About Angela R. Lewis
Angela Lewis is a former professional basketball player, championship winning coach and author who is passionate about empowering the lives of young women.
To date she’s published three books, The Game Changing Assist: Six Simple Ways to Choose Success, The Game Changing Assist Workbook and Post Moves: The Female Athlete’s Guide to Dominate Life After College which focus on providing a roadmap for young women to accomplish their goals.
A recognized leader Lewis was awarded the Robin Roberts Sports Communication Award, honored by Black Girls Rock St. Louis, and received the Distinguished Young Professional in Education and Youth Empowerment from the Urban League of Metropolitan St. Louis.
In addition she was called upon regularly to speak at events such as Nike Elite 100 Camp, the National Youth Summit on Economics, Justice, and Education and colleges and universities. She recently spoke to student athletes at Florida State University.
With a love for community she worked with multiple non profit organizations such as Cultural Leadership, Network for Teaching Entrepreneurship and Urban Sprouts Child Development Center. In addition, she has worked with students through various programs in school districts such as Rockwood, University City, Ferguson Florissant, St. Louis Public, Jennings, Normandy and Ritenour.
A St. Louis native, Lewis received a full athletic scholarship to play basketball at St. Louis University. In four years, Lewis scored over 1,000 point, grabbed over 500 rebounds and went on to play in Germany. After playing Angela coached at Metro High School, Webster University, Southeast Missouri State University and Marquette University. Most notably, she helped lead the St. Louis Surge, professional women’s basketball team, to a National Championship in 2014.
Angela loves visiting National Parks, building forts and having dance parities with her nieces and nephews.
Angela in the news:
EY/ IWF Women Athlete Business Network click here
St. Louis Business Journal Character Article click here
Angela's work with youth click here
Angela leading local non profit click here