LGB SELECT Coaches
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Every team is assigned a Head and Assistant Coach for the season.

Owner/Director Lexie Gerson interfaces with every team.  She attends all training sessions and is present at events. 

All LGB SELECT Coaches meet specific qualifications and undergo a professional development program before becoming an LGB Select team coach.

Interested in becoming an LGB Select Coach?  

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Coaches

Lexie Gerson

Head Coach, LGB Select 

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"Coach Lex"

  • Lexie Gerson Basketball Owner & Lead Trainer​ (2016-Present)

  • LGB Select AAU Basketball Director & Head AAU Coach (2019 - Present)

  • Head Women's Basketball Coach at Harcum College (2018 - Aug 2020)

  • Harcum College Assistant Women's Basketball Coach (2017 - 2018)

  • Arcadia University Assistant Women's Basketball Coach (2016 - 2017)

  • Philadelphia Belles Girls AAU Basketball Head Coach (Spring 2016 - Fall 2018)

  • Inducted into Philadelphia Jewish Sports Hall of Fame (Spring 2016)

  • Professional Basketball Player in Israel (2014 - 2016)

  • NCAA DI Women's Basketball Player and 4 Year Starter at The University of Virginia (2009 - 2014)

  • Ranked 4th on UVA All Time Steals List with 257 Steals (2014)

  • UVA WBB Team Captain (2013 - 2014 Season)

  • ACC All-Academic Team (2013-2014 Season)

  • Led ACC in steals, Defensive Player of the Year (2011-12 Season & 2013-14 Season)

  • M.A. in Higher Education, University of Virginia, 2014

  • B.A in Women & Gender Studies from The University of Virginia (May 2013)

Caitlin Jensen

Head Coach, LGB Select 

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CJ Jensen - UMW

"Coach CJ"​​

  • LGB Select AAU Basketball Head Coach (Fall 2019 - Present)

  • Lexie Gerson Basketball Professional Private & Group Skills Trainer (May 2019 - Present)

  • Assistant Women's Basketball Coach at Harcum College (June 2019 - Aug 2020)​

  • MBA from Arcadia University (May 2020)

  • Served as Captain for the Arcadia University Women's Basketball team (2018 - 2019 Season)

  • Most conference wins in a season in program history (2018 - 2019 Season)

  • Bachelor of Science in Business with a Minor in Sports Management from The University of Mary Washington (May 2018)

  • University of Mary Washington NCAA DIII Women's Basketball Player (2014 - 2017)

  • Reached CAC Conference Final Championship Game three years in a row (2014, 2015 & 2016) 

  • NCAA Tournament appearances (2015 & 2016) 

  • Won the CAC Conference Championship (2015)

  • Reached the 2nd round in NCAA Tournament & was ranked as high as #7 in the country (2015 - 16 Season)

Leah Matusow

Head Coach, LGB Select 

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"Coach Leah"​​

  • Physical Education Teacher at Cheltenham High School (August 2022 - Present)

  • LGB Select AAU Basketball Head Coach (2021 - Present)

  • 7th Grade Social Studies Teacher at Cedarbrook Middle School (2012 - Aug 2022)

  • 16U Girls Basketball Maccabi USA Co-Head Coach (2021- Present)

  • LGB Group Skills Trainer & Coach (2021 - Present)

  • Cheltenham High School Girls Varsity Basketball Assistant Coach (2020 - Present)

  • Cheltenham HS Girls JV Basketball Head Coach (2018 - Present)

  • Assistant Camp Director at LifeSeeds Summer Camp (2018 - Present)

  • Health & Physical Education Cert. Eastern University (2018)

  • Upper Dublin Girls Basketball Travel Coach (2016 - 2018)

  • Gold Medal Winner and Team Captain of USA Open Women's Basketball Team at the Maccabiah Games (2017)

  • Willow Grove Day Camp Senior Counselor (2004 - 2016)

  • M.A in Leadership Development from Penn State (2015)

  • Gold Medalist at Pan American Maccabi Games (2011)

  • Maccabi USA Open Women's Basketball, Captain (2011)

  • B.S. in Secondary Education from Penn State (2012)

Shannon Mulroy

Assistant Coach, LGB Select 

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"Coach Shan"​​

  • B.A. in Linguistics with a Minor in Education from Cornell University (May 2023)

  • LGB Select AAU Assistant Coach (2020 - Present)

  • Student-Athlete - GPA 3.58 & Starting PG  (Present)

  • Cornell University NCAA DI Women's Basketball Player (2019 - Present)

  • Cornell University Big Red Leadership Institute (2019 - Present)

