KATHERINE HIGUERA-MCCOY

Director of Elementary Programs
khiguera@ywashhts.org

A New York City native, Katherine joined the Y in August 2017 as the Be Me Program Director. As of October 2018, she is the Director of Elementary Programs, overseeing Be Me, Hudson Cliff Baseball League, Literacy, and the Y's School’s Out program. Previously, Katherine worked as the Sr. Program Coordinator and Director of Volleyball programs for Kids in the Game for four years. While at Kids in the Game, Katherine spearheaded the volleyball programs, oversaw marketing for the summer camps, and ran after school programming. She brings an extensive background working with youth, specifically in elementary and middle schools.

Katherine holds a MA in Public Communications from Fordham University, and a BA in Justice Studies from John Jay College where she was a standout defensive specialist and team captain of the women’s volleyball team. When she’s not around NYC, Katherine enjoys snowboarding. You can find her shredding the double-blacks or catching air in the terrain park!