Damon Cannon, the Managing Director of the Midwest Sound is a native of St. Louis, MO and a graduate of the Riverview Gardens High School. After high school, he attended the University of Tulsa, later transferring to Southeast Missouri State University where he played Division 1 football for 4 years. Cannon also played and coached semi-pro football for the St. Louis Bulldogs and St. Louis Spirits Minor League Professional Football teams. Now in his third year in the ABA, Cannon owns the St. Louis Spirits Professional Basketball Team and the Missouri Capitals Professional Basketball team in Columbia, MO. The Spirits have qualified for the playoffs in both of their ABA seasons and this year qualified for and hosted the ABA Final 8 Tournament. The Capitals also qualified for the playoffs in their inaugural season and to the regional semi-finals. Cannon is also serving as the Division Chairman in the ABA Great Plains Division. The Midwest Sound will be an exciting addition to the sports family and we are excited to have Women’s ABA Basketball in St. Louis.