Doc Wayne History

Doc Wayne is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization founded (in 2002) by Susan Wayne in memory of her brother, Eli (Doc) Wayne. Doc Wayne is now affiliated with Communities for People. Susan is the former President of Doc Wayne and of Justice Resource Institute, while her brother Eli was a pediatric surgeon as well as a tremendous supporter of youth sports as a medium for positive youth development. Long associated with professional sports, in his volunteer work with kids he coached many troubled youth towards lives of good behavior and joyful accomplishment. His work with kids serves as an inspiration for Doc Wayne staff and kids.