Daniel Calder, Founder and Executive Director

Daniel Calder is the Founding Director of Health Action League. While earning his Masters in Public Health, he taught health and wellness classes for young people throughout Harlem. He realized that his students had limited opportunities to healthy eating and exercise. As a result, Daniel launched Health Action League to provide fun and healthy activities for youth in low-income New York City neighborhoods.

Along with having his Masters in Public Health, Daniel is a Certified Health Education Specialist, personal trainer and black belt in Taekwondo. Daniel has applied his education to develop comprehensive health and wellness classes that empower young people to live healthier lives and foster positive changes in the health of their communities.

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Brenda Rubio, Boxing Instructor
Inna Rekeil
, Healthy Cooking Instructor
Jahkeen Washington, Fitness Boot Camp Instructor
Khaled Zeidan, Boxing Instructor
Mandisa Boxill, Zumba Instructor
Robbin Rose, Yoga Instructor
Sarah Vera, Yoga Instructor
Scott Rousseau, Boxing Instructor
Shampayne Owens, Zumba Instructor

Board Members

Elizabeth Age, Square
Jermey Taylor, NYC Department of Health and Mental Hygiene
Jillian Ryan, eMarketer
Kathie Arseno, Little Flower Yoga
Mary Kate Burns, Time Inc.