Director of Equity, Justice & Community, Sidwell Friends
Natalie Randolph is a seasoned educator, serving in the District of Columbia for 16 years. First, as an environmental education coordinator with the Department of Public Works, then for 11 years as a high school and middle school science teacher. In 20016 she transitioned out of the classroom serve as the Title IX Coordinator for the DC State Athletic Association (DCSAA) and currently serves as the Director of Equity, Justice, and Community for the Sidwell Friends School. During her teaching career, she also had the amazing privilege to serve as one of the few female head football coaches in the country for Coolidge High School. During her four-year tenure coach, she worked hard to facilitate the personal and academic growth of student athletes. She was able to ensure that all student athletes that completed her program graduated and were accepted into a college, university, or post-secondary program.
Natalie continues to serve student athletes by recently starting her own organization, The Student Athlete Project, which seeks to provide academic, social, and career support for underserved high school student athletes. Natalie is a native Washingtonian and a graduate of the Sidwell Friends School and the University of Virginia. She loves outdoor festivals and events, is a science nerd, and has trouble finding things that she is not interested in learning about.