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Wayne Dawkins - Founder of P1YA

Vision for P.H.A.S.E 1

About Us

P.H.A.S.E. 1 has been organizing and developing community projects for over 18 years, and continues to create new and innovative platforms for funding projects to support, education, health and wellness.


P.H.A.S.E.1 Youth Association is a registered Canadian non-profit operating in Toronto, Ontario. The organization is a social enterprise that majority owns P.H.A.S.E 1 Athletics LLC in Phoenix, Arizona. The distinctive social purpose absolutely remains central to what they do, therefore profits gained are continually reinvested to sustain and further that mission.

P.H.A.S.E. 1 Athletics is a company that utilizes the proprietary P.H.A.S.E. 1 Training System for the development of physical literacy curriculum; to improve the health of obese children, children with autism and children in low income areas that lack access to quality resources. 

Program Development
Wayne Dawkins

Wayne Dawkins

Wayne Dawkins is the Founder and E2 Ambassador for P.H.A.S.E. 1 Youth Association and  CEO of P.H.A.S.E 1 Athletics. He is a former NCAA basketball player with a Bachelor of Science in Secondary Education with a concentration in Sociology. Mr. Dawkins is the creator of the P.H.A.S.E. 1 Training System the cornerstone of all P.H.A.S.E. 1 physical literacy programs. As the founder of P.H.A.S.E. 1's many projects, Mr. Dawkins remains as consultant for the Canadian organization. 

Kandice Henry

Kandice Henry has over 10 years’ experience in marketing, over 10 years experience with youth and the justice system and over 10 years project management experience within her own companies in addition to being hired by others all through the GTA and overseas. As a graduate from York University she has a B.A in Law and Society. She has worked with a large number of businesses, growing both their social media reach and audience while also assisting in building and structuring their companies from start to finish, either directly or on a consulting basis. 
She also has over 7 years’ experience working with high school students through Big Sisters Toronto, youth within the juvenile criminal system, the Associated Youth Services of Peel (AYSP) and The LIFE Foundation.

Vice President of Program Management
Program Development
Kandice Henry

Our Board

P.H.A.S.E. 1’s team consists of educators, alumni and carefully selected community leaders. Together with strategic organizational partnerships, we oversee the creation and operation of P.H.A.S.E. 1's youth programs and services. As an organization, we believe strongly in the pursuit of higher education, therefore, it is a requirement of our staff to complete additional certifications and credentials to increase our capacity to develop and maintain programs which empower youth. 

Behavior Health/
Grants Funding
Khadija Tappin
Financial Literacy
Financial Literacy
Basil Dawkins
Business Development
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Strategic Planning

P.H.A.S.E. 1 Alumni Committee

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