Game Entertainment Who's Who
This is GeNienne's second year as the in-arena host for the Washington Wizards, but she is not an unfamiliar face at Verizon Center! GeNienne has been entertaining Wizards and Mystics fans alike for years; first as a member of the Wizard Girls, and most recently as the in-arena host for the Washington Mystics. When she's not at Verizon Center GeNienne takes great pride in the work she does with Sideline Prep, an organization that assists in preparing young woman for professional dance and cheerleading auditions. Oh and did we mention she is an avid sports fan?! Next time you see GeNienne make sure to stop and talk some hoops!
Every Wizards’ home game, the Power Pack will help entertain Wizards fans with their own brand of energy and entertainment. Whether it’s greeting you as you enter Verizon Center, helping you play an on-court game, throwing a t-shirt to a group of screaming fans, showing their dance moves on the dance cam or delivering an awesome Wizards prize pack to your seat, the Power Pack brings excitement where ever they go! For more information on the Power Pack and how you can join the team, contact Zak Grim at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Home: Verizon Center
Height: 6' 8" with my hat on.
Body Type: Slim in the face, huge in the waist
Wing Span: Big enough to hug 3 Wizards' fans at once
Shoe Size: Size 48...Double Wide
Position: Center of Attention
Acquired: Number 1 overall pick in the 1997 Mascot Draft
School: Blue U
Studies: PhD in Dancing, Bachelor of Science in Acrobatics and a Minor in Magic
Goal: To win a championship with the Wizards
TV Shows: Blue's Clues, Inside the NBA, Wizards Magazine, and Mr. Wizard
Movies: Wizard of Oz, the Wiz, All Harry Potter Movies
Holiday: April Fool's Day
Song: "We're off to see the Wizard...", "Ain't Nothin but a G Thang"
Foods: Carrots dipped in Bleu Cheese, and lots of it!
Games: Around the World, Horse, Musical Chairs and NBA Live '12
Best Friends: Wizards' Players, Wizard Girls, G-Man, Capital Crew, DJ Big Tigger, GeNienne, Secret Service Dunkers, Caps Slapshot, Nationals Screech, Wizards Fans and YOU!
Sayings: "Nobody Beats the Wiz"
Specialties: Belly Shaking, Shining Bald Heads, Flirting with the Wizard Girls, Trick Shots, and cheering for the Washington Wizards
Height: 5' 8.5"
Weight: 202 lbs. (All Muscle)
Body Type:Extremely Athletic
Shoe Size: 7.5
Position: Best Dunker in the NBA
School: Dunk U
Goal: Help the Washington Wizards Win a Championship
Foods: Egg Whites and Lettuce
TV Shows: Superman, Spiderman, Batman, and Golden Girls
Movies: Air Bud
Song: Anything Big Tigger plays
Friends: G-Wiz, DJ Big Tigger, GeNienne, Wizard Girls, Secret Service Dunkers, Wizards Fans, Caps Slapshot, Nationals Screech
Sayings: "Nobody Beats the Wiz" (I stole that from G-Wiz)
Specialty Dunks: Front Flip, 360, Triple Through the Legs, Reverse and Statue of Liberty
The Wiz Kids are the Washington Wizards official kid's dance team. The team consists of 26 boys and girls ages 7-13 who will amaze you with their high-energy performances and impeccable dance skill! Don't miss their upcoming performances at the following games:
Sat. Nov 24th vs. Charlotte
Sat. Dec. 8th vs. Golden State
Sat. Dec 22nd vs. Detroit
Sat. Jan 12th vs. Atlanta
Fri. Jan 25th vs Minnesota
Sat. Feb 23rd vs. Houston
Sat. Mar 9th vs. Charlotte
Sat. Mar. 16th vs. Phoenix
Sat. Apr. 6th vs. Indiana
For more information on the Wiz Kids, contact Derric Whitfield at email@example.com
Ralph Wesley is the official P.A. Announcer for the Washington Wizards. A District native, Ralph has an unrelenting passion for announcing, and his love for the game of basketball helps to add another element of fun and excitement to everyone's gameday experience. His distinctive voice as a Public Address Announcer at live athletic venues is becoming more noticeable. A graduate of Delaware State University, Ralph has developed his craft over the years, and other teams have taken notice. As a professional P.A. Announcer, Ralph has served with organizations such as the Washington Mystics (WNBA), Delaware State University (NCAA), the DC Divas and has also done work for the Washington Redskins (NFL), the Atlantic 10 Conference (NCAA), the Delaware Interscholastic Athletic Association and various semi-pro teams and charitable organizations. Ralph also works with other media outlets such as ESPN 980 and Doc Walker's ProView, as well as establishing his career as a Voice-Over artist. Ralph currently resides in Northeast D.C.
Bruce Anderson has over 30 years experience in music education and performance. After graduation from the University of Miami in Theory and Composition, Bruce performed extensively with jazz bands in the South Florida area while teaching piano in a local studio. After returning to his hometown of Baltimore, he started a highly successful Yamaha Music School while working as a product and education consultant for the Education and Keyboard Divisions of Yamaha.
Currently, Bruce is Vice-President/Director of Education for Jordan Kitt's Music, the nation's largest keyboard retailer. He manages over 45 teachers with more than 1,200 students in 7 locations. In addition to his work at Jordan Kitt's, Bruce has been the organist and keyboard player for the NHL's Washington Capitals for the last 10 seasons.
He resides with his wife of 29 years, Beverly, in Baltimore, MD and has two grown children. Besides a passion for music, Bruce is an avid racquetball player and cyclist.