Playworks AmeriCorps Coach of the Month: Coach Poe

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Coach Poe is serving her first year as an AmeriCorps member at Whittier Elementary School in the Salt Lake District. Coach Poe loves helping kids have the best possible day at school by forging a relationship with each and every student, making them feel safe and included, and being an all around blast to play with!

Learn more about Coach Poe

What is your favorite game/sports?

Soccer and basketball.

How do you usually relax after a long day?

To relax or lighten my mood, I either go on a run, watch a TV show or two, read a book, or take a walk.

What is your guilty pleasure?

Watching Law and Order SVU.

Tell us two fun facts about yourself!

I have hiked an active volcano, and I won a high school state championship in mountain biking.

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