Founders Statement

Kevin Young Sr. is the founder of the Owings Mills Lady Tigers, now the Maryland Tigers and Maryland Lady Tigers. Upon arriving to the Owings Mills area in 1999, his goal has been to construct a basketball program to teach children the skills beyond local recreation with an opportunity play vs competition at a higher level while instilling values, teamwork and integrity. In 2003, Kevin and Shelly Young started the Lady Tigers organization and over the years their success has been obvious with players going on to play college basketball and then to professinal careers in a variety of fields including coaching at the college level. They have been happy to serve our community that has become a cornerstone of pride to Owings Mills. They acknowledge that it would not be possible without the assistance of many volunteers, businesses, community organizations, and most of all, the hard-working players and their families. The Maryland Lady Tigers program has emerged as one of Maryland's largest and most competitive boys’ and girls’ basketball program today!

Meet The Coaches

Head Coach Lady Tigers Team 2023

Lawrence Banks has been a fixture in the MD Tigers organization for many years as head coach of several teams. He wears many hats for the organization and isn't afraind of new challenges. He's graduated players who's gone off to great college and professional careers. He believes in discipline and structure and confidence through perseverance and his successs shows it.

Head Coach Tigers Team 2022

Rama Moori has 8 years of coaching experience with the MD Tigers boys program. He focuses on building good character, academics and basketball fundamentals through player development, strength and conditioning. His teams not only play againts top competition but also have been known to volunteer for a number of good causes.

Head Coach Lady Tigers Team 2024

Walter Roman started as an assistant coach with the program in 2004 (Team 2008), eventually becoming head coach in 2005 (Team 2009). He loves the game of basketball and interacting with the players. His biggest joy is watching players grow to their full potential on and off the court. He has coached many players that have gone on to play college and professional basketball.

Head Coach Lady Tigers Team 2026

Ashlie Welborn 6 years experience. Ashlie started her career in coaching as a assistant coach. She has been on the staff for the Owings Mills Rec for 2 years, and also Hazelwood Elementary/Middle for 1 year. Ashlie has been apart of the MD Tigers AAU program for 3 years. Ashlie currently is coaching our Team 2026 and has been with the same team for 3 years. Ashlie has taken Team 2026 to 3 straight championships for Owings Mills recreation. She has won Towson’s winter league in 2019. Ashlie philosophy is to play uptempo and be disruptive on defense and empower my players by building their confidence. Her assistant coach is Candice Britton

Head Coach Lady Tigers Team 2027

Brandee Tyler Coach Brandee played for the Tigers from 8th until 11th grade. She has now been coaching with the Tigers as an assistant for 5 years with team 2023, and is entering year 2 as head coach of the 2027 team. Coach Brandee has seen numerous championships throughout the years with team 2023. During coach Brandee’s first year as a head coach of team 2027 she made 5 championship appearances and won 3 out of 5 of those championships. Coach Brandee is sure to let her players know that education comes first. “You are a student-athlete not an athlete-student. Being a scholarly student comes before being a great athlete”. The 5 keys to success is education, self-confidence, accountability, sportsmanship and unbreakable work ethics.

Head Coach Girl Tiger Cubs Team 2029

Clarence Tunstall has a combined 12 years of coaching experience. He started coaching football for Springfield Youth Club for 3 years in Springfield, Va. in 1999. After moving to Md he started coaching Soccer for Reisterstown (3 years) and Basketball for Owings Mills Rec from 2012 to the present. Last year was the first time he's coached a girls basketball team and is very excited about the opportunity to help mold these young minds. He's won titles in previous sports and is waiting for his first Basketball championship although he's been to several championship games. He believes practice for the younger ages should be fun and filled with inventive games to reinforce solid fundamentals for good decision making en route to success.

March Tournament