DAVID DEAL JOINS MYSTICS AS SR. DIRECTOR OF BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT

WASHINGTON, D.C. –Washington Mystics Chief Operating Officer Greg Bibb announced today that David Deal has joined the team’s front office staff as the Senior Director of Business Development. Deal will be responsible for developing and implementing new streams of revenue for the organization with a focus on camps and clinics

“We are fortunate to have someone with Dave’s experience and track record join our organization,” Bibb stated. “He has a great resume relative to the creation, development and operation of camps and clinics and I am excited for him to begin working on this new segment of our business.”

Deal brings a wealth of experience to the Mystics organization. Prior to coming to Washington, Deal served as the Vice President of Internal Operations with the Philadelphia KIXX of the Major Indoor Soccer League for four years. He Joined the KIXX in August of 2002 as the Public and Media Relations Manager and was soon promoted to Director of Communications. Before joining the KIXX, Deal spent one season in the communications department of both the Camden Riversharks of the Atlantic League of Professional Baseball and the Philadelphia 76ers.

"I am very excited about joining such a prestigious organization as the Washington Mystics. I look forward to utilizing my experiences and becoming a contributing member of the team," said Deal.

A native of Orwigsburg, PA, Deal is a 2002 Magna cum Laude graduate of Neumann College in Aston, PA.

The Washington Mystics made a return to the playoffs following a 16-18 campaign. Season and group tickets for the 2010 seasons are currently on sale and can be purchased by calling the Mystics Sales Office at 1-877-DC-HOOP1 or by visiting the Mystics web site at www.washingtonmystics.com.

The Washington Mystics organization is dedicated to providing affordable entertainment, serving as an impactful community partner and maintaining accessibility to positive female role models. Supported by passionate fans, the Mystics are elite, hardworking athletes continually striving to win a Championship.