Phill Douglas – Program Coordinator
The biggest smile and hottest chess moves at YouthBiz belong to Phill Douglas. A native north-east Denverite, Phill as a long history with YouthBiz and our target neighborhoods. Phill got his start at YouthBiz twelve years ago as a youth participant. Phill graduated from Manual High School. ”My goal is to create leaders, not followers,” Phill explains. Today Phill runs YouthBiz’s Crew Leaders Academy, supporting youth leaders to effectively lead in the classroom. Phill plans to one day start a “Chess as a Life Strategy” program for youth.