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Tobias Harris CampAlways very philanthropic off the court, Tobias Harris is hosting his annual School of  Business Business Basketball Camp June 26-30, 2017 from 9:00am – 3:00pm at Half Hollow Hills HS East & Half Hollow Hills HS West for Boys & Girls Grades 3-12. Learn on and off the court skills from the NBA superstar.

The Tobias Harris “School of Business” Basketball Activities are uniquely designed to give a fun and engaging experience. Participants at all skill levels will receive training on the fundamentals of basketball and receive detailed instruction that will help to formulate a better understanding of the game and skill techniques. Daily stations including; passing, ball handling, shooting, rebounding, footwork, defense, and teamwork will help to improve their game. Workshops on careers, life goals, self-esteem, and invited guest speakers are incorporated into the daily activities…For more info about this camp, visit SchoolofBusinessBasketball.com

TobiasHarrisBasketballClinicDetroit Pistons Tobias Harris got traded from the Orlando Magic to the Pistons last season but that didn’t stop him from still doing big things in his communities, especially his home town of Long Island.

Sign up for the 2016 Tobias Harris School of Business Basketball Clinics on Monday, June 27, 2016 – Friday, July 01, 2016 at Half Hollow Hills High School West 375 Wolf Hill Road, Dix Hills, New York 11746. Campers will learn the on court skills and off the court lessons from one of the top NBA players in the game, Detroit Pistons Tobias Harris. Sign up for his camp here. 

Good genes run in the Harris family. Tobias’s brother Tyler is a 2016 top NBA draft prospect. If your company is interested in hiring Tobias for a speaking engagement, basketball camp or appearance, contact AthletePromotions.

 

Brandon Jacobs Speaking FeeThis past Saturday, Brandon Jacobs assisted in running a football clinic in Graham, North Carolina. The football clinic was for boys in the third through eighth grades and was focused on fundamentals. Following the clinic, Jacobs also guest spoke at the Christian Adventurers’ Spring Banquet and Auction which was used to raise money for the organization.

Brandon Jacobs is a native of Houma, Louisiana who ran for over 3,000 yards and 38 touchdowns in his senior season of high school. After a college career that included playing for both the University of Auburn and Southern Illinois University, Jacobs was chosen in the fourth round of the 2005 NFL Draft by the New York Giants. In Jacobs rookie season he rushed for over 400 yards and nine touchdowns and followed that season up by capturing the starting running back position after Tiki Barber retired. In that 2007 season the Giants went on to win the Super Bowl behind Jacobs bruising running style and their great defensive line. After six more seasons that included another Super Bowl run with the Giants and a brief stint with the San Francisco 49ers, Jacobs decided to retire after resigning with the Giants for one more season. Since his retirement Jacobs has been present on ABC’s Shark Tank and currently resides in Wayne, New Jersey.

This past Saturday, Brandon Jacobs guest spoke at the Christian Adventurers’ Spring Banquet and Auction after assisting with the football clinic held before. The event gave kids the chance to learn fundamentals from a former NFL running back and as expected the turnout was great.

If your company is interested in finding out availability and booking fees for a Super Bowl champion such as Brandon Jacobs or other sports celebrities for a Keynote Speech, Fundraiser Event, Guest Appearance, or Football Camp, call us at 1-888-246-7141.

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Jim_Harbaugh_Head_Coach_University_of_MichiganMichigan head coach Jim Harbaugh and his staff will be guest coaches at the Next Level Football Camp at Pearl High School on June 8. The camp will run from 9 a.m. to noon. These trips help coaches and staff connect with out-of-state recruits. Running back Cam Akers and linebacker Willie Gay, two of the four overall recruits in the state, have tweeted that they will be in attendance. Harbaugh has taken part of these out-of-state satellite camps over the past couple of years. The cost of attending the camp is $25 for those that preregister and $40 for those that don’t.

The Toledo native, was raised around football. His father was a football coach contributing to his family living in Ohio, Kentucky, Iowa, Michigan, and California during his childhood. Harbaugh attended high school in Ann Arbor, Michigan and Palo Alto, California when his father was an assistant coach at Michigan and Stanford. After graduation from high school in Palo Alto in 1982, Harbaugh returned to Ann Arbor and enrolled at the University of Michigan and played quarterback for the Wolverines. As a fifth-year senior in 1986, he led Michigan to the 1987 Rose Bowl and was a Heisman Trophy finalist, finishing third. Harbaugh was selected in the first round of the 1987 NFL Draft by the Chicago Bears. He played from 1987 to 1993 with Chicago, 1994 to 1997 with the Indianapolis Colts, 1998 with the Baltimore Ravens, and 1999 to 2000 with the San Diego Chargers; totaling 14 years as a quarterback in the NFL. His 1995 season with the Indianapolis was his best year, leading the Colts to the AFC Championship Game, being selected to the Pro Bowl and being honored as NFL Comeback Player of the Year. During 1994 to 2001, while still playing in the NFL, Harbaugh was an unpaid assistant coach at Western Kentucky University, where his father was head coach. After two years out of the league, he returned to the NFL in 2002 as the quarterbacks coach for the Oakland Raiders. He returned to college ranks in 2004 as the head coach at the University of San Diego, he moved up to Stanford in 2007 for four seasons before signing a five-year deal as head coach of the NFL San Francisco 49ers. In 2015, Harbaugh returned to his alma mater as head coach of the Michigan Wolverines where he still resides.

