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Board of Trustees:

Anton Marchand, President / CEO

Margot Berghout, Treasurer
Cleon Hyde, Vice President / COO Raschelle Parker
Kareem Ross, Vice President / COO Nicole Roberts

Troy Lemond, Vice President





The Rose Classic, established in 2006, has become the benchmark brand for organized, competitive basketball for the female student athlete.  The Rose Classic creates a unique atmosphere where these student athletes can grow athletically and socially.  Since its inception, the "Rose" as it is affectionately known, has attracted some of the nations top talent that has gone on to have success in college, overseas and the WNBA.  Some standouts that have participated in the "Rose" are Epiphany Prince (Rutgers/Chicago Sky), Kia Vaughn (Rutgers/NY Liberty), Shannon Bobbit (Tennessee/Indiana Fever),Samantha Prahalis (Ohio State), Erica Morrow (Syracuse), Maggie Lucas (Penn State), Stephanie Dolson (UConn), Bria Hartley (UConn), Jenn O'Neil(Kentucky), Bra'Shey Ali (Kentucky) and China Crosby (Virginia).

The Rose Classic runs  Spring and Fall cycles on an annual basis.  The league is open to High School, AAU, Travel and other organized teams.  Players must be 19 years and under and cannot have been enrolled in or attending college.

With the Elite Level of support provided by NIKE, the Rose Classic has become a platform to tune up for both the AAU and High School seasons.

About Dean Kids Inc.

Dean Kids Inc. is a 501c3 non-profit organization, founded in June 2000 and based in Brooklyn, NY.  The mission of Dean Kids Inc. is to enrich the lives of student athletes by enhancing their experiences both on and off the court.  Our tournaments provide a safe, organized and competitive atmosphere.  We inspire achievement through mentorship, education, community service and support.  All this done in an effort to empower our student athletes to be productive leaders of society.

Corporate Sponsors

The buisnesses and individuals listed are among the growing number of loyal donars that have generously lent there support since 2006.

Nike, Inc.

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