Who We Are

Victor Joshua - Owner, CEO, Performance Coach

Saint Anselm College 16'

Victor was born and raised in New Haven, Connecticut to Victor and Constance Joshua. He grew up with a love for the game, following in his fathers footsteps traveling to numerous gyms watching him play. After a long stint at the Foote School in New Haven (K-9). Victor was a 3 year starter at Hamden Hall Country Day School in Hamden, Connecticut, where he reached 1,000 points, and finished as the all time leader in assists in a game, season and career. He spent his summers playing with one of the best AAU programs on the East Coast in East Coast Elite which has turned into WE-R1. From there he was recruited to play basketball in college and chose Saint Anslem College in Manchester, New Hampshire where he played off the bench as a freshman...Click to see full bio

Darren Payen - Head of Strategic Planning, Performance Coach

University of Vermont 17'

Darren Payen is from Milford, Connecticut, where he was involved in the community at an early age playing on many sports teams. Its hard to miss Darren who stands 6'9", he took notice around CT quickly. Payen finished his high school career at Hamden Hall Country Day School where he was a 1st team All-NEPSAC selection for two years. There he was a 1000 point scorer averaging 18 pts, 11 rebs and 7 blocks, and is currently the All Time Blocks leader in a season. He then transitioned his career to University of Vermont where he started as well as came off the bench... Click to see full bio

Kiana Steinauer - Volunteer Performance Coach 

Southern Connecticut State University 20'

Kiana Steinauer is currently a forward at Southern Connecticut State University at which she has received multiple accolades. She has held the title of Women’s Basketball Division II Player of the Week and  ECAC Region Women’s Basketball Player of the Month while playing on the NE 10 First Team All Conference. Kiana strives to influence young athletes not only on the court but in off-court appearances and has been featured in Sports Illustrated “Faces in the Crowd”... Click to see full bio


Michael Mallory - Performance Coach

Southern Connecticut State University 17'

Mallory is a Waterbury native who has excelled on the court from a young age, following in his fathers footsteps who played professionally as well. Michael started his career at Holy Cross High school and transitioned to Southern Connecticut State University (SCSU).  There he became an NE-10 All time leading scorer, Division II Bulletin All-Freshman Team member, and  Division II Bulletin All-American... Click to see full bio


Brandon Sherrod - Performance Coach

Yale University 16'

Sherrod a Bridgeport native, was a NEPSAC first team selectional Choate Rosemary Hall and the 2010 Connecticut Gatorade Player of the Year as a senior at Stratford High School. He was also named the CHSCA and New Haven Register state player of the year in 2010. As a two-time all-state selection, Sherrod Averaged 16 points, 14.5 rebounds and six blocks as a senior. He also recorded six triple doubles and holds the Stratford High School record for blocked shots. Upon leaving Stratford High School, he helped lead Choate to the NEPSAC Class A championship continuing his winning legacy from two state championships won at Stratford High... Click to see full bio

Tavon Allen - Performance Coach 

Drexel University 16'

Tavon Allen is a New Haven, Connecticut native. He played his highschool career at Hillhouse where he was named to the New Haven Register All-Area Team and was an All-SCC selection. After Hillhouse he did a prep year at Worcester Academy where he was offered a scholarship to Drexel University. He had a prolific scoring career at Drexel finishing with 1200 points and in the top 20 scorers in school history... Click to see full bio


Timajh Parker-Rivera - Performance Coach

Towson University 16'

Timajh Parker-Rivera two time Class LL State Champion St. Joseph High School. Parker was also named First Team All - FCAIC three out of four years. St. Joseph 4th leading scorer of all-time, New Haven register Top 25 twice, Two time first team All State, McDonald’s All-American Nominee, NERR Top Three Players in New England, Gatorade Player Of The Year nominee 2012... Click to see full bio

Eric Anderson - Performance Coach

Eric is a talented big who had a historic career at University of New Haven. He's a mobile, athletic four/five who is an excellent defender and rebounder with consistent range out to eighteen feet. Eric is a former D-II All-American and three-time Northeast-10 Conference Defensive Player of the Year, and excels both in pick-and- pop sets, facing the basket, and regularly continues offensive possessions with exceptional rebounding positioning and productivity. A true power forward who can also play the five, Eric has a soft touch both on his jumper and around the basket... Click to see bio