A native of Wilmington, Ohio, Nared holds a bachelor’s degree in Communications from the University of Maryland in College Park where he lettered in basketball for 4 years. He offers over 30 years of experience in sales, marketing, athlete management, client relations and sports marketing. Nared has worked for the Greg Nared Agency, the William Morris Agency, Nike, Tiger Woods, and even the Washington Bullets (Wizards).
Aussie Ben Hunt hails from Bendigo, Victoria, Australia. He lettered 2 years at Stephen F. Austin State University before helping lead Texas Wesleyan University to the 2006 NAIA D1 Championship. Hunt played on the 2006 Mavs Summer League team which helped him land a spot on the Perth Wildcats team in Australia. After retiring from Basketball, Hunt worked as a Basketball Coach, Athletic Director, and Dean of Students at North Hills Preparatory in Irving.
Freeman spent 16 years as the Director of Basketball for Prestonwood Sports Organization and 25 years as a high school and college basketball coach. He most recently coached at Dallas Christian College where the team won a national championship. His academic accomplishments include an undergraduate degree from the University of Mary-Hardin Baylor, where he played basketball, and a master’s degree from Baylor University.
Brown is from Dallas, TX and has a background in coaching, including 4 years as a soccer coach. Her career with the Dallas Mavericks began when she was a volunteer. She has worked as an intern, in the ticket sales department and ultimately into her role as our Business Operations Manager who oversees our Mavs Academy, Mavs Gaming, and Player Relations.
Patton was born and raised in Nacogdoches, TX where he played high school basketball. He was manager and redshirt at Navarro Jr. College before transferring to Sam Houston State University to pursue a degree in Broadcast Journalism. After graduating, Patton became a 6th grade teacher in Dallas ISD, where he also coached basketball and football, leading the program to back to back playoff appearances for the first time in over 20 years.
Robinson was born and raised in Orange County, California. She attended college at California State University, Sacramento where she played Division I basketball and majored in Communications. She graduated from CSUS in May of 2018 with her BA and moved to Dallas. She is currently in the process of working on her master’s degree in Coaching and Exercise Science from Concordia University-Irvine and is scheduled to graduate in the Fall of 2021.