November 20, 2019 | We are officially a week away from winter season tip-off! For the fifth straight year, high school girls and women's team came together to celebrate girls and women's basketball in the Puget Sound. One year older, one year wiser (and for some of us, one year slower), we continue to bring… Continue reading 5th Annual Awesome 3-on-3 Jam: Recap & Photos!
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
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
November 4, 2018 | Four years ago, we started out with four teams. This past weekend, fifty-three middle and high school girls and women came out to our 4th Annual Awesome 3-on-3 Jam to celebrate girls' and women's basketball in the Puget Sound, right before the winter season tips off! This year, Andrea Dang, a graduate… Continue reading 4th Annual Awesome 3-on-3 Jam: Recap & Photos!
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