THE TEAM

Ron LATHAM

 The Captain - Respected Leader.

Ron Latham was born and raised in Fort Wayne and attended North Side High School where he starred in basketball.  Ron then played his collegiate basketball at Ball State Teachers College where he earned his degree.

He is a retired advertising executive that has coached basketball at the high school and collegiate level.  He has been a  part of several IHSAA State Championship Teams.

Ron is a highly motivated and detail oriented coach and individual that brings a wealth of knowledge to share with program participants and program planning.  This makes Ron the perfect person to be a major part of MVP Basketball.

Marcus HASSELL

The Motivator - His Enthusiasm Keeps Everyone Positive. 

Marcus Hassell was a standout football player at Snider High School before taking his talents to Kentucky State University where he played college football and earned his degree.

He has worked in his professional career as a mentor to the Fort Wayne area youth, most of whom have been underprivileged and at-risk.  Marcus has also spent numerous hours coaching children in several different sports and leagues in his hometown.

Marcus' ability to relate to, encourage and motivate student athletes to do their best is an important component within the MVP Basketball Program.