Directors

Jesse Winter: CEO & Boys Program Director

Coach Jesse Winter started his basketball career at South Side High School where he was a 2-year captain and a standout player. Just recently 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…

Derek Klein: Director of Player Development

Coach Derek Klein started off his High School career at Lawrence where he was the starting point guard his Freshman year and received All-Conference his Junior year. As a Senior, he transferred to LuHi where he started alongside NBA star Tobias Harris and won the 2009 NY State Federation title. He then went on to…

EJ Parry: Director of Operations

Coach EJ Parry played at LuHi, helping the Crusaders win the 2009 NY State Federation Title. From there, he went on to play for SUNY Brockport for 2 years. Currently, he assists with the LuHi Boys Varsity team running all social media accounts and the LuHi Basketball Academy. This past year he founded the Mandy’s…

Christina Raiti: Girls Program Director

Coach Christina Raiti began her high school career at Plainview JFK as a 7th grader before she transferred over to LuHi in 9th Grade. At LuHi she was a 4 year starter and led the Crusaders to their 1st NY State Federation title in 2011. After high school, she went on to play for Trinity…