Teaching the Great Game of Basketball

Board of Directors

Casey Jacox - President

As a former collegiate QB at Central Washington University, Casey has been in leadership roles throughout his life.  In his professional life, Casey has been with Kforce for nearly 20 years and is currently the President, of Client Strategy & Partnerships. Casey has been coaching youth sports for over 15 years including football, baseball and basketball.  He enters his 3rd year as a coach within TBA and is excited to bring clarity, transparency and communication to the board and also the basketball community.  You will always find Casey smiling as he loves creating positive environments for the athletes within the TBA family!


Kelly Hansen - Tournament Director

Kelly has a passion for youth sports and has coached both baseball and basketball in the area for many years. Kelly has been with Tahoma Basketball Association (TBA) from the beginning and officially joined the board in our second year of existence.  It is all about family for Kelly and his wife Beth, a local elementary school teacher and energetic TBA fan. Their two children are both TBA athletes starting as 3rd graders. Their son (Parker) just finished his TBA career and is on to High School Basketball having played in three state tournaments. Their daughter (Addy) will be going into her 6th grade season.  Kelly is committed to providing our local athletes a positive environment to develop individual, team and life skills to help prepare them for Tahoma High School Basketball and beyond.

DJ Sweeney -  Director of Basketball Operations

DJ has been with TBA for the past six years and has watched this program grow into an excellent high school feeder program.  DJ is very proud to see that TBA now competes with all programs in our state at the highest level!  The people of this community have made TBA into what it is and he is extremely proud to be part of it. DJ's coaching background spans nearly 12 years and he's excited to work with the board in taking TBA to the next level.

Deanna Talbert -  Operations & Fundraising Coordinator

DeAnna is a former elementary teacher and now is a proud, stay at home mom juggling many duties!  She and her husband reside in Maple Valley and have three boys who are all involved with Tahoma Basketball Association and Tahoma High School.  She looks forward to serving on the board and helping with our fundraising efforts.


Jeni Berry -  Treasurer

Jeni brings strong a strong accounting background and many years of experience working with small businesses from a financial reporting perspective.  Jeni is very fiscally responsible and has many years managing successful budgets for other youth select programs.


Telly Lambro - Director of Fundraising

Telly brings extensive board experience, many years coaching and playing the great game of basketball.  Telly works closely with coaches and our board to ensure we are driving fundraising efforts that will provide all Tahoma basketball players more opportunities for gym space, paid coaches, training and basketball equipment.

Carrie Jacox - Director of Communications & Events

Carrie brings overs 15 years of business experience at Alaska Airlines, where she was responsible for coordinating large corporate events for thousands of attendees.    Tahoma is excited to leverage Carrie's strong work ethic and organizational skills to ensure we are always striving to keep the community up to speed with all of the latest and greatest information.