Amanda SlutskyFounder of Rookie Sports Club/Northeast Ohio Director
Amanda’s passion for children and sports started in high school where she played Field Hockey and Lacrosse at Columbus School For Girls. Amanda attended Kent State University where she majored in Physical Education. During her years at Kent, Amanda played on the Club Lacrosse Team all four years, serving as both a player and the team manager the second two years. Amanda graduated from Kent State University with a Bachelor’s of Science Degree for Physical Education and is currently a licensed Physical Education Teacher for grades K - 12. This is also when Amanda’s passion for teaching children sports peaked as she began working more with children in sports.
Professional Work Experience
- 2010 (Sophomore in college): Assistant Coach for North Canton Hoover High School Girls Lacrosse Team.
- 2010: Assistant coach for the Hudson Girls Youth Lacrosse (5th and 6th Grade).
- 2011-2012: Head coach for Hudson Girls 5th and 6th Grade Youth Lacrosse Teams.
- 2013: Hudson Middle School Girls Lacrosse Coach (7th Grade).
- 2013-2014: Shaker Heights 6th Grade Camp Director
- 2013-2014: Women’s Field Hockey Official
- 2013 - 2014: Women’s Lacrosse Official
- 2013: Student Teaching (Kent Roosevelt High School, West Main Elementary School)
- 2014: Adapted Physical Education Teacher for Kent Stanton Middle School and Kent Roosevelt High School
- 2014-2018: Director of Marketing and Administration, Program Director and Camp Director for Jump Start Sports.
All of Amanda’s past experiences have collectively developed her passion for helping children feel great about themselves through their participation in sports. Amanda’s dedication to utilize sports as a tool to help children enjoy physical activity and in turn, gain the desire to live a healthy, active lifestyle is what developed the creation of Rookie Sports Club.
Phone: (330) 203-8929
Alex JazlovietckiPhiladelphia Director
Alex graduated from Boyertown Area Senior High School where he was a three-year member of the Boyertown Legion Baseball Team and a Pioneer Athletic Conference All-Star in 2011. Alex attended Indiana University of Pennsylvania where he was a three-year starter and captain of the IUP’s Club Baseball Team. Alex graduated with a Bachelor’s Degree in Sports Administration with a minor in business. Alex’s passion for working with children developed during his experiences at the Kiddie Academy of Hilltown, PA.
Professional Work Experience
- 2014-2017: Life Guard for Kiddie Academy of Hilltown, PA
- 2014-2017: Camp Counselor for Kiddie Academy of Hilltown, PA
- 2014-2017: Assistant Preschool Teacher for Kiddie Academy of Hilltown, PA
- 2016: Intern for Athletic Department at Indiana Senior High School
- 2016-2017: Youth Sports Program and Camp Director for Jump Start Sports
- 2017-2018: Maryland Director of Operations for Jump Start Sports
Phone: (215) 350-8462