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Teen Sports Radio TEEN Cohosts Cast and Crew
It's the Radio Station's opportunity to get to know the people who are keeping our kids off the streets and on the fields, the courts, and in the pools.

Laura Arcodia, is a Dos Pueblos graduate, who has been awarded the academic excellence certificate. She came to the United States as an international exchange student whose main focus and passion is studying languages and discovering different cultures. She fluently speaks 5 languages (Italian, German, English, Spanish and French) and is learning Mandarin Chinese as well. She's currently enrolled in her second semester and SBCC and is working towards a double major in Political Science and Psychology. Her ultimate goal is to study international law and become a lawyer or diplomate for the United Nations. She's very passionate and involved in the community; she collaborates with the SBCC senate and is part of the movement "2020 a year without war".

Aside from her academic ambitions and interests, Laura loves music, enjoys signing, playing the piano, and acting and loves cooking Italian food.

Laura is thrilled to be part of the Teen Sports Radio family and give back to the amazing Santa Barbara community as much as possible!

Laura Arcodia
Second Semester, SBCC
lauraarcodia@gmail.com


Ava Burford, is a student at Santa Barbara High School. She is an honor student in the Multimedia Arts and Design Academy (MAD). Ava is a varsity cheerleader and enjoys tumbling and dancing. In the spring she enjoys running track for SBHS. Another passion of Ava's singing and playing piano. She was a finalist in the Teen Star Singing Competition in 2016 and an alternate in 2015. In addition to her academics, sports, and extra curricular activities, Ava loves to give back to her community. She is President of her class in National Charity League (NCL). NCL is a mother/daughter organization that focuses on philanthropy, leadership, and cultural experiences. She enjoys volunteering at Safety Town, Dream Foundation, Food Bank, and I Madonnari for Children's Creative Project.

Ava is thrilled to be a part of Teen Sports Radio and celebrate and promote her fellow students.

Ava Burford
Santa Barbara High School
Ava.burford@cox.net


Alexandria Marx, is a Senior at San Marcos High School. While at school, she enjoys being involved in the Entrepreneurship Academy, a co-captain for the San Marcos Mock Trial team, member of AHA! Peacebuilders, and Founder and President of the Wellness Connection club. She also especially enjoys her extracurricular activities, as she is currently interning at the Glendon Association and Horowitz Law Firm. In addition, she volunteers for and is the senior class president of National Charity League all while she continues to pursue piano. 

Her love of sports is no less than her love for the community; after dancing ballet for 12 years, she played school volleyball for four years and club volleyball and is thrilled to be a member of the Teen Sports Radio team.

Alexandria Marx
marx.alexandria@gmail.com


Anna Coronado, a soon-to-be Junior at Bishop Diego High School. She is an energetic learner who excels in everything she pursues. She has been on Varsity soccer and JV volleyball for 2 years now, and has been rewarded as a scholar athlete each year. She maintains a 4.6 GPA while still managing difficult courses at her school. Anna is also in the STEAM Society at Bishop, with an emphasis in art, which allows her to take many advanced art classes and various forms of multimedia classes every year.

Being an active member of the Bishop community has lead her to become part of many programs, such as the Student Ambassador program, the National Honors Society, and the California Scholarship Foundation.

She is very excited to be a new cohost on Teen Sports Radio and is looking forward to many fun shows!

Anna Coronado
Bishop Diego High School
annacoronado1@gmail.com


Lacey Gonzalez, is a Santa Barbara local who grew up loving sports. While in high school she played point guard for Providence Hall and won the CIF Section Championship her Senior year.

When she is not out in the community watching a game she is enjoying the coast of Santa Barbara snorkeling or surfing. She loves being part of Royal Family Kids, serving the youth of Santa Barbara.

She is currently at Santa Barbara City College where she is a member of Phi Theta Kappa Honors Society. 

Lacey Gonzalez
Santa Barbara City College
Phi Theta Kappa Honors Society
Lacey Joy ljgonzalez227@gmail.com


Tom Aijian, first teen co-host and long time Salda family friend, has been with the show since it began. Currently attending Chapman University's Dodge College of Film and Media Arts, Tom is working toward his degree in Film and Television production with a minor in Advertising. As the youngest of five children, he has been surrounded by  sports his entire life. While attending Bishop Diego, Tom played volleyball, football, cross country, and golf. Where sports are not his passion, he can appreciate the value of a hard work ethic and the determination it takes to be a serious athlete. Tom is the mastermind behind the iconic Santa Barbara Teen Sports logo as well as Erica's pool coach. When back in Santa Barbara you can expect to hear Tom on the airwaves every Tuesday on KZSB am 1290.
Tom Aijian
tommy.aijian@gmail.com



Gregory Madajian, is a 14-year old homeschooled student.
He heard about the Queen of Teen when he happened to be selling popcorn for a Boy Scouts fundraiser at the home of Erica Salda.
He told Mrs. Salda he has been number one salesperson from Troop 4 three years in a row and was hard at work to maintain his record. Next thing he knows, he is a co-host at the Queen of Teen Radio Show and, although somewhat reluctant in front of the mic, enjoys his conversations with the co-hosts and teens.
Gregory enjoys his Lego creations and is always coming up with new ideas.  When time permits, he watches his favorite show, the Dick Van Dike Show!


