Joy of Sports Foundation, Inc. Board of Directors

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Kristen Smoluk, Treasurer

Volunteer Experience

  • High school basketball coach

  • Vacation Bible School at Derry Presbyterian Church

  • Sports mission trip to Dominican Republic 

Personal

  • Grew up in Palmyra

  • Played Basketball, soccer, and track and field at Palmyra

  • Played basketball at Messiah College

  • Accountant at Trout, Ebersole, and Groff

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Ann Zaprazny, Chair

Volunteer Experience

  • Youth Coach:  Basketball, Soccer

  • HCC Swim Team Announcer, Volunteer

  • Volunteer, chaperone Derry  Township field trips, past room parent

  • Volunteer, Feed the Need, Derry Township Food Bank

  • Former board member, Secretary, Jacobs Creek Home Owners Association

  • Former board member, Secretary, Dress for Success South Central Pa

Personal

  • Derry Township resident since 2001

  • Married with three children

  • Self Employed – Great Sports Minds LLC

  • MS, Sports Science with a concentration in Sports Psychology (Lock Haven University 2015)

  • Former  Fortune 500 Executive and Division 1 Scholarship Basketball Player (University of Delaware)

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John Abel

Volunteer Experience

  • Rotary Keystone Club of Harrisburg

  • Derry Township School Director

  • DTSD Parent Volunteer – field trip chaperone

  • Youth recreation sports coach for little league, basketball, and soccer

Personal

  • Derry Township resident since 2007; father to two children

  • Occupation – attorney

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Chris Painter, Secretary

Volunteer Experience

  • Hershey Little League Board Member

  • Youth  Sports Coaching; Hershey Little League, Hershey Soccer Club

  • Hershey Little League Concessions Manager

  • Hershey Soccer Concessions Volunteer

  • Hold Clearances for Hershey school volunteer and chaperone activities

Personal/Professional

  • Derry Township Resident since 1986

  • Graduate of Hershey High School – Class of 1993

  • Graduate of University of Pittsburgh, BS Civil Engineering Technology – Class of 1998

  • Co-Owner Advanced Insurance Solutions serving the community for over 20 years

  • Married to Courtney Painter and proud father of three children

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Justin Williams

Volunteer Experience

  • UCF Surf Club Treasurer and President

  • SAMBA Trail Building and Maintenance

Personal

  • Graduated from Hershey High School in 2010

  • At HHS, was on the Cross-Country, Golf, and Lacrosse teams

  • Played 2 years of NJCAA Golf at HACC

  • Graduated from the University of Central Florida

  • Competed nationally on the UCF Surf Team and led the Surf Club as President

  • Avid mountain biker and trail builder in Hershey

  • Works for Motus in Web Development

Joy of Sports Foundation, Inc. Board of Directors, Board Members Emeritus

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Terry Singer, JSF Founder

Volunteer Experience

  • Youth rec coach for 20+ years in multiple sports

  • Past Board member – Hershey Youth Basketball Association

  • Past Board member – Hershey Little League (HLL)

  • Initiated and led HLL coach training effort

  • School Board Director, Derry Township School District

  • Member, Derry Township Parks and Recreation Advisory Board

  • Member, Hershey Rotary

  • Past Member – Mortel Family Charitable Foundation, Board Member

  • Founded Joy of Sports Foundation

Personal

  • Derry Township resident since 1996

  • Father of two children

  • Occupation – retired

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Dr. Chris DeFlitch, M.D.

Volunteer Experience

  • Board Member – Hershey Little League

  • Board Member – Penn State Service Enterprise Engineering (SEE)

  • Positive Coaching Alliance Coordinator

  • HLL  Volunteer Coach

  • Hershey High School Rec Lacrosse Volunteer Coach

  • Hershey Little League Volunteer coach for various rec sports including flag football, soccer, basketball, football, baseball, lacrosse, and travel sports

  • Initiated and led Hershey Little League and Derry Township Parks and Recreation in revamping Koon’s Park and creating a dedicated T-Ball field

Personal

  • Derry Township resident since 1998

  • Father of three children

  • Occupation – Chief Medical Information Officer, Emergency Physician, Penn State Hershey Medical Center

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Kathy Sicher, LSW, MHA

Volunteer Experience

  • Hershey Youth Field Hockey – Founder, Youth Coach & Board Member

  • Derry Township School Director

  • East Coast Field Hockey Coach & Youth Director

  • Room Parent & Chaperone over multiple years K-11th grades

  • Dauphin County Children & Youth Advisory Board Member

Personal

  • Derry Township resident since 1996

  • Graduate of Palmyra High School (captained 3 sports:  field hockey, swimming, and track)

  • Mother of a son & daughter who participate in baseball, ice hockey, karate, & field hockey

  • Licensed Social Worker

  • Office Manager at Sicher Family Dentistry for 16 years

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Myron McCurdy

Volunteer Experience

  • Hershey High School Softball Booster Club – co-coordinator

  • Hershey Youth Football Association – Board Member

  • Volunteer Coach for Hershey Youth Football Association, Hershey Little League, Milton Hershey School U10 baseball program

  • Hershey Little League – player assessments coordinator

  • Cornerstone Youth Home, York – advisor

  • The World Children’s Center and Academy, Atlanta/Talapoosa GA – Sr. Advisor

  • Shiloh House, Littleton, CO – Board Advisor

  • Marion New Life Academy – Advisor

  • Derry Township School District – chaperone for activities and field trips

Personal

  • Derry Township resident – continuous since 2003

  • Father of six children

  • Occupation – Milton Hershey School – Homelife Administrator