Women's Sports, Youth Sports

Awesome Sports Project in BASW Series

At a time when female voices continue to be denied, we must find new means of unifying our communities and empowering our girls and women. Please consider donating to ourFUNDRAISER to continue our work to inspire girls' and women's voices in sports. Great news! As the Awesome Sports Project, a project created by Basketball Education in… Continue reading Awesome Sports Project in BASW Series

Team Awesome, Youth Sports

TABLA Camper Headed for Special Olympics

We are extremely proud to find out and announce that Kaylee Clark, one of the campers at the Team Awesome Basketball Leadership Academy in 2017 (TABLA) and a player for Roosevelt High School's Unified Basketball Team, has been selected to compete in the 2018 Special Olympics USA Games from July 1-6, 2018. The events will… Continue reading TABLA Camper Headed for Special Olympics

Mentees News, Upcoming Events, Women's Sports, Youth Sports

Spring & Summer News, 2015

Save the Date: "Shake Off Your Rust" Boot Camp, Sept 1-3, 6-9pm, at Academy Sports Center! Join the best and brightest of high school girls' basketball at a new state-of-the-art gym in Lynnwood! Enjoy your August break, and then get yourself ready for the fall season (and yet another year of basketball) the awesome way! Come… Continue reading Spring & Summer News, 2015

Mentees News, Women's Sports, Youth Sports

How It All Began: Teenage Girls Dreaming Big Dreams

I often say that basketball saved my life. As I got older, though, I realized that it’s not true. Basketball didn’t save my life. It was the people that I met through basketball who did. Basketball didn’t get me off the streets or steer me away from drugs. It saved my life because when I was a freshman in high school, I was a prematurely shy girl who was going to her sixth school in five years, furious at her parents and at the world.

Mentees News, Women's Sports, Youth Sports

Mentorship Program: January Recap!

Just as Seahawks' Chris Matthews signed off of the practice team and soared onto the NFL limelight by recovering THE onside kick and catching those incredible long throws by Russ, the girls were deep in one of the most intense basketball month (plus exams) of the winter! Earlier this month, we cancelled a training to go watch UW… Continue reading Mentorship Program: January Recap!