Coach Trevor Makes Excellent Happen

  1. Updates

Coach Trevor is a first-year program coordinator at Trotter Elementary School in Dorchester. He is passionate about making a difference in the community and is dedicated to his role as a Playworks coach. Coach Trevor has implemented an incredible program at Trotter, ensuring that all of his students feel safe, welcomed, and included throughout the school day. Over the course of the school year, Coach Trevor has built an incredible relationship with school administrators, staff members, students, and the broader school community. He plays an integral role in ensuring that all students are able to learn, lead, and thrive in school.

During the month of March, Coach Trevor volunteered to join the Playworks recruitment committee in our regional office. He is working alongside office staff members to help recruit the next cohort of Playworks coaches for the upcoming school year. Coach Trevor is incredibly passionate about finding new, energetic individuals to serve as Playworks coaches. In fact, he created a Twitter account to help spread the word about our hiring opportunities. He knows that recruiting individuals who are committed to service and the local community will help Playworks New England reach our aim of serving 200,000 students by December 2020.

Coach Trevor continues to make excellent happen at his school by hosting college volunteers from Northeastern University that are enrolled in a “Games and Social Justice” class. This cohort of Northeastern students is creating games to help students combat social justice issues in their community. Coach Trevor is also serving as an advisor to the Northeastern class and helps the college students implement these games at Trotter. With his incredible dedication and passion for creating a healthy, fun, and safe environment for his students, we are confident Coach Trevor will continue to make excellent happen throughout New England.

More Updates


August 1, 2022

2021-22 Year End Report ›

After two years of isolation and adapted schooling, our students and staff spent a full year together in school buildings. We continued innovating to meet the needs of students, schools, and partners. Our return to in-person events was filled with joy, and throughout it all, bringing the healing power of play to students across New…

parent playing with kids outside
parent playing with kids outside

July 21, 2022

Games to play at home this summer ›

Are you looking for games to play at home using only things found around your house? Look no further! In case you haven’t heard – school’s out for summer! With long stretches of hot days still to come, you might be looking forward to playing some new games with your family or people in your…

coach writing letter
coach writing letter

June 22, 2022

Playworks AmeriCorps Coaches’ end of year reflections ›

Being an AmeriCorps Coach at Playworks is no small feat. Throughout the year, you are asked to complete 1,700 hours of service. Weekend service projects are common, you recruit and coach students for a basketball extravaganza, and you’re encouraged to spend a lot of time reflecting on why you chose to do a year of…