The Mobile Jesters are an ABA (American Basketball Association - http://abaliveaction.com) - professional basketball team that was introduced in 2013 to the Port City community. For four years the Tornados was known as the Mobile Bay Tornados. In July of 2017 the Tornados changed their focus to coincide with the direction the city was moving and the overall focus of the team was changed to match their slogan, "We Are Not Just Basketball, We Are About Changing Lives."
The Jesters provide the following opportunities:
1) Provides a fast pace, above the rim sports entertainment at an affordable price.
2) Give young men the opportunity to live their dream of playing professional basketball and position them to help in the development of "at risk youth".
3) Reach and encourage young men and kids to make healthy choices about their future using sport and performing arts as a resource. Connect them with organizations to help them put those choices in place.
4) Help businesses, groups and organizations identify strategies in their business to increase revenue and awareness using concepts that gets results.
The Jesters have been making positive strides and setting new milestones starting their first year in the league. They have made the playoffs 5 consecutive years, 2018 the 3rd straight year to the ABA Championships, 3rd straight year winning the Gulf Coast Division Championship, 2017 & 2018 Georgia and Florida Division Champion, 2017 South East Division Champions and ABA Championships Final Four.
The Jesters are a member of the Mobile Chamber of Commerce, owner Charlie L. McCants is an ambassador, member of the Growth Alliance Task Force, a supporter for Chamber Chase, Board Director for P,U.A.D. (People United To Advance The Dream), and O.C.D. (One Common Denominator) non-profit organizations.
The Jesters are heavily involved in the communities with the Girls and Boys Club, People United To Advance The Dream , Kingdom Covenant Connection Unity Walk, One Common Denominator for at risk kids, Good News Club and other groups.
The Tornados goal is to reach kids and young men helping them to make healthy choices for their life and future by getting involved. Welcome To The Tornados Journey!
To compete in any industry diversification is required to create multiple levels of revenue. The Tornados have launched a total marketing platform (Port City Marketing Group) to create exposure and revenue for the team and their partners. The marketing platform is designed to remove the risk from a partner by providing results in meeting their marketing objectives.
They created a Real Estate Investors Group to help players add income and build wealth for their families future.
We are not just basketball, we are about changing lives.