Playworks AmeriCorps Coach of the Month: Coach Ashley

  1. Updates

Coach Ashley is serving her first year as an AmeriCorps member at Parkside Elementary in the Murray School District. This year she has focused on building meaningful relationships with both the students and staff and is helping ensure student success by creating a positive and inclusive environment throughout the entire school. We’re so grateful for the positivity and passion she brings to the playground every single day!

Learn more about Coach Ashley

What is your favorite game/sport?

Softball.

How do you usually relax after a long day?

Reading and watching a movie with my daughter.

What is your guilty pleasure?

My daughter and I enjoy movies and shopping.

Tell us two fun facts about yourself!

I love to go to meditations on Sundays, and I have a small collection of crystals (you know got to keep good energy flowing!)

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