AdvantageCLE  Staff Members

Liz Deegan
Executive Director
(216) 255-8283

Liz Deegan is currently in her third year as Executive Director at AdvantageCLE.  Liz comes from John Carroll University, where she spent seven years in youth development programming through the Center for Service and Social Action. She worked with many Cleveland area schools and children through the programs We the People and Youth for Justice, both of which come from the Ohio Center for Law-Related Education. She also ran a literacy program called Carroll Reads, which was a one-on-one tutoring program for children in grades K-3.


Liz previously held roles as a consultant with Facing History and Ourselves, an English teacher at Hudson High School and a public relations manager with Cleveland Landmarks Press, Inc. Originally from Pittsburgh, PA, Liz grew up on the tennis courts and is excited to see what AdvantageCLE can do to make an impact in Cleveland.

Charles Williams 
Camp Director
AdvantageCLE Summer Tennis and Education Camp
Charles has been an integral part of AdvantageCLE camps since its inception in 2010.  Charles is also a staff member of youth support services at Ginn Academy during the academic year, where he mentors and advocates for students year-round.
We are excited to have Charles back for his eleventh summer at AdvantageCLE!