Joanie Plake, M.Ed.

Joanie Plake, M.Ed.

Joanie is the founder of Breathe & Learn, a curriculum-based kids yoga and mindfulness program. She teaches after-school classes and weekend workshops in Manhattan Beach, CA and throughout the Beach Cities for kids in pre-k through high school. In addition, she...
Justin Commins

Justin Commins

Justin is a youth soccer coach who focuses on a holistic approach to help to develop the person through the sport. He played soccer at Cal State Dominguez Hills before taking up his journey into coaching. He also worked with kids and adults, inside and outside of...
Ella Nuttall-Smith

Ella Nuttall-Smith

Ella is a senior at Mira Costa High School and will be attending the University of British Columbia to play D1 soccer and study business at the Sauder Business School. She lives in Hermosa Beach with her family and plays Academy soccer for the LA Galaxy soccer league....
Orlee Klempner

Orlee Klempner

Orlee is a mindfulness and yoga teacher (privately and publicly) at Den Meditation and Wanderlust to both kids and adults. I ACT because… I believe all humans deserve to be seen and dignified. I want to share the space that mindfulness offers to exist as just...
Mark Hodson

Mark Hodson

The Darfur United sideline is incomplete without veteran head coach Mark Hodson. Coach Mark traveled to eastern Chad to conduct the inaugural DU tryouts, where he helped select the first thirteen Darfur United players; and has since guided the team’s long-term soccer...