Since our inception in 2011, Coach-Ed has helped in the following ways:

  • Cheerleading camp

  • Personal Trainer certification

  • Lifeguarding and CPR certification

  • Sports-based job placement

  • Disaster relief (following Hurricane Sandy)

  • Therapy wedges for at-home chest PT

  • Swimming lessons

  • Volleyball camp

  • Athletic equipment, including treadmills and rowing machines

  • Gym memberships

  • Make-A-Wish Foundation dreams

  • Mentorships

  • Lifetime experience at a Knicks game

  • Soccer team and equipment

  • Hockey camp

  • Cyclocross

  • Boxing

  • Yoga participation and yoga teacher training

  • Acupuncture

  • Taekwondo

  • Nutrition support and food shopping for healthy meals

  • Fitness competition training and participation

Our program participants are not simply “people that have cystic fibrosis.”  They are impressive and outstanding people who are doing great things, who do all this despite the fact that they happen to have cystic fibrosis.  To put it simply, they CF but CF does not have them.  Click on the pictures seen below to learn more about the people that inspire Coach-Ed to keep doing what we are doing.