Leo Martin Schneider, was raised in Santa Barbara, Goleta and Buenos Aires, Argentina. A recent graduate of Bishop Garcia Diego HS, Leo currently attends Cornell University in Ithaca, NY. Dedicated to his family, friends, studies and work for Ortiz Schneider Interpreting & Translation in addition to Cornell Intramural Sports, Leo also is committed to continuing his life long participation in fitness and athletics through coaching Bishop’s Boys Basketball, and working with his former coach Patrick Davis at his CBA summer basketball academy.
At Cornell, Leo studies Industrial and Labor Relations (ILR), is a member of ILR Mentorship program, is a supervisor for Intramural Sports and Cornell Club Basketball, which reached National semi finals in 2013.
Leo Schneider
ILR School
Cornell University, 2016
ls683@cornell.edu



Josie McCoy, a gifted co-host who has recently joined the KZSB team. She has been an alter service for her local parish, was on student government as an elementary student. In her more recent years she has been teen captain of her basketball and volleyball sports teams. She has been awarded in both sports and was in this years homecoming court. Josie has also been selected for incredible opportunities throughout her school such as leadership positions as an Ambassador and Campus minister. Josie has over a 4.0 GPA and has been on numerous amounts of dean rolls and headmaster rolls. Josie will be attending Santa Barbara City College this next year and will continue to be apart of the radio show.
Josie McCoy
mccoy.josie@gmail.com


Hallie Magee, our enthusiastic co-host will be entering her senior year at DPHS with a vast array of academic and basketball accomplishments as well as community contributions. Enjoying sports from a young age, Hallie played softball, soccer, & volleyball. It wasn't until fifth grade, when she picked up a basketball, that she found her true passion.  Never looking back, Hallie's work ethic, talent, and love of being part of a team has made her a force on the SB Blazers and the DP Girls Varsity basketball team. Last summer, Hallie had the opportunity to coach a basketball team of 5 and 6 year olds at the Goleta Boys and Girls club. Through various drills, she was able to teach the kids the basics of the game. A member of both the National Honors Society and the National Arts Honors Society, Hallie was selected to be part of the Dos Pueblos Engineering Academy, a nationally recognized program. This unique hands on program focuses on individual creativity, group collaboration and the building of multiple complex projects, such as next years mechatronics capstone project. Next year, for the first time ever, Hallie and her peers in the program will travel to San Francisco to set up and present the mechatronics project at the popular Maker Faire. Hallie will also continue to be a peer tutor in the newly formed DP Writing Center.


Max Damron, is a gregarious recent graduate of Carpinteria HIgh School and the newest member and co-host of KZSB. Born and raised in Carpinteria, he started his school career being the kid who was always getting in trouble but figured out his path once he got into high school. Being part of the baseball program Carpinteria High School, although only playing for two due to injury his freshman and junior year. In his senior year he was the president of the baseball club and was elected 1st team in the frontier league and an honorable mention in the all county team. Now attending SBCC pursuing a career in music and sound production/engineering he eagerly jumped at the opportunity to co-host. A frequent traveler and avid lover of food he holds the title of being the only member of the KZSB team to eat two Chipotle burritos in one sitting.
Max Damron
maxwell2895@gmail.com


Gabe Reali, has been profoundly involved in a variety of extracurriculars throughout his entire life. He puts in an immense amount of effort into each of his pursuits and is always exploring different interests. His entire life he has been playing sports, singing, acting, and excelling in the toughest courses offered at his school. He’s currently a senior at Santa Barbara High School and enrolled in the Multi-Media Arts & Design Academy, where the academics are intertwined with varying media aspects relevant to today’s society. In Gabe’s days at SBHS, he has participated in Varsity indoor/Beach volleyball, performed in student ran Musical Theater shows, been apart of Varsity Mock Trial, and been an avid member of the MAD academy, to name a few. Outside of school he loves to make music, sing and produce music videos for YouTube. He plans on releasing an EP with original music this summer (2015), so follow him on social media to keep updated with that! Instagram/twitter/vine/snapchat: @gabereali, Youtube: youtube.com/user/gabo3214 Gabe will be attending college in the fall, but will not know where he is going until the Spring. He plans on majoring in Marketing/Advertising while also pursuing his musical aspirations and playing volleyball whenever he has the opportunity.
Gabe Reali
gabesb21@gmail.com


Tim Heiduk, a well-spoken senior at Dos Pueblos High School, is an active, involved student. Currently he serves as President of the Letterman’s Club, a member of the DPHS Leadership class, a journalist for DP’s online school newspaper, The Charger Account, and a tutor for the DP Writing Center. Tim is also an avid sports fan.  He played multiple sports growing up, but after the seventh grade, Tim decided to play the one sport that was his true passion—soccer. He has been a four year Varsity soccer player at Dos Pueblos, and is a two-time USYS National Champion with his Santa Barbara Soccer Club team. In addition to athletics, he takes his schoolwork very seriously, compiling an overall 4.5 G.P.A.  Tim is a member of both the National Honor Society and California Scholarship Federation.  Recently he represented his high school at the Global Leadership Connection conference.  One of Tim’s favorite quotes and one that he models his strong work ethic after is, “There are no shortcuts to any place worth going”—Beverly Sills.
Tim Heiduk
timothyheiduk@gmail.com