Meet Our Coaches
Our coaching staff is comprised of young and experienced coaches from many backgrounds, who have a passion for football and teaching kids!
Koda Thor - President and Founder
Koda is the President, founder, and head counselor of Future Five Stars Football. Koda is also a personal football trainer for 15+ kids in the South Bay area. He is currently a student at Auburn University where he studies sports communication and psychology. While at Mira Costa, Koda was a team captain for the varsity football team where he played running back and linebacker. He was awarded All-Bay League honors and was selected for the Lions All-Star game. Koda has four years of coaching experience.
Nick Darrow - VP/Director of Operations
Nick Darrow is back again for a second year at Future Five Stars Football Camp. Nick is the Director of Operations and serves as the VP for Future Five Stars Camp. He is currently a student at UCLA where he is studying business economics and statistics. Nick also has two years of BCS football coaching experience.
Zane Thor- Head Counselor
Coach Zane Thor is the Head Counselor at Future Five Stars. Zane just finished his senior season at Mira Costa where he served as the Varsity Team Captain. He plays Linebacker and Running Back. Zane also works with kids as a personal trainer in the South Bay, focusing on weightlifting. Zane also has 2 years of BCS coaching experience. He is attending Texas Christian University in the fall.
Rochelle Scott - Camp Liaison
Rochelle Scott is a new counselor at Future Five Stars Football Camp and is excited for her first year! Rochelle is the Camp Liaison this summer. While at Mira Costa, Rochelle was a part of ASB and the volleyball team. She now plays beach volleyball at Texas Christian University, the number 8 team in the country.
Sam Whitney - Coach
Coach Sam Whitney is back again for a second year at Future Five Stars Football Camp. Sam is a former Mira Costa Mustang Quarterback and current 3 Star QB who is re-classifying for the class of 2022. In 2019, Sam was awarded All-Bay League Offensive Player of the Year honors, as well as All-CIF and Area Newcomer of the Year honors. Sam has one year of BCS coaching experience.
Coach Malachi McMahon is a Future Five Stars personal trainer. He played running back, wide receiver, linebacker, and defensive back at Mira Costa and Culver City High School. He currently studies and plays football at West LA. Malachi is also excited to become a new camp counselor this summer!
Nick Carpino is one of the lead counselors of Future Five Stars Football Camp. While at Mira Costa, Nick was a team captain for the varsity football team where he played quarterback. He was awarded All-Area and All-Bay League honors and was selected to the Lions All-Star game. Nick has two years of BCS coaching experience. He is currently a student at Auburn University where he studies business.
Coach Cooper Joseph is back again for a second year at Future Five Stars Football Camp. Cooper is a Sophomore at Mira Costa where he plays football as a wide receiver and defensive back. Cooper has one year of BCS coaching experience. Cooper was Coach Koda's first client and current understudy as he hopes to coach football more in the future.