This upcoming June 8th, the Next Level Football Camp at Pearl High School will host the best of Mississippi’s high school football players as well as Michigan’s head coach Jim Harbaugh and his staff will as guest coaches. He will be coaching from 9 a.m. to noon. Players can attend the camp for $25.

If your company is interested in finding out availability and booking fees for a former NFL Football star turned coach such as Jim Harbaugh or other sports celebrities for a Keynote Speech, Fundraiser Event, Guest Appearance, or Football Camp, call us at 1-888-246-7141.

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Former Seattle Mariners pitcher Jamie Moyer at his foundation's Magnolia headquarters, Thurs., Aug. 6, 2015, in Seattle. The Moyer Foundation has made Jamie a beloved Seattle athlete as much as what he did on the field. (Ken Lambert / The Seattle Times)When Mariners general manager Jerry Dipoto called Jamie Moyer to invite him to camp the oldest pitcher to win a game in major-league history replied, “Is that as a player, or in another capacity?” After a weeklong stint in Peoria Moyer’s engagement and enthusiasm suggests that he loved it.  Not being used to calling the dugout home, Moyer’s did a remarkable job assessing the players work, giving mechanical suggestions, and providing insight into the mental challenged of baseball on both the major- and minor-league side of the complex. Moyer was said to be a natural on the coaching end, and seemed more than open to pursuing that line of work. Moyer says he’d be willing to  work around his schedule to go on some special assignments during the season upon request.

The Pennsylvania native is a former professional baseball pitcher with over 25-years in Major League Baseball experience currently lives in Florida with his wife and eight children. When he’s not focusing on family or sports he’s working with his non-profit organization dedicated to helping children in severe distress through the Moyer Foundation.

At the time of his last game, Moyer was the oldest player in the major leagues and had the most wins, losses, and strikeouts of any active MLB pitcher. He’s pitched for the Chicago Cubs, Texas Rangers, St. Louis Cardinals, Baltimore Orioles, Boston Red Sox, Seattle Mariners, Philadelphia Phillies, and Colorado Rockies. He was inducted into the Mariners Hall of Fame last year in 2015. Moyer played for 25 seasons, from 1986 to 2012, winning 269 games — the final one for the Rockies at age 49 — and this may just be his time to explore the other side of the field. Moyer announced the end of his baseball-playing career during an interview with Dave Davies on National Public Radio’s Fresh Air broadcast that aired October 2, 2013. During the interview on Fresh Air he also announced his intention to start a pitching academy, The Moyer Pitching Academy, as well as continue his charitable work with The Moyer Foundation, but that he would be open to an offer to coach in the major leagues.

Moyer has the instant street cred that comes with a career that brought him two 20-win seasons, an All-Star appearance and a World Series title. “Whether it’s pickoff moves, how you hold your glove in the stretch or how you attack hitters, he’s got like 25 years in the big leagues, which is unbelievable,’’ Mariners pitcher Mike Montgomery said. “ It’s pretty cool listening to him talk, and having him give me advice on different little things is pretty awesome.” One tip Moyer gave Montgomery to help his changeup was to hold two balls in his hand, then take one away and see how the ball feels smaller. “It’s little things like that I would have never thought about,’’ he said. This only confirms previous thoughts by many that Moyer is a natural on the coaching end, and seems open to pursuing that line of work.

If your company is interested in finding out availability and booking fees for a professional baseball player like Jamie Moyer or other sports celebrities for a Baseball Camp, Radio Interview, Keynote Speech, and Guest Appearances call us at 1-888-246-7141.

 

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Christian Laettner Speaking FeeThis upcoming June, Christian Laettner will be holding a basketball camp at Walker-Hackensack-Akeley School District and will focus on fundamentals such as ball handling, movement without the ball, and team concepts. The camp will host ages ranging from eight year olds to eighteen year olds and the attendees will receive a t-shirt on the first day.

