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Meet the team.
tapouts knows that well-adjusted kids grow into well-adjusted adults.
Dr. Daniel Lee
Director of Program and Coaching
Daniel Lee, Ph.D. has over 20 years of experience working with youth and their families in settings including the Los Angeles (LA) Unified School District, LA County Department of Mental Health, educational centers, and nonprofits. As a Provost Fellow, he earned his Ph.D. from the University of Southern California (USC) and did his postdoctoral training in Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at the Keck School of Medicine of USC.
Program and Coaching Manager
Chrissy is an LA-based licensed Occupational Therapist and Certified Life and Success Coach. She brings a decade of experience creating and delivering group/individual coaching programs across a variety of settings to help youth gain the skills they need to maximize their well-being, health, and performance. Her science-based lens as a Coach and Educator is informed by further certification and study in Lifestyle Medicine, Lifestyle Redesign®, Emotional Freedom Technique (“tapping”), and other modalities designed to help people create lasting change in their lives.
Dr. Maggie Vaughan
Maggie C. Vaughan, Ph.D. is an NYC-based marriage and family therapist with over 15 years of clinical experience. Her work draws upon Emotionally Focused Therapy, Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy and Mindfulness, as well as Existential and Psychodynamic theory. In addition to her private practice, Dr. Vaughan acts as founder and executive director of Happy Apple®, a Midtown Manhattan psychotherapy center that offers support to children, teens, and their families.
Co-Founder and CEO
George is the co-founder and CEO of tapouts. His vision is to build the future generation’s Life Academy, a safe space for kids to become confident and resilient and grow. In his free time, George enjoys teaching children how to code. He studied Philosophy and Communication Sciences at the University of Vienna.
Dr. Wolfgang Baier
Chairman of the Board and Co-Founder
Wolfgang is the Group Chief Executive Officer of Luxasia, the largest luxury omnichannel distribution platform in Asia Pacific. Previously he was the Group Chief Executive Officer of Singapore Post and a McKinsey partner
Pooranan is a passionate technology leader accomplished in building scalable, secure software products at speed. He brings over two decades of experience in building and operating complex software products. He focuses on great user experience through well thought out designs and using the right tools and technologies.
Director of Operations
Naira joins Tapouts as the Director of Operations. After completing her B.S in Business Administration from USC she worked in merchandising operations with a focus on team development. With a passion for people, Naira aims to strategize business development initiatives that will optimize the space for kids to develop confidence and grow mentally and emotionally.
Leonard D. Etscheit, MBA
Leo was born in Düsseldorf, Germany and educated in Switzerland and Hawai’i. After earning an MBA from the HULT Business School in San Francisco, he joined tapouts to manage day-to-day operations. Leo strives to bring operational excellence to tapouts to ensure the company can help kids build confidence and resilience for a better and healthier future.
Bronwyn is a certified youth life coach with a master’s degree in education and psychology with 30 years of teaching children. She has devoted her life to educating, empowering, and motivating kids to live their best lives.
Carol is a certified youth life coach. She’s worked with children for more than 25 years as a master taekwondo instructor, a teacher’s aide, a Boy Scout and a Girl Scout leader, and a Gymboree Play & Music teacher.
Julienne is a certified youth life coach in NY and she has a background in Psychology. She has worked with children in different capacities for over 10 years. She currently teaches Leadership and Life Skills to children as well as volunteers as a Boy Scout leader. Julienne aims to inspire and empower children by teaching them Life Skills to live their most meaningful life.
Victoria is a youth life coach and has been working with kids for over 15 years. Her mission in working with kids and families is to promote resilience through confidence, communication, and connection. Victoria is a mom to 5 kids and lives in Colorado.
Adam is a veteran elementary school teacher with over 30 years of experience. He holds a bachelor’s degree and master’s degree in education. Adam resides in Pennsylvania with his family and enjoys spending time with them.
Michelle is a passionate holistic educator and whole person advocate. She brings a wealth of experience teaching children of all ages including working as an English tutor to youth in international contexts. Michelle lives in the United Kingdom with her family.
- How long are the sessions?
- How much does tapouts cost?
The tapouts program costs $ 25 weekly.
- Where can I find session information?
More information about the sessions can be requested by contacting the team directly.
- When is my kids’ session?
You can check the confirmation email sent out by tapouts. Your child will join the sessions each week on the same day and time.
- What if my child is late for a session?
They should try as much as possible to be early. If they are a little late, the coach will inform your child of any crucial information they missed. Your child will still be able to participate for the remainder of the sessions.
- How does tapouts store information?
Only those who work for tapouts will have access to your child’s information, which is kept in secure, password-protected servers.
- Does tapouts share any information collected?
Under no circumstances will tapouts share any information collected during the sessions with anyone outside of our immediate team.
- What will the brief survey entail?
The brief survey at the end of each session will entail what your youth thought of the session, and it will give them a chance to provide us with feedback.