Indianapolis, IN. The American Basketball Association (ABA) today announced that the Ohio Kings have been added to the growing roster of expansion teams set to begin play in November, 2019. “Thus far, we’ve added about a dozen teams for the next season,” stated ABA co-founder Joe Newman. “This is particularly good because it give the teams enough time to staff properly and to begin executing the ABA business plan which focuses on community support, press/media support, fan base and revenues primarily. And we have a very solid experienced group involved with the Ohio Kings.”
The team will be owned and operated by the 2 K’s, Kevin L. Aldridge and Kelven Moss. Kevin is a pastor, coach, entepreneur and motivational speaker who has helped many people overcome everyday life challenges for nearly 20 years. A graduate of Middletown High School in Middltown, OH, he has a BA degree in Sports Ministry and a minor degree in Biblical Studies from Campbellsville, University in Campbellsville, KY where he played basketball and ran track. He also played professionally with Athletes in Action in Ecuador and Trinidad and has worked in radio and TV for over 10 years. Kevin is CEO and Co-Founder of Kingdom Vision Outreach and serves as Head Girls Basketball Coach for Middletown High School.
Owner three is Kevin S. Aldridge, a Middletown OH native and veteran journalist with more than 20 years experience in the news media, now the Opinion Editor for the Cincinnati Enquirer and Cincinnati.com as well as a senior pastor of St. Paul African Methodist Episcopal Church in Milford, OH. A graduate of Middletown High School and Wittenburg, University (played basketball there) in Springfield OH, he is also adjunct professor of Journalism at Miami University’s Oxford Regional campuses and is also VP of Kingdom Vision Outreach. He and Kevin L. are cousins.
Kelven Moss is beginning his 3rd season as Head Men’s Basketball Coach at Miami University Hamilton. He is a graduate of Cumberland U in Lebanon TN with a degree in Physical Education and Health. During his time there (2003-2004), his team was 2806, first ever conference champs and went to the NAIA national tournament Sweet 16. He has a Masters Degree in Coaching and Athletic Administration from Concordia U in Irvine CA and is VP/Director of Sports for Kingdom Vision Outreach. For more information, email firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com or visit www.ohkingsbasketball.com or www.abaliveaction.com