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Cassie Wyckoff

Cassie Wyckoff is the assistant director of mentoring at the Bodin Group. Cassie is an accomplished athlete who played water polo at the professional level in Hungary and on the USA national team. Born and raised in the Bay Area, she took her waterpolo career to the University of Indiana for college where she studied Human Development and Psychology. Prior to Bodin, Cassie was the assistant coach for women's water polo at Stanford University and head coach of water polo at The Hill School and Washington and Jefferson College. Cassie is very passionate about living a healthy lifestyle. Cassie's ability to understand and connect with adolescents provides an opportunity to encourage the sense of grit and strategy needed to overcome one's obstacles.

We are extremely excited to welcome Cassie to the Bodin Mentoring team. 


Ben Schwartzman

Ben has over 10 years of experience in working with youth, adolescents, and young adults with special needs, with a specific expertise in working with individuals on the autism spectrum. Ben specializes in helping individuals with special needs transition to adulthood by providing guidance in developing vocational, social, educational, and independence skills. Ben is passionate about providing each individual with special needs the proper guidance and support to achieve his or her highest potential. Ben received his B.A. in Psychology from UC Santa Barbara, and his M.A. and Ph.D. in Human Development and Psychology from UCLA. We are very lucky to have someone so talented join our Bodin Mentoring team.

Cal (middle) and his Grandparents

Cal (middle) and his Grandparents

Cal Blanco

Cal is a college student and mentoring intern at The Bodin Group. Growing up in the Bay Area, he understands what struggles students go through first hand. Cal brings real world experience and mental fortitude to the table. With hard work and dedication, he has been able to leave behind some of his old negative habits and become the man he is today. Cal has worked hard to rekindle and to fix the bridges he had burned in the past. Living an active lifestyle, and balancing the responsibilities of work and school, shows his ability to stay focused and stay committed. Cal has a strong work ethic and enjoys helping students with structure.