In 2018, Detroit PAL launched a comprehensive Sports and Entertainment Workforce Development program. The program focuses on training young adults, 17-30, in a variety of fields in the sports and entertainment industry. All staff members are trained in soft skills and hospitality before beginning the program and continue to receive career-specific training throughout the year. Career pathways include:

Hospitality
Field and Facility Management
Communications and Marketing
Program Administration
Program Operations

2018 Workforce Development Staff – Dream Team

Athletics/Program Operations

Bradley Cole
Darnell Coleman
Dia Jackson
Lugene Davis
Darrell Freeman
Jared McGhee
Stennett Nyekanyeka

Communications and Marketing

Jazlyn Lindsay
Kevin Moore

Field/Facility Management

Cord Bailiff
Steven Cajar
Deondray Jennings
James Payne IV
Kyjuawn Sanderfer

Program Administration

Nicole Caudillo
Senneca Scott
Alicea Worthy