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Wizard Support Team

Helping our players reach their goals

Support Team

Dedication. Expertise. Passion.

Our success isn't just about what happens on the court – it's about the dedicated team of coaches and professionals behind the scenes who work tirelessly to ensure our players thrive. From strategic game planning to personalized player development, our experienced coaching staff brings a wealth of knowledge and expertise to every practice and game. But it doesn't stop there. Our support team of athletic trainers, office staff, and sports psychologists provide the comprehensive care and support our players need to perform at their best. Together, they form the backbone of our organization, fostering a culture of excellence and teamwork that propels the Wichita Wizards to new heights season after season. It's not just about winning games – it's about building a legacy, and our support staff is instrumental in making that happen.

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Lance Russell

Lance Russell loves basketball. If he's not playing, you can bet he's watching.


The latest Wizard addition was born and raised in Wellington, Kan., and has lived in Wichita the last 23 years. Those decades saw Lance growing up playing basketball, in fact, he says he has "played my entire life." In high school, Russell was selected for the All CTL team (1993), and garnered an All-State honorable mention.


After graduation, his life took a bit of a turn, but just a short lived one to a very different field. Russell went to Fort Hays State on a football scholarship, but then quickly transferred to Emporia State and earned his bachelor's degree in Business Administration.


Since then, it's been basketball, family and faith for Russell. His three daughters are central to his every decision. And we're very glad that his latest decision has been to join the Wizards family!


Additional Wizards staff:

Daren Dunn - Wizards PA Announcer
Lisa Henshall - Livestream

Kayla Allen and her graduate student crew
Levi Convirs - Livestream Extraordinaire 
Allen Eberwein, Trevor Biedron - Scorers Table Professionals

Full bios of these amazing team members coming soon!

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