Playworks AmeriCorps Coach of the Month: Coach Haley

  1. Updates

Coach Haley is serving her third year as an AmeriCorps member at East Midvale Elementary School. She has built a great rapport with the students and helped create a safe and inclusive environment at the school. We’re so grateful to Coach Haley for her commitment to continue to serve her community and make the school day better for all of the kids at East Midvale Elementary!

Learn more about Coach Haley

What is your favorite game/sport?

Soccer.

How do you usually relax after a long day?

Hang out with my two daughters. I also love to watch movies or run.

What is your guilty pleasure?

The shows “Chicago Fire” and “Scandal.”

Tell us two fun facts about yourself!

I love, love the ocean, it’s my happy place. The smell and sound of campfires calm me.

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