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Daryl Roper, Director of Operations and Programs, is a graduate of California State University, Fullerton with a B.A. in Ethnic Studies and a B.S in Physical Education. Daryl teaches at Crossroads School in Santa Monica where he was the former Head Coach for the Varsity Boys Basketball Team. He has been an educator and coach for over 25 years, has won several CIF State Championships and has earned the honor of CIF Southern Section Coach several times.
Anthony Locke, Program Manager, is a teacher at Crossroads School where he is also the Assistant Coach for the Boys Varsity Basketball Team. As a teacher and coach he has had extensive training and experience working with children. Anthony graduated from Morehouse College with a double major in business administration and psychology. As an undergrad, Anthony was a member of the Morehouse basketball team playing point guard for four years. in addition to the work he does for Rising Stars, Anthony is currently a law student.
Dianne Mayhew, Assistant to the Director and Coordinator Baron Davis Basketball Camp, earned her BA in Inter Disciplinary Studies from Eastern Washington University and is a teacher at Crossroads School. Dianne is responsible for programming implementation of Rising Stars Basketball Camp, coordinating Rising Stars Sponsored Tournaments and Bridging Community events.
Rhonda Tell, Events Manager, helps coordinate Baron Davis Basketball Camp, tournaments, fundraisers, and sponsorships.In addition, Rhonda is responsible for the Rising Stars Website and communications. She has a degree in Child Development and has spent most of her career in private and public schools.