Our coaches are what make LOCALHOOPS  special.

Tap or click on a coach's picture below for their full bio.

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Kelly Edwards

Founder & CEO

Kelly Edwards founded LOCALHOOPS in 2009 and has been coaching full time ever since.

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Romeo Wheeler

Director of Coaching Development. Springs Teams: 14u Alpha Boys

Romeo played his college basketball Green River College and has been coaching youth for over a decade. He is the proud father of three daughters.

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Trey Edwards

Director of Media. Spring Teams: Boys 14u Delta Boys & 14u Black Girls

Coach Trey is a proud LOCALHOOPS alumni, class of 2014. Trey played his college basketball at DIV I Montana Western NAIA.

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Mike Greene

Spring Teams: Boys 16u Red & 13u Alpha Boys

Mike played collegiate basketball at Western Washington University, and has been coaching youth for the last 20 years.

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Kevin Davis

Springs Teams: Boys 11u Black & 8u Black Boys

Kevin was a walk on at Washington State & has almost two decades of coaching experience.

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Richard Thomas

Spring Teams: Boys 13u Red & 9u Black Boys

Richard is a father of two, with roots from NOLA and Renton, WA.

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Dustin Washington

Spring Teams: 16u Black Boys

Dustin Washington is a long time LOCALHOOPS member who currently Co-Coach with his oldest son, and LOCALHOOPS alum Calin Washington.

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Cailin Washington

Spring Teams: 16u Black Boys

Calin played for Seattle Academy, where he still holds the all time assist record, and is a LOCALHOOPS alumni. He recently graduated from Cal Poly San Luis Obispo and has been coaching for the last year.

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Teddy Gainer

Spring Teams: Boys 13u Delta & 11u Red Boys

Teddy played collegiate basketball at Georgian College in the greater Toronto area and has coached youth for over a decade.

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Jay Crowell

Spring Teams: Boys 10u Black Boys

Jay played for the University of Georgia and has over 25 years of coaching experience.

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Micah Mitchell

Spring Teams: 12u Black Girls & 12u Delta Boys

Micah played for Shorewood HS and North Seattle College and has been coaching youth since 2012

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Matt Henn

Spring Teams: Boys 14u Alpha Boys

Coach Matt attended Seattle Prep High School, where he was a stand out player in metro league. After graduating from the University of Washington he went on to become one of the elite players in the Seattle Pro Am league for 8 years

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Jordan Estill

Spring Teams: Boys 17u & 10u Red Boys

Jordan is a Bellevue native, playing his collegiate basketball at Evergreen State.

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Michael Johnson

Spring Teams: 13u Red Girls

Michael played collegiate basketball for Napa Valley College and has coaching experience at Ballard & Mercer Island H.S. In addition to almost a decade of youth coaching experience.

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Chauntelle Johnson

Spring Teams: 13u Red Girls

Chauntelle has been coaching youth sports since she was 16, including 6 years as head swim coach for Mercer Island H.S. She swam for Missouri State, has her masters from Seattle U., and works in sports management.

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Derek Richardson

Spring Teams: 9u Red Girls

Derek was an all-star player for Canada’s Queen’s University and has been coaching youth basketball for many years. He is the father of three girls.

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Erika Johnson

Trainer & Coach

Erika played Div I collegiate basketball at University of North Carolina Tarheels. She's now an assistant with Holy Names.

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Rod Jenkins

Spring Teams: 10u Black Girls

Rod played at The Evergreen State College and has his M.B.A. He is currently the head varsity boys coach at Eastside Prep School.

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Steven Shpreyregin

Trainer & Coach

"Coach Stevo" finished his collegiate basketball at Washington State & is a LocalHoops Alumni. He currently is an assistant coach at Seattle University.

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Antonio "Tone" Sims

Spring Teams: Varsity III Boys

Coach Tone played his collegiate ball at Clark College. He then coached the Cleveland women's varsity team to the state tournament in 2017.

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Lewis Cramer

Spring Teams: 14u Red

Lewis is a Seattle native who played his college basketball at Seattle University.

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Kramer Taylor

Spring Teams: 14u Red & 11u Black Girls

Kramer is LOCALHOOPS alumni, class of 2011. He is passionate about working with the youth and giving back!

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Makaela Hayward

Spring Teams: 11u Red Girls

Makaela has been coaching basketball for the last six years, and is also a mental health therapist!

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Kateel Barnett

Spring Teams: 12u Red

Kateel is a LOCALHOOPS alumni and also a recording artist signed to Atlantic records.