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Basketball Operations

General Manager
Cole Teal

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Teal enters his third season with the Swarm, first as General Manager, after serving as Manager of Basketball Operations & Player Development and Basketball Operations Assistant. Prior to the Swarm, he worked for the Delaware Blue Coats and Windy City Bulls as a Basketball Operations Associate. Teal graduated with a bachelor’s in psychology from Williams College where he was a four-year member of the men’s Basketball program and was a starter on the 2017 NCAA DIII Final Four team. He also has experience as support staff for the USA Basketball Junior National Team, AmeriCup, World Cup Qualifier and World Cup teams. Teal began his professional career as an intern for Fenway Sports Management and the Houston Rockets.

Manager of Player Development & Basketball Operations
Philip Jones
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Jones enters his first season with the Swarm as Manager of Player Development and Operations. Prior to the Swarm, he served as a Basketball Operations Associate for the Charlotte Hornets during the 2022-23 season. Jones graduated with a bachelor's degree in business administration with a concentration in finance from Howard University where he was a four-year member of the men's basketball program.