DICKSON JENSEN President/Girls program director
Dickson Jensen, founder of All Iowa Attack Basketball in 2004, has been coaching and running the program since its existence. Since the first years of the Attack program, Dickson has seen large developments. His passion and dedication to what he does have helped the program grow into one of the nation’s top clubs. It represents the desire to promote youth basketball and to establish an arena to develop leaders among the youth in the state of Iowa. Dickson Jensen is also the founder of the Jensen Group enterprise, which includes Jensen Property Management, Jensen Design Build, Jensen Development Corporation, The Harvester Club, and All Iowa Attack Basketball.
Dickson is an Iowa State alum with an engineering degree and two masters degrees. He is also an example of what it means to be Dad and a husband of a large family. Dickson has been married to his wife, Luann, since 1987 and they have five children: Blake, Ally, Samantha, Mason, and Kolby. Dickson and Luann also have 10 grandkids.
Randy Mauro High school girls coach
Randy has been involved with coaching basketball for the past 20+ years. He has worked in many schools including being an assistant coach at Des Moines Lincoln and WDM Dowling. His initial years of coaching were working with elementary and junior high boys and girls. He has great passion for the game and loves teaching the game of basketball to kids. Randy and his wife Jodi have 3 children, Morgan, Mason, and Gabi. Randy brings a wealth of coaching knowledge, great set plays, and kind and compassionate mannerisms that all girls programs need.
Allen Jones High school girls coach
Coach Jones joined the AIA staff in 2014. He brings a wealth of basketball knowledge to our staff. He is a great coach that has worked as an assistant in the Des Moines area for many years. Allen has ran the Storm basketball program for many years with his kids playing there so he is no stranger to the AAU scene. We are very fortunate to have Allen as part of our program.
Ryan Carpenter Jr.High/High school girls coach
Coach Carpenter has been coaching AAU basketball for the past 10 years. He also has 7 years of HS coaching experience. Ryan has been an assistant coach at Pleasantville (boys 1 year), Southeast Warren (boys 1 year) and Indianola (girls 5 years). Before joining the AIA staff in the Spring of 2018, Ryan had been with the Kingdom Hoops program since 2010.
Morgan Mauro High school girls coach
Morgan began playing for Attack after her Freshman year of high school and played for 3 summers in an Attack uniform. She attended Simpson College where she played basketball for 4 years, graduating in 2016. She then went on to get her masters degree in school counseling and is currently a K-8 counselor in Des Moines. Morgan's most enjoyable memories of playing basketball were when she played for Attack. She loved being apart of the program and decided she wanted to give coaching a shot. She started coaching for the Attack while she was in college and has now been coaching with us for 6 years.
Kolby Jensen Jr. High/High school girls coach
Kolby, the youngest of the Dickson and Luann Jensen kids started coaching for All Iowa Attack in 2018. He grew up with Attack, watching brothers and sisters play, playing with the program himself, and also working hosted tournaments. Kolby brings a young youthful energy to the court. With years of getting coached by Attack coaches, Kolby understands the importance and meaning of the "Attack Way." Kolby played Division 1 football at Drake University. After one year he decided to transfer to Iowa State where he will graduated with a degree in Business Management.
Attack has brought many lessons and memories into every kid that puts on the Attack uniform. Some of Kolby's best memories are playing against the best kids in the country. Watching the likes of Jayson Tatum, Bam Adebayo, Gary Trent Jr, and other next level stars in the NBA makes for great stories and awesome memories. Being able to say, "Oh I've played against him," or even, "I remember beating him."
Ally Obermeier Jr. High girls coach
Ally has been with Attack from the beginning. Being a leader of one of the first teams, Ally set the foundation for what the program is today. As a prep, Ally was a 2009 McDonald’s All-America nominee, tabbed her team’s MVP all four seasons, as her squads went a combined 100-7 in her four year career, earned all-state accolades as a junior and senior, was a three-time all-area honoree and four-time all-conference pick, earning first team all-conference in her final three seasons. She also led the Bombers to a 26-1 record and state championship as a senior and won four straight 16-0 Raccoon River Conference championships. She owned school records for most three-pointers (220) and steals (261) in a career and also set school record with seven three-pointers in a game (7). In addition to her four basketball letters, also earned four letters in golf and two in cross country.
Ally went on to have a successful collegiate career at Creighton University. She married her husband, Kyle, in 2013 and has three children: McKinley, Duncan, and Berkeley.
Sammy Robson Jr. High girls coach
Sammy has been with the Attack program since it was established in 2004. Her AIA team yielded numerous division 1 players and placed 3rd at AAU Nationals in 2010. Her Ballard High School team also experienced great success, boasting four consecutive undefeated Raccoon River Conference championships, a 95-8 overall record, four straight state tournament appearances, and a state championship. Sammy was a two-time all conference pick and earned all-state accolades as a senior. She sits second all time in made three-point field goals at 147, just behind her sister, Ally. In addition to participating in basketball, she also earned four letters in cross-country, leading her team to the state meet all four years.
