Coach Jesse Winter started his basketball career at South Side High School where he was a 2-year captain and a standout player. He was inducted into the program’s Hall of Fame for his achievements of being All-Long Island and leading the team to the Nassau County Championship Games. After high school, Jesse played at SUNY Cortland where he was a 2-year Captain. For the Red Dragons, he held the All-Time Leading Career Scorer record in the school’s history for 10 years scoring 1,525 points, was 2nd All-Time in assists and a 2-time All American that helped lead the team to a SUNYAC Championship that advanced to the 2nd Round of the NCAA Tournament. After College, Jesse played 1 season of professional basketball in Israel in the National League for Ramat Hasharon. Jesse is currently a FIBA Certified basketball trainer. He was the Basketball Director at Camps such as Camp Wayne, Coalman Country and the Junior Knicks Virtual Summer Basketball Camp. In 2021, he coached our 5th Grade Team to an AAU D2 National Championship in Orlando, Florida.
Coach Trevor Stark started his basketball career at Robert F. Kennedy High School where he was a 2-year Captain. He was the school’s All-Time Leading Scorer and finished 2nd All-Time in assists. He then attended Hilbert College in Buffalo, NY, where he was 1st Team All-Conference in his Junior and Senior years. He capped his Hawk career as a 1,000 point scorer and the 8th highest All-Time scorer in the school’s history. He also helped lead the team to its first regular season conference championship. He finished 1st All-Time in free throw percentage and 2nd All-Time in assists. After college Trevor played 3 seasons professionally in Israel for Hapoel Tzfat and Hapoel Maboaim.
Coach Nikko Callender starred at Baldwin HS where he was a 2-time All-County player. From there he played at Concordia College as a 3-year starter. He became one of a select group of student-athletes in school history reaching the 75 plateau in every major stat category — blocks, steals, points, rebounds and assists. After College Nikko began coaching at Mineola HS winning JV Conference Coach of the Year. He then joined the Baldwin HS coaching staff where he twice won JV Conference Coach of the Year and produced a record of 48-9. The past 2 years he was the Assistant Coach of D2 NYIT and Queens College. Currently, he is the Head Coach for LuHi’s Regional team.
Coach Anthony Davis began his basketball career at Holy Cross High School where he played 4 years. He was named CHSAA All-Diocesan Team twice and All New York City third team in his senior year. The AAU team that he played for was one of the top teams in the country playing alongside former pros God Shammgod and Ron Artest. Upon graduation he was recruited to some top D1 schools but decided to stay local attending Hofstra University where he played 4 years under now Villanova Head Coach Jay Wright. He played alongside Speedy Claxton and Norm Richardson. Afterwards he played professionally in France. Anthony still has a legendary name in the New York basketball scene and was one of the best pure scorers and long distance shooters around. Currently, he is the Assistant Coach for LuHi’s Regional team.
Coach Ashley Jackson started her basketball career at Amityville Memorial High School where she was a 4-year starter. From there she went to Nassau Community College where she continued her education and basketball career then transferred to York College of Pennsylvania where she completed her college career. After College she began coaching at Nassau Community College for 2 years as the Assistant Head Coach for the Women’s Basketball Team where she helped build the foundation of a strong program. Ashley was previously the Head Girls’ Varsity Basketball Coach at Amityville Memorial High School. Additionally, Ashley is currently a clinician for the Long Island Nets.
Coach Brad Weiss started his basketball career at Plainview JFK High School. He was a 3-year Varsity starter, a captain his senior year and racked up awards such as All Conference and All Long Island. Coach Brad was also a member of LongIslandBasketball.com’s Honor Roll of top LI high school basketball players. He went on to play for D3 St. Joseph’s College in Long Island. He was a 3-year starter at D3 SJC where one season he was 3rd in the Skyline Conference in blocked shots and ranked towards the top in SJC school history in blocked shots. Coach Brad has experience coaching and counseling players of all ages for the NCPAL. He is also involved as a clinician for the Long Island Nets for all age groups. He is currently the Head JV Basketball Coach at Plainview High School.