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  • Educating Young Athletes

  • To be Financially Fit!

  • To be Physically Fit!

  • Don't Get Ready, BE Ready!

About Bank$hot Basketball

We provide youth camps throughout the state of Georgia which teaches kids about the details of basketball and financial literacy.

Bank$hot was introduced with the premise of exposing our children to alternate and subsequent career possibilities in the athletic field and professional sports arena. Our student-athletes can expect a high intensity fun level of learning about the details of basketball. The goal is to keep the ratio (8:1) low for proper instruction and individual attention.

The principle basics of dribbling, shooting, passing, and defense as well as establishing a mental competitive edge will all be comprised within drills and games throughout the day. Our team building sessions will allow our kids to become the total team player; the total package.



What we do

We have allowed our coaches to use their own unique teaching skills to create a fun working environment for kids to learn. We focus on the following areas:

  • Shooting Accuracy
  • Dribbling
  • Defense
  • Footwork
  • Muscle Memory
  • Team Work

What we believe in

Our coaches understand the time you invest in yourself to become a better student-athlete will result in:

  • Achieved Goals
  • Satisfaction Through Sacrifice
  • Team Championships
  • Individual Honors

Communicator

Who is Kiesha Brown?




College Basketball Women's Official

Kiesha was exposed to the world of officiating by the men and women who actually refereed her. She wanted to let "the bug" pass by but it would not let her go. Through many years of playing the game she has opened a third eye to have the total package for basketball. Now a college women's official, Kiesha enjoys being able to give service back to the game that gave her so much. More importantly, to see the success of young athletes right before her eyes.



The Color Analyst

Kiesha brings her energy to the doorstep of your heart. Basketball has provided her with more opportunity than she could have ever imagined. Once she took her Nike's off, she has appeared on several networks across the southeastern region. Fox SportsSouth, GPB, SECtv and ESPNgo app have used Kiesha's perspective to break down the game and show a fresher side to the game. Her experiences as a player, coach, trainer, fan and now official have guided her to an uncanny look at today's athletes and the game as it continues to grow.





The Player

Graduate of Woodward Academy (1996), College Park, Georgia

Graduate of the University of Georgia (1996-2001) Bachelor of Arts Degree Speech Communications (Communications Studies)

 

Kiesha was a professional basketball player for 11 years. Undrafted to the WNBA in 2002, she has made lasting footprints in the WNBA and abroad. Kiesha played for numerous teams in her 8 year WNBA career: Washington Mystics, Houston Comets, New York Liberty, Minnesota Lynx, Los Angeles Sparks, Connecticut Sun, and Tulsa Shock. When she was dribbling a ball for the "W", she was also filling her passport abroad living and playing on her respective teams in countries such as Spain, Czech Republic, Russia, Turkey, Israel, and France.

By the numbers Kiesha represents:

429,500

High School athletes competing

0

NCAA athletes

3.9%

Percentage of high school
moving to NCAA

.9%

Pecentage moving from
NCAA to professional

-source (ncaa.org/playcollegesports)

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Some notable awards in her career include:

1996 1996

1996

Naismith Player of the Year Award alongside Kobe Bryant.

1995 1996

1995 - 1996

Gatorade Player of the Year for the state of Georgia.

1995 1996

1995 & 1996

Miss Georgia Player of the Year

2005 2005

2005

WNBA community assist award for the Washington Mystics

2012 2012

2012

French League Championship

2013 2013

2013

SEC Legend for University of Georgia Lady Dogs



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Georgia Legend Brown Forging New Path

When the Southeastern Conference introduces each team’s legend at the 2013 SEC Women’s Basketball Tournament this weekend in Duluth, Ga., few will have worked as hard or fought through as much as Kiesha Brown.

After arriving on campus as the high school consensus National Player of the Year, Brown suffered a knee injury eight games into her freshman season. Despite this Brown now reflects on the freshman year she spent creating entertaining free throw routines while her teammates practiced as one of the most positive experiences of her life.

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Kiesha Brown’s cycle for change

Kiesha Brown’s cycle for change

Growing up many of us have all had the same dream of one day becoming a professional athlete. Scoring the overtime winner; nailing that home run in the bottom of the ninth; or landing that triple-double in a decisive game 7. For most people these scenarios only stay with us in our dreams, but for some, becoming a professional athlete is a reality and a part of everyday life. For Atlanta, Georgia native Kiesha Brown, her dreams of playing basketball came true through her hard work, determination and love for the game she grew up playing. A talented and driven ball player, Brown was the 1995 and ’96 Gatorade Player of the Year for the state of Georgia and won the 1996 National Naismith Player of the Year along side current NBA superstar Kobe Bryant.

Shortly after graduating from the University of Georgia, Brown was ready for the pros and the WNBA, or so she thought. When realizing she was incapable of filling out her required W2 Form while entering the league, the business aspect of basketball and professional sports quickly set in triggering her mind at a fast pace. If she was unaware of how to properly fill out her form, how many other young adults were also in her position? How many teenagers and young children don’t know how to properly save and manage their money, or even start a business?

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Former WNBA star passes on passion for basketball

WNBA star Kiesha Brown passes on passion for basketball Kiesha Brown starred at Woodward Academy in College Park and went on to play basketball for the University of Georgia before embarking on a successful career internationally and in the WNBA.

She won the 1996 Naismith High School Player of the Year award - the same year Kobe Bryant took the honor playing at Lower Merion High School.

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What people say about Kiesha

  • “Congrats to #UGA's @kbfaith4 on being named and #SEC legend. One of the most resilient, determined athletes I've ever covered. #SECWBB13„

    -Twitter, Wendy Parker, AJC Sports beat writer

  • “There are two qualities every coach wants in an athlete- great effort and attitude. Kiesha Brown is th epitome of that.  It would be a priviege for anyone to hear her story.„

    -Mike Mobley, Sports Information Director at University of Georgia

  • “Kiesha's concern for the well-being of the student-athlete off the court, as well as on the court, is one of the things that sets her apart. She is using basketball to prepare the youth to be FINANCIALLY RESPONSIBLE adults.  In this day and time, the sooner they learn, the better.„

    -Rushia Brown, WNBA legend

  • “As a parent it is an honor to see a program in the South Fulton Community that teaches our kids how work as a team, play hard, have fun and the importance of budgeting your finances at a young age. My daughter follows the program wherever it goes. She is always eager to return and start over again.  The skills she has learned will last a lifetime.„

    -Jacinda Rodgers, Parent

  • “Give Back. There is always a point in life a person reaches down to pull another up. Kiesha is no exception. Although she succeed as a professional, she took a different path. Her words resonate with many kids from all backgrounds on the fundamental principal of running your own race. Success is for those who continue to run in their path. "WOW!!! I know you were going to be good, but you exceeded all expectations. Your presentation captured the attention of the 9th graders at South Cobb High School, which is no easy task! The goal of the school speaker was to motivate today's youth to never give up reaching for their goals. Your presentation not only motivativated the group to keep reaching their goals, but also to take risks and try new things...Thank you for your professionalism and inspirational story. It was a pleasure and honor to work with you.„

    -Ryan Jones Advisory Board Member for South Cobb High School

Kiesha's "Work 2 Win System" is composed of maximum drill repetition, good practice habits, sustaining mental focus, and conquering fatigue which results in winning easy.

Contact Us

For more information on camps and clinics.

Phone

404 555 1212

Email

bankshotbball@gmail.com