Mission Statement

Our mission to create leaders through enrichment program, as we consistently instill leadership modules into our programming schedule. We are avid believers in the core values and formulas that are proven to allow success for your child as we instill leadership through; character, hard work, sportsmanship, accountability, commitment, compassion, citizenship and resourcefulness.

About Us

Future Stars International Enterprises (FSIE) was founded in 2009. Our founding principle is: we want to create leadership opportunities for children through enrichment programming. Our first ever enrichment program offered to the public was an international basketball summer camp. Now, five years later, Future Stars offers multiple after-school programs, aftercare at many valley charter schools, sports academies, club sports, all day summer adventure camps that include volleyball, soccer, football, baseball, leadership academies and conferences and much more.

Our team of expert staff includes teachers, high level instructors, former pro athletes, college students and high aptitude coaches. At Future Stars it’s about more than just sports, its about a holistic approach to enrichment. We insure that all our students are held to a high standard of character, accountability, hard work and respect.

Our Staff

Peter-EzugwuPeter Ezugwu – Founder/CEO, Director of Athletics

Peter’s vision, sense of community and extensive worldly experience has enabled him to help create a company whose mission is to offer community products and services that enhance the life experiences of our youth. Peter’s mother and father served as an important role models for him and their hard work, dedication and refusal to fail, guaranteed that Peter was educated in the top private schools in England. Peter is focused on giving our youth a chance to be successful, just like he had. His early education post England led to his transfer to Cincinnati, Ohio, which created an important foundation for his focus, hard work, integrity and kindness. Peter played college basketball at Eastern Michigan University, where he was an academic standout, who enjoyed ALL CONFERENCE ACADEMIC HONORS. Upon graduation he turned down entrance to LAW SCHOOL and chose to pursue a professional basketball career in Europe, where he played for 13 years. Peter enjoyed a wonderful career that took him all around the world. Peter speaks 5 languages and has a unique cultural diversity that brings a depth and perspective to Future Stars, that is essential in insuring the uniqueness of our organization.

He is focused on making a difference in his community by sharing his knowledge and experience through creating high quality youth programs, mentoring children and families and creating the impetus for our youth, which will lead to their eventual success.

bio_StacyStacy Santelli – Vice President

Stacy has always been a leader in our community. Her passion to make a difference is selfless and relentless. Her roles as a mother, wife, entrepreneur, life coach, business leader and community advocate define her as a person. She is dedicated to insuring that our programs are a success as we offer a thorough, comprehensive and enjoyable experience for all our families. At Future Stars, Stacy is spearheading our Leadership and Mentorship programs, our Anti- Bullying campaign and our youth sports programs. She is also responsible for the logistical operations. As a portfolio manager, she manages and oversees the behind the scenes creation of our international experience, sports events and programs.

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Rita M. Papini – Chief Operations Officer Future Stars

Rita brings a diverse business background ranging from accounting, operations, project management and personal finance to Future Stars. This diverse background and skill set brings with it the ability to manage and execute a variety of business operations in multiple areas. She has spent many years working to ensure projects and client objectives are met and the necessary systems are in places to support projects.

bio_miltonMilton Barnes – NBA Scout Minnesota Timberwolves/FSIE Consultant Basketball

Milton is currently a scout with the Minnesota Timberwolves as well as head men’s basketball coach of U.S. Virgin Islands national basketball team. An American former basketball player for Albion College in Michigan in the NCAA, where he scored 1,137 points from 1975-79. He was an assistant coach at the University of Minnesota in the 1980s under Clem Haskins. He later became head coach of Albion, Michigan High School, where he compiled a 65-11 record from 1988 to 1991, including a 26-1 record and a Class B state championship game appearance in his final season. Also, he is the former head coach of Eastern Michigan University and of the world famous Harlem Globetrotters. He also coached the NBDL’s Greenville Groove to a league championship. Barnes and his wife Lyn have three children; sons Andre and Milton Jr. (8) and a daughter Alexis (10). His son Andre is a student-athlete in track and field at Michigan. Milton will work with FSIE on a consultant basis, helping with technical instruction, drills and general basketball services.

bio_gregGreg Nash – Basketball Coach

Greg Nash is a dedicated professional and former collegiate athlete. In recent years, he has volunteered his time with kids at various basketball organizations. Greg is a true believer in helping young athletes develop skills for the game as well as skills for life experiences. He is looking forward to being a part of FSIE family and making a difference.

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