About The Good Fight Community Center in La Crosse, WI

Our Mission

The Good Fight’s charitable mission is to provide at-risk and disadvantaged youth with hope, encouragement, and a safe environment to develop personal goals, discipline, and values free from juvenile delinquency, substance abuse, truancy, crime gang activities, and other difficult challenges.

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    Elsworth Smith Boxing Gym

  • Bob Witte Art & Music Center

    Bob Witte Art & Music Center

  • Larry Shapiro Education Center

    Larry Shapiro Education Center

  • Bob Witte Art & Music Center

    Bob Witte Art & Music Center

  • Larry Shapiro Job Center

    Larry Shapiro Job Center

Our Vision

Our vision is to instill discipline and values among at risk and disadvantaged youth, to lift them out of poverty, to provide them with training and opportunities, and to motivate them to become productive members of society.

The Good Fight Vision

My son, Braeden, absolutely LOVES The Good Fight! He’s only been going a couple of months but already have seen an improvement in his overall confidence level.

– Amy F.

The Good Fight – Board of Directors

Nathaniel Coleman, Jr.

Founder and President

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Sonna Severson

Vice President

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Sherri Mooney

Financial Secretary 


Board Member


Board Member 


Actively Recruiting


Actively Recruiting

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The Good Fight – Administration

Isaiah Thomas - The Good Fight Executive Director

Isaiah Thomas

Executive Director

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The Good Fight – Operation Staff

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Krisa Prince

Youth Program Coordinator

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Patrick Cook, Driver


Kathy Freidhof - The Good Fight Office Manager

Kathy Freidhof

Office Manager

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The Good Fight – Coaching Staff

Nathaniel Coleman Jr. - The Good Fight Founder, President, and Head Coach

Nathaniel Coleman, Jr.

Head Coach

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James Campbell

Gym Manager, Coach

Emma Neuberger - The Good Fight Assistant Coach

Emma Neuburger

Assistant Coach

Jay Lyngaas - The Good Fight Assistant Coach

Jay Lyngaas

Assistant Coach

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The Good Fight – Interns

Camille Calica

Program Intern


Madeline nelson

Grant Intern


Hunter Duffy

Grant Intern


Kenneth Freeman

Program Intern


Emalie Gunder

Program/Grant Intern


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Thank You to All Our Volunteers

We would like to recognize our host of volunteer staff members over the years committed to preparing our students for life. From mentoring and tutoring, art and music, boxing and those volunteers with no specific role, they are there to support our youth! Without you, we could not fulfill the mission and vision of The Good Fight!