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With the backdrop of USC Championship trophies behind them, new and seasoned PCA-LA Trainers received well-deserved recognition for their dedication to impacting communities and kids through sports. Starting with long time PCA Trainer Nick Davidson, who has performed over 400 PCA Workshops throughout Southern California. PCA National Partnership and Marketing Manager Marti Reed and Peak Performance Coach Chris Stretch each have delivered 100 Workshops to coaches, parents and athletes.
Newly certified Trainers Matt Parke, Kristen Oshiro and Romeka Randolph received signed certificates and great PCA Branded gear provided by Score Sports! PCA-LA Director of Impact Jeaney Garcia organized the event with USC and PCA Leadership Council Member Marcia Reed, a professor at USC, provided the PCA Team and family with tickets to the USC vs Long Beach State basketball game.
PCA-LA Intern, Kayla Landes-Brenman, ready to graduate from Long Beach State’s Sports Management Program, was also honored for her work with the LA Chapter. PCA-LA Executive Director Alan Berkes stated “We have a tremendously dedicated, caring and talented team at PCA-LA who in one year delivered nearly 300 live Workshops reaching 99,500 kids by training their coaches, parents and athletes to create a positive youth and high school sports experience for all. I’m honored to work with the best of the best!”