Coach Dexter Newsome is a Kansas native that has played basketball since he was a young boy. He played in the AAU circuit and went on to play at the Varsity level in High School. In Coach Dexters’ junior year in High School he played along side his brother, Coach Donte Newsome, to win a 3A State Championship at Olathe Christian. In his senior year, he lead Gardner-Edgerton High School to make an appeareance in the 5A State Tournament, finishing 3rd place. Coach Dexter had to forgo college basketball opportunities due to some major injuries. Coach Dexter didn’t waste the knowledge and experiences gained as a player but rather uses that as his fuel as a coach. Coach Dexter has a special gift to reach youngs kids with his lively personality. He wants to make a difference and impact the lives of children in his sphere of influence.