Leadership Team

Abena Addo 

Executive Director
  • Former Varsity player at UofT and McGill University
  • Masters of Engineering, UofT 
  • Over 10 years coaching experience
  • Transportation Engineer at Metrolinx
Certifications: First Aid & CPR  

Alana Garner

Director of Operations
  • Former Varsity player and Team Captain at University of Toronto

  • Bachelors of Health and Physical Education

  • Health and Physical Education Teacher

  • 13 years experience working with kids and youth development
     

Kevin Thomas

Program Manager
  • Bio coming soon

David Aromolaran

Program Lead & Head Coach
  • Studied at Laurentian University for teachers college
  • Values seeking knowledge, whether that's in the classroom or on the basketball court
  • Believes we can do all things through Christ who strengthens us
  • Core Belief: My role is to help guide the future generation, as learning is a life skill that everyone must inherit to be successful
     
Social Media & Marketing Coordinater
  • Bachelor of Arts, the University of Oregon in Journalism and Applied Business & Economics

  • Wayne Embry Fellowship Finalist

  • 5 + years in youth program development

  • Fun Fact: Played a pivotal role in the research and development of JR. NBA as an NBA intern

Cassandra Brady

Raquel Reid

Social Media & Marketing Coordinater
  • In the Teacher Education program at Brock University

  • Former varsity wrestler at Brock

  • Worked with students from Grade 1 to Grade 6 for 5 + years

  • Fun Fact: If I had to eat one food for the rest of my life it would be lasagna

RAQUEL REID 
Educational & MENTAL HEALTH PROGRAM COORDINATOR
  • In the Teacher Education program at Brock University
  • Former varsity wrestler at Brock
  • Worked with students from Grade 1 to Grade 6 for 5 + years
  • Fun Fact: If I had to eat one food for the rest of my life it would be lasagna
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Tychon Carter-newman 
Program Advisor 
  • Master of Urban Planning, McGill University 

  • Captain of the McGill Men's Varsity Basketball Team and Laurentian University  Men's Varsity Basketball Team

  • Fun Fact: I played for Team Ontario as a player and now I referee at the provincial level