The Austin Gay Basketball League's Winter 2012 season ended last night with a full house at the Austin Sports Center and two division championship games.
The recreational division championship game pitted last season's champion's, the Schulze & Associates Refunds against the 'Bout Time Bandits. The Bandits led in the first half, but the Refunds, led by coach and sponsor Jack Schulze, came back in the second half to tie the score and push the game into overtime, with the Refunds winning 34-32.
Schulze & Associates Refunds, the AGBL Winter 2012 Recreational Division Champions
The Muscle Maker Grill Godfathers took on the Contractors Insurance Services Total Collision in last night's game. The Godfathers, led by Matt DeLeon, the owner of the Muscle Maker Grill in Austin and the team's sponsor, played a tight game through the first half but started to fall behind towards the end of the second half, losing 42-50.
Creative Director & Founder, therepubliq.com
Director, Marketing/Promotions & Co-Founder, The OUTlander Project
Producer, OutCast Austin
Chase is the founder and Creative Director of therepubliq.com and co-founder and Director, Marketing & Promotions of The OUTlander Project. He is also a producer and engineer for OutCast Austin, an award-winning LGBT weekly radio program on KOOP 91.7 FM in Austin. In 2011, he was named the Critics Pick for 'Most Gaybiquitous' in the Austin Chronicle's Best of Austin.
Additionally, Chase runs PlanetChase, LLC, a consulting firm providing a variety of business development services including web development, marketing, branding, technology to small businesses, startups, and entrepreneurs; as well as meeting planning services for the financial services industry.
On his spare time, Chase has volunteered with local organizations including AIDS Services of Austin, the Octopus Club, the Austin Gay Basketball League and Volleyball Austin. In 2007, he was appointed by then-Austin Mayor Will Wynn to serve on the Austin Area Comprehensive HIV Planning Council where he served as the chairperson of the Community Access & Nominations committee.