The Women’s Blue Chip Basketball League (WBCBL) expansion brings more opportunity to south Texas by adding the San Antonio Crusaders of San Antonio, TX. The Crusader’s owner, Mr. Francois Gatson, is a native of Louisiana and served in the US Army. In December of 2013, he relocated to San Antonio and started the San Antonio Crusaders as a community organization in March 2014. Since 2005, Mr. Gaston has worked as a personal trainer and has been involved in professional sports, including a spot on the Houston Texans practice squad.
The Crusaders are in the process of setting dates for team tryouts and will begin play in the upcoming 2015 season. For more information, you can reach the Crusaders via email: email@example.com or by phone: 318-518-6237
The Women's Blue Chip Basketball League selects Mrs. Toccara Toland-Tatum as the new Regional Director for the Carolinas region. She originally joined the WBCBL by venturing into the realm of team ownership by founding the Winston-Salem Lady Warcats of North Carolina. Mrs. Tatum has been a member of the WBCBL for the past 4 years and now takes over the position, which was formerly held by newly selected WBCBL Vice President, Temekia Moses. Mrs. Tatum becomes only the 2nd regional director for the Carolinas region in the past 6 years.
As player/coach/owner, Mrs. Tatum has built a solid program and led her Lady Warcats to 2 WBCBL national playoff appearances.
“We value our members and we are proud to have dedicated individuals working their way up the rankings, while continuously improving the outlook of the WBCBL. This is a league of tremendous opportunity on so many levels.” – Mr. McCray
Ms. Tatum has her Bachelor’s in Business Administration and her Master’s in Sports Management. She presently teaches Business Law and serves as Head Coach for varsity girls Basketball and Assistant Volleyball Coach at Lexington Senior High School.
“I’m excited for the opportunity and definitely looking forward to pushing the Carolinas Region to the top of the WBCBL and bringing some national champions to the Carolinas. – Mrs. Tatum”
Temekia Moses has been named Vice President of the Women’s Blue Chip Basketball League (WBCBL). Ms. Moses’ initial role with the WBCBL began in 2007 as a league consultant and advisor to WBCBL Founder and President, Mr. Willie McCray. “Her expertise in women’s sports has helped guide the development of the WBCBL for many years. Her dedication and outstanding level of faith has been essential to the WBCBL’s spiritual aspect as well. We are very blessed to have such a firm believer in Christ that displays genuine care and leadership.”
As a former college coach and scout of female athletes, Ms. Moses understands firsthand the wide chasm that exists between these athletes and the career opportunities available to them in the US. Ms. Moses is the Founder of the Women’s Basketball Showcase, an organization to educate girls and women about domestic and international opportunities that exist for female basketball athletes post-graduation. She also established a semi-professional women’s basketball team in Greensboro, NC as an international touring team, USA Elite, which later joined and is still a member of the WBCBL. Ms. Moses believed that her vision for assisting former athletes was shared by Mr. McCray.
Ms. Moses is the owner and General Manager of USA Elite. She has also served as Regional Director of the Carolinas Region in the WBCBL for the last several years. Ms. Moses looks forward to her new role as Vice President and hopes to continue to assist players pursuing a career in basketball post-graduation.
For more information, Ms. Moses can be reached directly at 336.303.8683 or via email at firstname.lastname@example.org.