MEET THE TEAM!!

Tanya (McClure) Harris

Director of Basketball Skill Development

 

Tanya McClure-Harris has been involved in sports and athletic training from an early age. She was a four-year varsity standout at Gahanna Lincoln High School where she received All-State and All-American honors in basketball which helped her earn a scholarship to The Ohio State University. During her years at OSU she was a four year letter winner and three-time Co-Captain. 

 

After graduation, Tanya served as a strength and conditioning intern at the Ohio State University for several varsity teams (men and women’s hockey, volleyball, and soccer). Upon completion of her internship, Tanya continued to pursue her passion of helping student-athletes reach their full potential by conducting speed, agility and quickness (SAQ) clinics throughout Ohio and around the country. Through her (SAQ) programs, Tanya has helped over 800 athletes increase their overall athletic performance.

 

At Buckeye Impact, Tanya devotes her time to the development of student-athletes through speed, agility and quickness training, youth fitness training, and basketball skills development.

 

Tanya received her Bachelor of Arts degree in Sociology from The Ohio State University and a Masters in Business from Liberty University. She is certified through International Youth Conditioning Association (IYCA) as a Youth Speed and Agility Specialist, High School Strength and Conditioning Coach and Youth Nutrition Specialist.

 

When Tanya is not training, she enjoys attending Church and spending time with her husband, Ronald and their two daughters, Jasmine (7) and Jadah (5).

 

To learn more about Tanya McClure-Harris career at The Ohio State Univesity and see what current Director of Strength and Conditioning at Ohio State Univesity Anthony Glass has to say about Tanya please read http://www.ohiostatebuckeyes.com/sports/w-baskbl/spec-rel/010604aao.html

 

D'wan (Shackleford) Vickroy

Director of Sports Performance

 

D’wan is an accomplished athlete who played and lettered in four years of varsity basketball and one year of varsity volleyball at The    Ohio State University. D’wan earned academic and athletic records and accolades during her career as a student-athlete at Ohio State. After graduation, D’wan continued to play basketball professionally in Sweden for one of the top teams in the Swedish Basketball League.

D’wan is a personal trainer, wellness coach, and speed & agility training expert. She promotes performance nutrition for athletes and active people. D’wan has served as an Assistant Girls Varsity Basketball Coach at Newark Catholic High School, where she was responsible for the team’s strength and conditioning program.  She served as Head Girls Volleyball Coach at Harvest Preparatory Academy where she was responsible for the conditioning and development of Junior High and High School athletes.

 D’wan has six years of personal training experience and is certified by The American Council on Exercise. D’wan is married to Derick Vickroy and they have a six year old son London and 10 month daughter Olympia.

D’wan received her Bachelors of Science degree in Sports and Recreational Management and Coaching from The Ohio State University, and her Masters of Business Administration with a concentration in Sports Management from Tiffin University.

 

 

Tomeka Brown-Whitehead

Basketball Events Coordinator/Basketball Skill Development Coach

 

Tomeka Brown-Whitehead was a member of The Ohio State University women's basketball team from 1998-2002 and a proud graduate in 2003.  Then drafted by the WNBA's Orlando Miracle 55th pick in 2002, after her playing career ended she transition into the coaching world.  For several years she coached at the high school level (Marion-Franklin 1, Harvest Prep 3, Africentric 1) then transitioned to the collegiate ranks where she served as Director of Basketball Operations with the University of Cincinnati for 2 seasons, assistant coach 1 and assistant coach at Morehead State University 1 year. 

 

Currently she is a proud wife to husband Twan (5 years) and new mother to Tyson 10 months, Toran 9 yrs. and Kylin 13 yrs.  And she works with at risk youth throughout the central Ohio communities.

 

Danielle Fleming

Basketball Skill Development Coach

 

Coach Fleming is Buckeye Impact Health and Performance’s Basketball Skill Development Coach. Coach Fleming is the Head Varsity Coach for the Licking Heights Girls Basketball Team. In her first season at the helm, she coached her team to a Second Place Conference finish with a 14-9 record, Three All-District and All-Conference Players and The Conference Player of the Year. 


Coach Fleming is a 2011 Graduate of Ohio Christian University where she led the Lady Trailblazers Hoops Team to the National Championship Game where they finished 2nd and she was named Tournament MVP. In her career Coach Fleming was a two time All-American, All Conference, All Region and she was voted National Player of the Year in her senior campaign. 


Coach Fleming uses her faith to mentor young women on and off the court where she makes and impact one basketball at a time.

Our Core Values: CLASS
  • Christ First

  • Lead with Passion

  • Accoutable

  • Spirit of Excellence

  • Serve Others

 

Our Goals and Objectives

GOALS:

  • Develop young women to make an impact in their communities.

  • Develop young female athletes into collegiate athletes who will earn an athletic scholarship.

 

OBJECTIVES:

  • Implement training programs that will focus on developing the basketball skills of our Student-Athletes.

  • Provide educational and mentorship opportunities.

  • ​Award scholarship dollars for participation in year-long Leadership and Basketball Academy​

  • Monitor the success of each participant on a monthly basis.

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