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
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
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
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 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
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.