Management Team

Lee DeForest

Lee DeForest

Director/Head Coach

Former college assistant and Combine Academy head coach, Coach DeForest has 18 years of basketball coaching experience and a recruiting network that extends nationally and internationally.

Wesley Person

Wesley Person

Associate Head Coach

Wesley Person is a retired NBA and Auburn University All-American player. Wesley has more than 15 years of coaching experience. Person’s highlights include being an NBA first round draft pick in 1994, Auburn University’s third all-time leading scorer, career record holder for three-point field goals made, an SEC Legend and Auburn Tiger Trail Hall of Fame recipient.

Toriano Andrews

Toriano Andrews

Assistant Director/Coach

Coach T is a Pro International Basketball Coach with Head Coaching experience in China "CBA & NBL" and Macau. He specializes in Skill Development and Training with NBA, G League and Professional athletes.

Paul Peck

Paul Peck

Basketball Consultant

Former Lindsey Wilson College Head Coach who led his teams to a 587-368 overall record in 30 seasons as a head coach. Peck was a five-time Mid-South Conference Coach of the Year and was named the 2011-12 Don Meyer NAIA Coach of the Year.

Deshawn Pate

Deshawn Pate

Assistant Coach

Former college and high school assistant coach at Ohio Christian university and New Hope Christian Academy, Deshawn Pate has 6 years of basketball coaching experience while also winning the State championship at New Hope Christian Academy in Circleville, Ohio.

Vernon Orndorff

Vernon Orndorff

Enrollment Director

Former Executive Director of Leadership for Flagler County Schools, Orndorff also has head coaching experience at the high school levels in Texas and Florida including assistant coaching experience at Wichita State.

Ryan Van Pickerill

Ryan Van Pickerill

Head Chef

Professional Chef who worked in the Illinois Governor’s Mansion the past 7 years.

Admissions Team

Alba Reyes

Alba Reyes

Admissions Director

Alba is the Enrollment Guide at Rocky Mountain College of Art + Design and will assist with the Admissions Office and Administration Board.

Victoria Ashmore

Victoria Ashmore

Executive Assistant

Victoria is a entrepreneur and will assist on special projects prioritizing on admissions and scholarships.

Advisory Board

Our Advisory Board is comprised of professionals and visionary entrepreneurs. We have the network to leverage our history of basketball relationships in your favor to assist in placement for both college and professional opportunities. Email us if you would like to learn more or contact any of our members.

Tom Bower

Tom Bower

Entrepreneur

Tom is the co-founder of Leading Athletics & KBC Hoops as well as co-founder of the Virtus Brand. All of his endeavors focus on helping groups to reach their goals both on the court and off.

Kerry Stovall

Kerry Stovall

High School Head Coach

Legendary High School Coach, Kerry Stovall, won the Kentucky High School State Championship in 2011 and has coached 7 different teams to regional championships and Mr. Basketball Anthony Hickey.

Dr. Shadia Natour

Dr. Shadia Natour

Physical Therapist

Dr. Natour is the Clinic Lead Physical Therapist at Compleat Rehab & Sports Therapy. She is also a CrossFit Level 1 Trainer.