BY ROWAN SCHABERG | TABLA Camper-Intern Lindsey Cleary is a senior at Claremont McKenna College (CMC) who joined us as a Team Awesome Basketball Leadership Academy (TABLA) Junior Counselor (JC) for the inaugural year in 2017. Lindsey graduated from Holy Names Academy and is now majoring in Computer Science at CMC. During her basketball career… Continue reading TABLA JC Senior Interview: Lindsey Cleary!
BY TAYLOR FAHEY | JUNIOR COUNSELOR We wrapped up TABLA 2019 with a "Living Awesome: Community Day". To start it off there was a college student-athlete panel where the Junior Counselors shared their experiences and answered questions. Then the 3-on-3 Tournament of Champions was in full swing and the campers gave it everything they had!… Continue reading Day Four, TABLA 2019
BY TAYLOR FAHEY | JUNIOR COUNSELOR The focus today was "Working as One" and the campers were ready to do just that. Starting off the day with Kadee Gray, the Mental Skills Coach, the campers learned how visualization can improve their game. Then they hit the court running. The campers enhanced their skills in a… Continue reading Day Three, TABLA 2019
BY TAYLOR FAHEY | JUNIOR COUNSELOR Today was a day of inspiration. The theme, "Inspiring Others" brought a great energy to the gym for our second day of camp. First the campers welcomed guest speaker Ryan Webb. Being a Seattle Storm Assistant Coach and Player Developmental Coach, he had great insight on the game of… Continue reading Day Two, TABLA 2019
BY TAYLOR FAHEY | JUNIOR COUNSELOR Team Awesome Basketball Leadership Academy kicked off today with the leadership theme of “Finding Your Voice”. If you walked by the gym sometime today you would hear exactly that! It isn’t just a gym of silence and occasional squeaking shoes…. Nope, it is a gym filled with campers eager… Continue reading Day One, TABLA 2019
We pack so much into the week at Team Awesome Basketball Leadership Academy (TABLA), it is almost impossible to sum up what sets us apart and what we hope the girls get out the camp. So, why hear it from us? Hear it from the parents who have watched their daughters grow throughout the few… Continue reading Why Parents Loved TABLA Too!
BY ROWAN SCHABERG | TABLA CAMPER Stephen Curry, Kobe Bryant, and Lebron James. These are the names I hear over and over again when I ask the 5th graders that I coach at Rainier Beach Community Center who their favorite basketball players are. When I say, “What about Sue Bird? Maya Moore? Breanna Stewart? Candace… Continue reading “Pick N’ Role Models”: TABLA camper carries out her social justice project!
Good news! After just two summers, Team Awesome Basketball Leadership Academy (TABLA) is featured in an article by our awesome community sponsor Snap! Raise as "the most awesome girls basketball camp in Seattle". Casey Grosso writes, "TABLA’s coaching staff believes that powerful change for communities starts with empowering strong women, and this notion guides their… Continue reading TABLA Featured in Snap! Raise Leadership Website
BY ROWAN MATHER | TABLA Camper Every girl should have the opportunity to go to Team Awesome Basketball Leadership Academy (TABLA). TABLA is the only camp I have been to where I have learned more than just basketball skills. I learned what my platform is and how to use it, what kind of leader I… Continue reading Rowan Mather: “My TABLA Experience”
Hi Coach Bea, I am writing to share my experience at TABLA 2018. This was my first time going to TABLA (Team Awesome Basketball Leadership Academy) camp, and I wish it never ended! Most of the camps I attended were mainly about practicing basketball skills and drills with hundreds of players in a gym. It… Continue reading Myana Calloway: “My Week at TABLA”