About The House

The WCE House of Victory serves as the home and center of operations for the Westchase Express Inc, a 501(c)3 non-profit organization dedicated to developing and preparing youth for opportunities as young adults whether its at college or beyond.  The programs, services and resources that are available at the House of Victory are readily available and affordable to the public.   

The WCE House of Victory's facility is the first of our planned premier academic and athletic training facilities.  The House of Victory has been designed and set up to serve amatuers of all ages and professional athletes alike.  Our ability to also serve the student part of student-athlete with resources and tools to help gain an advantage in the classroom is second to no other facility in the Houston market currently.  

So whether if you are just picking up the game for the first time or are a seasoned professional, there are services, resources and programs that are available for you. 

With faith as our foundation, the WCE House of Victory is the place to develop and to prepare students and athletes to conquer on the field of play or in the classroom, but to conqueror in life.  We pride ourselves on our family-friendly services and facility and truly hope that you come and check for yourself what we can do for you and your family.

Our Charter/Mission

The WCE House of Victory is part of the the Westchase Express Inc. (WCE) organization structure, and as such has incorporated the Charter/Mission as outlined by WCE.  Our Charter is important to communicating who we are, what we do, and what we stand for as an organization. Our Charter is an essential basis for our decision-making processes and strategies to attaining our organizational goals.
The WCE Mission reflects how the success of our Charter is used for the betterment of the community. Our Mission communicates the focus of our organization. Furthermore, it is essential to ensuring that our decisions and strategies are aligned to our organizational goals.
We are WCE, a community based organization dedicated to developing our future leaders.
Our purpose is to benefit society in a tangible way, by forging our future leaders, without regard to the economic constraints faced by many. 
Our strategy is to use our “National Pastime” to be a positive example, dedicated to developing our youth. We will do this by reinforcing teamwork, promoting sportsmanship, encouraging positive leadership characteristics, and by showing trust in our youth as they strive to become positive community citizens.
Our Values:
Our values are what we believe sets us a part from other organizations, and what guides us in our everyday lives.  
  • Patience:  Understand that good things take time, and that one must progress at the appropriate rate and not trying to get somewhere too soon.
  • Faith:   Believe in your purpose, trust that you can succeed, and have peace of mind no matter the outcome.
  • Integrity:  Ensure that purity of intentions of your decisions and commitments are without compromise.
  • Respect:  It is important to at all-time respect the game, your opponents, your teammates, your coaches, and your parents, however, it is most important that you respect yourself.
  • Reliability:  Reliability builds trust, which allows all members of the team to know the others will do their job, even during difficult times.
  • Accountability:  The responsibility for ones actions as an individual or an organization.
“Success is peace of mind which is a direct result of self-satisfaction in knowing you did your best to become the best that you are capable of becoming.” (John R. Wooden) 
We are successful when: 
  • Our youth learn to start each day with a sense of purpose and end the day with a sense of accomplishment.
  • Our programs and members have learned and accepted that success is not measured by wins or losses, but only through the understanding and acceptance of the behavior blue print that is essential to becoming the best they can be.
  • Our ability to influence and guide our youth is without hesitation and/or fear of failure.
  • Our organization has earned the respect, loyalty, and trust of both those who aspire to be more, and the communities that look to them as their future.
  • Our members, partnering organizations, families, and fans have upheld our standards, expectations, and have contributed positively to our reputation.
  • Our members attend higher levels of education, graduate, and become positive role models in our communities.
The WCE Organizational Mission Statement:
“Developing the body, mind, and spirit for the betterment of the community through the reinforcement of teamwork, sportsmanship, leadership, and a positive community citizenship.”
WCE House of Victory Motto:
“Dominus Fortissumus”
(The Lord's Champion)

WCE House of Victory Leadership

  1. Robert E. VanNieuwenhuyzen
WCE President / Co-Founder
    Robert E. VanNieuwenhuyzen WCE President / Co-Founder
  2. General Manager
    General Manager
  3. Brandon J. Lewis
WCE Vice President
    Brandon J. Lewis WCE Vice President
  4. Gerald Labbie
Director of Facilities/Secretary
    Gerald Labbie Director of Facilities/Secretary
  5. Monika Covington
NW Houston Youth Dir. / Instructor
    Monika Covington NW Houston Youth Dir. / Instructor
  6. Chuck McElroy
So. Houston Youth Teams Director
    Chuck McElroy So. Houston Youth Teams Director
  7. Wil Abt
Speed/Strength/Agility Trainer
    Wil Abt Speed/Strength/Agility Trainer
  8. Lead Baseball Trainer/Instructor
    Lead Baseball Trainer/Instructor