Meet Our Board:
Micheala grew up in Massachusetts playing multiple sports. Coaching & playing soccer has always been an underlying theme to her career. Coaching was one of her first jobs in high school as a summer camp counselor for a soccer camp. She was a 4 year starter and captain at Elon University where she got her undergrad degree in exercise sports science. While at Elon she spent her summers as camp counselors at Elon, Davidson and UNCG. After college she worked as a certified Personal Trainer in Greensboro and started coaching rec soccer teams. Soon after the passion to continue to coach led her back to Elon as a graduate student and Assistant Women’s Soccer Coach and part time staff for the Elon Athletics Foundation. She also continued to play for the Lady Dynamo semi professional soccer team. Her passion for coaching young athletes continued as she coached local rec soccer teams and was a member of the ODP staff. After graduating with her MBA Micheala moved on to work as a Wellness Director at The Club Fitness, Sales and Marketing for the Dynamo while always keeping one foot in the coaching world as the assistant coach at Guilford and Greensboro College and coaching local club teams. Micheala then went on to work for Proehlific Park where she could continue her passion for sports and youth sports, but also use her business degree. With kids of her own now she started coaching all of their recreation teams and travel teams with NC Fusion. Micheala has been with Proehlific for 15 years, she is married to Peter and they have 3 children Anna, Kylie and Rayne. Micheala and Peter have a shared passion for coaching as he too has spent many hours coaching basketball and flag football. To be a mentor and educator and to share your love of a sport with kids is the greatest responsibility to watch that passion grow and drive them is the greatest reward.
Owner of Dillard Elite Training & President of Lady Gators Basketball
Reggie is a Greensboro native, he played high school basketball at Dudley and Greensboro Day School (GDS). He received multiple division one scholarships and ultimately decided to go to Presbyterian College. At Presbyterian he was a four-year starter. He graduated PC as one of the most prolific scorers, becoming just the fourth player in PC’s Division I history to record over 1,300 points. He also finished third in career three-pointers made, fourth in field goals made and is the PC Division I leader in assists. He is the only Presbyterian College player in DI history to accumulate over 1,000 points, 400 rebounds, and 300 assists. After college, Reggie was able to take his talents overseas to Finland. He played in top league for two years. After playing pro he decided he wanted to give back to the game and teach young kids life skills through the game of basketball. Reggie since started his own business Dillard Elite Training with his wife Stacia.
Marketing, External Affairs and Operations/ Administration of NC A & T University
Jeremy serves as the Advisor for the Student Athlete Advisory Committee (SAAC) at NC A&T University where he coordinates and develops all community service projects for administration and sports teams. He supervises and manages the marketing student workers , interns and employees. Serving as Athletics Departmental liaison for Campus Enterprises, Student Affairs and Develop and Coordinate Fan Engagement and
Creates Home Day Scripts for PA Announcers, Marketing and Operations Staff. Jeremy’s past role as a behavioral specialist and community liaison with Guilford County Schools gives him great insight into the needs of our local community.
Mike grew up in South Florida where his fondest childhood memories seem to all involve a team sport & lead to his passion for sports at a very young age. Mike spent his summers in high school as a sports counselor. Then after graduating from the University of Florida, he returned to his hometown and worked as an Athletic Director for the City of Palm Beach Gardens. After a couple of years he moved to Raleigh and completed his Masters in Accounting degree from NC State. Upon graduation, he and his wife of 29 years (Susie), moved to Greensboro to start a family and their careers. Mike worked for many companies in the area as a CPA until settling into his current role as Park Director for Proehlific Park for the last 8 years. Mike and Susie have two adult children, Katelyn and Mikey. Mike’s passion for youth sports grew through coaching his children in the many sports they played throughout the years. He coached at every level from recreation and travel soccer to high school football. In addition to coaching, he served as President of GUSA (now Fusion). While a High School football coach at a local Title 1 school he was very aware of the every-day challenges that many families in our community face when it comes to playing sports. As a lifelong participant and coach, seeing firsthand the power of sports and the impact it can have. Mike’s passion is to provide opportunities for all children, through sports, to grow, learn and dream.
Rev Odell Cleveland
Chief Administrative Officer Of Mt Zion Baptist Church of Greensboro.
Odell is a nationally recognized leader in helping diverse groups reach common ground related to pressing social problems. With decades of experience in business and nonprofit agency leadership, as well as expertise related to addressing tough societal issues, Odell provides a unique perspective on working with others to find common ground, always focusing on positive outcomes. Odell works with all sectors of society, which has given him unique insight into many of these issues, always based on the importance of providing “a hand up, not a hand out”. Consultant to individuals and organizations, with specific expertise related to poverty, welfare reform and community relations. Odell has been called on by national think tanks such as the Urban Institute and the American Enterprise Institute, as well as many local and regional organizations to provide insights that lead to solutions.
Director NC Fusion Foundation at NC Fusion
Sari realized that coaches have a tremendous power to shape not just the player, but the person. Well trained coaches can design meaningful programs that empower kids, cultivate teamwork and connect a community. With the NC Fusion Foundation Sari develops programs that engage children from elementary school through high school and beyond.
A dedicated executive with over thirty years of professional experience in a variety of organizations and roles. Jill is a health and well being enthusiast with a zest for life. As a positive role model for youth and adults, Jill has been a teacher, a coach, a motivational speaker, a fundraiser, and a mentor. As a team player, empathetic listener, and believer in underdogs, Jill is driven by humble, positive, and hard working people. Although Jill and her husband, Terry, are both Demon Deacons, they are the proud parents of two amazing Tarheel daughters.