Shana is currently the Director of Hustle & Heart Sports, which runs clinics and leagues in Long Island, NY throughout the year. She is the girls sports pro in Camp Morasha. She is also the Director of the 5 Towns Girls Soccer and Basketball Leagues. Along with running JV Elite Basketball camp, Shana worked as the sports pro in Camp Mesorah, ran the basketball program at Hillel Day Camp and coached the Varsity girls basketball teams at Central and HANC.
Shana has been involved with competitive sports since 5th grade at Manhattan Day School, where her single game scoring record in basketball still stands. During high school, she played Varsity basketball at SKA where she never lost a game. She was a 2 time league MVP and a 2 time tournament MVP at the Boca Yeshiva High School tournament. Shana also played AAU and Maccabiah basketball during her high school years.
Coach Kristin is currently the Head Varsity Women’s Coach at the Frisch School. Along with coaching at Frisch, Coach Kristin coaches at two prominent AAU programs, one located in New York City called Mo Motion Inc. as well as The Bergen Broncos located in New Jersey. She also heads our coaches and drills at our Hustle & Heart end of summer basketball program in Camp Morasha.
Coach Kristin is a native of Florida, whose basketball talents brought her to the Tri-State area the summer of her Junior year in college to play as a NCAA Division II level athlete. She has coached at many different levels. Coach Kristin’s outlook on basketball is if you start from the basics and build off of that with a lot of repetition and consistency, you will start to see your skills and knowledge of the game increase dramatically.
Coach Kristin is a School Social Worker where she provides counseling to students with psychiatric and behavioral disabilities. Coach Kristin enjoys working with students and athletes from all walks of life.
Director of Basketball Development
Coach Chad is the Athletic Director at Hebrew Academy in Miami Beach. He also coaches the 5th grade boys team who has won back to back championships. He was the 2005 Gatorade Player of the Year in division 5A and was nominated for the McDonalds all American game in High School. He finished the 2004-2005 year ranked in the top 30 in the state of Florida. Chad attended Barry University on a full basketball scholarship.
Chad has been involved in basketball for over 20 years and brings his basketball knowledge as a division II player and Hebrew Academy coach to teach and improve each player's skills and fundamentals.
Alana lives in Hollywood with her husband and 2 kids. She is running a fundamentals basketball clinic for girls in Hollywood over the summer.
Alana coached HANC JV and Varsity Girls High School teams and was a Yeshiva League Basketball Star in High School at HANC. She still plays in a Women’s weekly league in Hollywood.
She currently works as an OB/GYN Ultrasound Technician.
Alana brings her basketball knowledge and years of playing and coaching experience, to teach the campers how to play the game the right way based on fundamental and proper skill development.
Mallory is currently the Assistant Athletic Director at Hebrew Academy. Over the past 5 years at Hebrew Academy, Mallory has coached the girl's varsity, girl's middle school, and girl's elementary school basketball teams.
Before she moved to Miami, Mallory coached travel basketball for the Kaneland Silver Stars program in Illinois. She also ran a k-5 summer basketball day camp at Kaneland High School.
Mallory graduated from Northern Illinois University with a Bachelors in Kinesiology and Physical Education and Health. She played college softball and was a pitcher for the Lady Huskies. She also coached softball at a local high school while finishing up her bachelor's degree.
We are excited to have Mallory in camp as we know she will bring her love of the game, her warmth and enthusiasm to improve our players.
Coach Steinmetz is the Head Basketball Coach at Yeshiva University (yumacs.com). He won championships as head coach of the varsity basketball teams at both North Shore Hebrew Academy High School and Hebrew Academy of Nassau County. He coached the gold medal-winning United States 18 and Under Boys Basketball Team for the Maccabiah Games in Israel and Australia.
Steinmetz led the men's basketball team to 5 straight appearances in the Skyline Conference Championships. In his second year, the Maccabees won 12 Skyline games which tied a program record and won its first home playoff game since the 2001-02 season. He coached 8 players who were named Skyline First Team All-Conference plus 2 Skyline Rookies of the Year.
In 2016-17, Steinmetz was voted the Skyline Conference Coach of the Year and clinched a berth in the Skyline Conference Championships for a third straight year.
In 2017-18, the Maccabees went 13-7 in the conference and captured the first Skyline championship and NCAA tournament bid in team history. Steinmetz was voted the Hero Sports Division III Men's Basketball Coach of the Year and the team earned the NABC Team Academic Excellence Award.
In 2018-19, the Maccabees set program records for wins (19) as well as consecutive wins (17) and advanced to its second straight conference championship game appearance. The Maccabees finished the season regionally ranked in the Atlantic region.
Coach Joe is the Head Coach for the Hebrew Academy Girls Basketball team and the Athletic Director at the Miami Beach JCC. He also started and runs the Miami Beach Elite Travel Basketball program.
Coach Joe has been coaching basketball for over 25 years for all ages. He plans to bring his passion for teaching the game and making young people better when he joins us as a Guest Coach.
Ethan Lasko plays Division I basketball at Manhattan College. Previously, he played for the University of Indiana.
Ethan has an amazing work ethic and trains hard every day to keep his high level of basketball. He brings his passion and love for the game to camp and plans to teach our players to make them better when he joins us as a Guest Coach.
Coach & Drills Instructor
Jeff is a freshman on the Yeshiva University Mens Basketball team. In his first season, he averaged 11 points per game with a 53% field goal percentage. He attended Northwest Yeshiva High School in Seattle for Freshman and Sophomore years where he was named All Conference 1st team both years. He and his family then moved to Memphis where he played for the Margolin Hebrew Academy.
Miami Camp Athletic Coordinator
Lisi Wolfson is an educator at Hebrew Academy of Miami and assists in housing at the Hebrew Academy of Miami Girls Basketball Tournament. She is vital in the setup of camp and booking guest coaches and special activities. Lisi is a workout junkie and shares her love of exercise with our campers.