Wayne Buckingham, Head Coach
Coach Wayne Buckingham's love of basketball has taken him all over the world where he has played professionally on several continents, making stops in the CBA and European leagues. A native of Bell Buckle, Tennessee, Wayne had the privilege of starting his basketball career at Cascade High School. After heavy recruitment, Wayne made the decision to become a Clemson Tiger where he made the ACC freshman team. He earned academic honors as well as helped his team make it to two NCAA tournaments and two NIT Tournaments. While attending Clemson University, he discovered an education would carry him further than basketball alone. He fulfilled his dream in the spring of 1994 by graduating with a degree in Industrial Education from Clemson University. After college Wayne had the opportunity to play professional basketball in the USA and the European League. Wayne created the Wayne Buckingham (W.A.B.) Youth program and Aim High program. There he teaches the importance of not only the fundamentals of basketball but also the foundation to turn your dreams into reality.
Renee Bobb, Owner
Renee Bobb is an authority in the field of self-publishing and small business development. Her company, R.B.I. Enterprise www.ReneeBobb.com is an Empowerment Training and Development Firm, specializing in Career Empowerment, Small Business Development, Financial Empowerment and Book Publishing Training. (www.BookPublishingLady.com)
Renee is the winner of the 2017 Nashville Bunker Labs “Get It Done” Military Veteran of the Year, the 2015 Nashville Business Journal Veteran of the Year Award and the 2012 Tennessee Titans Quarterback Volunteer of the Year Award. In 2005, Renee also won the Small Business Administration, Virginia Women in Business Champion of the Year Award. One of the highlights of Renee’s career is serving in the United States Navy as a Telecommunications Operator.
Renee’s passion for playing basketball started in Staten Island, NY, where she played in Middle School and High School. Upon graduation from High School, Renee went on the play Division 1 basketball at Cheyney State University. The highlight of Renee’s career was playing NATO Basketball for the United States Navy. Because of the love Renee has for the game, it was easy for her to make the transition to Owner of the Music City Icons Professional Women’s Basketball Team.
As the owner of the Music City Icons I thank you in advance for your support. We really appreciate you helping the Music City Icons All-start team dreams come true.