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Bailey Doan

Bailey Doan

Name: Bailey Doan Time with Koa: Winter 2021 Background: Bailey Doan is the Baseball Camp Director & BABL Operations Coordinator at Koa Sports. Born in Ashton, MD and Bailey played for the Olney Pirates while growing up. He attended Sherwood high school where he played three years of varsity baseball while being a two-time captain….

Sami King

Sami King

Name: Sami King Time with Koa: Fall 2020 Background: Sami King is the Director of Marketing at Koa Sports. Sami received her Bachelor’s degree in Strategic Communication and minor in Digital Art from Elon University where she ran four years of DI Cross Country & Track and Field. Sami is a Bethesda local and Walt Whitman HS…

Eryk Dees

Eryk Dees

Name: Eryk Dees Time with Koa: Summer 2019 Background: Eryk was born in Miami, Florida and recently moved to Rockville, MD. He attended Miami’s Mega-Magnet, Coral Reef Senior High School, where he was a 4-year varsity letterman for baseball. He earned a scholarship to Eastern Kentucky University and unfortunately suffered a career-ending arm (non-throwing arm) injury after…

Emily Fornatora

Emily Fornatora

Name: Emily Fornatora Time with Koa: Spring 2019 Background: Emily started working with Koa Sports in May 2019 after she graduated from Towson University with a major in sport management. Emily was born and raised in Montgomery County. Growing up Emily played softball, competitively swam, was a cheerleader, but basketball was Emily’s main sport. Emily played a few…

Jen Spagnuolo

Jen Spagnuolo

Name: Jen Spagnuolo Time with Koa: Spring 2019 Koa Teams: Director of Field Hockey Field hockey Experience: Jen started playing field hockey in 7thgrade. While in high school, she played varsity field hockey for 3 years and was awarded All-County and All-Conference awards. Jen then went on and played 4 years of collegiate field hockey at Hartwick College…

Nick Tolisano

Nick Tolisano

Nick Tolisano, better known as Tully, joined Koa in 2017 after graduating from George Mason University with a Bachelor’s degree in Sports Management.  Before moving to the DMV in 2014, Tully served more than 8 years in the U.S. Army with the 82nd Airborne’s 2505 PIR among other units. Tully has a strong love for…

Casey Hertel

Casey Hertel

Casey is a die hard DC sports fan, except for her love of the New York Mets. In high school, Casey was a two sport athlete in field hockey and softball. When not on the field hockey field, Casey enjoys spending most of her time at the beach. She received her Bachelor’s degree in Business…

Tony Korson

Tony Korson

If you haven’t met him, you surely will soon. CEO Tony Korson is a Bethesda boy with a love of baseball and a belief in the power of youth sports. After attending Whitman HS (where he’s now a proud member of the Hall of Fame!!), he received his BA in Finance and tossed his 12-6…