Meet our 2022-2023 Coaches

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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!



Woman holding kickball

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

kids playing on playground
kids playing on playground

September 15, 2022

September Scope and Sequence: Roshambo and Let it go! ›

Ro Sham Bo and Let it go! Playworks’ 10th school year here in Indiana is officially underway! This school year, we will be celebrating this incredible milestone while continuing to focus on leveraging play to bring out the best in every kid every day.  Every year our Impact team creates a ‘scope and sequence’ mapping…

August 19, 2022

Playworks Indiana 2021-2022 Impact Report ›

For the last 10 years, Playworks Indiana has given kids foundational skills for success on the playground, in the classroom, and in the community. We are the leading organization that leverages play to promote healthy behaviors and increase social and emotional learning, at recess and throughout the school day. Last school year alone, Playworks Indiana…

three people with Playworks shirts
three people with Playworks shirts

July 28, 2022

A year of social and emotional learning ›

“You can’t do SEL, trauma, or equity work without each other,” Jennette Claassen, Head of Evaluation, Playworks. As Playworks continued to progress on our equity journey, we explored a critical question: what are the intersections between play, social and emotional learning, physical activity, and trauma? A working group focused on this question decided, among other…