Senior Trainer Manager
Sonja joined PCA in 2005 and serves as Senior Trainer Manager in the National Office. She is responsible for overseeing all workshop assignments nationwide and supporting PCA’s Trainer Corps. In addition, she organizes the Trainer’s Institute Retreat weekend.
Sonja also worked as PCA's Senior Program Manager from 2011 to 2014, where she was responsible for executing programs such as the Double-Goal Coach® Awards, the Triple-Impact Competitor® Scholarship Program Sponsored by Deloitte, the Deloitte Mentorship Program, and the National Student-Athlete Advisory Board. During that time, she also functioned as the Event Manager for PCA’s Annual National Youth Sports Awards Dinner & Auction.
Before joining PCA, Sonja worked as a television producer and foreign correspondent for a production company in Washington, DC. She was born and raised in Germany and graduated with Master Degrees in American Politics and Mass Communication Science from the Free University of Berlin. She moved to the US in 2001. In her spare time Sonja enjoys spending time with her husband and their two children, surfing and CrossFit.