Ricardhy Grandoit is the Program Manager at the Center for the Study of Sport in Society and is responsible for lending support in synthesizing education, advocacy, research, community and capacity building and sport program development. He works on collaboration, relationships management, intermediary programs, and program expansion. Additionally, his role includes ensuring the effective intake of data and implementation of Sport in Society’s marketing plan, as well as compliance among all activities. Furthermore, Ricardhy leads annual programming and fundraising events, volunteer training and manages Sport in Society’s various social media outlets.
Prior to working in his current role as Program Manager, Ricardhy has a history with working for Sport in Society as an intern. After graduating from Northeastern University with a Bachelors of Science in Criminal Justice in 2009, he joined the Sport in Society team working at a community health center in East Boston. He moved to New York a year later where he worked as Per Diem teacher at a community high school and at a day camp as a Unit Head. He soon found himself back in Boston working in a volunteer capacity and for the non-profit organization Playworks.
In addition to working at Sport in Society, Ricardhy is enrolled in the Master of Education, Higher Education Administration program at Northeastern University. He also works as a part-time supervisor at the University’s Recreational Center on evenings and weekends.
Outside of Sport in Society, Ricardhy is working on a start-up company, which is intended to serve creative talent in the local arts community.
Favorite Quote: “Failure is the condiment that gives success flavor.” Truman Capote