PCA Phoenix board members and staff: (back row from left to right) PCA�s Dave Shapiro; Mike Nealy, president/COO, Phoenix Coyotes; PCA�s Margaret Clark O�Donnell; Paul Yatkowski, operations officer, corporate citizen; Stefanie Francis, co-founder and managing director, Navigate Research; Tom Lewis, CEO and founder, T.W. Lewis; Mike Stanley, CEO, EB Endeavors; Jordan Taylor, president/CEO, Pyramid Financial; Scott O'Connor, owner SteepleRock Ventures; (front row from left to right) Lon Babby, president, Phoenix Suns; Scott Harkey, partner, Owens and Harkey Advertising; PCA�s Heana Simpson; Krista Howard, senior manager, Deloitte; PCA Trainer Kelly Cagle; Megan Lennox, partner, Bryan Cave; Mike O�Hearn, president, Coyotes Ice; and PCA�s Jim Thompson (not pictured are John Graham, CEO, Sunbelt Holdings; Derrick Hall, president, Arizona Diamondbacks; and Harold Slemmer, president, Arizona Interscholastic Association).

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Positive Coaching Alliance has announced the official kick off of its new Phoenix Chapter. Established in 1998, Positive Coaching Alliance (PCA) is a national nonprofit organization providing all youth and high school athletes a positive, character-building youth sports experience.

PCA reaches youth and high school sports leaders, coaches, athletes, parents and officials through live workshops, online courses, published books and articles and a series of alliances with nationally recognized coaches, athletes, academicians, businesses and national youth sports organizations.

Schools and youth sports organizations interested in partnering with PCA-Phoenix to host workshops for coaches, parents, leaders and high school-aged student-athletes may contact PCA-Phoenix Partnership Manager Margaret Clark O’Donnell at margaret_odonnell@positivecoach.org.

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