Coach Chuck Santarelli began his basketball career at St. Dominics High School where he played 2 years under Tom Tarantino who was responsible for multiple state championships. He was a defensive stopper guarded some top talent such as Brandon Knight and Felipe Lopez. Chuck coached travel basketball for Wheatley for 8 years winning multiple championships and helping develop and mentor multiple college players. He also coached little league for 10 years, served on the board of East Williston Little League and was named the Man of the year.
Coach Justin Forest started his high school career at Magnet High School in Queens where he played Varsity for 4 years. He was named the MVP of the team, was number 2 in scoring in the Double A conference and was a 1,000+ point scorer. After Hugh School Justin went to D3 Rhode Island College before transferring to D2 Adelphi University where he finished his College career. He is now a graduate assistant for the team and in his first year coaching with Level Up.