Favorite Quote: “If I was to be their teacher and guardian, I must touch their hearts, I must share their joys and sorrows, I must help them to solve the problems that faced them, and I must take along the right channel, the surging aspiration of their youth. ” MAHATMA GANDHI


  • Name: Katherine Pasternak

  • Years Coaching: 9

Professional/Qualifications & Experience:

  • Degrees:
      • Master of Business Administration (MBA)
      • Master of International Management (MIM)
      • Bachelor of Arts in Cultural anthropology and Documentary Studies (BA)
  • Certifications:
      • Ski Instructors of America, Level III
      • CPR/AED
  • Professional Experience
      • Senior Operations Manager, TechnoServe Sub-Saharan Africa
      • Microfinance and Economic Development Consultant, RTS Uganda
      • Director Health Programs, Refugee Resettlement SD
      • US Peace Corps, Community Development and Public Health
      • Co-Productions Manager, National Geographic Television
      • Cross Cultural Trip Leader, Africa, Central America
      • Coach: Soccer, Skiing, Swimming, Track
      • Dance Instructor: African Dance

Fun Facts

I love playing sports, dancing, being outdoors, traveling, reading, watching foreign films and buying art!. My favorite foods are avocados, mangos and New Mexican Hatch green chili enchiladas!

I believe that things turn out best for those who make the best of the way things turn out!