Jillian Green

Executive Director

Jillian joins Philly Girls after spending the past decade working in sports-based youth development (SBYD). First, with Up2Us Sports, one of the leaders in SBYD, and then with DREAM, formerly Harlem RBI, running after school programming for youth in East Harlem & the South Bronx, New York. Jillian is a life-long athlete and coach, and cannot wait to create more opportunities for young women to lead active, healthy lives.


Danielle Gibson

Program Director

Danielle is currently a first grade teacher in Philadelphia. She has been playing lacrosse since fourth grade.  Danielle attended Springfield High School in Delaware County where she won the school’s first state championship in girls lacrosse.  After high school, she went on to play Division I Lacrosse at The Ohio State University.  Throughout her career Ohio State University, she earned 2nd team honors in the American Lacrosse Conference.  She also was captain of her team senior year.  Danielle attended Lehigh University for graduate school and received her Masters in Elementary Education.  She has enjoyed coaching and helping out in the Philadelphia area since then.  In her free time, she loves to be outside!  She also loves to read and hopes to write a book some day!  She loves Philadelphia and exploring new things in the city is one of her favorite things to do.