September 29, 2007 - American Basketball Association (ABA) - Los Angeles Push
Pasadena, CA. The new ABA Pasadena Push professional basketball team today announced that veteran coach Otis Hailey has been named head coach for the team that begins play in November. Hailey is the former head coach of the ABA Calgary Drillers and Tijuana Dragons and knows the league well. He is the father of former Toronto Argonauts and NFL Washington Redskins football star, Jermaine Hailey.
"I'm proud to have the opportunity to coach the Pasadena Push," stated Hailey. "I have been blessed with the full support of the owner, Donye Mitchell, and the management. We will be pursing a championship for the City of Pasadena this year." Additional information including tryout camps will follow shortly.
For more information, call Coach Hailey 661 431 5006 or owner Donye Mitchell at 213 458 4778 or visit www.abalive.com.
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