Cornell "Coach" Ward


Cornell Ward spent most of his youth involved with activities that led to the demise of his community. Thus, his athletic talents, ease for sports and coaching, has given him a vehicle to send over 7,000 youth to Division I, Division I AA, Division II, Division III, and NAIA schools around the country.
Cornell Ward worked from 1994-Present.

Kedren's Family Service Center & Head Start volunteer resource coordinator. In Los Angeles County, Kedren operated 26 facilities offering educational programs for children 3 to 5 years of age and basic learning skills such as the alphabet and the identification of geometric shapes. Cornell Ward developed Kedren's annual "Family Fun Day" event where more than 20,000 people converged in Watts. The event featured free food and rides, including a carousel and a train. "We’d have a ton of fun" said Cornell Ward. In addition, he worked effortlessly on the team to generate resources for the facilities providing teacher to classes in English, Spanish, Cambodian, Japanese and Armenian as well as offer adult and youth continuing education, literacy and computer courses, career development, tutoring, after-school athletics and college preparatory classes.

Cornell Ward married 32 years to Unise Ward, 6 daughters La Neisha 32, Witney 31, Shay 30, Sharonn 28, Cordijah 22, Shaquel 22, and Imani 19. Cornell Ward over the last (5) years has reintegrated himself in the community in an array of efforts that have made him an outstanding citizen and humble leader in the field of community Intervention/Prevention in the Greater Los Angeles Area.