Volunteers & Interns

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Azita Nejaddehghan

Deputy Director of Sports Performance

Azita holds a passion for helping as many people as possible. With her Physical Therapist and Strength Training background, Dr. Nejaddehghan brings such a great perspective of physical and mental well-being to our team. She plays a vital role in building our athlete development program that will show what it means to truly care about the overall well-being of our Foundation Athletes.  

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JACKIE PEARCE

Chief Financial Officer

Jackie is one of our many financial experts in our Foundation. One of our first clinics, she showed up just to drop-off and donate goods just because she saw the flier online. Our relationship with her just grew from there. An overall great person with a diverse background in auditing, accounting, and non-profit financial management. She is currently serving in our Directorate of Finances.

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TAYLOR-JO RUSSO

Digital Communications & Content Management (Intern)

Taylor keeps us "hip" with the times. The youngest serving member of our team and the Foundation's first ever Intern! Currently, studying at Gettysburg College, she brings a diverse set of digital skills working in our Directorate of Social Media Outreach. Keep an eye on our social media accounts and website updates, because she's behind the scenes!

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KATIE CURTIS

Manager of People & Culture

Katie is an HR and overall personnel enthusiast. She cares genuinely cares about the well-being of people and... organization! She brings a fantastic perspective of how to manage and treat people with experience in event sales, administrative tasks, and people welfare. She is currently serving and laying the foundation in our Directorate of Personnel Management.

HEATHER SILVERIA

Operational Support Volunteer

Heather is a jack of all trades. She brings a wealth of knowledge to our team ranging from project management, community outreach, soccer,  and track! Immediately, she came aboard providing an immense amount of added value and feedback to help us improve and grow. She currently assists all Directorates wherever the help is needed.

Interested in joining our team and making a difference?

Click below to see what volunteer and internship opportunities we have

to help bridge the opportunity & cultural gap in youth sports!