Monica Santos Quintana

Vice President of DEI Initiatives

PCA Staff

As a Bay Area native, Monica Quintana is passionate about addressing inequities for youth and communities of color. She has two decades of experience developing programs and advocating for young people in afterschool, sports, and higher education settings. As one of the longest-standing staff members, she has an impressive record of creating innovative efforts within our organization including the design of our coach recruitment and DEI programs.

Prior to Positive Coaching Alliance, she directed an academic mentoring program and managed a civic engagement program with college students in Berkeley. She is a proud Cal alum and earned her Master’s Degree in Organization and Leadership at the University of San Francisco. Outside of work, Monica is actively involved in her community, whether it’s serving as a PTA board member or as a youth sports coach. In her spare time, she also enjoys spending time with her family, attending local sporting events, or exploring the outdoors.