Meet the Team  

Coaches, who become mentors to the girls, come from the community and  CSU departments to include: Human Development and Family Studies (HDFS), Communications, English Education, Health and Exercise Science and Sociology/ Social Work.


Mentoring coaches encourage girls to build self-esteem through various activities designed toward girls thriving as a leader. Inspiring a girl to become a leader will put her on the path toward greater contribution to society.


Coach Hope, Founder

Hope founded GITSL in 2019 and now enjoys training other coaches.


She is a Certified Health and Wellness coach and knows the importance of social emotional intelligence for mental health stability for girls and families.

Hope's background is diverse and she holds a bachelor's degree in Psychology and master's degree in Theater. In addition, she holds a Certificate in English Teaching from Cambridge University.


Coach Casey

Casey joins us from CSU, majoring in HDFS.

Expected graduation in 2022.


Coach Maddy

Maddy joins us from CSU, majoring in HDFS. Expected graduation in 2022.

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Coach Sarah P

Coach Sarah P joins us from CSU, majoring in HDFS. 

More Coaches

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Coach Brooke

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Coach Brooke was one of our first volunteer coaches during the fall of 2019. After passing her PRAXIS and graduating she has continued to make contributions to curriculum development, events and being an online coach. 


Coach Sarah T

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Coach Sarah is back! Sarah is one of our substitute coaches in 2022 alongside pursuing her Masters in Social Work at CSU.