After graduating from the University of Delaware, Dr. Kathy Leggette
began her career in healthcare. She was a Nursing Coordinator of
a Surgical Unit in Alabama before becoming the Nursing Coordinator
for Neurosurgery at George Washington University Medical Center.
During her management of the neuroscience unit, she designed and
implemented a Neuro Concentrated Care Unit that streamlined care
for critically ill neurosurgical patients.
Kathy received her Masters at Marymount University in 1988 and her
Ph.D. at the Medical College of Virginia in 1997. Her doctoral work
examined the critical attributes of organizational health. Utilizing
her doctoral research, Dr. Leggette has consulted with individuals
and organizations regarding organizational effectiveness, management
issues, and leadership principles.
Dr. Leggette taught at both Georgetown University and Marymount
University in the areas of medical-surgical nursing, leadership
and management, and pathophysiology. For the last 13 years Kathy
has done advocacy work in the areas of special education and healthcare.
Dr. Leggette is cofounder and President of Goals Beyond The Net
Treasurer, JUFC Director
Diane played for the nationally
ranked Washington Freedom youth soccer team for 7 years and won
the U.S. National Title in 2007. She graduated in 2009 with High
with High Honors from Wakefield School in The Plains, VA.
Diane participated in the Service Club and volunteered at the Middleburg
Animal Shelter in Middleburg, VA. During her senior year, Diane
and her neuroscience colleagues developed and implemented an Anti-Bullying
Task Force that targeted middle school classes.
Diane has interned at the National Restaurant Association and Healthy
Weight Commit Foundation. During her time as an intern Diane communicated
with associate partners and donors, keeping them up-to-date on current
Foundation events. Along with communications, Diane assisted in
donor research efforts. In the fall of 2011 Diane interned for the
Community Coalition for Haiti in Jacmel, Haiti where she developed
Goals Beyond the Net for children living in extreme poverty.
Diane attended Princeton University and was a senior captain on
the Princeton Women's Soccer team. During Diane's senior year she
wrote her senior thesis on the social capital of Corporate Social
Responsibility. Examining various case studies, Diane reviewed the
profitability of Corporate Citizenship and how Foundation and Non-profit
involvement on the corporate level is vital to a Corporation's reputation
and consumer relationships.
Diane currently works for ISN as an Account Manager for the Cross-borders
Mining Oil & Gas team. As an account manager she promotes the
use of ISN as software for contractor management and pursues the
onboarding of new clients.
Along with playing soccer, Diane enjoys volunteering at the Foundation
for Choice where she mentors at risk high school students.
Ron Celestin completed his 21st season with the Tiger womens
soccer program in 2015. In addition to his coaching duties at the
University, Celestin also teaches health and physical education
at Riverside Elementary School in Princeton.
In February 2005, Celestin was honored by the Princeton Public Library
as one of its Unsung Heroes, an award honoring members
of Princetons African-American community who in their
own way have contributed vastly to the overall development and fiber
of Princeton and the surrounding area through their profession,
community service activities, talent or their everyday lives.
Celestin received induction into the Mercer County Soccer Hall of
Fame in 2012 and was inducted into the Princeton High School Hall
of Fame in 2007.
As an undergraduate at West Virginia Wesleyan, Celestin was a defender
on the 1984 NAIA national championship team. He also played at junior
college soccer powerhouse Mercer County Community College.
Celestin played semipro soccer for Team New Jersey from 1985 to
1990 and was also instrumental in starting the New Jersey Wildcats,
who compete in the W-League. His coaching experience includes stints
with several N.J. Select teams and a 10-year tenure at Princeton
High School, during which time he led the Little Tigers boys
team to a state championship. Celestin was inducted into the Princeton
High Athletic Hall of Fame in 2007. He has also coached with the
New Jersey ODP and was technical director for the F.C. Magic Club.
In the summer, Celestin has served as an assistant coach for the
New Jersey Wildcats, which reunited him with former Princeton pupil
and the Tigers all-time leading scorer Esmeralda Negron.
He and his wife Annette have two daughters, Chantal and Ciara.
A graduate of the Art
Institute of Pittsburgh (PA) with a degree in Specialized Technology,
Ms. Hilt continued her education at George Washington University.
With over 25 years of management experience, she currently owns
a web design business, Cadcol Publishing. Meredith has owned and
managed several successful retail businesses, and has worked in
direct mail and the advertising industry.
Over the years, Ms. Hilt has been a director on multiple nonprofit
boards. She has sat on several steering committees for start up
organizations, and later chaired as president on several of them.
As a professional artist, Meredith is also is well versed in advertising,
and promotional marketing.
With more than 27 years
of professional coaching experience, Clyde Watson is a familiar
figure in D.C. area soccer. A prominent member of the Guyana Men's
National Team for more than 10 years, Watson graduated from Clemson
University, where he was All ACC all four years. He was a First
Team All Star with the New York Eagles of the American Soccer League
in 1979, and went on to play for the Pennsylvania Stoners and Detroit
After transitioning from player to coach, Watson has served as assistant
coach of the Washington Warthogs, Coach of the University of the
District of Columbia, and as the assistant coach of the Washington
Freedom from 2001-2010.
Watson currently serves as the Technical Director for McLean Youth
Soccer, a position he has held for 3 years. In addition to recently
being named the 2010 VYSA Competitive Coach of the Year, Watson
has been named the 1998 Boys Youth Virginia Coach of the Year and
NSCAA 2007 Youth Girls National Coach of the Year. Watson's teams
have won 13 State Cup titles, 2 Regional Cup titles, and 1 National