COACH DOUG LEE
Lee played for Bob McCormack at Ladue 20ppg and is an all-conference player and is the current three-point record holder. Doug also played for Rich McFessel and Mark Bernsen at University of Missouri St. Louis. Doug played at Missouri Western University from 1995-1998 where he led his team in three-point makes and percentage. Doug also led the MIAA conference in three-point percentage at 46 percent while averaging 18ppg. He played in two NCAA division two tournaments from 1996-1998.
He coached at Bob McCormack basketball camp for ten years as well as running his own basketball clinic for the Missouri Athletic Club in 2002. Doug also coached 7th-grade boys at Normandy Middle School in 2003 and the freshman boys team at Ladue in 2006-2007.
COACH ROLAND GRAY
Gray played on the State Championship team for McKinley High in 1983-1984. He was a 2-time MVP at St. Louis University ('86 and '89) and was inducted into the SLU Hall of Fame in 1996. He is 3rd on the SLU All-Time Scorers list with 1,886 points.
Gray was the 2nd Round Draft Pick in the CBA Draft for the Omaha Racers. He tried out for the Detroit Pistons, the Philadelphia 76ers, and the Minnesota Timberwolves. He also played professionally in Spain, Canada, and Switzerland. Gray coached the Nationally ranked AAU Team St. Louis Gameface.
COACH STACEY SORRELL
Sorrell is from Cleveland Ohio and moved to St. Louis in 2007. He went to Cuyahoga Community College from '04-'06 and while there he won freshman of the year and the NJCAA tournament in 2005. He transferred from Cuyahoga Community College to Harris Stowe State University to get his degree in sociology and to play basketball from '07-'09. His senior year he was an honorable mention in the nation and from '07-'09 he won first team all-conference. He has played in numerous different tournaments and camps, such as semi-pro, The Bonner League, and the Midnight Police League.
COACH TRAVIS WILLIAMS
Williams, a St. Louis native, began playing basketball at the age of 5. His love for the game goes unmatched.
He attended Hazelwood West high school and continued his basketball career playing in Adrian, Michigan at Adrian College. He started coaching in 2010 in Ann Arbor, MI. He has coached for STL Prospects and the Crusaders, as well as trained many players and feeder programs around St. Louis. Most recently he was the co-owner of Machine Elite Basketball Academy.
His passion is to help kids grow, whether it be on the basketball court or in life. Nothing makes him happier than seeing a young person learn a new skill and use it. He puts his blood, sweat, and tears into any training session or practice. Teaching game and life skills is more important to him than any wins or losses.
COACH DWAYNE POLK
Coach Polk started his basketball career at Soldan International Studies High School in St. Louis. He played for Hall of Fame Coach Marvin Neals for 4 years there raking up over 1600 points and making the St. Louis Public High School 1st Team.
Dwayne received his Associates Degree from Highland Community College in Highland, KS and was a Jayhawk Conference 1st Team member and led the team in scoring, steals, and assists there. After that he had two back-to-back NCAA Tournament appearances at Colorado State and led the country in defensive percentages. Finally, he received a B.A. in Exercise and Sports Science at St. Mary's University in 1983 and proceeded a National Championship in the building of that program his last year in college.
Since then, he has been actively involved in Training and Coaching some of the best players St. Louis has produced and he aspires to inspire youth basketball players. He has been with WCBA since February and is truly a St. Louis legend.
COACH RON WALLER
Coach Waller was a First Team All GAC selection and All Metro at Zumwalt West. Here he averaged 18ppg, 10rpg, 6 apg, 6 spg in conference, and won a GAC South Title.
Waller was ranked one of the top 250 recruits in the nation, and the #4 SG in Missouri. He was also a McDonalds All American nominee, and Sporting News All American Mention. He played AAU for The St Louis Eagles.
Ron played 2 years at Lamar Community College, where he was All-Conference. He averaged 12ppg, 6rpg, 4 apg, helping the team win Conference and gain a top 25 national ranking. After Lamar, he played at Saint Gregory’s University and averaged 11ppg, 6 rpg, 3 apg. As a coach, Ron has coached 3 middle school teams for Vetta Sports and did personal training for them as well. He also did skills work for the Crusaders Basketball Program.
COACH MARLOWE CURRIE
Currie played high school basketball at Gateway Tech. After he graduated from Gateway, he then went to Florissant Valley Community College. While at Flo Valley, Currie gained All American honors, and also player of the year honors. When his two years were up at Flo Valley, he went to the University of Southern Indiana, playing under Bruce Pearl. He also played there two years and gained All American honors. He has been blessed to play in the CBA, IBA, USBL, amongst other professional organizations. He loves the game of basketball, and is very excited to be able to share his knowledge of the game with these awesome young athletes.
COACH TYRUS WEBB
Originally from Detroit, Michigan, Coach Webb has been playing basketball since he was 7 years old. He moved to Ballwin, MO in March of 1984 and attended Parkway South High School.
In 1986, he was asked to join the Parkway South Cross-Country and Track teams as a junior and he became the team’s #3 varsity runner, 1986 and ‘87 MVP Runner, 1987 Conference Champion, placed 44th and 43rd in the state of Missouri in 1986 and ’87, respectively, and placed 60th in the AAU National Championship in 1987. He also medaled in the 800m, 4x800m, 1600m and the 3200m.
Afterwards, he joined the Marine Corps in 1988 and was able to play competitively. In 1990, he focused his full attention on his passion and developed his basketball skills and IQ. And in 1991, he earned invitations to try out for (2) semi-pro basketball teams in North Carolina and Oregon. He’s played competitive basketball in numerous leagues over the years.
Coach Webb joined YDL (Youth Development League) and the St. Louis Cardinals’ Redbird Rookies and began coaching Baseball and Basketball in 2012 to develop his son and other young boys and girls playing those sports. In 2013, he became a member of the Positive Coaching Alliance. In 2014, he became an AAU Non-Athlete/Coach member and began personal training in youth baseball and basketball. In 2015, he became YDL Baseball Commissioner of the Boy's 11-13 Division and the Head Coach of the Basketball Program. He also earned and still holds his USA Basketball Coaching License.
Coach Webb’s personal best highlights are that he has coached/trained over 900 kids in Baseball and over 500 kids in Basketball. Of which, hundreds of those kids are still enjoying the games and have made their middle school and high school Basketball and Baseball teams, getting prepared for college, and living respectable and healthy lives.