Monday, December 15, 2014

Champions Again Atlanta Select 9u SILVER Team

The Mighty Atlanta Select 9u SILVER Team with Head Coach Baskerville (Not Pictured) 
Asst. Coach Christopher and Team Parent Coordinator Mrs. Clayton.
Champions - Georgia Knockouts' Christmas Tournament
December 12-14, 2014

Just Go Select!!! 

Wednesday, December 10, 2014

What Happen at the Select Nation's Coaches Meeting, 12-06-2014?

Time: 09:45 AM Saturday, December 6, 2014
Coach Z (Co-Founder & COO) calls the meeting to order.
Vendor presentation before main meeting starts.
Michael Luscher, CEO Point 3 Basketball
Michael gives a 15 minute presentation on his company and its products.
The group listens attentively as our Videographer records the action.
Time 10 AM
Coach Hill (Co-Founder & CEO) is introduced and gives opening remarks.

Coach McCadney, Asst Coach, (Mighty 2014 6th Grade Lady Select RED) breaks in after Coach Hill and highlight the benefits of AAU basketball and some of the rules of play. Indicated that he is also a certified referee and can and willingly will to help and teach the game.
Knowing it is not time for discussion Coach Z let's him speck because he has great information.

Coach Z regains the floor and explains that this is a LIP, CHIP and SIP meeting, talk, eat chips and sip water. However, he was advised by his special lady to try Ray's donuts, the best in the city. He fell for it and bought 5 dozens, one each for each attendee.
They loved them!!!
Then Coach Z introduced the group dynamic, a grab bag exercise in which the participant would grab a bag, but could not open but could trade, sell or keep. Once opened they must keep the contents.

Very little trading, most kept their bagged item.
After the grab bag exercise head coaches were to find their handbook with no name on it.

It was time for the formal session. Coach Z discussed the philosophy of the organization, starting with the concept of CADRE

Thank you awards were issued to each head coach.

Head Coach Kevin Morris' award was buried in the stuff and was not presented. My Badd.

Coach Hill had to leave early and was presented a special trophy early.
Coach Hill was presented the Skills Developer Coach of the Year and honored as being tied second in the Trophy Count.
Coach Baskerville tied for second in the Trophy Count.

Coach Gates was recognized as the winningest coach in the history of the organization
100+ in nine years.

First this year. Life Skills Coach of the Year
A tie, Coach Johnson and Woods.
They presented Coach Z with a COLLEGE Bound t- shirt.
New this season Assistant Coach of the Year
Paul McCadney
Coach of the Year
Tyrell McCrae

Now get ready for the the group picture.

And finally the group picture.
Time 12 Noon. ********
Check out the Slide Show below for more details about the meeting.

Monday, December 8, 2014

Monday, November 24, 2014

Select Nation Annual/Kick-Off 2015 Coaches Meeting is Coming

Atlanta Select will hold its coaches meeting for the new season (2015) on Saturday, December 6, 2014. Details will be posted on the web site's calendar. All persons interested in joining Atlanta Select as a coach are invited to attend. But first, please contact Coach Z indicating your interest in coaching and to obtain additional details on Atlanta Select.

Atlanta Select coaches (head coaches and all assistants) will have full membership in AAU, YBOA, and other established youth basketball organization. They will be given a Coach's handbook/SOP with Atlanta Select requirements. They must become NCAA Summer coach certified and complete the Positive Coaching Alliance (PCA) required by AAU and have a background check through AAU.

New coaches will join the cadre of Atlanta Select coaches that have SYNERGY as the foundation of its existence. We welcome your interest. Please contact Coach Z at 770-808-4444, email: ASAP or prior to December 1, 2014.

Just Go Select!!!

Tuesday, November 11, 2014

Presenting The Select Nation's Youngest Team - 7U SouthSide Ballers.

Head Coach Keith Jackson and his Mighty 7U Atlanta Select SouthSide Ballers.

Just Go Select!!!

Tuesday, November 4, 2014

Atlanta Select 9U Champions

Congratulations to the Mighty Atlanta Select 
Champions on November 2, 2014.

Saturday, October 25, 2014

Supporting the Fight Against Cancer

Kudos to Atlanta Select College Bound Teams for spearheading our support to fight Cancer.

Coaches Michael Johnson and Milton Woods lead their 8th and 7th grade teams, respectively,
in the Select Nation participation in this major community action event.
Coaches, parents, student athletes and friends of the College Bound Atlanta Select teams were among the thousand that assembled at Centennial Olympic Park.

Select Nation Coaches, Parents, Student-Athletes and Friends are actively participating in community activities that promote health and welfare. Additionally, these activities provide "Life Skills" lessons to our student athletes.
A whole hearty thanks goes to the Atlanta Select COLLEGE Bound Nation under the leadership of Coach Johnson and Coach Woods for carrying the banner of the overall 
Atlanta, Savannah, Augusta Select Nation. 

Just Go Select!!!