Owner CEO - President David Williams
The team is a not-for-profit organization, Lakewood Panthers, is owned by David Williams who also serves as General Manager. Retired from the u.s. Army with a degree in criminal justice, Williams playing career ended with a knee injury and he took up coaching in 1985 prior to founding the Parkside Basketball Association in 1999. He was also formerly Assistant Coach of the ABA Seattle Mountaineers.
I am looking forward to bringing excitement to the city of Lakewood and professional basketball back to the Lakewood and Tacoma areas.
Club Parkside Basketball Association program is to develop basketball players in different age groups and different levels of competition, to develop a team concept which is useful through all aspects of life. We’re a 501© (3) non-profit organization. Organize and to administer a highly competitive all season basketball program for youths and adults family environment, from third grade up, which will be taught at our Youth Basketball Development League (YBDL) program, Women’s Blue Chip Basketball League (WBCBL) Semi-Pro Women’s, Club Parkside Basketball Association (CPBA) Semi-Pro Men’s, which in the future will become a part of the ABA.
Our mission and focus is to field teams at each different levels of competition to include local, state, and regional areas. To provide a forum for our quality players to display their social educational and recreational needs.
Our goal is to teach the fundamentals of team sports in hopes to have them develop into fine young athletes.
“Good, better, best. Never let it rest. Until your good is better and your better is best.” Tim Duncan
Our vision is to field teams at different levels of competition to include local, state, and regional areas. Our goal is to provide a forum for quality players to display their social and athletic skills.
Good, better, best. Never let it rest. Until your good is better and your better is best." - Tim Duncan