Our Team

Frankie Marrón – President

Frankie Marrón is a Latino entrepreneur, who believes in helping build a positive community of athletes while motivating them to stay active. Marrón is in charge of managing Chicago’s largest Latino basketball league, Liga Azteca de Basketball LLC.. 


For as long as he can remember, Frankie Marrón’s Sundays have been about basketball. From accompanying his dad to games as a young boy to helping with scorekeeping once he learned the rules of the game; the league has always been an integral part of his life.

Marrón earned a degree in public relations and advertising from DePaul University. There he learned valuable skills that have and continue to help him take the league to the next level. As the current President of the league, he has been working hard to reinvent and reposition the league as the number one Latino basketball league in Chicago.  


Marrón has been published in publications like La Raza, Hoy Newspaper, and Extra Newspaper. He has also appeared on Univision Deportes and many other media outlets.

Francisco Marrón - Vice President

Francisco Marrón began his legacy with the league as a star player on team Balsas. In 1984, Francisco Marrón took over as owner of the league and through the years made the league grow into over 100 teams. Each team that has flourished has become a part of the Liga Azteca family. In 2003, Francisco passed management of Liga Azteca de Basketball LLC. to his son, Frankie Marrón.

Giving back to his players' communities has always been a priority to Francisco, who donates time and resources to local parks. He works hard to nourish each team's love for basketball, instills teamwork and sportsmanship, and cultivates a flourishing community of athletes.

Freddy Correa - Development Coordinator

As the league’s Development Coordinator, Freddy cultivates relationships with businesses and organizations that support the league’s mission. Currently enrolled at Purdue University pursuing a degree in Mechanical Engineering, Freddy believes in the importance of helping the community through Liga Azteca and works with sponsors that hold the same belief to build productive and lasting partnerships.