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Our Executive Leadership Team


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Our Associate Teammates

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Asha Franklin

Asha is an athletics professional with over a decade of coaching and administrative experience. She has coached and played every division of NCAA basketball and is currently serving as a trainer for the Positive Coaching Alliance.


She has a B.A. in Economics from Occidental College and a M.A. in Youth Development Leadership from Clemson University which speaks to the dichotomy of her analytically creative personality. Passionate about helping others find and use their voice, Asha has a keen ability to put herself in others' shoes and believes she can find a point of commonality with anyone.

Asha is our producer/director/lead in every way for Every Season Together--our WEST Project podcast. 


Lauryn Miller

Hailing from Kirkwood, MO, Lauryn Miller is a former full scholarship UCLA Women’s Basketball player. While there she earned her B.A. in Sociology in three years. She also obtained her Master’s in Education with an emphasis in Transformative Coaching and Leadership in her fourth year at the university.

Known for her leadership and ability to connect with people from all walks, Lauryn is passionate about creating spaces in which individuals of varying backgrounds feel both safe and visible. She created the diversity initiative More Than A Dream while at UCLA and continues to work for social justice and racial reconciliation, using athletics as the driving platform.

Miller currently serves as Assistant Athletic Director of Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion at San Jose State University.


Kelli Hayes

Kelli is a UCLA graduate with a B.A. in Gender Studies where she received a full-ride scholarship to compete on the women's basketball team.  She recently completed her Masters of Education at the University of Southern California.
She is a dynamic leader and humanitarian who unites people through the power of connection. An individual who is drawn to the idea of diverse perspectives and finds commonality amongst things seen as different. Kelli is relentlessly persistent and believes that time and trust are important to the work that needs to be done.

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