COAL Foundation


The Creating Outstanding Athletic Leaders Foundation creates opportunities for student-athletes to be empowered, facilitates leadership development, and assists
student-athletes in recognizing and achieving their lifelong goals.


Recruiting Combine On Sunday, Jan. 13 In Scranton

The Beyond Sports Network Foundation, in conjunction with the COAL Foundation and Backcourt Hoops, will hold a free athletic combine for students in grades 7-12 on Sunday, Jan. 13, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Riverfront Sports in Scranton.

The combine will test athletes in order to assess the athletic abilities of each individual. The data will help athletes reach the next level and will be provided to colleges and universities. Tests include the 40-yard dash, 60-yard dash, 3-cone drill, lane agility, vertical jump, broad jump, pro agility drill and TRAZER agility test.

To see highlights from the Beyond Sports Network’s recent national scouting combine, visit

There is no cost to attend and take part in the clinic. Space is limited to the first 300 registrants. All attendees are asked to register in advance. To register, visit For more information on the Beyond Sports Network Foundation, visit

For more information, contact the COAL Foundation at

Scholarship Recipient Sheila Whitman
Earns Dean's List Honors At Lycoming

A big congratulations goes out to Sheila Whitman, who received the first COAL Scholarship in the spring of 2017, on being named to the Dean's List twice during the past academic year at Lycoming College. Whitman, a Wallenpaupack graduate who lives in Lake Ariel, was named to the Dean's List for both the Fall 2017 and Spring 2018 semesters. Dean's List honors are bestowed on any student earning a 3.50 GPA or higher for the given semester.

Way to go, Sheila!


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