An athlete uses their gifts, talents and influence to inspire, inform and cultivate positive environments built on mental resilience, physical wellness, spiritual empowerment and emotional stability.
To improve the lives of our athletes by providing them with elite training as well as guiding them to a healthy and positive lifestyle outside of sports.
To provide a positive catalyst of change in the lives of athletes.
STAFF & VOLUNTEERS
Coach Lodree was born & raised in Chicago, Illinois & its surrounding suburbs. Growing up his home life was centered on faith in God & the unity & trust of their family of ten. Early on, it was evident that he had two loves – basketball & education. He focused on his academic studies while practicing & trying out for multiple semi-professional teams. In 2003, he was invited and attended USBL Dodge City Legends training camp. In 2004, he pursued his college education & play basketball for Triton College in River Grove, IL. In 2006, he was a vital part of Triton College finishing 8th in nation among junior colleges. After leaving Triton with an Associate of Arts in Education, he earned his Bachelor of Arts in Theology from Dominican University. In 2010, he received another opportunity to play basketball in the semi-pro league with the Chicago Steam. In 2019, he became the Junior Varsity Coach for Walther Lutheran Christian Academy.
After an extensive basketball career, Coach Lodree desired to give back to a sport that had given him so much over the years & co-founded Four Point Play, Inc. His goal is to instill in each athlete a professional attitude, spiritual fortitude and work ethic that will not only impact the athletes’ basketball endeavors, but life goals & aspirations, as well. His basketball skills, knowledge & passion are advanced, and can be utilized and implemented in any capacity. He is married with four children and believes that leading by example is the key to success at home, on the basketball court, and in life.
CANDICE LODREE, M.S.
Programs & Operations Director
Candice Lodree was born and raised in Chicago, Illinois and currently married with four amazing children. She obtained her Bachelor’s degree in Psychology at University of Illinois at Chicago, Masters of Science in Multidisciplinary Human Services at Capella University and Professional Life Coaching Certificate at Transformation Academy. While pursuing her education, she rededicated herself to Christ, which has led her on a journey to do God's purpose. This purpose has allowed her to assume a variety of positions in the Social Service field and eventually create her own life coaching business The C. L. Brand.
At the beginning of 2019, she decided to partner with Four Point Play, Inc. and become the Programs & Operations Director. She assist with setting and executing goals that promote organizational growth and life coaching services for participating families within the organization. Her roles as a Family Life Coach, Author, Blogger, co-founder of her family’s clothing line Be Divine Threads and a women’s empowerment campaign #ASM, she believes she will be an asset to Four Point Play, Inc. and continue to be the change she wants to see in the world.
MAILING ADDRESS EMAIL:
Four Point Play, Inc. email@example.com
P.O. Box 2129
Hines, IL 60141