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.

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Coach Brooke


Coach Casey


Coach Maddy

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Coach Sarah P

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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. 

In 2022 Coach Brooke moved to Seattle, however continues to work with us - we're so lucky to stay connected with her!

Casey graduated from CSU's Human Development and Family Studies program in 2022

Maddy graduated from CSU, in 2022. Her graduate studies are focused in family counseling.

Coach Sarah P joins us from CSU, majoring in HDFS and Elementary Education with anticipated graduation in December of 2022

Our Head Coach & Trainer

Coach Hope


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


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.

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