The WBCBL is excited to announce our new partnership with Kandi "KC" Conda for the upcoming 2015 season as our Brand Consultant. Vetted by the Women's Basketball Hall of Fame, Ms. Conda was recently inducted into the African American Hall of Fame as the First African American Woman to Manage a Women's Professional Basketball Team (WBA). She is an entrepreneur, speaker and author, and currently traveling the world speaking about her journey to the Hall of Fame. Her passion is to motivate women and other entrepreneurs to never give up and finish the race.
Ms. Conda will a be great asset to the WBCBL as she has owned and managed a team in a national league and understands the challenges facing branding, social media marketing and funding of a league. In addition to the league Brand Consultant Ms. Conda has offered her services to individual teams in the league as well. We look forward to a great upcoming season with the help of Kandi Conda and welcome her happily to the WBCBL family. Her newest book is available for purchase: "It's Your Go Season, Time to execute your game winning plan!"
The Illinois Shooting Stars are proud to announce that the team is under the new ownership of James Wright. And with this change comes the change of the head coaching position. The new head coach is now Fernando Stevenson.
Coach Stevenson is a native of East St. Louis, Illinois. He starred at East St. Louis Senior High School as a guard and averaged 22 pts. per game during his senior year. After he graduated high school he took his talents to McKendree College. At McKendree he was named Defensive player of the year his senior year. After graduating from McKendree Coach Stevenson has remained with the school as the Assistant coach for the men's basketball team.
Coach Stevenson and owner James Wright will now use their vast knowledge of the sport, talent pool in the area, and marketing to reshape and guide the Illinois Shooting Stars to new heights.
Illinois Shooting Stars...."Always shooting for the stars".