Brandon Harper is a graduate of Colonel White H.S in Dayton, Oh. He later earned a dual bachelor of science degree in International Business & Management Information Systems at Central State University. Studying under Dr. Lashbrook in Portland, Brandon earned his certification with Sportsmanagement Worldwide and after navigating throughout the the industry he ran his own Sports Management business that represented several clients in some of the top leagues in the world... most notably the (G-LEAGUE and EUROLEAGUE).
Brandon (as General Manager) will be saddled with the responsibility of making executive and administrative decisions, with regard to the operations and functionality of the organization
Gary Armstrong has a lifetime of experience with basketball. He began playing himself as a young boy and continued his basketball career at Dayton Dunbar High School and then received a scholarship to play basketball at the collegiate level. Upon returning to Dayton, OH following college he began his coaching experience which has continued the past 40 years. He played for and coached the NCR Industrial League team for 12 years, was the basketball instructor for the National Youth Sports Program (NYSP) for 9 years, coached AAU basketball for over 13 years, and has been a high school basketball coach for over 25 years. During this time he has coached and mentored hundreds of athletes. Coach Gary Armstrong looks forward to leading the Dayton Flight team to victory this year.
Gregory was born in Bessemer Alabama November 17, 1961.
His parents Rev. H.L. and Jimmie Parker, moved the family to Dayton, Ohio in 1971, to Pastor the Shiloh Baptist Church.
Gregory attended Gardendale Elementary. He played basketball and formed his lifelong passion under Coach Ms. Jones. Gregory attended Wilbur Wright, Fairview and Roth High Schools. He Graduated from Fairview High School in the class of 1980. He continued his studies at Sinclair, American Baptist College and Liberty University.
In 1979 Gregory enlisted in the United States Marine Corp
During Pastor Gregory's enlistment, he traveled throughout the Mediterranean, including: Spain, France, Italy, Africa, Egypt, Greece, Israel and many other historical lands. He is a veteran and survivor of two military campaigns: Urgent Fury and the Multinational Peace Force in Beirut Lebanon.
Pastor Gregory has served as pastor of the Zion Baptist Church, Troy Ohio. Pastor Gregory has served as Founder/Pastor of New Life Baptist Ministries established in 1999.
In 2007, Pastor Gregory organized and founded Ark Ministries International where he currently serves as Senior Pastor.
Pastor Gregory and Judy have been married for Forty years and are the parents of five wonderful children; Aisha, Rico, Maria, Alana, and Maya and the grandparents of fourteenbeautiful grandchildren.