STAFF

Boston Scores is led by a headquarters staff of 15 that possesses deep experience in youth development and share a commitment to a just and equitable future for all.

Members of our staff manage more than 120 Coach-Mentors who deliver our programs at Boston Public Schools and community partner sites. Coach-Mentors are recruited from the current teaching staff at the schools where we deliver our programs as well as from the local community and area colleges and universities.

Boston Scores staff at the 2022 Poetry Slam

Program

  • Ive Mendoza Boston Scores
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    Ive Mendoza
    Ive Mendoza
    Ive Mendoza (she/her/hers/ella)

    Chief Program Officer

    ivelisse@bostonscores.org617-553-4705

    Ive joined Boston Scores in 2013. She is responsible for overseeing and approving Scores academic curricula at each age level and is the point person for our partnerships with Boston Public Schools and Boston After School & Beyond. She is a Massachusetts certified teacher in History for grade levels 5-12. Ive has classroom experience teaching middle school and high school Social Studies. Ive earned a Bachelor’s degree in History from Boston University and a Certificate in Non-Profit Leadership & Management from Northeastern. Her favorite team is Manchester United.

  • Ethan Goldman Boston Scores
    Ethan Goldman
    Ethan Goldman
    Ethan Goldman
    Ethan Goldman

    Senior Program Manager - High School

    ethan@bostonscores.org617-553-4707

    Ethan came to Boston Scores as an AmeriCorps Massachusetts Promise Fellow in 2014. Ethan manages our Grade 9-12 programs, including academic enrichment, our partnership with South End Soccer, six competitive BAYS teams for boys & girls, and a coach-mentor staff of 12 staff and volunteers. Prior to joining Scores Ethan was a soccer coach and English teacher in Israel with Yahel Learning Service. He played soccer at Clark University and graduated with a degree in Sociology.

  • Allison Pires
    Allison Pires
    Allison Pires
    Allison Pires
    Allison Pires

    Director of Coach Training

    allison@bostonscores.org617-553-4699

    Allison originally joined Boston Scores in 2016.  After taking a break for a couple of years to start a family, Allison returned in the spring of 2022 and came back full-time later that year. As the Director of Coach Training, she is responsible for the creation of new Boston Scores programming in East Boston as well as overseeing all of our coach training initiatives.  Allison is a life-long soccer player and played collegiate soccer at Springfield College.  She holds a Master’s in Public Health from Northeastern University and coached the Girl’s Varsity Soccer team at Medford High School.

  • Gabrielle DeAngelis Boston Scores
    Gabrielle DeAngelis
    Gabrielle Uhomoibhi (she/her/hers)

    Middle School Enrichment Manager

    gabrielle@bostonscores.org617-553-4711

    Gaby joined Boston Scores in 2020. Gaby oversees our Middle School enrichment program, including supporting our One Hen coach-mentors and gender-specific teams in the creation of their small businesses. Gaby played field hockey at Clark University and graduated with a degree in Sociology. Gaby has extensive experience working with middle and high school youth in the after-school arena in her previous roles at Scholar Athletes and Girls Inc. of Worcester. Gaby is currently on parental leave during fall 2023.

  • Molly Gurner employee at Boston Scores
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    Molly Gurner

    Middle School Soccer Manager

    molly@bostonscores.org617-229-7341

    Molly joined Boston Scores in June 2022 and oversees our Middle School Soccer Program.  Molly played soccer at the Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts where she also graduated with a degree in visual art.  She also has a Master of Science in Athletic Administration at Boston College.  Molly has previous experience teaching middle school Health/Physical Education and has also coached youth soccer in and around the Boston area for many years.

  • Sarah Harkes for Boston Scores
    Sarah Harkes
    Sarah Harkes

    Elementary School Soccer Coordinator

    sarah@bostonscores.org617-553-4704

    Sarah joined Boston Scores in 2023 and oversees our Elementary School Soccer Program. Sarah played soccer at Wake Forest University where she graduated with a degree in communication. After graduating, Sarah played professional soccer for almost 6 years at Koppabergs/Gothenburg, North Carolina Courage, Lille Olympique Sporting Club, and Celtic FC in Glasgow, Scotland. While playing professionally, Sarah also earned her MBA from Pepperdine University. Her favorite teams are Barcelona and Manchester City.

  • Charles Hayden from Boston Scores
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    Charles Hayden

    Middle School Enrichment Coordinator

    charlesh@bostonscores.org617-553-4711

    Charles comes to Boston Scores with several years of nonprofit experience in the Boston area.  Prior to that, he served as an AmeriCorps member in San Antonio. He is pursuing a degree in nonprofit management. As a Philadelphian, Charles is a die hard Philly sports fan.

  • Rebeca Villatoro-Alvarez for Boston Scores
    Rebeca Villatoro-Alvarez
    Rebeca Villatoro-Alvarez

    Elementary School Academic Coordinator

    rebeca@bostonscores.org617-553-4713

    Rebeca joined Boston Scores in 2023 and is responsible for supporting mentor-coaches and students through our Power of Poetry curriculum. She graduated from Mount Holyoke College with a degree in History and Spanish where she uncovered her love for multimedia storytelling and desire to support young people as they unearth and share their stories. Through work in the nonprofit space, she has also supported young folks and their families in Eastie with fitness practices. During her time at Boston Scores, she hopes to use poetry as a vehicle for students to uncover their sense of identity, connect with others, and express transformative ideas.

