Sideline Pass is an organization dedicated to educating and empowering young women through both classroom seminars and community outreaches.


Sideline Pass was founded by Jennifer Hale in 2015 after noticing a void in the number of mentors and opportunities for young women.

Board of Directors

Jennifer Hale, Christina Chapuis,
Reagan Charleston & Tamica Lee


Jennifer Hale


Jennifer Hale is an award-winning journalist who now works for Fox Sports covering the NFL and the NBA, as both a sideline reporter and an anchor. Through her work for the NFL on Fox and Fox Sports Southwest, Jen has covered the premiere players for both leagues during their largest events, such as at the Super Bowl and during the All Star Weekend.

When she's not covering the sidelines, Jen uses her versatile talents to host events such as the Final Four's Oscar Robertson Trophy Presentation, mediate discussions like the Laureus Foundation's Legend-to-Legend Series, or emcee various charity events, including the Lighting of the French Quarter Balconies benefitting Children's Hospital. She also serves as a spokesperson for women's health at Thibodaux Regional Medical Center.

Jen has won multiple Emmy, Edward R. Murrow and Associated Press awards for both her sports and news coverage.

She started her journalism career as a political and investigative reporter/anchor, after earning a master's degree from Northwestern University's Medill School of Journalism. In 2009, the prestigious RIAS Commission chose her as a fellow to travel to Germany and study US-German relations, as well as the evolution of former East German cities since the fall of Communism. After completing the RIAS Fellowship, Jen went on to anchor a 4-hour morning show in New Orleans where she covered a wide variety of topics, from politics and sports, to the city's culinary and musical scene.

A native of New Orleans and a proud resident of New Orleans' historic French Quarter, Jen completed her undergraduate studies at LSU's Honors College, where she was also a captain of the LSU Cheerleading Squad, Homecoming Queen and Miss LSU.

Kim Tran
Wink Design & Events

Toni Martinez
Thibodaux Regional

Sarah Elizabeth Dewey
Jolie and Elizabeth

Christy Caballero

Danielle McAllister
School Counselor

Randy Lawshe

Toni Becnel
Becnel Law Firm

Leslie Spoon
WWL Sports

Lauren LeBlanc
Fleurty Girl

Jamie Schmill

Colleen Snyder
Executive Producer

Alanah Odom Hebert
Deputy General Council

Shalan Randolph

Hien Nguyen
Wink Design & Events

Stephanie Burks
Rycars Construction

Beth Eisen

Dr. Kathleen Sullivan

Candice Bennatt
Law / Miss LA USA 2015

Fammy Famularo
Miss LA INTL 2016

Katherine Terrell Sports

Terri Sisk
Tulane Tennis

Robin Barnes

Janie Glade
Etiquette Teacher

Mary Piper
Health & Fitness Coach

Allison Shapirio
Krispy Krunchy Foods, LLC



Our mentors are female athletes, coaches, professionals, artists and entrepreneurs who share their stories and life experiences with the young women of Sideline Pass during seminars and outreaches.



  • Be at the top of your game in your respective field
  • Be willing to share your success and failures with our group
  • Offer advice and insight into how our young women can follow in your footsteps


Sideline Pass often needs volunteers to help set up or break down for outreach activities. We are in need of medical personnel to accompany us on activities like field days. You can also help by providing transportation to and from activities. We are always grateful for gift bag donations such as sporting equipment, stationery, clothing and other types of swag.



  • Be willing to share your time
  • Submit to a background check for certain activities
  • Be 21 years of age or older

Other Ways to Help

Sideline Pass understands that not everyone is able to attend and support all of our outreaches and events throughout the year. However there are many other ways you can show your support for Sideline Pass.



  • Donate to Sideline Pass by clicking here.
  • Follow us on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.
  • Spread the word and tell your friends and family
  • Social media or website post about Sideline Pass
  • Become a Sideline Pass partner

Apply to be a Mentor or Volunteer

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