ABOUT

The Legend Coalition is a Basketball Summer League based in the Washington, DC Area. It consist of former high athletes representing their schools. Participants are the 30+. The purpose of the league is to recognize the history and legends of DC high schools as well as encourage youth participation in recreational leagues.

Meet The Team

Ricky Goings

Founder / President 

Founder of Everyone Deseves A Shot (EDAS) non-profit that helps kids find basketball scholarships. Notable players are Rodney Pryor (Georgetown), Marcquise Reed (Clemson) and Kory Holden (South Carolina). Founder of the 30x30 Select Combine which features 100 local high school kids and over 50 college coaches in attendance. Producer/Co-Founder of the Red Cup Hour and Co-Founder of the Legend Coalition. Graduate of Montgomery College and currently completing bachelor's degrees in Political Science and Legal Studies at the University of Maryland

Brian Chase

CO- Founder

1st Team All-Met out of Dunbar in 1999. City Title Winner. Graduated Virginia Tech in 2003. Lead Big East in 3pt% 3 consecutive years as well as VT All-time leader in 3pt%. Played 13 years of professional basketball including spending time with the Utah Jazz and Miami Heat. Currently on Coaching Staff at Bowie State University, Co-Hosting the Red Cup Hour and Co-Founder of the Legend Coalition

Carlos Howard

Marketing Director

Alumni of Anacostia Senior High School of Washington DC . Carlos was a key part of Anacostia's first DCIAA Inter-high Basketball Championship defeating Cardozo High School. Carlos was rank in the DMV Top 100 players in the city. He Graduated from Saint Augustine's University in 2001, where he was a starter and Captain for the Men's Basketball team for 2 years. From 2005 - 2014 Worked as Lead Marketing Consultant for KAS Collections, DT Nation Events, Former owner of UrbanCapital Talent & 3G Internet Radio. 

Waltergerard Ghee

Media Coordinator

Waltergerard Ghee is a native of the District of Columbia; raised in Southeast DC where his father (Ernest Ghee) introduced him to an array of athletics as head of the #14 Boys Club.  Waltergerard graduated from Howard D. Woodson high school where he played catcher on the varsity baseball squad.  He holds B.S. degree in Kinesiotherapy from The Universtiy of Norfolk State.  Ghee is the assistant coach of HD Woodson Warriors baseball team and  the founder of the Inner City Movers baseball program which provides offseason skill training to high school baseball athletes in the 7 and 8 wards of Washington DC.

BOARD OF DIRECTORS

Lonny Baxter

Lonny Baxter - Retired professional basketball player. Was a captain on the University of Maryland 2002 National championship team. He was named a regional MVP of the NCAA Tournament twice, in 2001 and 2002. Mr. Baxter played three seasons in the NBA for the Chicago Bulls, Houston Rockets, Washington Wizards and Toronto Raptors. His strong network base with his college alumni and connections from his professional career will help forward the agenda of the Legend Coalition.

Sherman Douglas

Sherman Douglas - Retired American professional basketball player from Syracuse University who played for the Miami HeatBoston CelticsMilwaukee BucksNew Jersey Nets and the Los Angeles Clippers from 1989 to 2001. His nickname, The General, is a play on his first name and his position as a point guard (as a floor general). Sherman Douglas set the all-time NCAA assist record with the Syracuse Orangemen in 1989 before becoming the Heat's first starting point guard. Mr. Douglas brings a wealth of business and professional sports connections to the Legend Coalition's BOD

Charles Harrison

Charles Harrison - A High School All-metropolitan and All-American out of Archbishop Carroll High School, Mr. Harrison is known for his college career in which he attended Georgetown University and Wake Forest University. He teamed up with future NBA stars  Alonzo Morning, Dikembe Mutombo, Tim Duncan and Rodney Rogers. Currently Mr. Harrison is an HR Specialist for the federal government and brings a wide range of experience to the Legend Coalition BOD.

Josh Morgan

Josh Morgan - Attended HD Woodson High School in Northeast DC, where he lettered in both Basketball and Football. Went on to play Wide Receiver for Virginia Tech University and finished 4th all-time on their reception list. A 2008 6th round selection of the San Francisco 49ers, Mr. Morgan would play seven years in the NFL, including a two year stint with the Washington Redskins. He is very passionate about giving back to the DMV sports scene.

Bernard "Ducky" Vaughn

Bernard "Ducky" Vaughn - DC Basketball Legend know for his complete dominance of the Urban Coalition league during the 70's and Early 80's. Was an All- Ivy League performer and graduate, earning an A.A. in Sociology and a B.S. in Sociology from Cornell University. Went to training camp with the Boston Celtics and Denver Nuggets. Brings a wealth of experience from the DMV and National basketball scene. 

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Special Advisors

Mike McLeese - Legendary coach in the D.C. Area, Mr. Mcleese amassed over 400 Wins and 3 City Titles as head men's basketball Coach at Dunbar High School . Was able to coach multiple All-Metropolitan, All-American and professional basketball players. Also coached on the College level at Howard University and the University of the District of Columbia. Spent one season as the Head Coach of the Washington Congressionals of the former United States Basketball League. Now an Entrepreneur, Mr. McLeese has unique experience and connections in sports as well as in business. 

Dave Vanterpool  - Montgomery County, MD basketball legend was an All-Metropolitan selection in 1991. Attended St. Bonaventure University where he has since been inducted into their athletics Hall of Fame. Played 13 years of professional basketball, including a Euroleague championship with CSKA Moscow and a short stint with the Washington Wizards. Mr. Vanterpool is currently an assistant coach with the Portland Trailblazers and is extremely passionate about the DMV community as a whole. 

League Officials

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