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Meet TheWFA Team

Sheena Lister

FOUNDER, CEO

Height: 5'2"
Home Town: Calgary, Canada
College: Northern Arizona University and Concordia University, BA; University of San Francisco, MA
Athletic Career: DI  Tennis, Volleyball,  Crossfit, Flag Football
Professional Career: 10+ Years Experience in Sport Management Leader

Sarah Lowe

VP Customer growth

Home Town: Wynnewood, Pennsylvania
College: University of Florida, BS; University of Oxford, MA
Athletic Career: D1 Basketball, Flag Football
Professional Career: 10+ Years Experience in Business Growth & Development
 

Phil Balderamos

business development officer

Height: 6'1"
Home Town: Colchester, England
College: University of Surrey, BSC; London School of Business & Finance, MBA; Cornell University, MA
Athletic Career: National Volleyball Junior, Tennis and Soccer
Professional Career: 15+ Years Experience in Business Management & Development

Allie Weiner

DIRECTOR OF Business OPERATIONS

Home Town: Manteca, California
College: Saint Mary's College, BS; Washington State University, MBA
Athletic Career: D1 Soccer, Flag Football, Tennis
Professional Career: 10+ Years Experience in Business Operations
 

Meet TheWFA Coaches

Emily Horner

coach

Playing Experience: D2 Volleyball
Coaching Experience:  12+ Years Coaching
Coaching Philosophy:  I try to encourage players to break from their comfort zones so that they can learn something new. I create an environment that cultivates fun and development.

Leslie Glore

coach

Playing Experience: D2 Volleyball
Coaching Experience:  10+ Years Coaching
Coaching Philosophy: To create an environment where everyone is working together, has the mental aspect of the game, and a goal to be competitive.
 

Adrian Otis

coach

Playing Experience: D1, Semi-Professional Basketball
Coaching Experience:  20+ Years Coaching
Coaching Philosophy: "Hard works beats talent when talent fails to work hard!"

Joshua Crum

coach

Playing Experience: D2 Basketball
Coaching Experience:  9+ Years Coaching
Coaching Philosophy: "The best way to learn is by making mistakes. You cannot get better without messing up. Let's break comfort zones, make mistakes, and learn from our experiences."

AJ Rana

coach

Playing Experience: D1 Soccer
Coaching Experience:  5+ Years Coaching
Coaching Philosophy: "It’s not the will to win, but the will to prepare to win that makes the difference."

Laurie Rockwell

coach

Playing Experience: D1 Volleyball
Coaching Experience:  10+ Years Coaching
Coaching Philosophy:  "Athletes needs to develop skills constantly to provide them with a solid base as they progress. The athlete will benefit when exposed to challenges!"

Josh Babbidge

Coach

Playing Experience: Club Basketball
Coaching Experience:  10+ Years Coaching Basketball
Coaching Philosophy: "Share the sugar and feed the oven. When all players on the court are touching the ball everybody gets comfortable and plays relaxed."

Yannick Atanga

coach

Playing Experience: D1 Basketball
Coaching Experience:  5+ Years Coaching
Coaching Philosophy: "I have a passion for my work. I create an environment for my players to learn on and off the court."

Jamal Mpenda

coach

Playing Experience: Club Basketball
Coaching Experience:  18+ Years Coaching
Coaching Philosophy: Teach the game mentally so it can be performed physically. It is playing with integrity, making the right choices during and after each point that defines a successful athlete. 

Gary Lee

coach

Playing Experience: D1 Soccer, Professional Soccer
Coaching Experience:  10+ Years Coaching
Coaching Philosophy: "Have fun, learn something new, and play as a team!"