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Coach Lamont Bobbitt

Coach Bobbitt has had progressive career success as a high school, collegiate, and semi-professional basketball player and coach and calls upon expertise gained over two decades. He is recognized for propelling performance to unprecedented levels through hands-on leadership, aggressive training and development initiatives with a coaching approach that includes a combination of traditional and innovative methods, tailored to meet individual needs. 


Coaching Accolades:

Kestrel Heights Men’s Varsity:  Co-Head Coach

2016 Oxford Prep Holiday Tournament Champions 2016-2017 North Central Atlantic Regular Season Conference Champions

21016-2017 NCHSAA 1A Division Eastern Regional Champions

2016-2017 Undefeated in league play and regular season record of 31-2

2016-2017 NCHSAA 1A Division Championship, 1st Runner Up

2016-2017 Coach of the Year

2016 squad finished 2nd in NCSHAA 1A Conference 2016 squad excelled to NC State Regional Finals (“Elite 8”)

2015 Division 1A Conference Co-Champions

2015 squad excelled to NC Division 1A Playoffs – 3rd Round

2014 squad finished 2nd in 1A Conference, excelled to State Regional Playoffs

2014 Junior Varsity record 21-3, 1A Conference Season Champions


U.S. Navy Women’s and Men’s Basketball Team, Yokosuka Japan - Head Coach

2006-2008 Lady Ridge and Yokosuka Seahawk Men’s undefeated

2006-2008 Lady Seahawks won the Pacific Ladies Title each of those years 2006-2008 Yokosuka Seahawks Men’s Won the Pacific Men’s Title


Robert D. Edgren HS (Department of Defense School), Misawa Japan - Head Coach, Men’s Varsity

2002-2004 span, record 44-2

Won 2004 DoD Pacific Championship Title 2003 Runner Up in DoD Pacific Championship

U.S. Navy Men’s Basketball Team, Norfolk, VA - Head Coach

2000 – 2002 Completed East Coast Tour 33-2, and won the East Coast Tournament in 2001 & 2002

U.S. Navy Women’s Basketball Team, Bahrain (Southwest Asia) – Head Coach, Lady Rebels

1994 – 2000 Won the Southwest title


Playing Experience:

1988 – 1991 Hillside High School Varsity Team, Durham, NC

1991 – 1993 North Carolina A&T State University Men’s Basketball Team, Greensboro, NC

1994 – 1997 All Navy Basketball Team, Alameda, CA

1997 – 2000 Shepherd Air Force All-Stars, Wichita Falls, TX

2000 – 2002 Naval Base Norfolk All-Stars, Norfolk, VA

2004 – 2008 Yokosuka Seahawks, Yokosuka, Japan


Playing Achievements:

▪ 1988 – 1991 Small Forward/Power Forward/Center on Hillside High School PAC 6 Champion team. PAC 6 All-Conference Team for 3 years.

▪ All Navy Basketball: Won “All Armed Forces” Title 1995, 1998, 1999, 2000; Most Valuable Player 1998, 1999, 2000, 2008

▪ Naval Base Norfolk All-Stars: Completed East Coast Tour undefeated from Boston to Orlando; led team in scoring.

▪ Yokosuka, Japan; Won Pacific title 2006, 2007, 2008; Most Valuable Player of MLK Tournament (Okinawa Japan) in 2007, 2008.

▪ Bahrain (Southwest Asia): Lost only 2 games in 4 years; was leading scorer; played on Bahrain’s National All-Stars team.

▪ 2008 – 2010 San Diego All Star Team, San Diego, CA

Won tournaments in San Diego, CA, San Bernadino, CA and Las Vegas, NV


Coach Bobbitt is also a member of BCA's Executive Board.

Coach Kennard Burris

Coach Burris is very knowledgeable and passionate about basketball. He believes in hard work, sound work ethic, and genuinely loves teaching the game. Coach Burris has many years of experience coaching AAU/travel ball teams, ranging from ages 5-15. He brings to BCA his positive attitude and believes student athletes can do anything they put effort into.  His motto is “Hard work pays off!”  Coach Burris is also a member of our Executive Board.

Coach Gary "Sleep" Weathersby

Coach Weathersby, aka, "Sleep" joins BCA with over 25 years coaching experience.  His tough, no-nonsense attitude and delivery helps to instill discipline.  Coach Weathersby is one of BCA's most outspoken "cheerleaders" and motivators and his presence on the sidelines is essential.  Coach "Sleep" brings to BC a plethora of multi-faceted experience, as he also serves as our team photographer and "unofficial security."

Our Staff


Angela Bobbitt

BCA Director / Operations / 

Exec Board 

Angela is responsible for overall BCA operations including fundraising, sponsorship, travel logistics, game day operations, team apparel and IT.   She has extensive experience not only being a "team mom" and Coach's wife, but has previously lead operations of a semi-professional athletic team.  Team sports are "her thing."

ToJanno "TJ" Tapp

Game Day Logistics / Videographer

Exec Board

ToJanno "TJ" manages game day operations, but has her hands in all aspects of the successful operation of BCA .   TJ is well-versed in basketball, as she has been both a player and coach.  When she is not "coaching" from the stands, she is responsible for videoing BCA games and often operates as "team nurse."

Yolonda Wilder

Concessions Manager / Parliamentarian / Exec Board

Though Yolonda contributes to various aspects of BCA operations, she  primarily leads food preparation for all BCA-sponsored events and travel.  Yolonda also serves as the Parliamentarian on our Executive Board and enjoys the challenge of "getting folks TOGETHER!"  

Amanda Vanhook

Statistician / Exec Board

Amanda brings to BCA, over 4 years of score keeping and stat experience, coupled with experience serving on other athletic association executive boards.  She has been a "team mom" for over 20 years, which explains why Amanda is referred to as "Ma" by all of the BCA players!  Amanda also plays a vital role in keeping our team healthy.


Crystal Burris

Game Day Logistics / Exec Board

Crystal is not only an experienced "team mom," but she is well-versed in basketball with her "basketball IQ" in many ways rivaling some coaches!  In addition to serving on BCA's Executive Board, Crystal pitches in wherever needed; from administering first aid, transportation, food preparation, travel logistics, mentoring and even counseling.  

Yolandra Powell

BCA Cheer Advisor / Exec Board

Yolandra brings to BCA, over 22 years' experience working with youth, as she is the owner and operator of two childcare centers.  She has successfully mentored and coached business owners in the childcare industry.  Her sincere passion for quality childcare, building a great team and professionalism makes her an integral part of our staff.  

Ollie Marrow

BCA "Quiet Storm" Cheer Coach

Ollie is a veteran cheerleader, with over 8 years' experience.  Serving three years as captain on her high school cheer squad, she was awarded 2017  "Cheerleader of the Year."  After high school, Ollie was selected to join the NCCU JV squad, "Silhouette."  She has a passion for cheer and is excited to lead the ladies of BCA "Quiet Storm!"  She currently works in early childhood education.

We Welcome You to Join One of Our Committees!

BCA welcomes and appreciates volunteer help.  Please let us know if you are interested in lending your expertise to any of the following areas:  

Concessions / Travel Food Prep

Score keeping

Game Clock management

Fundraising

First-Aid

Multimedia