Development

  • Andrew Crossley
    Andrew Crossley
    Andrew Crossley
    Andrew Crossley
    Andrew Crossley (he/him/his)

    Chief Development Officer

    andy@bostonscores.org617-553-4712

    After serving as our Chief Operating Officer for seven years, Andy stepped across the hallway in 2022 to work with our Development Team and lead staff efforts around our forthcoming capital campaign.  Andy previously worked in the Olympic Games, as General Manager of the Boston Breakers women’s soccer team and as Executive Director of the New England chapter of the Positive Coaching Alliance. He has designed courses in Sports Management and Marketing for UMass-Lowell and Endicott College. Born and raised in Brighton, Mass., Andy is a graduate of Emory University in Atlanta.

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    John Cunningham

    Corporate Partnerships Manager

    johnc@bostonscores.org617-553-4709

    John joined Boston Scores in December 2020, and is responsible for building & developing successful relationships with the local corporate community. John brings over twenty years of experience at the professional & international level, having worked in Women’s Professional Soccer, Major League Lacrosse, as well as multiple international events & tournaments, including Copa America Centenario in 2016. He has also coached soccer since 1994 at multiple levels and is a trainer for Positive Coaching Alliance.

  • Donna Arias Boston Scores Grant Writer & Communications Manager
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    Donna Arias (she/her/hers)

    Grants & Foundation Relations Manager

    donna@bostonscores.org617-553-4706

    Donna joined Boston Scores in 2022. She is responsible for grant writing and reporting and relationship building with our foundation partners. Donna has 10+ years experience with grant writing, marketing, and relationship building in a non-profit setting. Donna earned her Bachelor’s degree in Psychology from Northeastern University and is currently working on her Master’s degree in Prevention Science at The University of Oklahoma. She is passionate about using the intrinsic value of athletics to improve physical and emotional health outcomes for future generations. During her free time she loves to go on nature walks and spend time with family and friends.

  • Kathryn Fenneman director of communication at Boston Scores
    Kathryn-Fenneman
    Kathryn Fenneman (she/her)

    Director of Communications

    kathryn@bostonscores.org617-553-4715

    Kathryn joined Boston Scores in summer 2023 and is responsible for building and maintaining meaningful connections with our community and amplifying the impact of Scores. Kathryn brings over 15 years of experience working with domestic and international nonprofits in youth development, education, human services and community development. She is a graduate of Simpson College (Iowa) and The Heller School for Social Policy and Management at Brandeis University. Outside of work, you will most likely find her playing or watching soccer.

  • Colette-Anton
    Colette Anton

    Event Coordinator & Development Associate

    colette@bostonscores.org617-553-4714

    Colette joined Boston Scores in 2022 as our Event Coordinator & Development Associate. Colette is responsible for coordinating Scores’ major fundraising events throughout the year and for administering the technology side of our fundraising activities. She holds a B.A. in Sociology from McGill University in Montreal, QC. Colette has extensive experience with non-profit community-based programming and event management and is thrilled to channel her talents into support for the mission of Boston Scores.

Administration

  • John Maconga
    John Maconga
    John Maconga
    John Maconga
    John Maconga (he/him/his)

    Executive Director

    john@bostonscores.org617-553-4710

    John is responsible for the overall executive management of Boston Scores, including Board stewardship, partnerships, strategic relationships and major donor advancement. Prior to joining Boston Scores, John held Executive Director positions with Courageous Sailing and The Barton Center for Diabetes Education. In addition to his non-profit experience, he practiced law for ten years in both private practice and as in-house counsel. John is a graduate of the UMass Amherst and the Boston University School of Law.

  • Kelly Fletcher
    Kelly Fletcher
    Kelly Fletcher
    Kelly Fletcher
    Kelly Fletcher

    Chief Administrative Officer

    kelly@bostonscores.org617-553-4703

    Kelly manages the integrity and implementation of all financial & administrative operations for Boston Scores. She is a Certified Non-Profit Accounting Professional (CNAP) experienced in the administration of federal and international funding. Kelly joined Boston Scores in 2016 as part of our merger with One Hen, Inc., where she served as Finance Manager. Kelly brings keen analytic & organizational skills to the team along with a passion for a moral economy, one oriented toward the common good. She has a B.S. (honors) degree from the Open University, UK.

  • David Harding of Boston Scores
    David Harding
    David Harding

    David joined the Boston Scores team in 2022 as our Finance Associate. He has over eight years of local non-profit experience, including previous work at Community Art Center in Cambridge and United South End Settlements in Boston. David originally hails from Canton, Ohio, and has a degree in Electronic Media from the University of Cincinnati and Sports Leadership from Northeastern University. An avid sports fan, his favorite athlete is Sauce Gardner.

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Non-Discrimination Policy

Boston Scores provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants without regard to
race, color, religious creed, sex, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, pregnancy, childbirth, physical
disability, mental disability, age, military status or status as a Vietnam-era or special disabled veteran, marital
status, registered domestic partner or civil union status, gender (including sex stereotyping and gender identity
or expression), medical condition (including, but not limited to, cancer related or HIV/AIDS related), genetic
information, or sexual orientation in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws.

In addition, Boston Scores complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in
every location in which Boston Scores has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of
employment, including, but not limited to, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer,
leaves of absence, compensation and training.

This policy of equal opportunity and non-discrimination extends to the Organization’s employment practices,
as well as to the receiving of services proprovided by the Organization, and participation on committees, the
Boards of Directors, or as volunteers.

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