Posts tagged "basketball"

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Charting A Youth Basketball Success Story

Mitch Storch has built a sizeable basketball empire in North Jersey. A self-proclaimed Mecca of hoops in the Garden State, his organization has been forward-thinking from the jump. A progressive approach to fees and cost structures, a robust social media presence, and an aggressive expansion…

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Club Founder Awarded Key To The City

Long before Paterson bestowed Shane Gerald with the key to the city, he was just a good father trying his best to do right by his daughters. He wanted to provide them with an impactful youth sports experience. Little did he know at the time,…

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LeagueApps Pro Athlete Investors Share Lessons from Their Fathers

One father told his son that he didn’t expect to see him live to the ripe old age of eighteen. One dad prepped his son to be ready to market himself. Another was more impressed with the dynamics of the helicopter than the actual ride….

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Five Things I Learned at the Jr. NBA Youth Leadership Conference

Last month more than 300 grassroots youth and pro team basketball organizers from around the country came together at the Sheraton Grand in Chicago to discuss the state of youth basketball, ways to grow their organizations, and how to use basketball programs to positively impact…

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David Robinson Joins The Play Forever Podcast

Before David Robinson was a Hall of Famer with a flashy nickname, two championship rings, an MVP trophy, and countless Sports Illustrated covers, he was a young kid who fell in love with sports. Robinson sat down with LeagueApps to discuss his path to superstardom…

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How Two Ex-Davidson Teammates Grew a Youth Basketball Empire with Pro Skills

It was 2009 when Brendan Winters and Logan Kosmalski, physically and mentally drained from grueling professional basketball careers overseas, decided to casually launch a one-week summer camp in Charlotte. Former Davidson teammates, Brendan and Logan had international stints rooted in talent, friendship and a bit…

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#BallOverAll Wrap – Youth Basketball’s Evolution, Paying College Players, and the “Jelly” Movement

Our last #BallOverAll tweet chat discussed how the game has evolved recently, whether college players should get paid, and the jelly movement sweeping New York In our most recent #BallOverAll tweet chat hosted on November 1st at noon, EST, we received some great insights focused…

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BallOverAll – The Twitter Chat For Basketball Leaders

We’re excited to announce a live Twitter chat event and forum hosted by the LeagueApps Hoops team that will be taking place on Wednesday, November 1st. The online event is titled BallOverAll. Tune in to Twitter from Noon – 12:45pm EST for an in-depth open…

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How 5 of New Jersey’s Top Sports Brands Influenced The State’s Industry

There are over 2,300 sports organizations in the state of New Jersey. With all those options, you have to be able to show a parent or athlete what separates your programs from others. One way to do that is to find a way you can influence your…

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How Nassau Pride Delivers Affordable AAU Experiences to the Long Island Community

Sports Organization of the Month: May Nassau Pride is a Long Island based AAU basketball organization. The program was founded in 2012 with the focus of providing affordable AAU experiences to the Hicksville, Bethpage, Westbury, and Levittown areas. “At the time, it was becoming apparent…