Dave Mirgon

President & Founder

Plan, organize, lead, and control program vision and management functions.

Joe Santa-Emma

Director of Operations and Logistics 

9 years supporting and assisting founder and president Dave Mirgon with operations and support.  Started as the first operatons director for the Pumas.  32 years in public education as a teacher, counselor, and administrator 

Motto: Be nice, work hard, and do the right thing!

Matt Morgan

Director of Operations and Junior Pumas

Youth Director at Hilliard Davidson. Former Middle School coach and Teacher with 20 years experience. Father of 3 kids (Tristan, Brooklyn and Cooper) and husband to Erika. Graduate of Wright State University and University of Dayton. Huge fan of the Ohio State Buckeyes and Los Angeles Lakers. Love basketball at any level and spending time with family. 

Andrew Russell

Title: Skill Trainer/Coach

 4-year starter at Wilmington. Current 7th Grade Boys Basketball Coach at Hilliard Memorial Middle School. Outside of basketball, I spend my time fishing with friends, maintaining my golf game, and spending quality time with my family. I am a big movie guru and love to attend/host bonfire and cookouts. I thoroughly enjoy cooking as well and learning the art of being a good chef. 

Matt Sliemers

Director of College Recruitment/17U Coach

Founder-Director of Ohio Running Rebels AAU Basketball Program for 12 years before joining the Mid Ohio Pumas. Basketball Coach at Northeastern High School in Springfield, Ohio for 12 years. Enjoy going to college and NBA basketball practices.

Tyrel Jackson

Skills Development Trainer 

Former Capital University Basketball player and graduat. Currently Varsity Assistant Basketball Coach at Dublin Coffman High School. Enjoy watching basketball and hanging out with family and friends.

Luke Harrington

Director of Operations for High School/15u Coach

Former Assistant Coach for Ohio Christian University for 2 years. Former Director of Operations/Coach for Central Ohio AAU for 4 years. OSU Grad, enjoy playing and watching basketball, playing frisbee golf, reading, and spending quality time with my wife.

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