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360° Pillars


Utilizing strategic partnerships, NP360° will help student athletes get access to resources they need to take advantage of every opportunity STEM offers.   We will increase awareness of academic challenges and incorporate tutoring to strengthen weaknesses, as well as provide a platform for study team.


NP360° will increase the mastery of they participants playing ability through skill refinements and an exclusive training program. Athletes will be presented with the right nutritional program to help them better succeed on the court as well as in life.


Through a vigorous and challenging approach, NP360° will focus on academic progression, leadership development, financial literacy and community involvement.  Our players will build and reinforce relationships in the community and across the country.

A bit about our team...

We are a very energetic and passionate team dedicated to changing what young adults think is possible for their future.

Collectively, we bring extensive experience and passion to Next Play 360°. We have exceptional experience in both corporate and private business. We are entrepreneurs, corporate leaders, community leaders, coaches and leaders of exceptional young women and men.

We know the importance of an education in today’s competitive environment and have a desire to help young men and women use their love of sports to fuel their passion for education.

As STEM opportunities are expanding, we are committed to ensuring these athletes are able to take full advantage of all of the potential that can be available to them through athletics and academics.


Meet the team...


Coach Chris

Coach Chris Henderson brings more than 20 years of coaching to Next Play 360°. Throughout his career, Chris has coached young women and men on the basketball court and the football field. In that 20 years, he has helped more than 50 players to reach their goals of earning Division 1 and Division 2 scholarships. His teams have won 4 Youth Basketball of America (YBOA) state championships and 2 National Travel Basketball Association (NTBA) national championships. His players have been presented in numerous College Exposure events and have won more than 300 tournament championships. Coach Chris and his staff have coached NBA,WNBA, D1 & D2 athletes and provide personlized, individual instruction.



Ms. Crystal

Crystal Henderson comes to Next Play 360° with a love for children, family and community as well as exceptional business and organizational skills. For the past 20 years, Crystal has had a successful career as a healthcare administrator, owned and managed a successful childcare center, and is the administrative director for a non-profit organization. Her focus is channeled to working with young people and teaching them to be aware of and recognize how to create preventive measures. She works with teens to build the skills they need for adulthood in order to help them to overcome the challenges they face as they grow into adults.  Crystal’s purpose is to institute a landmark for teens to obtain life lessons through exposure and education.



Coach D

Diego Frausto has had a career spanning the last 30+ years in the technology industry. Diego comes to Next Play 360° as the Managing Director and Owner of Delta Foxtrot Consulting.   In prior positions Diego has led a number of technology organizations including Northrop Grumman and Homebanc Mortgage Company. Throughout his career, Diego has managed, mentored and coached individuals to help find their own success. He knows how to recognize success and has created multiple high-performing teams that have received significant recognition.  Diego has also spent many hours coaching and mentoring student athletes in baseball and basketball.



Ms. Tina

Tina Frausto joined Next Play 360° with more than 30 years in corporate Operations, Finance and Technology organizations. She is currently the Chief Operating Officer for Workforce Solutions, a division of Equifax, Inc.  Tina  leads an organization of more than 1500 employees, and is an active mentor on the Women’s Initiative Executive Committee focused on developing women leaders and has also been a mentor for five years with Pathbuilders, a professional mentoring and leadership development program.  Knowing that athletes make strong employees (Forbes, Gartner, ESPNW), Tina continuously promotes partnerships with businesses.