Thursday, January 8, 2009

Adrienne Coddett

Basketball coach, teacher, youth advocate

Born in 1967.

Created the Foundation Three Dreads and a Bald Head to help people of black African descent to identify and maximize their potential, mentally, physically, spiritually and economically.

Launched the Ottawa Phoenix basketball program in 1998 with Andy Waterman; this program gives inner-city black students a chance to showcase their talents.

Worked to raise youth awareness of the global impact of HIV/AIDS.

Attended Howard University in Washington before attending the University of Ottawa for teacher training.

Taught at Woodroffe High in Ottawa.

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