2020 titans staff

General Manager - Gerald Williams


Mr. Williams was a professional baseball player in the MLB for 14 years. He is a 2 time World Series Champion.

Gerald spent most of his professional career playing with the New York Yankees. He has played for 6 different MLB franchises; New York Yankees, Milwaukee Brewers, Atlanta Braves, Tampa Bay Devil Rays, Florida Marlins, and the New York Mets. Gerald was the MVP with the Tampa Bay Devil Rays in 2000.

Head Coach - Lazarus Sims


Mr. Sims was a professional basketball player who competed for over 12 years. He played in the CBA, ABA, USBL, and former Globetrotter. 

Lazarus was a McDonald's All American player. He was also a 4 year letterman for the University of Syracuse. 6 time minor league champion, 3 time all-star and 2 time all play-off team member with ABA Rochester RazorSharks.


Mr. Sims is a huge staple in Syracuse and around the New York cities as he served as the Commissioner for Parks and Recreations for over 3 years.

Lazarus coached at the University of Syracuse after his professional basketball career. He also coached at Binghampton University shortly after Cuse.

Director of Basketball Operations - Grant Johnson


Grant played Collegiate basketball at Kalamazoo Valley Community College (MI)2015-2016. He received All-Conference Honors and recorded 16 assists in a game as well as 3 double-doubles. He ultimately transferred and competed his collegiate career at  Governors State University (IL). 


Grant directed and developed Elite Skills AAU Program in Southwest Michigan (2 Seasons). Assistant Varsity Coach Vicksburg High School (2016). He directed the Skills academies throughout Southwest Michigan and various High School programs. 


Grant Worked in Sales Specializing in customizable basketball gear, warmups, and Jerseys. 

He recently relocated to Florida in 2019 and began working in Sales and Marketing for Florida Home Improvement.

Director of Events & Branding - Sarina Phrathep

Sarina Phrathep has a basketball background that includes playing at the collegiate level. She played at Rainy River Community College in Minnesota.

She then received an athletic scholarship to Lindenwood University-Belleville.


Sarina has worked with many organizations at all levels. Orlando Magic’s G-League team Lakeland Magic brought her along to work during their 2019-20 season. She holds a certification as a Fitness Specialist.


Sarina follows with a certification through Sports Management World Wide in Basketball General Management & Scouting. 

Basketball Scout - Frank Cacioppo

Frank graduated Summa Cum Laude from Southern New Hampshire University in 2019 with his Bachelor of Arts in General Studies with an emphasis in Sports Management. Frank became a basketball scout with Sports Management Worldwide in March 2019.

Frank was a Student Assistant Men’s Basketball coach at Southeastern Louisiana University in Hammond, Louisiana. 


Frank has 6 years of experience as an AAU Elite basketball player and was even the team captain of his AAU Junior Olympic Teams from 1981-1987.


Photographer - Alex Walworth

Alex graduated Marchman Technical College with a Digital Cinema Production degree in April of 2019. He also graduated high school in New Port Richey as valedictorian. 


Alex has experience with College Baseball Daily, The University of South Florida college baseball program, as well as the 2019 American Athletic Conference College Baseball championships.


Alex also works with The Scrum Sports. He also has done work with The Tampa Bay Lightening as well as The Tampa Bay Rays.


In addition, Alex also does photography for Big County Preps, working high school athletics around the Pasco County area.


Pedro Pabon

D.O.B: August 20, 1994

Experience: Florida College

Position: 6’4 Guard

Hometown: New York

Tampa Bay Resident

Bassel Harfouch

D.O.B: December 16, 1993

Experience: FIBA 4 years

Position: 6'4 Guard

Hometown: Tampa, FL

Tampa Bay Resident 

Malcolm St. Louis

D.O.B: May 8th, 1994

Experience: King University

Position: 6’8 Forward

Hometown: Anchorage, Alaska

Tampa Bay Resident 

Tyshawn Edwards 

D.O.B: September 23, 1990

Experience: Mexico LNBP League

Position: 6’5 Guard/Forward

Hometown: Buffalo, NY

Tampa Bay Resident 

Aluk Adub

D.O.B: November 15, 1991

Experience: FIBA Spain

Position: 6’6 Guard/Forward

Hometown: Jacksonville, Florida

Tampa Bay Resident

TaMarrick Boans

D.O.B: December 17, 1995

Experience: Pasco Hernando CC

Position: 6’3 Guard

Hometown: Largo, FL

Tampa Bay Resident

Romello Walker

D.O.B: February 25, 1995

Experience: Binghamton University

Position: 6’6 Guard

Hometown: Fort Lauderdale, FL

Tampa Bay Resident

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