COMMUNITY OUTREACH COORDINATOR
A champion for her city, this Harrisburg native brings an extensive background to the organization encompassing community development, high-level sports performance and engagement, and social work. Her experiences guide her in building strong community partnerships and engaging the people of Harrisburg.
King began her advocacy during her time at the renowned Duquesne University, where she served as an academic tutor for the Schenley Heights Community Development Program and a member of the school’s NAACP and Black Student Union chapters. King graduated from Duquesne in 2015 with degrees in communications and social work before accepting a position as a counselor for the The Academy Schools in Pittsburgh. She returned to Central Pennsylvania to work as a social worker with Dauphin County Children and Youth Services in 2016. “My job as a social worker allows me to advocate for the children and families in my community,” says, King, who has also served on a pubic panel promoting healthy relationships between community members and social workers.
Stasia has had an exceptional sports career spanning her high school and college basketball play with the Harrisburg Lady Cougars and Duquesne Dukes, respectively . In 2011, the Dauphin County Board of Commissioners named April 29th Stasia King Day, highlighting her outstanding high school career.
King has used her experience and platform to mentor student-athletes, working as a facilitator for the More than a Game Foundation in 2018. She serves as the Harrisburg Lady Cougars Junior Varsity Head Coach and Varsity Assistant Coach, as well as a coach for Spooky Nook Girls’ Basketball program. Her organizational skills and community connections are key to her outreach responsibilities.
King is currently employed by the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania and owns her own athletics brand, KP Athletics. She brings a strong family focus, a “built from the muscle” mentality, and a natural ability to connect with people to the Capital Rebirth team.