Meet Our Team
Charles Tracey, Center Director
Charles has been involved in structured teaching, playing and coaching of basketball for over 35 years. He has coached recreation, traveling All-Stars, and AAU teams in the community. Charles lives in Covington with his wife and three children. His family is very active in our community and the local basketball scene. Charles is the Girls Head Basketball Coast at Lakeshore High School and is also the former Hannan High School Head Basketball Coach.
Charles grew up in Kenner and played in Biddy programs from 9-12 yrs. old. He participated in four National Biddy Tournaments, winning a National chanpionship in Puerto Rico in 1976. He played High School Basketball at De La Salle High School in New Orleans through his Senior Year. He was coached by some of the best Biddy coaches in the area as well by Jim Tillette his Senior year. In fact, Jim won the Louisiana State Championship in 1986 before moving on to become the head coach at Samford in Birmingham, AL.
Ryan Lewis, Coach
Ryan parlayed his 6’9″ frame into a frontcourt career, first at the University of Georgia for two years then at the University of Jacksonville. Originally a graduate of Lakewood High School in St. Petersburg FL, Ryan has mentored young prospective basketball players as a Basketball Camp Counselor in Georgia for two years then again in Jacksonville for another two.
Now a resident of Mandeville, Ryan advises our coaches and players on drills, footwork, and schemes for our forwards and centers. He also works with our AAU teams to advance our players’ skill and basketball IQ. Ryan has been with our Center for two years.
Justin Polk – Assistant Coach Pope John Paul II
After playing at the colligate level at Millsaps and Dillard University, Justin gratuated with a Masters Degree in Excersise Physiology. He went on to internships with the Atlanta Hawks and the Memphis Grizzlies before coming home to join the team at both Pope John Pauls II and Northshore Sportsplex. He continues to apply his skills to personal training at both beginner and advanced levels of play.
Elicia Ocmond, Coach
- Girls Varsity Coach – SSA
A 2008 graduate of Mandeville High School, Elicia started point guard lettering all four years on the varsity team. Senior year she was selected all-district, played in the Pontchartrain High School All-Star Game and was selected Honorable Mention Academic All-State. In 2008-2009 she played guard one season for Millsaps College Women’s Basketball Team.
Elicia began professional coaching as the Assistant Coach at SAA, moving into the Doves’ head coaching position after a short time.
Hannah Tracey, Coach
- Collegiate Player
- 2 time Biddy All American
- Biddy National Free Throw Champion
- 2 time Mandeville Jr High MVP
- High School All Parish Team as Freshman
- Mandeville High Best Offensive as Freshman
Hannah is currently the Graduate Coaching Assistant, Southeastern Lady Lions.
Phil Williams, Coach
- Former Boys Varsity Basketball Head Coach, St Paul High School
- Current Basketball Coach St Peters Catholic School
Kenny Troncoso, Coach
Kenny has been involved in playing, teaching and coaching basketball for over 30 years. He was the Director of Basketball at Supreme Courts in Madisonville. While at Supreme Courts, Kenny coached and ran several basketball leagues and clinics. He has coached recreation and Biddy Basketball locally at Coquille and Pelican Park. Kenny has also coached AAU basketball with the North Shore Lakers and the NSBBTC Titans. Kenny grew up in Kenner, LA and started playing ball at the age of 7. A graduate of Brother Martin, Kenny has been a coach with the Titans for 8 years.
Paul Paille, Coach
- Mandeville High School Varsity Boys Head Coach
- Formerly at Nichols State University
Mark Beson, Coach
- Fontainebleau High School Varsity Girls Head Coach
- Formerly at Nichols State University
Mike Gowand, Coach
- Fontainebleau High School Varsity Boys Head Coach
Jeremy Piccone, Coach
- Fountainbleau High School Assistant Varsity Girls Coach
Assistant Varsity Boys Coach, Northshore HIgh School
Fomer Collage baskatball player, former professional trainer for NCAA and NBA players in California.
Interested in Joining our Team?
NorthShore Sportsplex is always looking for caring and skilled individuals to join our training staff. Please call us at 985-773-4185 for more information and to see if any positions are currently available. At the very least, please send us your resume to review and keep on file.