December AmeriCorps Coach of the Month: Coach Lindsey

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Coach Lindsey brings her positive energy to the playground at Pioneer Elementary School. She is building community across all grades and is encouraging students to get out of their comfort zones by playing new games.

Coach Lindsey has successfully spread her positive energy not just on the playground, but throughout the entire school. Pioneer Elementary School staff repeatedly mention what a positive impact she is making on their school culture.

Learn more about Coach Lindsey.

What is your favorite game/sport?

Rock climbing

How do you usually relax after a long day?

Rock climbing, painting/sketching, running, and watching Tiny House videos.

What is your guilty pleasure?

My guilty-pleasure song is “Cry Me A River” by Justin Timberlake, and my guilty-pleasure movie is Penelope.

Tell us two fun facts about yourself!

I can sometimes fit into size 5 kid shoes, and I play the violin.


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