About Us

Toni Roesch

Toni Roesch
Basketball Coach and Founder

Ohio Sports Plus was founded in 1997 with the philosophy of trying to help young student athletes develop not only their skills but also grow as individuals. OSP has maintained that philosophy over the years and will continue to do so. We are all about giving each and every student athlete an opportunity to develop. We take great pride in the knowledge that we try to pass on to the young players. Ohio Sports Plus is truly invested in the long term development of the players.

Toni Roesch, one of the founders of Ohio Sports Plus, is a product of Columbus Bishop Hartley. She was a part of two teams that made two State Tournament appearances. She was named All Ohio three times. She then went on to play point guard for Ohio State where she was a member of four Big Ten Championship teams and three NCAA appearances. She was an All Big Ten selection her senior year as well as being named CO-Captain. She coached at various schools and all levels. Toni coached at Stetson University, Marietta College and Ohio State. She also went back to her High School Alma Mater where she coached the team back to the State Tournament. Toni was named Coach of the Year three times when she coached.

When Toni decided to follow her true passion of teaching the game, she decided to venture in to instructing full time and then formed Ohio Sports PLus. She has coached thousands of kids on all levels. Many have gone on to play on the collegiate level. She has coached two players who have led the country in field goal percentage in DIv.1. Toni also started commentating for both radio and television. She has worked for various conferences such as The Big Ten, MAC , MAAC and even the WNBA. She has worked for television networks such as ESPN, Fox and Comcast. Toni continues to work for WBNS radio in helping to cover the Ohio State Women’s Basketball team.

Toni was inducted into the Greater Columbus Basketball Legends Association Hall of Fame on August 22, 2015.

For any inquiries regarding lessons please call our office at (614) 235-3606 or email troesch@ohiosportsplus.com.

Rondrea McGruder
League Coordinator and Skills Development League Coordinator

Joined OSP in 2006 as League Coordinator, a product of Mansfield Malabar HS where his team reached the Division 2 State final four. He was named 2nd team Ohio Heartland Conference and named to Mansfield North-South All Star team. He then went on to play SG for Columbus State helping team reach the Regional NJCAA Tournament.

Rondrea has 10 years of experience coaching (assistant) for Ohio’s Top AAU programs- All-Ohio, Ohio Basketball Club (OBC) and King James Shooting Stars. Rondrea is a co-founder of Hoops For Youth, a youth mentoring program that uses basketball as a vehicle to teach attributes such as sportsmanship, leadership, academics and teamwork to Mansfield area youth.

Rondrea continues to serve as a mentor to many of the athletes he has coached throughout the years, assisting them in the college recruitment process.

Scott Huff
AAU Coordinator

AAU Coordinator since 2012. Scott has been around the game of basketball his whole life. Scott's knowledge of the game is significant and does a tremendous job of trying to get players introduced to college coaches and helps to educate parents about the recruiting process.

Patti Overton
AAU and League Administrator

Patti has been involved in the basketball community since her daughter started playing in the fourth grade. Patti became involved with Ohio Sports Plus in 2010.

Kevin Tucker
AAU Tournament

Kevin has been with Ohio Sports Plus since 2011. He coaches one of our High School Boys AAU teams. He is also a coach with Davis Middle School. Kevin is in charge of our May Day Classic at Denison University and our Skills Development League in the spring.

Pam Hartford
Assistant AAU Coordinator

Pam has been an AAU coach at Ohio Sports Plus for many years. She is currently a high school AAU coach. During the regular season Pam is the Varsity Assistant girls coach at Bishop Watterson High School in Columbus. She has held that position for the last four years. Prior to the Varity Assistant position she coached the Freshman girls at Watterson for five years. For more than 10 years Pam served as the 8th grade girls coach at St. Andrew School in Upper Arlington. Pam's playing experience includes four years of high school varsity basketball s in Illinois and 4 years of college basketball at the College of St. Benedict where she was named All-Conference. Over the years, Pam has worked many skills and individual instruction camps and clinics.