Liz Coates

Career Pathways Counselor

Ms. Coates is new to Open Doors Academy and joined in April 2019 as the Career Pathways Counselor for Cleveland Central Catholic High School. Prior to her position at Open Doors Academy, she served as A Site Administrator for the YMCA of Greater Cleveland, where she managed a before and after school program for K- 8th grade students. 

  Liz graduated from Bowling Green State University with a Bachelor of Science in Human Development and Family Studies. At her time in BGSU she served as the President of the Student Wellness Network and a Peer Educator, where she educated and brought awareness to her peers on a multitude of topics as they transition into college life.  

Liz has been working with children, youth and their families since 2011 and is excited to now be working with ODA and engaging in the community. During her free time, she really enjoys watching movies, cooking new recipes and making memories traveling to new places with family and friends.