Christian Laettner is an Angola, New York native who developed his competitive drive from his brother’s bullying as a kid and played his high school basketball at private Nichols School. Laettner had to work as a janitor to supplement the cost of the private school that he led to two state titles. Laettner was a very sought after recruit and decided to play his college ball at Duke University. During his time at Duke, Laettner won an amazing 21 games in the NCAA tournament that included back to back national titles during his junior and senior season. His college career is regarded as one of if the not the best college basketball careers in history as he averaged nearly 17 points, 8 rebounds, and nearly 50 percent on three point shooting while also providing many clutch shots during his career. Laettner also holds multiple NCAA tournament records such as most points, free throws made and attempted, games won, and games played. Laettner was also the only non NBA player named to the highly touted 1992 Olympic Dream Team featuring Michael Jordan, Magic Johnson, and Larry Bird. Laettner was drafted third overall by the Minnesota Timberwolves in the 1992 NBA Draft and played 13 years in the National Basketball Association including stints with six teams, was traded six times, and was never with a team for longer than three years. Laettner has since begun operating many youth training camps and also served as a coach in the NBA’s developmental league.

This upcoming June, Christian Laettner will hold a basketball camp at Walker-Hackensack-Ackley School District. The camp should have a great turnout as Laettner’s camps generally do. The camp will teach attendees the fundamentals of the game and they will learn from one of if not the greatest college basketball players of all time.

If your company is interested in finding out availability and booking fees for a college basketball hall of famer such as Christian Laettner or other sports celebrities for a Keynote Speech, Fundraiser Event, Guest Appearance, or Camp, call us at 1-888-246-7141.

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Shawn Johnson SpeakerThis past week, Olympic gold medalist, Shawn Johnson made a surprise appearance at the Athletic Arts Academy in Orange. The appearance gave the young athletes a chance to meet and get advice from a proven winner and champion who was once in their shoes just trying to accomplish their dreams.

Shawn Johnson is a Des Moines, Iowa native who began participating in gymnastics when she was enrolled in a class at the age of three after her parents noticed her climbing cabinets and jumping off tables. At the age of 12, Johnson participated in the Junior Olympics National Championships and placed fourth in the all-around after finishing first on the beam and second on the floor routine. She was not originally being scouted by the United States National team until Johnson’s coach, Liang Chow, sent the team a video and stated that “I believe this kid will help the U.S. Team.” In 2006, Johnson, as a junior elite, won the U.S. Junior National All-Around Championship with a score higher than any of senior elite competitors. When Johnson began her senior career in 2007 she began to rack up gold medals starting at the World Championships where she won the gold in the all-around and floor competitions alone, all while helping the U.S. team win the team gold. The following year the U.S. team and Johnson headed to the Olympics in Beijing where the team won the silver medal. Along with the silver in the team competition Johnson won the silver in the individual all-around finishing behind her teammate Nastia Liukin and another silver in the floor exercise competition. It wasn’t all silver medals for Johnson however when she broke through and won the gold medal in the balance beam finishing just ahead of her teammate Liukin as well. In 2009 Johnson took her talents to a new competition when she competed on the eighth season of Dancing with the Stars and ultimately won the competition with professional dancer, Mark Ballas. In 2012, Johnson returned to Dancing with the Stars for the all-star season and at the end of the season finished second.

This past week, Olympic gold medalist and Dancing with the Star’s champion Shawn Johnson made a surprise visit to the Athletic Academy in Orange. The appearance was a great opportunity for the young athletes to get advice from someone who made their dream a reality due in large fact to hard work and dedication. Johnson has said that part of her duty as an Olympian is to give back to the community and kids that want to accomplish the same and bigger dreams than she had.

If your company is interested in finding out availability and booking fees for a former Olympic gymnast such as Shawn Johnson or other sports celebrities for a Keynote Speech, Fundraiser Event, Guest Appearance, or Football Camp, call us at 1-888-246-7141.

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Frank ShamrockRetired mixed martial arts pioneer, former undefeated UFC champion and all-around stand up guy Frank “The Legend” Shamrock recently visited Tucson Medical Center’s children’s center as part of a trip through Southern Arizona. Shamrocks says “This year, I’ve decided to get more involved in charitable nonprofit work. I’ve been taking opportunities to go into communities and see what’s going on and try to give back a little bit. I’ve been in my own community just focusing on my daughter and I haven’t really been out and about much, but I would like to spend this whole year doing charity and nonprofit work.”

He was successful in his goal as he brightened the day of several patients (and parents) at the hospital with his genuine kind heartedness, words of encouragement and contagious smile. Whether through simple conversation or signing a few autographs for an excited young wrestler, Shamrock brought laughter, smiles and encouragement to TMC. The patients and their families aren’t the only ones who love the hospital visits; members of the TMC staff were thrilled to have Shamrock visit.

