STAFF & ASSOCIATES
Meet our E-UP proven professionals committed to providing leadership skills training, education and decision making templates to student athletes, coaches and professionals.
Founder & CEO
James Fisher-Davis is the founder and owner of Equilibrium UP. James organized the first 18u boys and 18u girls basketball teams that represented Charlotte and the United States in Limoges France. He is well versed in pedagogical and andragogical principles of learning. He has coached/trained and provided leadership and decision making training to numerous staff and faculty within academia, business, government as well as student athletes, who continued participating in college, professionally or as leaders within their chosen field. James has held leadership roles within business, academia, law enforcement and government. He was elected to the the Matthews Athletic and Recreation Board in 2005 an organization serving approximately 2700 athletes and 1900 families and went on to serve on the Executive Board and as President. James also serves as Director of Leadership Development for Carolina Courts Elite Programs.
James received his bachelor's degree from UNC-Wilmington in Sociology/Criminal Justice and his Master's from the University of Charleston in Administration, Education and Training. He received his General Instructor's Certification from the state of North Carolina with various specialized certifications.. He served as an Associate Dean within the North Carolina college system and currently as an Adjunct Faculty at Wingate University. "We should inspire others to seek that which motivates them only then will they sustain their desire to compete".
Director of Operations
With over 18 years of experience as a student-athlete, Jaymee Fisher-Davis brings a unique and current perspective. Jaymee participated in basketball, softball, and volleyball throughout high school while also participating in the band. Jaymee was a member of three nationally ranked high school basketball teams earning all-conference, all-area, and Matthews Mint HIll area player of the year. Jaymee played for the women's 18u Charlotte Cougars, who represented Charlotte and the United States during a basketball tournament hosted by France. She played collegiately at Liberty University where she is 5th all-time on 3-pointers made and holds the record for consecutive free throws made. Jaymee has worked camps for the Liberty women's and men's basketball teams while also hosting Liberty women's basketball recruits.
Jaymee earned her Bachelor's Degree in Communications from Liberty University and is pursuing her Master's Degree. She is passionate about providing assistance to student athletes of all ages. "Liberty University is about training champions for Christ. I am excited about doing my part in helping student athletes succeed."
James C. Moore
Police Chief James Moore (Retired) is a law enforcement veteran with 35 years of law enforcement experience. During his career with the City of Wilmington, NC he served as the Police Department’s Deputy Chief of Police, and as Human Resources Director. In addition, Lt. Colonel James Moore (Retired) served as the Deputy Director of the North Carolina Division of Motor Vehicles License and Theft Bureau.
He serves as a Commissioner on the North Carolina Governor’s Commission on Access to Sound, Basic Education and serves as a Commissioner on the North Carolina Commission on Racial and Ethnic Disparities in the Criminal Justice System. James served as the President of the North Carolina Police Executives Association, as an Advisory Board Member for the North Carolina State University Public Safety Leadership Initiative, and served as a member of the Z. Smith Reynolds Foundation Community Leadership Council.
Chief Moore is a graduate of the Harvard University, Kennedy School of Government, Senior Executives in State and Local Government Program; the Public Executive Leadership Academy at the UNC-Chapel Hill School of Government; the FBI National Academy Session 215; the Secret Service Dignitary Protection School Session 205-10; and the Administrative Officers Management Program at NC State University Session 19. James is a graduate of the University of North Carolina at Wilmington.
He is a recipient of The Order of The Long Leaf Pine Award, which is granted by the Office of the Governor.
“Leadership is an improvisational art. You may have an overarching vision, clear, orienting value, and even a strategic plan, but what you actually do from moment to moment cannot be scripted.”
Jeb Blazevich was the nation's number three tight end while playing for the Knights football team at Charlotte Christian School. Jeb went on to play football for the University of Georgia Bulldogs. Jeb began his student-athlete career at Matthews Athletic and Recreation Association playing baseball and basketball. Blazevich graduated from the University of Georgia with a degree in Risk Management and Insurance. He also earned his Certificate in Legal Studies.
Jeb is an Employee Benefits Producer for Sterling Seacrest Pritchard, a top insurance brokerage and consulting firm. Prior to joining Sterling Seacrest Pritchard, Blazevich worked in Account Management for a firm in Nashville. His passion is advocating for and empowering people and organizations both personally and professionally.
While living in Nashville, Blazevich was active in Nashville’s Anti-Human Trafficking Coalition, starting a Men Against Human Trafficking group.
Blazevich and his wife, Addy, now reside in Atlanta, GA.
Tom Jamerson was a member of the Ohio University basketball team where he was a three-year starter. Tom still holds the 3-point FG% record in a game going 5 for 5 against Sweet Sixteen participant Eastern Michigan University in 1990. Tom served as the Assistant Men's Basketball Coach and Recruiting Coordinator at The Master's College during the 1992-1993 season. Tom has coached and recruited players who have participated at the amateur and professional ranks.
Tom has been an Athletic Director at the high school level for the past 15 years. He served as Athletic Director at Charlotte Christian School during a three-year state championship run by the baseball and football teams. He currently serves as the Athletic Director at Marvin Ridge High School. Tom has overseen numerous sports camps, tournaments, and clinics throughout his coaching and athletic director career, as well as conducting individual basketball skills training. Over the years Tom has relied upon analytics and Evidence Based Practices to assist with the accurate placement and evaluation of student athletes. "What E-UP is offering to student-athletes and families is long overdue and I can't think of a better advocate."
Carlos Pozo, originally from Cuba, served a three-year term in the US Army, where he received an honorable discharge with the rank of sergeant before joining the Charlotte Mecklenburg Police Department in 1981, from where he retired after 30 years of service. While serving and protecting the Charlotte community Carlos attended Central Piedmont Community College, where he earned an A. A. S in Criminal Justice. He pursued and received his B. S. Degree in Criminal Justice from Western Carolina University.
