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Vianna Alcantara

Academic Coordinator


Vianna was born in the Dominican Republic and raised in Lawrence, MA. She earned a B.A. in international studies and women’s studies from Denison University in 2009, where she was a Posse Foundation Scholar and an M.Ed. in community engagement in higher education from Merrimack College in 2014. Vianna brings many talents to our team including strategic planning, communication, project management, and writing skills. She also has extensive knowledge and experience creating both the relational and structural/systemic container to promote and sustain diverse, inclusive, and equitable environments over time. She will be leading the academic programming for high school students in Lawrence and is excited to learn and master the sport of Squash.

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Nessrine Ariffin

Assistant Program Director: Squash


Nessrine joined SquashBusters in 2015 after graduating from Bates College with a degree in Sociology, where she played four years of varsity squash at the number 1 position and was awarded NESCAC Rookie of The Year and Second-Team All-America honors. With her extensive squash experience and sociology background, Nessrine plays a major role at SquashBusters in developing the 9th and 10th grade squash curriculum, organizing matches, overseeing the squash mentors program and most importantly, supporting her students’ personal development to help them maximize their potential.

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Eileen Barrer

Director of Program, Operations, and Partnerships


Eileen graduated from The College of Wooster where she studied Sociology and Africana Studies.  She played four years of field hockey and lacrosse and was a senior captain in both sports. Her passion for sports and social justice led her to Boston as an Americorps volunteer at MetroLacrosse.  In 2015 she joined the SquashBusters team and has since served in a number of different programming roles.  Most recently Eileen has joined operations and strategy team where she will support all three sites in running strong programming for SquashBusters participants.

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Doug Burbank

Squash Director


Doug has been actively engaged with SquashBusters Lawrence since its inception in 2012. Prior to joining SQB , he taught at the Brooks School in North Andover, MA for 34 years, teaching mathematics, art, and computer science, serving as department head for all three departments. In addition to his classroom teaching, Doug coached New England individual and team champions in squash, soccer, and tennis, three U.S. Junior Open squash champions, and won a National Division II high school squash team title. He is most proud of his team’s numerous sportsmanship awards voted by his team’s opponents and coaches throughout New England. Doug received a B.S. from Trinity College (CT) and a M.A.T. from Marlboro College, VT.

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Andrés Burbank-Crump

Head of Planning and Innovation


Andrés attended Williams College where he majored in history with a minor in Latino/a Studies. He played on the Williams soccer team for four years and captained the team his senior year. Andrés came to SquashBusters in the fall of 2015 and spent two years as the middle school squash coordinator, then moved onto various roles focusing on program operations and external communication before becoming the Lawrence Program Director in spring of 2019. He is passionate about working in Lawrence and strengthening the relationship between the city and his childhood home, Brooks School.

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Bianca Camacho

Program Manager: Academics



Originally from California, Bianca has always been an advocate for educational spaces that empower students of color. Bianca graduated from Brown with her Sc.B in Educational Neuroscience in 2016, and her M.Ed. in Elementary and Bilingual Education from UCLA in 2018. During her three years in Los Angeles, she taught middle school as a founding teacher at Equitas Academy and focused her teaching practice on centering student voices. Bianca joined SquashBusters Providence in August 2019 and works in academics with Del Sesto Middle School students. 

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Stefano Crema

Executive Director


Stefano has been actively engaged with the Rhode Island squash community for 27 years. He was a top junior squash player in Brazil, he played varsity squash at Trent University, Canada and has won numerous Rhode Island State championships. Prior to joining SQB, he was the Chief Applications Research Officer at Clark Labs, Clark University, MA for 25 years. His passion and commitment for squash and education led him to SquashBusters. Stefano received a B.S. from Trent University, Canada and a M.Sc. from Clark University, MA.

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Mikhail Darlington

Program Director


As a SquashBusters alumnus, Mikhail brings a unique perspective to youth development. After graduating from SQB in 2007, he went on to study international business and marketing at Temple University. Mikhail returned to SquashBusters aiming to make the program welcoming for all alumni. In his role, he ensures that each senior successfully matriculates to college and that college-enrolled alumni persist all the way through to graduation.  Mikhail also liaises with the SQB Alumni Committee to promote personal and professional growth beyond college.

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Vicky Flamenco

Program Director


Vicky is a SquashBusters ’06 alumna, having joined the program in 6th grade. Vicky graduated Bunker Hill Community College in 2015 with an Associate’s degree in Arts and Science and has worked locally in youth leadership and development since 2009. She worked as a Youth Director for a well-regarded non-profit called Young People’s Project before rejoining SquashBusters in 2015. As an Assistant Program Director at SQB Lawrence, Vicky heads up academic activities to ensure the current and future academic success of SQB students and connects with families by leading the parent committee.

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Rodney Galvao

Chief Executive Officer


A native of Dorchester, Rodney joined SquashBusters at the age of 12, initially at the urging of his mother, and he immediately saw the value of a community that provided not just sports instruction, but also academic support, community service opportunities, and mentoring.

