Ohio State Reps attend official State Qualifier tournaments to award Golden Ticket invites to the top two finishing teams at each grade and to answer any questions from coaches and families. Please say "hello" when you see them!
Tanner grew up in Crooksville, Ohio and was a four-sport athlete (basketball, football, baseball and track). He continued his basketball career at Otterbein University, where he earned his degree in athletic training. Currently, he is working towards at Doctorate in Physical Therapy at Ohio University. Outside of school, Tanner is the Assistant Coach of the Varsity Basketball Team at Crooksville High School. He looks forward to sharing his love for basketball as a Rep for State Basketball Championship.
Kameron was born and raised in Cincinnati, OH. He was a two-sport athlete in both Basketball and Track and Field at Walnut Hills High School, and played AAU basketball for 6 years with the Cincinnati Lakers youth basketball organization. Kameron is currently a Junior at the University of Cincinnati studying Sport Administration. Outside of school, he works as a Recreation Program Leader with the Cincinnati Recreation Commission, and was previously a Marketing Intern for UC Athletics. To this day, Kameron still has the same love and passion for basketball as he did during his youth. Kameron’s favorite basketball team is the Portland Trail Blazers, and he names Damian Lillard as his favorite player.
Justin lives outside of Cleveland, OH. He graduated from the University of Akron with a BS in Organizational Supervision and Sports Management. Justin is a sports enthusiast and has worked for the Cleveland Browns, The Greater Cleveland Sports Commission, and The Columbus Crew. He currently works for AT&T and Cleveland State University.
Sam attended Lima Central Catholic High School, where his basketball team won the first state championship in the history of Lima. He earned his Bachelor's degree at the University of Dayton, and obtained his Master's at Purdue-Fort Wayne, where he also coached for two years as a Graduate Assistant. Sam currently works as an advertising sales rep for Cox Media Group at WHIO Channel 7 in Dayton. He is a newly-wed with a dog who was featured on Good Morning America for reacting to The Lion King when Simba was looking for Mufasa. In his spare time, Sam loves watching sports, and recently got back into the hobby of sports card collecting.
Chaim was born and raised in Cincinnati, and is currently a senior at the University of Cincinnati majoring in Sports Administration. He has worked with the women’s final four along with various local YMCA youth sports. Chaim was a basketball fanatic and player through high school, and is an avid shoe collector.
Born and raised in northwest Ohio, Josiah started playing basketball at his local YMCA at the age of 8 and hasn’t stopped since. Upon graduating high school in 1996, Josiah enrolled at Capital University to continue his basketball career. 2 years later he transferred to Otterbein College and in 2000 graduated with a bachelor’s degree in Broadcasting Communications. He was then hired as an audio/video producer with the Ohio Department of Natural Resources where he has maintained full-time employment for the past 20 years. For over 20 years, Josiah has enjoyed volunteering as a basketball and football coach for a variety of youth organizations. Josiah has had the privilege of coaching all four of his children in basketball and continues to enjoy watching them compete in multiple sports at the high school level. When he’s not working, coaching, or attending one of his children’s games, Josiah enjoys nature and landscape photography, singing, and drone piloting. Josiah currently resides near Dublin, Ohio with his wife Kimberly.
Ray lives in Akron and is the Boy's Varsity Assistant Basketball Coach at Akron North High School. He ran track and played basketball at Firestone High School and currently shares his love for sports and knowledge with local youth sports programs. In December 2018, Ray received his Bachelor's in Sports Administration from the University of Akron.