New Teammate Adds Momentum to the Fight for Literacy

Memphis, Tennessee (September 25, 2017) - Trey Carroll, the newest addition to the Coaching for Literacy (CFL) team, joins as the Director of Marketing. Trey brings a passion for people and literacy as well as experience working with public school districts.

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 “I’ve spent years investing in people of various cultures, ethnicities, and socioeconomic backgrounds, but it wasn’t until recently I ventured into the world of academia where I discovered the overwhelming issue of illiteracy in America. I’m honored to be a part of CFL’s mission to be the leading literacy advocate in America.”

“We are so excited to have Trey on the team,” said Ryan Viner, the Executive Director of Coaching for Literacy. “The board and I believe his passion for people and literacy, coupled with his writing and communication skills will improve Coaching for Literacy’s ability to impact students and donors nationwide.”

A native of Jackson, Mississippi, Trey earned his Bachelor of Arts in English from the University of Mississippi in 2013.

Previously, Mr. Carroll worked for various Christian non-profit organizations both in and out of the United States, serving in 12 countries. He spent a year in Mississippi with the University of Mississippi as an Admissions Counselor, working daily with students and counselors in the public school system.

Thanks to the support of sports teams and generous donors, Coaching for Literacy has funded over 50 literacy projects across 20 communities in 11 states directly impacting 8,000 children. The mission of Coaching for Literacy is to use the power of sports to raise awareness about the problem of illiteracy and generate financial support for literacy programs nationwide. To learn more about how you can make a difference for literacy efforts in your community, visit www.coachingforliteracy.org.

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