Successful mentors often inspire their mentees to guide others in turn.
It’s a cycle, and Annette Lopez is right in the middle of it.
Annette’s father was her mentor; he coached her from a young age guiding her through a bevy of sports—anything in season was fair game.
Today, Annette like her father, is a standout coach in her own right.
Realizing the profound impact that sports has had on her life, Annette is a true believer in the transformative power of sports.
She takes her role as a coach seriously and works to ensure that every one of her young athletes knows that they have a coach who believes in them.
On January 27th, Annette will be honored at Coaching Corps’ third annual Game Changer Awards which celebrates the power of coaches to make a meaningful and lasting difference in the lives of those they serve.
Coaching Corps will also honor the coaches of athletic greats, including Draymond Green of the Golden State Warriors, NaVorro Bowman of the San Francisco 49ers and Kendall Graveman of the Oakland A’s.
The importance of strong coaches as mentors is abundantly clear in creating positive change. Looking to 2017, we know the future will require an unwavering commitment to
positive youth development, particularly in communities that are struggling with the stresses of poverty.
We are dedicated to recruiting, training and supporting amazing coaches, like Annette, who are focused on using sports to make a meaningful difference in the lives of youth.
As always, thank you for your continuous support of our work – from the countless hours you serve volunteering to the funding you provide.
When it comes to making a positive impact in underserved communities across the country, we know we’re in it together.
Yours in play,
Fairmont, San Francisco Friday, January 27, 2017
Join us for the 3rd Annual
Coaching Corps Game Changer Awards
Featuring: Athletes from Bay Area professional sports teams honoring coaches that made a positive impact on their lives
Table Sponsorship Opportunities are Available
For more information contact Sammi Weeks:
510-496-5135 | email@example.com
COACH HIGHLIGHT: JOSÉ NET
Two years ago, José immigrated to San Francisco from Puerto Rico for a job opportunity.
He began to realize, however, that the job wasn’t aligned with his current career path.
After leaving his job, José began volunteering.
“I saw it as a wise use of my time,” said José. “It transfers well into a work environment and promotes personal development.” Studies support Jose’s thinking. Research shows that people who volunteer are 27% more likely to get a job...