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WFA Staff

Sheena Lister | FOUNDER, CEO

Height/Weight: Small but mighty
Born: 2/13/1985 Calgary, Canada
College: Northern Arizona University, Concordia University (BA), University of San Francisco (MA)
Athletic Career: High School Volleyball,  Division I  Tennis, Crossfit, Flag Football – Iron Tails
Professional Career: 10+ Years Sport Mgmt Professional

As WFA's founder Sheena is passionate about redefining the workplace and reenergizing adult sports by delivering authentic team sports experiences to companies and their employee-athletes.

Jessica Amortegui | Leadership coach

Height/Weight: Short/not strong enough 
Born: 3/17/1977 Rochester, New York
College: Dartmouth College (BA), Cornell University  (MS-Organizatonal Behavior), University of Pennsylvania (MS-Positive Psychology)
Athletic Career: Division I Soccer, Orange Theory, Fitness,  Rollerblading, Family Bike Rides
Professional Career: 15+ Years in Leadership Development

As WFA's resident leadership adviser, Jessica is passionate about delivering development experiences that help people find more meaning, connection, and joy in their personal and professional lives. 

Thomas Advent | stats + Social media Master

Height/Weight: 6'1" + "lanky"
Born: 6/16/1993 Cleveland, Ohio
College: Kent State University (BA)
Athletic Career: High school basketball/baseball, Kent State Intramural basketball/softball champion
Professional Career: 20+ years watching ESPN, Physical Therapy Clinic Coordinator 

Thomas hopes to maximize our athlete's experience with in-depth statistical analysis during gameplay. When given the opportunity, he also loves to "rock the mic" to create the ultimate fan experience.

BEnedict glynn | operations whiz/Resident DJ

Height/Weight: 6'5" 250lb
Born: 7/7/1987 Newcastle, UK
College: University of Kent (BA+MA)
Athletic Career: Rugby - London Irish U18; Basketball - President of; University Basketball Club, Starting Forward; Swimming - 50M badge, 100M badge, 200M badge.
Professional Career: Cloud Computing Specialist @ Google

Benedict is passionate about the transformative capabilities of sport for all ages, and cannot wait to engage adults in continued sporting development. 

WFA Coaches

Name: Greg Harshaw
Playing Experience: High School Varsity, Oberlin College
Coaching Experience:  Basketball Coach: Temple University, Dominican College, UC Santa Cruz, National Team (Bahamas); Athletic Director; UC Santa Cruz
Coaching Philosophy: Humble in victory and courageous in defeat.
All Time Favorite Player: Dave Bing and Oscar
Fun Fact: Played entire college career before the 3-point shot and shot clock
WFA Team:

Name: Ralph Lewis
Playing Experience: High School
Coaching Experience:  Basketball  Coach:  College, High School, Camps, Clinics. Personal training for Professional and Div 1 players as well as youth. Also coached College baseball, high school football. 
Coaching Philosophy: Don't over coach talent.
All Time Favorite Player: Julius Erving
Favorite Food: Seafood
WFA Team: Logitech/Intercom

Name: Michael Bowie
Playing experience: High School Varsity; Saint Ignatius College Prep, Division I; Boston College, Professional ; Holland, Italy, Argentina, France
Coaching Experience:  Basketball Coach: Pro-Am San Francisco,  AAU, Youth
Coaching Philosophy: Have fun but win!
All Time Favorite Player: Too many to count!
Fun Facts:  Born and Raised in San Francisco, has 5 children,  appeared on ESPN 30 for 30
WFA Team: Yahoo

Name: Danny Ourian
Playing Experience: High School Varsity, Team Manager at Wesleyan
Coaching Experience: Basketball Coach: Peace Players International, New York Knicks Camps,  John Jay College (Asst), College Prep School, Oakland (Head Coach)
Coaching Philosophy: Focus on the process and the areas you can control-attitude, effort, focus. The rest will follow. 
All Time Favorite Player: Patrick Ewing
Fun Fact: Cross dominant aka mixed handed
WFA Team: Tesla

Name: LyRyan Russell
Playing experience: High School Varsity, College; University of San Francisco (Division I), Professional; Germany
Coaching Experience: High School; Sacred Heart Cathedral, Professional
Coaching Philosophy
All Time Favorite Player: 
Fun Fact:  Born and Raised in San Francisco
WFA Team: Google White

Name: Carlos Cabello
Playing experience: Varsity 
Coaching Experience: Basketball Coach: De La Salle High, Contra Costa High, University of San Francisco, Los Medanos, Diablo Valley College
Coaching Philosophy: Pressure Defense, Quality Shot Selection. “Play harder, play smarter and be tougher than your opponent on every possession and you will win”. 
All Time Favorite Player: Michael Jordan
Fun Fact:  2nd favorite sport is boxing
WFA Team: Google Black