8th Grade Coach - Hannah Lilly Franklin

Four-year starter at Mercer Island High School where she played for Jamie Prescott ... Averaged 14.0 points and 3.0 assists per game as a senior in helping her squad to a KingCo league title and a sixth-place finish in the state's 3A Tournament ... The Islanders finished with a 22-7 won-lost mark her final campaign ... Served as team captain her junior and senior seasons ... First-team all-league pick her senior season ... Member of the All-KingCo All Star Team ... Miseed the majority of her junior season with a knee injury ... Captured Second-Team all-league acclaim as a sophomore after averaging 13.0 points amd 2.0 assists per outing ... Also played on the volleyball team for a couple of years.

In college, Hannah capped off a memorable four-run in the Emory Eagles' program three by playing in 94 contests and drawing 85 starting assignments ... Finished among the program's all-time top 10 in 13 categories ... Registered 221 three-point field goals, good for the No. 2 spot on the Emory career chart and her 37.8 percent showing (221-of-585) tied for second ... 4th on the Eagles' all-time list with 1,302 points and her 13.9 per-game scoring average is good for the No. 3 position ... 489 field goals places her sixth all-time and she ranks seventh in steals (146) and 10th in assists (203) ... Successful on 76.3 percent (103-of-135) of her free throw attempts, fifth all-time in program annals ... 85 starts are eighth most and she averaged 27.6 minutes per playing stint, good for the No. 6 position on the Eagles' all-time ladder ... Totaled 70 outings of double-figure point production ... 64 performances of two or more three-point field goals.

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7th Grade Coach - Erin McCaslin

Erin McCaslin is currently the Manager of Social Responsibility for the Seattle Storm and has been coaching girls youth basketball over the past five years. She has coached and trained girls ranging from fifth grade through high school varsity.

Erin graduated from Tahoma High School in 2010 as a three-year varsity letter winner in basketball and went on to play four years of college basketball at Roosevelt University in Chicago. Her team finished first in the Chicagoland Collegiate Athletic Conference and won the conference tournament in 2013. She finished her career as the program’s all-time leader in three-pointers made (305) and scored over 1,000 career points.

Erin has coached with Mercer Island Girls Basketball for the last two years, helping to build the youth program on the Island. Prior to coaching for Mercer Island, she spent three years coaching with Tahoma Basketball Association and as a volunteer coach at Tahoma High School. Erin teaches her players the life lessons she has gained from basketball including mental toughness, leadership, building relationships and dealing with adversity.


6th Grade Coach - Tony Locascio

Tony relocated to Bainbridge Island, WA from Boise, Idaho in 2013. On Bainbridge, he coached basketball for Bainbridge Roots and Bainbridge High School.

Tony is currently the Athletic Coordinator at Mercer Island Boys and Girls Club (PEAK).