Learn About Our Team

We are a team dedicated to the success of underprivileged kids in Tijuana, Mexico (and ultimately all over the world).

Laurel Swanson

Laurel Swanson

Co-Founder

Laurel was born and raised in San Diego, California. She holds a B.A. in International Area Studies with a Concentration of Latin America from St. Mary’s College of California.

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Daniel Varela

Daniel Varela

Co-Founder

Daniel was born in Guadalajara, Mexico. His father; a well-known official in the Mexican military and his mother, an enthusiastic yet strict elementary school teacher...

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Ross Beal

Ross Beal

CFO

Professionally Ross Beal has over 30 years of experience in commercial property investment, development & management but in his free time he enjoys sports in their many form:

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Gustavo Tapia

Gustavo Tapia

Coach

Gustavo Tapia Casarrubias was born in Puebla, Mexico. He was raised in a humble, hard-working and religious family. They immigrated to the United States when he was little;

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Rosemary (Rosie) Zacharias

Rosemary (Rosie) Zacharias

Coach

Rosemary (Rosie) Zacharias was born in Dayton, OH to a loving family. They soon relocated to Tucson, Arizona where Rosie spent the majority of her childhood and adolescence.

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