Mariana Folco is the Senior Training Manager at Up2Us Sports. In her role, she facilitates trauma-informed training and professional development opportunities for coaches, teachers, and other youth development professionals in Philadelphia and the Mid-Atlantic region.
Mariana is a licensed social worker and native Spanish-speaker from Argentina. Prior to her work at Up2Us Sports, Mariana worked with Latino populations in Philadelphia as a bilingual domestic violence counselor, and as a legal service coordinator with unaccompanied immigrant youth from Central America in the U.S. court system.
Mariana has also been a rowing coach for over 10 years at the high school, collegiate, and masters levels for programs across the country.
She continues to row out of Vesper Boat Club in Philadelphia while training for her eighth marathon.