Mentors/Teachers/Coaches

Gaining Confidence

Before coming to Girls on the Run / Heart & Sole (GOTR/H&S), I was a college intern with little experience coaching girls let alone girls who were in 6-8th grade. I was really...

GOTR is transformative

I signed up to be an assistant coach at a school where I was substitute teacher. I wanted to build experience as a student teacher and having been a runner since I was a teenager it seemed...

Your Words and Ideas Matter

When I started coaching two years ago, I went into it with the hope that I would inspire my GOTR girls. Little did I know just how much they would inspire me! It’s never too early to...

My Coach

i’m not completely sure where to start if i’m going to be honest . hi my name is daniela molina and i was a part of girls on the run for about 5 seasons . and it was probably the best...

GOTR changed my life

I started my journey at Girls on the Run with the Central Kentucky Council in 2017. I was 19 and I was trying to find my way through my college years. At the time, I was living in a house...

Wonderful Mentors

Girls on The Run is so near and dear to my heart. I had the honor of working for GOTR of NWI as a public health intern during my Masters of Public Health program at Indiana University...

The Girls on the Run Community

This week, my team began the brainstorming and planning process of their Community Impact Project, a process which began with the girls sharing what communities they belong to. A couple of...

Our Girl Was Beaming

A girl on our team several years ago had a brother who had some behavioral challenges. He demanded much of their parents’ time and attention. This girl was withdrawn and quiet. She...

Moving Forward!

Why is getting involved in your community as a GOTR coach or volunteer so important? I am a special education teacher at a Title 1 elementary school. I began our GOTR club at my school...

Health is more than just physical

Before joining GOTR as a coach, I was only training people 20-years-old and up for my final semester at NAU’s Fitness Wellness program. After spending this season with my girls, I...