Galvao’s professional tenure with SquashBusters began 10 years ago in 2014 when he joined the organization as a squash coach in Boston, quickly becoming a leader and mentor to both students and peers on staff. In 2017, he moved to Providence, RI as part of the founding leadership team at SQB’s expansion program and served as Program and Co-Executive Director for six years. In mid-2023, Galvao became Senior Development Officer, a position that included a seat on the organization’s Senior Leadership Team. His new role of CEO is the culmination of all he has learned and all he has accomplished in his two decades at SQB.

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Brenda Hernandez

Program Assistant


Brenda became a member of SquashBusters Lawrence in 2013. She is currently pursuing a degree in Business Administration at UMass Lowell and is expected to graduate in 2025 as a first-generation student. Brenda has a strong passion for mentoring and being a positive role model for students. She currently works for two non-profit organizations, serving as a youth mentor at Aaron’s Presents and as a program assistant at SquashBusters. Brenda has been involved with both programs for over nine years since she participated as a student in both. At SquashBusters she supports the Middle School academic coordinator by assisting with lesson plans and managing tasks like paperwork, filing, and contacting parents. Brenda aspires to contribute to the community she was raised in, showing students that challenging goals are achievable.

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Tommy Hynes

Development and Office Coordinator

Tommy graduated from Colgate University in 2019 where he majored in Music and Political Science. It was during his undergraduate years when Tommy found his passion for working in youth development as a volunteer tutor and music teacher with underserved communities of Boston and upstate New York. A lifelong athlete and fitness enthusiast, he was immediately drawn to SQB’s mission of combining athletics and academics as a tool to empower youth. Prior to joining SQB he worked in music education and programming with Boston Public Schools, North End Music and Performing Arts Center, and the Boys and Girls Clubs of Boston. Having worked in direct service over the last several years, Tommy is excited to take on a new role as the Development and Office Coordinator with SQB. Outside of work, you can find Tommy playing the violin, cooking, fishing, and enjoying the outdoors.

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Rachel Koury

Senior Director of Operations and Strategy


Rachel graduated from Colgate University where she majored in Psychology and minored in Sociology and Anthropology. During college, she played for the Women’s Ultimate Frisbee Team, led the local Let’s Get Ready SAT Prep Program, and supported the Psychology Department as a Research and Teaching Assistant. Following Colgate, Rachel spent a year working at the Bird Street Community Center and Higginson Lewis K-8 afterschool program in Boston. From there Rachel began a nine year journey at Bottom Line in Boston, where she held a variety of roles in the College Access and Success space, including directing the College Success Program for five years. Along the way she completed a Certificate in Nonprofit Leadership and Management with the Institute for Nonprofit Practice, which helped solidify her passion and commitment for leading in Nonprofit and Education spaces. Rachel joined SquashBusters in June 2019 as the Boston Program Director and is excited to combine her interests in education, athletics, and youth development to support the team in delivering an excellent program for SQB students!

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Becca Latimore

Chief Development Officer

Becca comes to SquashBusters after a long career in non-profit management and youth development. After taking time off to raise a family, she worked most recently in the world of independent school advancement. The wife and mother of avid squash players, she is delighted to have landed at SquashBusters where her passion for making the world a better place aligns so perfectly with her family’s preferred way to spend free time. She holds a BA from Dartmouth College and an MPP from Harvard’s Kennedy School of Government.

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Alejandra Madrid

Development and Communications Associate


Alé graduated from the SquashBusters program in 2014 and joined the staff in 2015 while working towards her Associates degree. Having worked directly with students over the past five years, Alé has changed roles and now works cross-site in development and communications. With a passion for non-profits and youth development, Alé still prioritizes relationship building with students to keep the relationships she has built strong and to provide extra support for them as they go through the program. Alé hopes that in this new role, she can grow professionally while continuing to empower and cheer on students at SquashBusters now and in the future.

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Rosemary McElroy

Interim CEO

Rosemary first became involved with SquashBusters by answering a flyer Greg posted at her squash club looking for volunteers back in the early days. Over the last twenty years, SquashBusters has featured in the lives of Rosemary and her family through volunteering on court, in the classroom, in the office and many years of playing in the Derby. Now in her ninth year on staff, Rosemary enjoys the continuity of seeing how those seeds, planted long ago, have grown and flourished.

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Mai Mitsuyama

Director of Post-Secondary Success


Mai graduated from Williams College with a B.A. in Psychology and Japanese. She was a member of the Women’s Varsity Soccer Team and captained the DIII National Champion team her senior year. She joins SquashBusters after earning her master’s degree in Social Work from Columbia University. After having lived in New York City for five years, she is excited to come back home and develop meaningful relationships with the SquashBusters community. She hopes to provide guidance and support to our young adults as they navigate their post-secondary journey.

