Playworks Coach

March 9, 2018

Playworks Celebrates AmeriCorps Week ›

Our Playworks AmeriCorps coaches make a positive impact every day at each of the schools we serve. Coaches transform schools, engage communities, and inspire youth leaders. Find stories of these amazing AmeriCorps coaches and learn more about becoming a Playworks AmeriCorps member.  

The News & Observer

November 22, 2017

Do kids really have to be taught how to play? ›

A Playworks coach might organize a kickball game, foursquare or other activities that students enjoy during recess – and then hang around and encourage everyone to participate. He or she might step in to assist students in resolving a conflict or to iron out game rules before yelling or name-calling can begin.

September 27, 2016

Playworks Coach Tanika Lynch Receives Eli Segal Leadership Award ›

Baltimore, MD—September 27, 2016—Last week, AmeriCorps Alums announced former Playworks Coach Tanika Lynch as one of two recipients of the prestigious 2016 AmeriCorps Alums Eli Segal Leadership Award. The highly competitive fellowship for AmeriCorps alumni provides emerging leaders with the opportunity to join a community of other like-minded changemakers. These leaders collaborate across sectors and…