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Team Ambassador - Omar Tyree


Omar Tyree

Omar Tyree is a New York Times best-selling author, a 2001 NAACP Image Award recipient for Outstanding Literature in Fiction, and a 2006 Phillis Wheatley Literary Award winner for Body of Work in Fiction, and has published 16 books that have sold nearly 2 million copies worldwide. Tyree’s work includes sixteen novels including Fly Girl and Boss Lady. He published two of his books — Cold Blooded and College Boy — under the pen name of Urban Griot.

While studying at Howard University, he created a newspaper column entitled “Food for Thought.”

He earned the NAACP Image Award for his 2001 novel For the Love of Money.

Hailed as one of the most passionate and informed speakers on the subjects of art, business, community, culture, education and entertainment, Tyree has been a featured lecturer at more than 60 major American institutions, colleges and universities, including Harvard, Yale, Michigan State, Texas A&M and UCLA


team ambassador-Kimberly Robinson
team ambassador-Kimberly Robinson

Kimberly Robinson

Kimberly would blossom into a competitive elementary, and middle school athlete and a more competitive poetic lyrical writer. She would write about passion and pain inspired by the lyrics of Notorious B.I.G, Tupac Left Eye, Scarface, etc.

As her Tom Boy edge blossomed because she felt it would keep her predator away from her, it caused her peers to refer to Kimberly as ‘Weird’. Kimberly opened a dictionary to discover that ‘Mysterious’ is one of the definitions characteristics used to describe the meaning of ‘Weird’. She would now use the moniker ‘Mysterious’ as she would dazzle the local rap Ciphers becoming the fan’s favorite around her hometown of Detroit, MI.

Mysterious went on to become Detroit’s best female rapper of the year for the next two years. With the local notoriety build up for the demand of Mysterious’s lyrics, her fate would unfold when Puff Daddy’s #1 Hit Reality Show ‘Making of Da Band 2’ who would seek new talent in Detroit, MI.

While the day would pour down buckets of rain, Mysterious and her flip flop sandals would crash the auditions for ‘Making of Da Band 2 in the nick of time where she would win the final cast member spot and be chosen to compete on season 2 of ‘Making of Da Band’ on the MTV Network. She made it through 75,000 competitors to the final 12.



Patrice Marshall

Age 46 born 05/12/1972

Graduated Sapulpa High School 1990 Basketball standout

3yr letterman. Played NCAA div2 at Northeastern State University 1991-1994 and NCCAA Bartlesville Wesleyan University 1994

1994-1996 WBA Oklahoma Flames (women’s basketball association, most successful semi pro summer league. Paving the way for the WNBA)

1995 All Star WBA – Named one of the most notable players WBA

1997-99 Asst. Coach Sapulpa High School State Champs 1998

2000-PRESENT Head Coach/Founder YUNGSAINTS Basketball program

2008-2010 NBA Jr. Youth Basketball Coach

2011-2014 Okc Thunder Youth Camp Basketball Coach

2010-2012 Asst. Coach ABA Oklahoma Stallions

2015-2017 Head Coach ABA Tulsa Twisters



team ambassador-Kimberly Robinson

Lila Osceola-Heard

The Gym is where she calls home. Married College sweetheart, Tony Heard of 19 years. Has 3 beautiful kids, Bronnsun 16, Stailee 13 and Tyla 12. Brings 25+ years of Basketball knowledge to the ABA Gold.

Former collegiate student-athlete at the University of Tulsa. After college ran the youth basketball program for the Seminole Tribe Community center in South Florida for 7 years, While still playing competitive basketball.

After returning back to Oklahoma, Lila joined the WNBA Tulsa Shock during their inagural season as their Massage Therapist. Remained with the team until they relocated to Dallas. While still coaching youth travel teams in Tulsa, was presented the option to join the Tulsa Twisters ABA coaching staff in 2015, as an assistant.


Player Roster

Adonis Bailey
Windy City Groove
6’5″ guard

Anthony Knowles
Chicago Fury
6’7″ forward

Anthony W Sims, Jr.
Port City Tornados
6-4 Combo Guard

D’Angelo Vaughn
PG Valor
6’0″ Guard

Jobe Dillard
Sacramento Superkats
6’4″ Guard

Julian Thompson
574 Monarchs
6’8″ Forward

Otis Smith
West MI Lake Hawks
6’5″ Forward

Tycal N. Thrash
Port City Tornados
5’11” Guard

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