With the addition of the new gym, MLC is able to better focus on team sports, which improves overall development, balance, and eye hand coordination. It also focuses on team building for developing communication, cooperation and social skills. Students learn skills for a variety of physical activities and strive to meet their individual goals for achievement.
Jake Edwards- Physical Education
Jake received his Bachelors in Physical Education from the Univeristy of Memphis, and is currently working on his Masters in Adaptive Physical Education at the University of Memphis. Jake has been at Madonna Learning Center for 2 years. He has also taught swimming at the University of Memphis. Jake is married to Emily Banks Edwards, and they have a 'Dorkie' named Lilo. Jake loves to fish, and play basketball. He also loves Huey's cheese fries, tacos and crawfish. Jake loves seeing all the the students smiling and enjoying every minute they are at school. He believes that you can feel the love at Madonna Learning Center, right when you walk in the door.