sew!





Coach Nathan

School: Matchbook Learning

Favorite recess game: Kickball and Dodgeball

Fun fact: Nathan enjoys all things outdoors!

More Updates

January 10, 2023

Understanding the Complex Simplicities of Play ›

Play is a behavior that is natural and has existed for thousands of years and across species. It combines a set of made-up rules or norms and a willingness to explore. Researchers, scientists, and doctors have studied the effects of play on kids–and adults–and understand that this natural behavior has tremendous benefits. As the American…

January 5, 2023

Mid Year Impact Report ›

Playworks Indiana is excited to share our Mid Year Impact Report with you! In this Impact Report you can find our impact numbers so far this year, an update our All IN Sports League, an insight to our Tag Team pilot with the Boys and Girls Club, and our recent case study on our Junior…

December 19, 2022

Building Skill Through Play: Managing Disappointment and Teaching Positive Body Language ›

It’s the holiday season! Schools and Playworks are counting down the days until winter break, but first we’re focusing on managing disappointment and teaching positive body language.  We all know that it can be incredibly easy to get swept up in the negative emotions a disappointment brings because our expectations were not met. For kids,…