Shamrock was the first man to ever hold the UFC’s middleweight championship belt; a division later renamed the light heavyweight division. During his stay as champ, Shamrock successfully defended his belt four times and was ranked the number one pound-for-pound fighter in the world during his reign. He held the belt through four defenses, from Dec. 21, 1997, until retiring from the UFC on Nov. 24, 1999. Shamrock returned to the sport later on to win multiple championships outside of the UFC, though he officially retired again in 2010. Since stepping away from the octagon, Shamrock has become a philanthropist, motivational speaker, social activist and author, along with several other impressive accomplishments. With his unwavering drive for success, Shamrock is a key model for anyone feeling down and out in a hospital bed.

When not working across the country to brighten days and teach technique, Shamrock said he is dedicating his time to rebuilding the Shamrock Ranch boys home, where both he and his adoptive brother and fellow MMA legend Ken were adopted as boys.

If your company is interested in finding out availability and booking fees for an undefeated UFC champion and retired martial artist like Frank “The Legend” Shamrock other sports celebrities for a Motivational Speech, Autograph Signing, Guest Appearance, or Football Camp, call us at 1-888-246-7141.

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Jordan Burroughs Appearance FeeOlympic gold medalist Jordan Burroughs made an appearance at the Federation wrestling meet in Sidney, Nebraska this past Sunday. Burroughs, who plans to participate in the 2016 Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, wrestled in college at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln for four years.

Jordan Burroughs is a Camden, New Jersey native and started wrestling when he was a young five years old. Winning started early for Burroughs as he won a state championship and senior national championship when he was finished at his high school, Winslow Township High School. After high school, Burroughs went on to star at the University of Nebraska. While at Nebraska, Burroughs was a three time All American and a two time undefeated national champion. Burroughs finished at Nebraska with a whopping record of 128-30 which is fifth in Nebraska school history. Following his senior year at Nebraska in which he won a national title, Burroughs won a freestyle world title in Istanbul, Turkey. The world title in Istanbul made Burroughs only the fourth wrestler ever to win a national title and world title in the same year. In 2012, the following year, Burroughs made his first appearance at the Olympic Games in London, United Kingdom. Burroughs finished the Olympic Games with a gold medal and has since won multiple world championships around the world.

This past Sunday, Jordan Burroughs made an appearance at the Federation wrestling meet in Sidney, Nebraska. The appearance gave kids at the meet the chance to meet and talk with one of the more successful wrestlers in the World. The appearance also gave Burroughs a chance to return to the state where he won two national titles and continued his rise into the World’s best wrestlers.

If your company is interested in finding out availability and booking fees for an Olympic gold medalist such as Jordan Burroughs or other sports celebrities for a Keynote Speech, Fundraiser Event, Guest Appearance, or Football Camp, call us at 1-888-246-7141.

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Victor Oladipo Speaking FeeVictor Oladipo made an appearance this past December at the Orlando Magic Holiday Basketball Camp that included 12 hours of expert instruction from the National Basketball Academy. Along with running some drills and skills portion of the camp, Oladipo’s greatest gift he gave was giving life lessons to the kids in attendance. Oladipo was the perfect person to discuss how to reach your dreams on and off the court for the nearly 50 kids attending.

The Silver Spring, Maryland native wasn’t as highly touted out of high school as some would think the number two overall pick and NBA up and comer would be. As Oladipo would say, hard work, dedication, and belief in himself made him into that. Out of high school Oladipo was ranked the 144th best prospect in his graduating class but after attending Indiana University with Coach Tom Creen, Oladipo learned that his biggest asset may be defense. He built quite the resume while at Indiana that included Sporting News College Basketball Player of the Year, the National Co-Defensive Player of the Year, and was a first team All-American. Subsequently, Oladipo was selected with the 2nd pick by the Orlando Magic in the 2013 NBA Draft and hasn’t looked back. In only his 3rd NBA season Oladipo has been seen as an up and coming NBA star that many believe can and will be a part of a championship team in the future.

Victor Oladipo made an appearance at the Orlando Magic Holiday Basketball Camp that had nearly 50 kids in attendance and included 12 hours of instruction from players and coaches. It was a great chance for kids to not only get expert help in the game of basketball but also life from one of the budding stars the NBA has to offer.

If your company is interested in finding out booking fees and availability for a current NBA player such as Victor Oladipo or other sports celebrities for an Autograph Session, Product Endorsement, Advertising Campaign, VIP Meet and Greet or Guest Appearance contact Victor Oladipo’s booking agent, call us at 1.888.246.7141, or start your athlete booking request.

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