Affectionately known as, “Uncle Tom,” he grew up on Tobacco Road in North Carolina before attending North Carolina State as a member of the basketball team. Tom finished his collegiate career at Pfieffer College before becoming a well-known civil rights attorney in years to follow. Later, in 1998, Tom returned to his passion, the game of basketball, and created the Ohio Girls Basketball Report (OGBR), which has since been voted the #1 single state scouting service in the country. Tom retired from OGBR on November 1, 2016.
Tenishia Benson has been involved in every aspect of the Ohio Girls Basketball Report (OGBR). She attended OGBR Skills Camp while in middle school and took part in events as a member of the Akron Hoban basketball team, leaving as one of the most accomplished players in the program's history. She continued her basketball career to the University of Cincinnati, before finishing collegiately at Ohio University. Tenishia also spent time as a member of the coaching staff at Division I Alabama A&M before returning to help direct OGBR in 2015.
Bryce McKey grew up in Berlin, Ohio the home of the Classic in the Country. From there he went to Malone University, graduating with a degree in education. He then became the associate head coach at Hathaway Brown, helping lead the team to three consecutive state championships. Bryce spent two years as the head coach of nationally renowned AAU program Sports City U, leading to his next stop as the recruiting coordinator at Xavier University for four seasons. Bryce has been involved in coaching at the high school, AAU and college levels for over 10 years.