Carlos served as a patrol K-9 officer and as a Department Highway Interdiction and Traffic Safety Unit member responsible for traffic enforcement and taught traffic stop procedures at the training academy. Pozo served on the CMPD International Unit connecting all communities and ensuring transparency between community and Law Enforcement. Carlos has served as a Driver Education Instructor preparing high school students to be safe and responsible drivers. As an officer, he received his North Carolina Advanced Law Enforcement Certificate from the NC Justice Academy.
Pozo works as a Lead Instructor and east coast coordinator for Advanced Driver Training Services, conducting defensive driver training for fleet drivers. "I am dedicated and committed to the concept of understanding, opportunity and belonging for every member of the community."
Chris Hailey is a native of Wadesboro, NC. Chris played Collegiate Basketball and Baseball at Brewton-Parker Jr. College in Mt. Vernon, Ga., and Shaw University in Raleigh, NC. He has dedicated himself to mentoring and coaching youth basketball for Matthews Athletic Recreation Association (MARA), Carolina Courts (Indian Trails) and the University City YMCA. Assistant Coach East Mecklenburg High School Boys Basketball.
Chris has been an educator and trainer for over 20 years. He received a bachelor’s degree from Shaw University in Adapted Physical Education and Kinesiotherapy and his master’s degree from Pfeiffer University in Organizational Management. Chris received his General Instructor’s Certification from the State of North Carolina with a specialization in Physical Fitness Training. Chris is an inductee of Shaw University Athletic Hall of Fame. “The fruit of the tree is not as important as the root of the tree”.
Tony retired from the Mecklenburg County ABC Law Enforcement Division, Mecklenburg County, North Carolina. He currently serves with the Lexington County Sheriff’s Department in Lexington, SC. He was a sworn police officer with the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department for almost seven years and was recognized as Mecklenburg Officer of the Year
Tony is a certified Drug Recognition Expert Instructor through the International Association of Chiefs of Police (IACP), an Advanced Roadside Impaired Driving Enforcement (ARIDE) Instructor and a Standardized Field Sobriety Testing (SFST) Instructor through the National
Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA). Tony is a certified Criminal Justice Instructor with the State of North Carolina and the South Carolina Criminal Justice Academy. He has provided chemical impairment and dependency sessions to various professionals within criminal justice, also to educators, parents, students and business. Tony has a background in coaching where he has focused on the development of character and leadership development with student athletes.
Tony possesses a Master’s of Science in Leadership through Pfeiffer University and a Bachelor’s of Science in Criminal Justice/Administration of Justice from Western Carolina University.
“There are numerous variables that affect our ability to have meaningful relationships. It is imperative that we address them and often this is challenging.”
Sergeant Major Reymond Moore
Sergeant Major Reymond Moore (Retired) was born and raised in Detroit, Michigan, and enlisted in the Marine Corps in February, 1989. On September 1989, he reported to Charlie Battery 1st Battalion 10th Marine Regiment Camp Lejeune North Carolina. In January of 1990 Sergeant Major Moore deployed to Okinawa. Upon return from Okinawa, his unit was sent to Southwest Asia on August 17 1990 in support of Operation Desert Shield/Desert Storm with the 4th Marine Expeditionary Force aboard the USS Shreveport.
Upon returning from Southwest Asia, Sergeant Major Moore was promoted to Corporal, and was reassigned to Security Force Company, Charleston, South Carolina. In 1995 he was promoted to Sergeant and reassigned to Tango Battery 5th Battalion 10th Marine Regiment, Camp Lejeune North
Carolina. While deployed again to Okinawa he was promoted to Staff Sergeant in August 1998.
In October 1998, Sergeant Major Moore reported to Fort Sill, Oklahoma for Field Artillery Instructor duty. In 2001, Sergeant Major Moore received orders to Drill Instructor duty, Parris Island, South Carolina where he was assigned to Alpha Company, First Recruit Training Battalion. During his
tour at Parris Island, he served as a Drill Instructor, Senior Drill Instructor and Chief Drill Instructor. Sergeant Major Moore’s practical experiences as a Marine and Marine Corps Instructor, various promotions to include his promotion to Sergeant Major on March 7, 2012, his deployments to Southwest Asia in support of Desert Storm, Iraq, Afghanistan and domestic assignments and leadership responsibilities, have provided him with a unique perspective regarding relationship building, Leadership and in particular Character Building.
Sergeant Major Reymond Moore originally from Detroit Michigan now resides in Indian Trail North Carolina with his wife Daphne originally from Jacksonville North Carolina and they have a daughter Gabrielle Reya Camille Moore. Sergeant Major, “Leadership without character is equivalent to educating the mind but not the heart ensuring an undesired outcome.”
Kerry Sargent has dedicated himself to mentoring and coaching basketball to girls and boys within Charlotte and the surrounding area for 28 years. Kerry continues to coach 17u boys in the Charlotte Nets Organization where he coached the likes of Anthony Morrow (OKC Thunder), Deandre Bembry (Atlanta Hawks), Kennedy Meeks (UNC), and numerous others. Kerry Sargent coaches girls basketball at Mallard Creek High School during the high school season.
Kerry, a native Mississippian, was a three-sport athlete in high school earning class Athlete of the Year and honorable mention All-American. Kerry earned a scholarship to play basketball at Steed College in Tennessee, earning a B.S. in Business Administration. After graduating, Kerry entered the Air Force in 1982. Kerry has over 500 wins on the AAU circuit and has coached well over 200 collegiate student athletes. These accomplishments afforded him induction into the North Carolina AAU Hall of Fame in 2013 along with Jerry Stackhouse and Chris Paul.