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David Wallace
Lady Greyhounds Coach
Coach Wallace received his B.S. in Physical Education and Recreation from William Penn University where he held a basketball scholarship. In 1992, Wallace was invited to try out for the NBA. He has over 10 years of experience working with community-based organizations.
2013 - 2014 Volunteers
E-mail your application to Admin@EdFirst.org or mail it to the address on our "Contact Us" page.

At EdFirst, the community works together to ensure our youth are equipped to conquer the world. This year's group of volunteers includes the following amazing people:
Tommy Johnson
Lady Greyhounds Assistant Coach
Tommy "Coach Lee" Johnson played basketball at F.L. Schlagle High School and Washington High School. He served in the Army for six years and experienced three Iraq tours following the 9/11 attacks. Coach Lee keeps his basketball skill in tact by playing on local intramural teams and by volunteering as the assistant coach to the Lady Greyhounds. He has contributed greatly to the success of the team and looks forward to more successful years to come.
Tara Harris
Parent Liaison
An entrepreneur and former basketball coach, Harris began volunteering her time to the Greyhounds in 2011. Her duties include keeping the ladies motivated both on and off the court. Harris has two daughters that play for the Lady Greyhounds and greatly appreciates all that the organization has done to improve and enhance their skills. 
De Barker
Dance and Cheerleading Coach
Barker has an extensive dance career. She founded the KC Coolers and has served as chief choreographer for several dance teams in the Kansas City area. Her accomplishments has earned her recognition from Mayor Sly James (First Lady Award, 2011), the U.S. Army, and The Tom Joyner Morning Show. Barker is a certified group fitness instructor. She received her B.S. in physical sciences with a statistical emphasis from California State University. Barker also earned a B.S. in computer information systems from Devry.
Board of Directors

Roxy Harper                Robert Harris                Hilary Sweatt                Anrienne Hoffhines                Sonya Potter
entrepreneur               Century Link                 Hallmark Cards            Sprint                                      Jackson County Court

Advisory Board of Champions

Gwen Grant                   Reggie Hines                 Rebecca Lanasa            Turner Pettway                    Airick L. West
Urban League               CBE                                Cerner                            U.S. Bank                              KCMSD (honorary member)