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NYC Sports Person: Dutch Total Soccer’s Lennard Visman

Lennard Visman is the Coaching Director for Dutch Total Soccer NY. DTS, which operates out of Aviator Sports & Events Center in Brooklyn, offers classes, team training, soccer camps and runs an indoor co-ed recreational league for players between the ages of 5-10.

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NYC Sports Person: Moms in Training’s Helena Scott

Helena Scott is the founder of Moms in Training, an off-shoot of The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society’s Team in Training program which uses long distance running events to help raise money.

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NYC Sports Person: Dan Sheff, Founder, Brooklyn Crescents Lacrosse

Dan Sheff grew up in New Jersey, but he has been teaching lacrosse in Brooklyn for many years and co-founded the Brooklyn Crescents Lacrosse Club in 2006. The club has programs for pre-K through 8th grade.

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NYC Sports Person: NYC Juniors Volleyball’s Doug Levine

Doug Levine co-founded NYC Junior Volleyball Association in 1993. He has also coached at Hunter High School,Grace Church School, the Dalton School and the Brearley School.

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NYC Sports Person: Row New York’s Amanda Kraus

Amanda Kraus is Executive Director & Founder of Row New York, a non-profit organization she founded in 2002 to teach young people in NYC teamwork, tenacity, and commitment to self and to others through the sport of rowing. Today the program provides new opportunities for over 2,000 participants each year.

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NYC Sports Person: Kids of Summer’s Mike Handell

Mike Handell was born and raised on the Upper West Side of Manhattan He started Kids of Summer Sports in 2002. It has since grown into a year-round program offering baseball, and basketball programs with instruction and league play as well as a summer day camp.

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NYC Sports Person: New York Futsal’s Jaime Arias

Jaime Arias moved to New York City from Medellin, Colombia 12 years ago. He now runs New York Futsal. In addition to running leagues in conjunction with various soccer clubs in the city, Jaime is working to introduce futsal into the New York City Public Schools.

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NYC Sports Person: New Heights’ Ted Smith

Ted Smith is Executive Director of New Heights, a program that uses basketball to engage inner-city youth on and off the court and help prepare them for high school and college. New Heights currently works with nearly 200 youth in grades 5-12 by providing academic support, tutoring, and support with the high school and college process.

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NYC Sports Person: The Baseball Center’s Michael Lombardi

Michael J. Lombardi, a former minor league player with the Philadelphia Phillies, is the Executive Director of The Baseball Center NYC, an indoor baseball/softball training facility on the Upper West Side of Manhattan.

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NYC Sports Person: First Tee’s Barry McLaughlin

Barry McLaughlin, a Boston-native, is the Executive Director of The First Tee Metropolitan New York, a youth development organization dedicated to giving young people of all backgrounds an opportunity to develop, through golf and character education, life-enhancing values such as honesty, integrity and sportsmanship.

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