No one on staff is paid a salary. We are all volunteers.

About Our Coaches

We’re a mixture of championship level grade school and HS coaches and former HS and former/current Collegiate players. Check out our accomplishments page to see the kind of success our teams have had. Win or lose, we–most importantly–want to see our players learn, adapt and utilize their skills to the best of their ability.

Meet The Coaches

Bob Mandel

Director and Head Coach

Megan Molloy


Tracey Genge


Alexis Genge


Robert Brooks


Taylor Brooks


Sophie Brooks


Anna Bianchi


Emma Hayes


Jordan Shaughnessy

Coach and Trainer

Our Founders

Chris Ford
Coach Ford, who passed suddenly in 2012, was a two-time Illinois State Area Coach of the Year recipient, having led the 2010-11 St. Benedict Bengals to the second game of State Sectionals, and back-to-back regional championships for the second time in his 10-year career. Coach Ford was an original founder with Coach Harry.
Harry Osborn
Coach Harry coached from 1979-2010, coaching in over 40 league and tournament championship games. Schools coached at: St. Alphonsus (Chicago), St. Beatrice (Schiller Park), St. Benedict Elementary (Chicago), St. Benedict High School (Chicago). Coached at all levels from 4th grade through High School Junior Varsity as a Head Coach and as Varsity Assistant Coach. Coached with the Chicago Explosion Girls Basketball club (AAU) and Co-Founder of the Sparks Girls Basketball Club. Read More