John Mees – tenure w/ Future Stars – 16 years.
After serving as site-director of our Southampton location for 10 years, John decided to move closer to home and launch our St. Joseph’s site. After growing St. Joe's into a successful location, John set his sites on Suffolk to do the same.
John is passionate about education and summer camp. He believes that sports and academics have the potential to bring out the best (or worst) in each of us. With that in mind, John designed and implemented the character-development curriculum inherent in all program offerings at Suffolk (Sportsmanship, Leadership, Attitude, Responsibility, Teamwork).
John has taught honors Spanish at Mount Sinai High School for the past 14 years. In addition to his classroom duties, John also coaches all three seasons comprising boys varsity golf, girls varsity basketball, and girls varsity golf. He has coached numerous league champions and all-state performers in golf, and helped lead the girls varsity basketball to Mt. Sinai's first Suffolk County title in 2017 and another in 2019.
John received his bachelor's degree from the University of North Carolina, at Chapel Hill and went on to earn master's degrees from both the University of Connecticut and Stony Brook University.
John lives in Sayville with his wife and son.
Keith Greene – Asst. Site-Director – tenure w/ Future Stars - 4 years
Coach Keith has an extensive background in athletics, competing in both football and lacrosse at Cortland State University from 2004-2008. Green was an all-conference selection in both sports, playing in three lacrosse national championship games from 2006-2008. Cortland State won the National Championship in 2006.
Keith has taught phyical education in the Brentwood School Disctrict for the lat eleven years. In addition to his classroom duties, Keith has coached varsity football, basketball, and lacrosse within the district.
Currently, Keith is the head coach of the girls varsity basketball team. Throughout his nine years as an assistant in the program, the team captured a league championship and went to three Suffolk County final fours (2014, 2015, and 2018). As head coach, the team made their first playoff appearance in 2022.
Keith has also served as the defensive coordinator for the Smithtown East boys lacrosse team.
During his tenure, the team made four playoff appearances, had four players selected as All-Americans, and captured back-to-back Suffolk County Championships in 2014 and 2015.
Keith is excited to share his passion for and extensive experience in athletics and academics with our campers.
Aquatics Director: Dana Dantuono
- tenure w/ Future Stars - 3 years
Office Manager: Anny Mees - tenure w/ Future Stars - 7 years
Health & Wellness
Your child’s safety is our top priority and getting them home just as they arrived is not only up to our coaches, teachers and instructors, but also our medical staff. Our medical team boasts qualifications and certifications ranging from EMT, RTE, CPR, First Aid and Epi-Pen. Along with the staff listed below, all of our teachers and coaches hold certifications required by their school districts or organizations.
Health Director: Adam Montes – tenure w/ Future Stars – 5 years
Adam has been a certified athletic trainer at Center Moriches High School for 5 years where he evaluates, treats, and rehabilitates student athletes. Identical to his objective with Future Stars, he strives to maintain safety and overall well-being of the athletes to ensure participation in their respective sport.
He is also a paraprofessional at Clayton Huey Elementary School in which he works 1-1 with a student to ensure they are able to receive their necessary needs academically.
Adam received his bachelor’s degree in Athletic Training in 2016 and passed his certification exam the same year. He is also CPR/First Aid/RTE/AED certified.
Queen Ervin - Queen is EMT certified who holds RTE/CPR/First Aid and Epi-Pen certifications.