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Johsuar Moya

Squash Coordinator


With 10 years of engagement as a student, Johsuar holds the distinction of being the first SQB Lawrence Alumni to transition into a full-time role within the program. Born in the Dominican Republic and raised in Lawrence, he now resides in the Merrimack Valley. Pursuing studies in Computer Networking, Johsuar has consistently harbored a passion for technology, always eager to explore the latest trends. Beyond his academic pursuits, he finds joy in hiking along trails, indulging his love for food, frequenting dog parks, and engaging in a game of Squash whenever the opportunity arises.

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Ronald Moyer

Academic Coordinator


Ronnie is a recent graduate of Gettysburg College with a degree in Sociology. He joined SquashBusters Lawrence in 2023, driven by his passion for advocacy, education, and mentorship. During his academic journey, Ronnie had the opportunity to study abroad in South Africa, where he gained valuable experience working with the non-profit organization, Just Grace, based in Langa Township. He also enjoys making music, playing disc golf, and being outside. As the Middle School Academic Coordinator at SquashBusters Lawrence, Ronnie is committed to building meaningful relationships and nurturing the growth and development of the youth in the Lawrence community.

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Nku Patrick

Program Coordinator: Squash


Nku is a graduate of Trinity College with a degree in Mathematics.  Born and raised in Trinidad and Tobago, he is a 7-time Junior National Champion, 2-time Caribbean Squash Champion and a 2-time National Intercollegiate Squash Champion.  He enjoys singing, going on adventures and trying new and interesting things.

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Christian Quiñonez

Academic Coordinator


Christian was born and raised in Providence, RI. After completing General Studies at Community College of Rhode Island, he transferred to Rhode Island College and graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Psychology in 2019. Christian worked as a teacher’s aide for Providence Public Schools while in college and fell in love with education and pedagogy. After graduation, he continued his work in classrooms as a behavior specialist as well as a substitute teacher before joining SquashBusters. Christian is passionate about education and social justice issues. He is looking forward to helping in the development and implementation of instructional materials and curriculum programs that will allow SquashBusters students to thrive.



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Carolina Restrepo

Academic Coordinator


Carolina grew up and attended college in Colombia, earning her BS in Business Administration at EAFIT University and an M.S. in Economics at Los Andes University. She has been in the Squash World for more than 20 years as a mother of 2 players and vice-president of the Colombia Squash Federation. Before joining SQB, Carolina lived in South America, Asia, and the Middle East, where she had the opportunity to work in education with students from around the world. Her passion for impacting the life of the new generations led her to join SquashBusters as an Academic Coordinator. Carolina is also a sports lover; she was part of the Synchronized Swimming Colombian National Team, a finisher in the New York and Paris Marathon, and hiked the John Muir Trail in California (235 miles).

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Nina Talbot

Program Coordinator: Squash



Nina earned her B.A. from Yale University where she was a member of the squash, tennis and lacrosse teams. She also holds an M.A. in Journalism from NYU. She was Managing Editor at Tennis Week Magazine and Associate Director of Alumni Relations and Publications at the Darden School at UVA before taking time off to start a family. While raising her three girls, she was able to coach lacrosse and squash for more than 15 years. In addition, she served on the board of Barrington Education Foundation which provides grants that support the enrichment of all students within Barrington Public Schools. She is excited to be working for SqB where she can combine her love of athletics and education to help enhance the lives of SqB students.

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Mike Shannon

Director of Career Success


Mike graduated from Texas Tech University and moved from Texas to Massachusetts where he obtained his teaching license. After several years of leading classes for short-term hospitalized students, Mike wanted to find a position where he was able to have a longer lasting impact on his students’ lives. Having both played and coached soccer, he strongly believes in the power of athletics combined with academics. He is now responsible for post-secondary access and alumni support at SquashBusters Lawrence in addition to assisting with programming.

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Steven Vo

Squash Coordinator


An alum of SquashBusters Boston, Steven has over 20 years of squash experience between playing and coaching. Upon completing his collegiate studies in medical assisting, began his coaching career at SquashBusters as the Middle School Squash Coordinator. During which he led the development and training of the next generation of squash players.

Steven has also coached in a number of settings including Infinitum, SquashWest, PVD Squash where he honed his expertise in working with players of all ages and levels. In addition to private lessons, member clinics, and tournament organization/management, he also worked with a number of private school teams. None more extensively than St. Mark’s School, where he was an Admission Counselor and Squash Director. During his time he not only led the teams to higher divisions of competition in the regular season, but also a national championship to conclude their 22-23 season.

He is thrilled to be back and looking forward to growing the program to the best of his ability!

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Greg Zaff


Greg founded SquashBusters in 1995. After graduating from Williams College, Greg spent his twenties competing on the pro squash tour, reaching a career high #2 ranking. A calling to public service brought him to the Kennedy School, where his paper ‘Bringing Squash Down from its Ivory Tower’ was the blueprint for SquashBusters. Greg has been involved in everything SQB, from coaching and tutoring to board development, budgeting, and leading strategic growth. Today, Greg focuses on fundraising and recruiting and retaining the best and brightest staff.