Coach Drake is a Santa Clarita native who grew up playing soccer and running track. After a state title in the 800m at Valencia High School, she went on to play soccer and run track at the University of San Francisco. She now coaches at a local soccer club, Real So Cal SCV, is the Girls Varsity Soccer Coach at Saugus High School, and enjoys playing soccer each week.
Coach Drake believes that an emphasis on Physical Education is extremely important for children of all ages. Not only does Physical Education help students stay active, but it also allows students to build friendships by using teamwork to achieve goals. Through Physical Education, students can gain skills that will be useful on and off the field or court.