The COAL Foundation was formed in 2017 to facilitate leadership and positive life choices among student-athletes. Our goal is to help student-athletes achieve their goals by making better decisions in both the competitive athletics environment and daily life.


Our Mission

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.

COAL Foundation Initiatives

  • Annual scholarship awarded to a graduating senior in the Lackawanna League who demonstrates leadership, perseverance and a dedication to helping himself/herself and others achieve their goals.

  • Motivational and informative speakers brought in to speak to student-athletes about how to pursue their goals, make informed decisions and become outstanding leaders withing the community.

  • Community programming to develop athletic talent and leadership skills among student-athletes to help create a culture of strong leadership and empowerment, and to help student-athletes pursue their goals both inside and out of the competitive environment.