MEET THE TEAM

Our team is our family. Our concept is simple—from purpose to Impact. Our principle of working together is the foundation of how EMA operates to make a positive impact in the life of each Student-Athlete. Together, we share the same vision: to help change the culture of sports in the Bay Area… and beyond.

Each member of Empower ME Academy has a creative and critical role that ensures that we are all able to succeed together. All views are valued and respected which stimulates growth from top to bottom. The principle of working together with our families and communities establishes how we operate and further the growth of the business.


COACH GUMBS
Founder/CEO/Executive Director

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COACH ANDREW
Energy-Giver / Assistant Director

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Coach Matt
Energy-giver / Assistant Director

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Eloisa Tejero
COO

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Coach Vittorio
Marketing Squad

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Coach Leti
Energy-Giver / Executive Assistant to CEO

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Christina Leung
Photographer

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KALLIE BARRIE
Alumni Outreach / Blogger

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Coach Abby
Energy-Giver / Mentor

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Bennett Steifman
Jr. Coach/Energy Giver

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Jaydon Aquino
Social Media Specialist/Jr. Coach/Energy Giver

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It’s all 𝗹𝗼𝘃𝗲 & 𝗯𝗮𝘀𝗸𝗲𝘁𝗯𝗮𝗹𝗹. ⁠

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Find us at the next Saturday to learn more about what clinics we have cookin’ this Summer! ⁠

Spot by and say Hi. See you there!⁠

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She reminds us “to live, grow up and do what we can to make this world a better place.” ⁠

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It’s all 𝗹𝗼𝘃𝗲 & 𝗯𝗮𝘀𝗸𝗲𝘁𝗯𝗮𝗹𝗹. ⁠

Sign up for our Love of the Game Clinic today!⁠

Link in bio.⁠


#empowermeacademy #ema #empowerme #empowered #liveempowered #iamempowered #leaders #leadership #basketball #youthbasketball #bayarea #bayareasports #loveandbasketball #february #newpost #basketballclinic
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Find us at the next Saturday to learn more about what clinics we have cookin’ this Summer! ⁠

Spot by and say Hi. See you there!⁠

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#empowermeacademy #ema #empowerme #empowered #liveempowered #iamempowered #leaders #leadership #basketball #youthbasketball #bayarea #bayareasports #summer #weekend #summertime #weekendvibes #sun #weekendmood #summervibes #summerresourcefair
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12 2

Today we celebrate the life of Rosa Parks, the Mother of the Freedom Movement. ⁠

She reminds us “to live, grow up and do what we can to make this world a better place.” ⁠

__⁠
#empowermeacademy #ema #empowerme #empowered #liveempowered #iamempowered #leaders #leadership #basketball #youthbasketball #bayarea #bayareasports #rosaparks #bhm #celebration #birthday
...

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We’re locked in to our Love of the Game Clinic 🔒️⁠

𝗪𝗶𝗹𝗹 𝘄𝗲 𝘀𝗲𝗲 𝘆𝗼𝘂 𝘁𝗵𝗲𝗿𝗲?

Sign up today! Link in bio. ⁠
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#empowermeacademy #ema #empowerme #empowered #liveempowered #iamempowered #leaders #leadership #basketball #youthbasketball #bayarea #bayareasports #photography #inspiration #photooftheday
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