Co-owner and founder, Melissa Johnson was born and raised in New York. Melissa started her basketball playing career at Malverne High School, where she played her freshman and junior seasons. After recovering from season-ending knee surgery, Melissa returned to the basketball court and played collegiately for New York Tech. After college, she entered the New York State Police Academy. She worked as an NYS Trooper for 13 years prior to retiring and relocating to Atlanta.
Melissa is the mother of two sons, Justin and Jason Johnson. She served as the team coordinator for the boys AAU team Henry County Ballers from 2011-2015.
She brings high energy and her love for the game to the Atlanta Angels. She has a great desire to help each player reach their individual goals and succeed in every area of their lives. She is also a member of Real Divas Read Social Club & More, Hands on Atlanta, and the NYS Police Benevolent Association. She enjoys reading, traveling, volunteering and spending time with her family and friends.