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Marc Weiss

Marc Weiss grew up in West Los Angeles and has been involved in the westside sports scene working with kids for over 30 years. Marc started at Cheviot Hills Recreation Center where he worked as a counselor in the summer sports camp. In 1994, Marc was drafted by the Cincinnati Reds while attending California Lutheran University….

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Brent Weiss

Brent Weiss graduated from California State Long Beach with a B.A. in Sociology in 2003. While growing up in Beverlywood, Brent was involved in all the local youth sports as well as the summer day camps. As an adult, Brent has been working with kids for 23 years. Brent has volunteered as a coach and worked…

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Bobby Hamm

Bobby Hamm graduated from UCLA with a B.A. in history in 2003. He went on to earn his M.A. in education from Pepperdine University in 2006. Bobby grew up in Los Angeles and has worked with kids for the past 26 years as a teacher, basketball coach, tutor, camp counselor, and camp director. During that…

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Paul Casillas

Paul Casillas was born in Santa Monica, California, and has been teaching and working with kids on the Westside for the last 20 years. Paul started his teaching at Village School in the Pacific Palisades, then taught 5th grade in LAUSD for 3 years, and has spent the last 24 years teaching 6th grade math…

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Manu Appelius

Manu Appelius was born in Rome (Italy) and moved to Los Angeles in 1992. Manu has been involved in the Westside of Los Angeles Soccer scene since 1996. After a few years in AYSO, Manu graduated to Club Soccer in 2000, working for City Soccer and then Santa Monica United, where he was Technical Director…

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Brevin Archer

Brevin Archer

Brevin Archer was born and raised in Los Angeles, California so there is no surprise that he is a huge Dodgers and Lakers fan. Brevin was introduced to Marc, Brent, and Bobby at the age of 18 and was hired to be a counselor and has enjoyed every minute of being an Iverbe counselor. Since…

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Braulio Archer

Braulio Archer, the ultimate fun ambassador hailing from the vibrant streets of South Central Los Angeles! A proud alumnus of Vanguard University, Braulio has dedicated his life to spreading joy and laughter among children. As the founding director of Westchester Iverbe, he has created a haven of excitement and adventure for kids of all ages….

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Jonathan Edmonds

Jonathan Edmonds

Jonathan Edmonds is the true definition of character and athletic development. Hailing from Atlanta, GA where he was born and raised, he embarked on his journey and made Los Angeles his home. Jonathan has worked with both young athletes and professional players, bringing a wealth of expertise to his portfolio. Jonathan has successfully led various…

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Tara Ezinkwo

Tara Ezinkwo was raised in a small town in North Central Pennsylvania. She majored in Elementary education at Bloomsburg University, where she won 2 National championships as a field hockey player. Tara loves sports and mentoring. She was able to do both after college when she mentored athletes through Athletes in Action at Michigan State…

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Mae Farol

Mae Farol was originally from the Philippines but rooted in the heart of North Carolina. Her journey led to Los Angeles in mid 2000’s, where she volunteered her time to serving through AmeriCorps programs, City Year and Playworks. She ended up settling down and starting her own family in California. After AmeriCorps she started as…

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Carl Lyons

Carl Lyons was born in the Bay and raised in LA, so California through and through! From the day he was old enough to work, he has found joy in working with children. He started as a camper at Iverbe its opening year, and has loved every second of growing up with the camp spirit….

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Kat Filali Snyder

Kat Snyder was born in Fez, Morocco, raised in Brussels, Belgium, spent her early adulthood in Montreal, Canada, and eventually settled in Los Angeles. A traveler and adventurer, Kat put down roots when her son, a Junior at Culver City High, was born. Kat is passionate about living a healthy lifestyle placing an emphasis on…

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Madison Weiss

Maddie Weiss was born and raised in Los Angeles. She began her schooling in Culver City Unified schools. She took immersion classes from kindergarten through high school to achieve fluency in Spanish. From an early age Maddie has always loved working with children. She has enjoyed watching her campers grow year after year. Attending Iverbe…

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