|Caesar Dy Wongchuking|
|Born||May 23, 1964|
|Occupation||Vice-Chairman of Wong Chu King Foundation|
Owner of Mighty Sports Apparel & Accessories, Inc.
Owner, BA Farms, Inc.
Caesar D. Wongchuking (born May 23, 1965, in Manila, Philippines) is a Filipino philanthropist, businessman and blogger.. He is the owner of Mighty Sports Apparel & Accessories and BA Farms as well as the Vice-Chairman of Wong Chu King Foundation (WCKF).
Background[edit | edit source]
Education[edit | edit source]
Career[edit | edit source]
Caesar Wongchuking was the Vice-President of their family-owned tobacco business and Vice-Chairman of Wong Chu King Foundation (WCKF). His foundation helps the needy and unfortunate Filipinos by providing livelihood and opportunities. WCKF is also involved in educational and apostolic charities, primarily in areas in the Philippines where tobacco farming is prevalent. WCKF currently has 5, 000 volunteers nationwide.
Mighty Sports Apparel & Accessories, Inc.[edit | edit source]
In 2011, Caesar established Mighty Sports Apparel & Accessories out of his passion for sports. Mighty Sports, as it is commonly called, is a one stop shop for customized and ready-to-wear sportswear and accessories in the Philippines for any type of sport. In July 2019, the company launched a newly-rebranded Mighty Sports Apparel and was announced by the Samahang Basketbol ng Pilipinas as the official outfitter and merchandiser of the Gilas Pilipinas national basketball team.
Mighty Sports-Philippines Basketball Team[edit | edit source]
Aside from its regular custom sportswear operations, Mighty Sports is also a constant fixture in the local basketball scene. Their teams have played in various leagues and tournaments in the country and internationally including the Pilipinas Commercial Basketball League (PCBL), Republica Cup and the Maharlika Pilipinas Basketball League (MPBL).
In December 2018, Caesar and his brother Alexander Wongchuking were publicly announced as co-owners of the Mighty Sports-Philippines basketball team scheduled to compete in the 30th Dubai International Basketball Tournament on February 1 to 9.
The team hired NBA veteran Lamar Odom, Ginebra resident import Justin Brownlee and Chinese Basketball Association (CBA) veteran Randolph Morris to lead their line up. Additionally, the team hired a pair of exciting Fil-Am players in Jeremiah Gray and Roosevelt Adams. Other members of the team are former PBA players Jett Manuel and Joseph Yeo, exciting UP playmaker Juan Gomez de Liano, Jason Brickman, Gab Banal, Angelo Wongchuking, La Salle forward Santi Santillan, NU's Troy Rike and College of St. Benilde’s Justin Gutang.
2019 William Jones Cup[edit | edit source]
Mighty Sports will once again represent the Philippines in the upcoming William Jones Cup in Chinese-Taipei on July 12 to 21. Team owners Alex Wongchuking and his brother Caesar announced their participation on May 20, 2019. "If it is for the national cause, we're always ready to help," Wongchuking said.
Charles Tiu will retain his head coaching duties while his mentor and former Gilas coach Rajko Toroman will serve as lead assistant.
Industrial leasing and real estate[edit | edit source]
Personal[edit | edit source]
He is a proud sports enthusiast. Outside of business, Wongchuking spends his time playing his favorite sports basketball, golf, and weightlifting. He is also coaching basketball athletes that had been playing in Pilipinas Commercial Basketball League (PCBL).
He is also a blogger writing about business, sports, and his entrepreneurial experiences at caesarwongchuking.com.ph.
References[edit | edit source]
- "About Me". Caesar Wongchuking website. Retrieved 10 February 2018.
- http://www.mightysports.ph/management-team/, Mighty Sports Management Team. Retrieved 5 February 2019.
- http://bafarms.com/about/. About BA Farms, Inc.
- "Wong Chu King Foundation Board of Trustees and Officers". WCKF Foundation website. Retrieved 10 February 2018.
- https://businessmirror.com.ph/2016/09/19/business-success-and-longevity/ Business Mirror. Business success and longevity. Retrieved 5 February 2019.
- "How Mighty became the Philippines' oldest firm". Philstar. Retrieved 13 March 2016.
- "The Man and the Foundation: WONG CHU KING". Wong Chu King Foundation. Retrieved 1 January 2015.
- "Xavier gets Mighty's backing". Manila Bulletin Sports. Retrieved 26 March 2018.
- https://www.philstar.com/sports/2019/01/24/1887610/mighty-sports-upswingPhilstar. Retrieved 5 February 2019.
- https://www.spin.ph/life/active-lifestyle/mighty-sports-now-the-official-merchandiser-of-gilas-pilipinas-a793-20190711. Sports Philippines Interactive Network. SPIN.ph
- https://www.mightysports.ph/mighty-sports-is-now-official-gilas-pilipinas-partner/ Mighty Sports Apparel official website.
- https://sports.mb.com.ph/2019/01/08/former-la-laker-odom-brownlee-lead-mighty-sports/ Manila Bulletin Sports. Retrieved 5 February 2019.
- https://www.spin.ph/basketball/mighty-sports-homenetmen-of-lebanon-dubai-international-championship-randolph-morris-jeremiah-gray-a794-20190204 SPIN.ph. Retrieved 5 February 2019.
- https://www.spin.ph/basketball/jeremiah-gray-roosevelt-adams-fil-am-prospects-mighty-sports-dubai-international-tournament-a1373-20190107 SPIN.ph. Retrieved 5 February 2019.
- https://sports.inquirer.net/333610/mighty-ph-eyes-better-finish-behind-odom-brownlee Inquirer Sports. Retrieved 5 February 2019.
- https://tiebreakertimes.com.ph/tbt/troy-rike-completes-mighty-sports-ph-team/138390 Tiebreaker Times. Retrieved 5 February 2019.
- http://www.manilastandardtoday.com/mobile/article/286263 Manila Standard Today. Retrieved 5 February 2019.
- http://manilastandard.net/sports/basketball/286651/mighty-sports-quintet-oozing-with-confidence.html Manila Standard. Retrieved 5 February 2019.
- http://www.espn.com/basketball/story/_/id/26797994/brickman-adams-headline-mighty-sports-philippines-jones-cup ESPN. Retrieved 23 May 2019.
- https://tiebreakertimes.com.ph/tbt/charles-tiu-reunite-mentor-rajko-toroman-mighty-sports/150345 Tiebreaker Times. Retrieved 23 May 2019.
- https://www.philstar.com/business/2019/07/08/1932790/wongchuking-ventures-industrial-leasing Philstar. Iris Gonzales.
- "Humble immigrant builds foundation for charity and change". Inquirer.net. Retrieved 23 December 2015.
- "Mighty Sport is Champ". Manila Bulletin Sports. Retrieved 3 December 2017.
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