New England State Reps attend official Qualifier tournaments to award Golden Ticket invites to the top two finishing teams at each grade level, and answer questions from coaches and families. Please say "hello" when you see them!
Harrison attended St. Dominics Elementary, Depaolo Middle School, Southington High School and then Eastern CT University. Harrison's experience with basketball started when he was in a bouncing chair. His family has a picture of him watching the Kentucky vs Kansas basketball game when he was very young. He played basketball all his years of elementary school, then the town league from middle school until he graduated from high school. In college, Harrison and his friends would always play pick up games at a local park whenever they could. Harrison also refereed in high school for a few years at the elementary and middle school age. He has been a basketball fan his whole life, always watching as many games as he can, whether it be college or professional. His hobbies include gaming, video editing, music and sports in general. He spends a lot of time researching sports and athletes to learn more and use that knowledge to his advantage. Harrison played competitively in the NHL video game series for years against some of the best players in the world and his Youtube channel has 1,000 subscribers!
Robert was born and raised in Rhode Island and basketball was his main source of stress relief growing up. Robert has coached basketball for almost 20 years. Including ages 9-18, rec leagues, travel leagues and was a high school assistant for a year. He served as the Head Coach of the Chariho Middle School Boys Basketball team for 5 years. He also started his own AAU program, the Rhode Island Wildcats last July. Outside of being a State Rep, Robert works as a Building Maintenance Technician for the Town of South Kingstown. Robert loves coaching basketball, running the Wildcats and coaching his 6 year old daughters youth soccer team.
Randy grew up playing in several organized team sports, basketball, hockey, baseball and football. In high school he decided on one sport, basketball. He attended Walled Lake Central High School outside of Detroit, Michigan and his team was ranked as high as 4th in the state his junior year. Randy's senior year, he was awarded with All-Conference and All-State honors. He went on to attend and graduate from Stephen F. Austin State University in Nacogdoches, Texas. He then started his own company and has been running it for over 25 years. He is now retired on his 3rd generation family farm in Connecticut.
Meg was born and raised in San Antonio, Texas and grew up playing basketball, volleyball and track and field. When she wasn't playing sports, she was behind the camera filming and shooting the JV teams. After high school, she went on to attend UConn and received a Bachelor of Arts in Speech Hearing Learning Sciences with a minor in interpreting from American Sign Language to English. She also worked for UConn Athletics Film Department primarily under UConn Football for coaches practice and game footage. Outside of her role as a state rep, she works as an ABA Instructor at Bridges Community School and her hobbies include crafting and watching sports and her next challenge is learning to crochet.