Earl Manning

Officials Assigner

He is currently a teacher and coach at Benbrook Middle School, in Fort Worth Texas.  He also serves as the coordinator of officials for Tri-County Officials Association.   

OFY Tournaments was formed in 2012 to provide additional quality basketball events options for select clubs and teams. The emphasis of these events is to provide a healthy competitive environment that meets the needs of all levels of teams. OFY Tournaments are held in the best venues in the Dallas/Ft. Worth area. OFY events are run and operated by the Texas Express Basketball Club. OFY tournaments also partner with other like minded clubs to assist with fundraising.

Kenny Yates

Tournament Organizer

He is currently the president/director of operations for the Texas Express Basketball Club.  Coach Yates has 30 years of experience organizing and running high school and select tournaments. 

Tom Medford

Tournament Director

A current educator and coach of 16 years who has been working with OFY tournaments as one of main site directors.  His interpersonal skills and ability to manage and run tournaments has brought great value to our offerings. 

Craig Nelson

Officials Assigner

He is currently the athletic coordinator/head girls basketball coach at McClain Middle School in Flower Mound, Texas.  His background in running select basketball tournaments and coordinating officials spans over 25 years. 

Meet the OFY Staff Members