PM Wells Middle School Health/ PE Teacher and Coach
College: Culver- Stockton College in Canton, Missouri
Coach ‘C’ as the students call her, was born and raised in Kankakee, IL. She moved with her husband to Florida in July of 2021. Coach Cardinale has a Bachelor’s Degree in Physical Education and Health K-12 and a Masters’s Degree in Education from Culver- Stockton College. Coach ‘C’ is a four-year collegiate softball player in Division I NAIA. She taught elementary, middle, and high school in Illinois, Missouri, and now Florida. When she was 23, she was the head high school coach for Varsity and JV boys basketball. The coach made history in Missouri when another female coach and she coached against each other. They were the first women coaches to coach a boy’s varsity basketball team against each other. “Sports are my whole world, and I love sharing my passion with my students,” Coach Cardinale.
Vincen Espada Heredia
PE Department | School: PM Wells Charter Academy
Coach Espada has 15 years of experience in Education as a Physical Education instructor. He has coached disciplines such as Basketball, Volleyball, and Track and Field. He is passionate about Sports and Committed to teaching Children and Youth of all ages.
“Sport is a path, Difficult? YES!!!, but wonderful, that changes destinations, that transforms spirits, that creates fighters who do not give up, that shapes leaders and saves lives.”
Jose Rios (Master Rios)
Master/Coach | Club/College: Caribbean Martial Arts Academyy
Master Rios is a 4th Dan black belt with a 3rd dan Kukkiwon certificate, USA Taekwondo certificate coach level 1, and GAL license. Master Rios serves as the Taekwondo instructor for our afterschool sports and aftercare programs.