Integrative Coaches

MISSION STATEMENT: "Integrative Coaching ensures students have equitable access to personal and academic success by empowering them through the development of trust, mentorship and learning."

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Cheramie Leo, MA, Integrative Coach, Pre-Occupational Therapy
P: 415.458.3760
cheramie.leo@dominican.edu

In 2003, Cheramie Leo enrolled at Dominican as a freshman majoring in Literature with a creative writing emphasis. She graduated in 2007 and returned in 2010 to earn her M.A. in Humanities with an English emphasis. In 2010, DU hired Cheramie as a professional tutor, and in 2012, the English department invited her to teach composition and literature classes. In 2015, she began with working with Dominican's TORCH program and with the service-learning program. In 2016, received the Adjunct Teacher of the Year award. Outside of her work with Dominican, Cheramie tutors students at Canal Alliance and facilitates writing workshops for incarcerated juveniles through the non-profit organization The Beat Within. Over the years, she has gathered many stories about her times at Dominican, and has found a surprising and natural joy in working with students.

 


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Molly Rogers, MFA, Integrative Coach, Alonzo King LINES Ballet BFA Program
P: 415.823.1914
molly.rogers@dominican.edu

Molly Rogers holds an MFA in Dance from UC Irvine. Here at Dominican she teachers Politics of the Body in Motion, a performance studies course that examines politics of identity and representation both on and off the dance stage. Molly designed and implemented the inaugural dance history curriculum at the Alonzo King LINES Ballet Training Program, where she serves on faculty teaching Critical Perspectives in Dance. She has worked as a lecturer in Dance at UC Irvine, as well as a guest speaker at St. Mary’s College and Sonoma State University discussing the work of Alonzo King. As an artist and scholar, she wholeheartedly believes in the value of a liberal arts education for dancers. In her newest role as integrative coach for the BFA dance majors, she looks forward to mentoring students on their journey to becoming critically aware, multifaceted human beings.

 


PhyNique Allen

PhyNique Allen, MSM, Integrative Coach, Global Public Health
P: 415-482-3506
phynique.allen@dominican.edu

Former College All-American and overseas professional athlete PhyNique Allen holds an MSM (Masters of Sport Management) from the University of San Francisco. Here at Dominican she is the Associate Women’s Basketball Coach where she has been an integral part of the historic Lady Penguins seasons since 2014. PhyNique also manages the team’s academic planning and study hall; the team holds a steady 3.5 grade point average. Prior to Dominican, PhyNique worked as an Academic Mentor for Athletics at UCLA where she was responsible for academic advising, early identification of academic concerns, fostering academic accountability, and monitoring student-athletes academic and personal transition into a competitive University environment. Coach Allen prides herself on her ability to connect with and mentor students of all backgrounds, ethnicities, and beliefs. Her desire to inspire the professionals and leaders of tomorrow surpasses any other professional aspiration. In her newest position as Integrative Coach here at Dominican, Coach looks forward to having a role in the academic and personal development of all students.

 


Naomi Elvove

Naomi Elvove, Integrative Coach, Liberal Studies
P: 415.257.1380
F: 415.257.0177
naomi.elvove@dominican.edu

Naomi meets people where they are and helps them navigate to where they want to go. From teaching literacy and language skills to women and their preschool children in Brooklyn, New York to managing a large resource center at Academy of Art University in San Francisco, Naomi has dedicated her career to supporting student success. She earned a BA in English from University of New Hampshire and a MA in TESOL (Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages) from Teachers College at Columbia University. Here at Dominican, Naomi works with students, staff, and faculty to make sure that the student experience is everything that it can possibly be.

 

Our Integrative Coaches are here to support you with developing your academic and life skills by identifying your individual values and goals, and reinforcing connections with other mentors throughout your college experience.
 

Student Testimonials

“I had support from my Integrative [Coach] throughout challenging times and when I needed advice.”

“[The Integrative Coach] served as a counselor and mentor to me which helped [me] have a successful academic year.”

“One on one meetings [with my Integrative Coach] where I felt safe and comfortable to talk about issues going on really helped me feel supported and successful in my first year.”

“Getting to just express [to the Integrative Coach] what was going on in our lives was very helpful.”

“I joined the program late, but I still felt that my Integrative [Coach]…tried…to get to know me and [understand] what I want to do in [my] life. I think this is a really good program.”

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