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TEDxHunterCCS - Dave Crenshaw - Helping Girls Be Strong Through Sports

Helping Girls Be Strong through Sports: "They don't do cheerleading, but they do coach!'"David Crenshaw, HS '81, "Coach Dave" started working with the youth of Washington Heights at P.S.128 while a seniorat Hunter. Upon graduation, he went into the family business of building up his community and looking out for thosewho are left out. He worked at his mother's (Gwen Crenshaw) community center, Discovery Rooms for Children. Hewent on to help build several programs, including Co-Ed Scout Unit 280, The Carmine Girls League, Fresh YouthInitiatives, the Armory P.A.L. Hall of Fame Center and Camp Dreamers (featured recently in The Daily News). CampDreamers provides camp-like programing before school and at recess. Dave teaches that the only true championship is ascholarship. The Dreamers train at sunrise, write essays and visit colleges, as well as training in a wide range of sports.The kids first learn to coach themselves, then to coach their communities.In the spirit of ideas worth spreading, TEDx is a program of local, self-organized events that bring people togetherto share a TED-like experience. At a TEDx event, TEDTalks video and live speakers combine to spark deep discussionand connection in a small group. These local, self-organized events are branded TEDx, where x = independentlyorganized TED event. The TED Conference provides general guidance for the TEDx program, but individual TEDxevents are self-organized. (Subject to certain rules and regulations.)
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