Sammy continued her education and basketball career at Creighton University, where she graduated with a B.S. in Nursing in 2016. While at Creighton, she was a part of an MVC tournament championship team in 2012 and regular season championship team in 2013, earning an NCAA tournament birth in each of those years. She married her husband, Casey, in 2015 and has two children: Nora and Brooks.
Rachael Tiby Jr. High/High School girls coach
Prior to coaching AAU, Rachael was the head coach for 4 years at the City of Cedar Falls and City of West Des Moines youth camps. She now coaches all ages 4th-11th since May 2012. She works full time at Hy-Vee Corporate as a Communications Manager. Younger brother, Matt, plays professional basketball in Europe. Her father, Mark, is a former high school girls basketball coach for over 30 years and is in the Iowa Coaches Hall of Fame.
Jasmine Harris Jr. High/High School girls coach
After her career as an Attack player (2015-2017), Jasmine Harris went on to play collegiate basketball and run track at the University of Sioux Falls in South Dakota. She graduated in three years with a bachelor’s degree in sports management with a concentration in coaching and a minor in Spanish. Coach Jas decided to return to the All Iowa Attack program to help in giving young student-athletes the same experience she enjoyed as an AAU player!
Jori Nieman Jr. High/High School girls coach
Jori Nieman is a class of 2018 All Iowa Attack alum and graduated from Waukee High School in 2019. At Waukee, Jori was a 4-year varsity letter winner in basketball and soccer. Jori holds to record for most assists in a season and career at Waukee. During her high school career, she made 4 State Tournament appearances and competed against the best teams in the state of Iowa. She is currently a sophomore at Iowa State University studying Marketing and Management.
Courtney Joens Jr. High/High School girls coach
Courtney Joens is an All Iowa Attack Alum from the class of 2016 and graduated from Iowa City High. Courtney went on to play college basketball at the University of Illinois where she majored in sports management with a leadership minor. Courtney also got her Iowa High School coaching certificate in the summer following her graduation in May of 2020. Coach Courtney is excited to be back in the All Iowa Attack program helping young girls learn the game of basketball and giving them the same great experience she received with the Attack program.
Makenzie Meyer Jr. High/High School girls coach
Makenzie started playing for the All Iowa Attack in 2007 as a fourth grader. She continued playing for the Attack program throughout her high school years where she attended Mason City High School. At Mason City Makenzie went to state three out of four years, winning a state championship her senior year. Makenzie continued her basketball career at the University of Iowa. During her four years the Hawkeyes finished as a top three team in the Big Ten three out of four years, winning a Big Ten Championship her junior year and making an appearance in the Elite 8 that same year. Her senior year, Makenzie was named Second Team All Big 10. Her class holds the record for having the most wins in school history.
Jenna Power Jr. High/High School girls coach
Jenna Power, an All Iowa Attack alum (played from 2005-2012), and went on to play at Coe College has been coaching with us since 2018. Graduated with a double major in business and accounting and has a masters in organizational communication. Works at the Iowa State University Foundation.
Mike orr Jr. High/High School girls coach
Coach Orr has been with AIA since 2011. He is a local Ames guy that loves sports and giving his time to Iowa’s Youth. Mike works directly with the HS Regional program. If you are at any practice, skills, or workout at one of our facilities, you will likely see Mike there, he is a gym rat that loves basketball and helping kids become better people and players.
Mike Kruse High School girls coach
Mike’s 30+ years of basketball coaching experience includes stops at United Community of Boone and Gilbert. He was the head girls’ basketball coach for six years and is currently coaching middle school girls at Gilbert. He joined the AIA program in 2014 and really appreciates working with the like-minded girls that the Attack program attracts. Mike and his wife Jill have 3 children, Emma, Raney, and Bowen.
Chris Barkema High School girls coach
Chris has enjoyed coaching youth basketball for the past 20 years which includes coaching for Attack since 2014. He loves being involved with the Attack program; to him there isn’t anything more fulfilling than helping a group of talented and motivated young people strive to reach their potential. Chis is also an assistant girls varsity basketball coach at Roland-Story. In addition to basketball, he has coached flag football, softball, and baseball during the last 15 years. Has a fantastic and understanding family (wife Erin, son Nathan, and daughter Reagan) that allows him to pursue his passion for coaching basketball.
Chad Jilek High School girls coach
Coach Jilek began coaching with the Attack in 2018. He has coach high school girls basketball for the past 16 years and youth basketball for the past 8. Chad is currently in his 7th year as the Head Girls Basketball Coach at Johnston High School in the Des Moines Metro area where his Dragon teams have had a great deal of success. Chad also teaches 8th grade history in the Waukee School District. Coach Jilek and his two daughters enjoy being part of the Attack family.
Kelly Anderson High School girls coach
Kelly Anderson has given his talents to numerous schools, and is currently the Head Girls basketball coach at Ballard. He is also a teacher at Ballard for Junior High and High School level.