The Team

Each of our devoted mentors and coaches is well-trained, educated and experienced. Most have played collegiate sports, and all are avid fans of sports, fitness and recreation. We strongly believe in the importance of leading healthy lifestyles, and maintaining a balance of work, play and fun. All of our team members embody effective leadership, and can successfully role model, teach, and motivate youth of all ages and levels how to enjoy these activities.

James Giantis

James Giantis


We cannot control everything in our lives, but we can learn to problem-solve more effectively and become better leaders

Shane Walton


Every behavior has a goal, it's always to attain a resource

Dave Gutstein

Program Manager

I have always had a passion for working with people and helping them maximize their potential

De Andre Jones

Advanced Mentor

The EMTS will allow you to be able to discern what beliefs to update, what fears are accurate and what fears are inaccurate

Jeffrey Thomas

Advanced Mentor

Everyone who is motivated can have the opportunity to learn everything they need to be effective self-leaders

Rhiyanna Chatta

Advanced Mentor

There is hope, there is another way. The EMTS can help

Our Values


Having fun








Being present

The Board

James Giantis - Founder

President - Families In Training

Shane Walton - Chairperson

Assistant Athletic Director - Bishops School

Alexis Archambault - Secretary

Educational Therapist and Reading Specialist

Brian Archambault

Senior Investment Professional - Southwest Value Partners

Brad Owen

Senior Wealth Advisor - EP Wealth

Jeffrey Thomas - Treasurer

Attorney Mediator - Private Practice