Boston Scores is led by a headquarters staff of 16 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.
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 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.
Kieran started at Boston Scores in 2017 as a writing coach and joined our full-time staff a year later. He oversees our Elementary School enrichment program and also coordinates all of our data collection and analysis. Kieran has a Writing, Literature, & Publishing degree from Emerson College. He is an AmeriCorps VISTA alum and previously worked at youth writing non-profit 826 Boston. An avid poet, Kieran is a frequest host at the Boston Poetry Slam and serves as the coach of Emerson’s quidditch team.
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.
Ever joined the staff of Boston Scores in February 2019 after refereeing in the program for a year. Originally from Santa Ana, El Salvador, Ever grew up in Chelsea. He attended Bunker Hill Community College where he was an All-New England goalkeeper in 2014 & 2015. He serves as Goalkeeper Coach at Everett High School and coordinates equipment distribution, game day operations, and player/coach paperwork for Boston Scores.
Kendrick joined the Boston Scores team in October 2021. He is currently a junior attending Emmanuel College in Boston and pursuing a degree in Accounting with a minor in Philosophy. Kendrick is a member of the men’s varsity basketball team, the Accounting Club and serves as a general member of Emmanuel’s Black Student Union. Kendrick is an avid fan of UFC and the NBA and his favorite basketball player is Kevin Durant.
Vanessa joined Boston Scores in January 2016 and drives our philanthropy strategy, cultivates donors, and leads a talented fundraising team. Her previous experience includes Director of Development roles with Mass Mentoring Partnership and ALS TDI, a non-profit biotech focused on researching effective treatments for Lou Gehrig’s Disease. Vanessa holds a degree in Latin American Studies from the University of Massachusetts Boston and is fluent in both Spanish and French.
Donna joined Boston Scores in 2022. She is responsible for grant writing and reporting, relationship building our foundation partners and managing Scores’ social media channels and external communications. 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.
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.
Colette Anton 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.
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.
Andy is responsible for the day-to-day operational management of Boston Scores. Andy previously worked in the Olympic Games, as General Manager of the Boston Breakers women’s soccer team and as the founding 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.
Dwayne is responsible for Boston Scores strategic initiatives, including our Center of Excellence project and the advancement of related community partnerships and stakeholder relationships. An internationally accomplished hip-hop artist, Dwayne joined Boston Scores in 2006 as the Elementary School Education Coordinator. As Scores expanded to serve students from K-12 age levels, Dwayne’s role grew as well. As Education Director he developed a curriculum that became the national standard for middle school programs across the America SCORES network of 14 affiliates in the US & Canada. Later, as Program Director, he oversaw the creation of our High School age group program.
Kelly manages the integrity and implementation of all financial 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 joined Boston Scores team in 2022 as our Finance Associate. He has over seven 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 Travis Kelce.
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