  • Named Team Captain as a Junior for the Cornell University Women's Basketball Team (2021-2022 Season)

  •  Ranked 4th in Ivy League in Assists (2021- 2022 Season)

  • Cornell University Dean's List 4x (Spring 2020 - Present) 

  • #6 play on ESPN Sports Center Top 10 Plays (Nov 2021)

  • Averaged 8.3 PPG, 2.5 APG, 2.1 RPG & led Cornell Team in 3 pointers made as a Freshman (2019 - 2020 Season)

  • IVY League Women's Basketball Player of the Week ('20)

  • Played AAU Basketball for the Philadelphia Belles under Head Coach, Lexie Gerson. (Spring 2016 - Fall 2018)

Leah Johnson

Assistant Coach, LGB Select 

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"Coach Leah"​​​​

  • MBA from West Chester University (May 2024)

  • B.S. in Finance from West Chester University (May 2023)

  • Student-Athlete - GPA 4.0 & Starting PG (Present)

  • Student-Athlete Advisory Committee (2020 - Present)

  • West Chester University NCAA DII Women's Basketball Player (2019 - Present)

  • WCU WBB Team Captain (2022- 23 Season)

  • LGB Select AAU Assistant Coach (2019 - Present)

  • LGB Player Development Skills Trainer (2019 - Present)

  • WCU Honor Roll & Dean's List (Fall 2019 - Present)

  • All Conference PSAC First Team (2021- 22 Season)

  • Led the conference in the following (2021-22 Season):

1. Steals - (3.0 -1st Place)

2. Assists - (4.8 - 3rd Place)

3. Assist/Turnover Ratio - (1:6 - 3rd Place)

4. Minutes played - (38 min - 3rd Place)

5. Scoring - (16.4 - 4th Place)

6. Rebounds - (8.1 - 8th Place)

7. Free Throw % - (86% - 5th Place)

  • Notched 14 Double doubles in the regular season for WCU (2021 - 2022 Season)

  • PSAC East Athlete of the Week (January 2022)

  • All Conference PSAC Second Team (2019-20 Season)

  • Averaged: 11.6 PPG, 4.3 RPG 3.4 APG, 2.1 SPG & led WCU in points as a Freshman (2019 - 2020 Season)

  • PSAC East Defensive Athlete of the Week (Jan 2020)

Kate Glanz

Assistant Coach, LGB Select 

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"Coach Kate"​​​​

  • BSN in Nursing Degree from Neumann University (Expected Grad Year 2025)

  • Certified Nursing Assistant (2021 - Present)

  • LGB Select AAU Assistant Coach (2021 - Present)

  • Gerson Grind Trainer & Coach (Fall 21 - Present)

  • Neumann University NCAA DIII Women's Basketball Player (2021 - 2022 Season)

  • All Conference Honorable Mention (2020 - 21 Season)

  • Won the Crown Trophy Academic Award for DIAA Girls Basketball State Tournament (2020)

  • Attended NFHS National Online Student Leadership Summit (2020)

  • Won Delaware Basketball State Championship with Conrad Schools of Science (2017 - 2018 Season)

  • Has taken part in every single Fall LGB Gerson Grind either as a player or coach since it started (2018 - 2021)

Regan King

Head/Assistant Coach, LGB Select 

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"Coach Regan"​​​​

  • B.S. in Biology with a Minor in Global Health from Villanova University (May 2024)

  • GPA 4.0 at Villanova University (2021 - Present)

  • LGB Select AAU Head Coach (2022 - 23 Season)

  • LGB Select AAU Assistant Coach (2021- 22 Season)

  • Villanova Club Basketball Member (2021 - Present)

  • Philly Belles AAU 5th Grade Head Coach (2020)

  • Scholar Athlete Award, National Honor Society, National Merit Commended Student & Teachers Choice Award (2020)

  • Lenape HS Deans List (Fall 2020, Fall & Spring 2021)

  • Licensed EMT & CPR Certified (2020)

  • Lenape High School Girls Basketball Team Captain (2019-2020 Season)

  • Lenape High School Girls Varsity Basketball Team Member (4 Seasons: 2017 - 2021)

  • Mount Laurel Girls Travel Basketball 4th Grade Head Coach (2018-19 Winter Season)

  • All Olympic Conference Team (2019 & 2020 Seasons)

  • NJ State Runner-up & South Jersey Group IV Conference Champions (2019 Season)

  • NJ Seagull Classic MVP Award (2019)

  • Olympic Conference Champions (2017, 2018, 2019)

  • Played AAU Basketball for the Philadelphia Belles & Books & Basketball.