Business is booming for Father Lopez volleyball coach Larissa Maloney
| The Daytona Beach News-Journal
In April, when high school teacher and coach Larissa Maloney started her own workout YouTube channel dedicated to keeping kids active through the spring quarantine, she expected it to fizzle out during the summer.
But when the school year ended in May, the clicks didn’t stop. Maloney’s daily videos, called Active Kids 2.0, were more popular than ever, and being watched all around the world, from California to Ireland.
So instead of closing up shop like she thought, the Father Lopez volleyball and PE coach jumped in head first.
“I was doing Monday-Friday, 9 a.m. every day for three months,” Maloney said of her daily workout videos, which usually last about 30 minutes and were originally intended just for her PE students at Father Lopez.
“I ended up reaching over 50,000 families. It