The Slam City Team is one of the best in the nation. With winning experience across the team, Slam City can provide the tools and knowledge to get each player to the next level in their development on and off the court.
Coach Walter Webb
Coach Webb is the Founder and CEO of Slam City Management Group (SCMG). Coach Webb started playing basketball at a very young age and attended his first basketball camp at the age of 5. After playing for McNamara High School in Forestville, MD he went on to play college basketball at Virginia Union and Ferrum College. After college he was selected to play semi-professional basketball in China. His love for the game continued as he began coaching on the high school level at Riverdale Baptist School (Upper Marlboro, MD). Coach Webb then moved on to build two nationally recognized Prep programs: Coastal Christian Academy (Virginia Beach, VA) and Cornerstone Christian School (San Antonio, TX). As a coach he has won six Boy's and one Girl’s National Championship. During his career of coaching prep, he developed two teams each year and managed to obtain a record of 685-35. He was recognized as the 2007 NACA National Coach of the Year. Walt has also coached a number of boys and girls high school teams during his 23-year career; his high school record is 512-218.
Coach Webb has resurrected many young players careers, that without Coach Webb’s help and instruction their basketball careers would have come to an abrupt end. He has helped good players become great players and been fortunate enough to help great players reach elite status. Being a firm believer of reinforcement, Coach Webb's tactics are not those of a traditional coach. He encourages his players to work on their game and implement what they are working on when playing in an actual contest. He believes in hard work and discipline both on and off the court. He believes in creating strong relationships, built on trust and communication. Being both a player and a coach – his given Coach Webb a remarkable understanding of the game of basketball. He possesses the ability to motivate his players while teaching them. His passion for the sport, combined with his drive to win and his desire to help young people, make Coach Webb an ideal coach.
Just a few years ago Coach Webb moved to Northern Virginia. Making Northern Virginia the new Headquarters for Slam City Management Group. SCMG’s offers: Slam City Basketball with year round training, leagues, and AAU teams, and Slam City Grassroots with year round Events, Tournaments, and Camps. Currently Slam City’s 7th grade Elite boys team is ranked #1 in the country, and Slam City’s 8th grade Elite boys team is ranked #3 in the country! Because of the efforts and know how of Coach Webb, Slam City Basketball has experienced rapid growth and success in the DC, Maryland, and Northern Virginia area.
Coach Beth Tapp
Coach Tapp has over 30 years experience coaching boys and girls basketball. She has coached high school, AAU, travel, homeschool, and youth league basketball teams and has won various championships as a coach. She has served as a board member and league coordinator with Southwestern Youth Association Basketball and the Prince William County Boys and Girls Club. She has a passion for teaching young basketball players the fundamentals of the game.
Coach Tapp played college basketball at Old Dominion University and was a member of the Lady Monarch’s first women’s National Championship basketball team 1978-1979. She lettered in three sports at R. E. Lee High School in Springfield, VA and captained Lee to multiple District titles in both soccer and basketball.
Brittany Donegan – Sales Coordinator and Health & Wellness Director
Brittany graduated from James Madison University in 2014 with a Bachelors Degree in Health Sciences with a concentration in Pre-physical Therapy. She is a native of Northern Virginia, graduating from Briar Woods High School in 2010 where she played varsity soccer four years and was captain her senior year. Brittany has a passion for teaching young athletes, as well as a love for health and wellness. She is able to work with athletes at every level to provide a healthy edge by developing a personalized nutrition plan tailored to the athletes individual fitness needs and goals. Please feel free to contact Brittany with nutrition, health or wellness questions.
Cristianna Hougland - Sales Coordinator
Cristianna is our Sales Coordinator & A Fitness Specialist with a background in gymnastics, cheerleading, and softball. She is an alumni of Stone Bridge High School Alumni and grew up with friends who now are playing professionally. As a Fitness Competitor, she has learned hard work and dedication. In 2011 she placed top 4 in her first competition. Cristianna is a great role model for young women and children to see what healthy looks like. She inspires individuals to be healthy and be themselves. Cristianna loves working with kids and helping them achieve success. With Slam City, she succeeds in changing the lives on young children and helping them develop a better future.
Graduate of Liberty University with a Master’s Degree in Sports Management. Was 1st team All-Conference, All-State (Virginia) and All-American Honorable Mention while there. Had a 9-year professional career in the NBA, Europe and Asia. Is currently in his 3rd year as Assistant Coach/Player Development for the Washington Wizards. Has worked with and trained a multitude of NBA players including Dwight Howard, Bradley Beal, Danny Green and many more.