Meet the Coaches: Akuyo Nichols

Name: Akuyo Nichols Occupation: Learning Lab Instructor at i3 Learn Academy Do you currently coach: Head Girls Coach at i3 Learn Academy Years Coaching: 8 years in middle school, high school and AAU Did you play in high school: Lakewood High School Did you play in college: Santa Ana College & California State University - [...]

2019-10-18T17:43:30+00:00 October 18th, 2019|

Meet the Coaches Week 6: Jon Walker

Name: Jon Walker Occupation: Cheyenne High School, Teacher/Employee skills Do you currently Coach: Cheyenne High School, Head Coach Women’s Basketball Years Coaching: 17 years of coaching. Most recently, 3 years at Cheyenne HS, 3 years at Eldorado HS, 2 years at Spring Valley HS. Did you play basketball in HS:  St John’s Jesuit High School, Toledo, Ohio  [...]

2019-10-16T17:51:38+00:00 October 16th, 2019|

Meet the Coaches: Carena McCary

Name: Carena McCary Occupation: Teacher and Certified Athletic Trainer  Do you currently coach? Assistant Girls Basketball Coach at Cheyenne High School Years Coaching: 7 years  Did you play in high school? I played at Sierra Vista High School  Did you play in college? Arkansas State University  Who is your favorite NBA coach & why? Gregg Popovich, he preaches fundamentals which [...]

2019-10-11T19:44:19+00:00 October 11th, 2019|

Meet the Coaches Week 4: Nitza Paola Brand Restrepo

With the final week of the 2019 regular season coming in hot, Nitza Paola Brand Restrepo sat down with our team and talked about her 10 years of coaching experience and the reason she enjoys coaching Summer League Jr. NBA student-athletes.  Name: Nitza Paola Brand Restrepo Occupation: Dance/ PE Teacher and Communities in School Senior Seminar [...]

2019-10-03T22:56:19+00:00 October 3rd, 2019|

Meet the Coaches Week 3: Marcus Falley

Halfway through the Summer League Jr. NBA Regular Season we have seen massive growth from our players and broadcasters! We want to thank our coaches for putting in the time, effort, and energy necessary to continue to develop our student-athletes. Getting ready for Week 3 of the 2019 Fall Season our staff caught up with [...]

2019-09-26T23:39:27+00:00 September 26th, 2019|

NBA Summer League Halftime Performer Bailey Munoz Wins So You Think You Can Dance

Last night, SO YOU THINK YOU CAN DANCE came to a sensational season ending when Bailey Munoz was named the winner during the live two-hour season finale, on FOX. Bailey Munoz, 19, from Las Vegas, NV, received the most votes and break-danced off with the cash prize of $250,000, the cover of Dance Spirit magazine [...]

2019-09-17T20:55:57+00:00 September 17th, 2019|

Winner Announced for 2019 MGM Resorts NBA Summer League Anthem Idol

On April 28th, Tomorrow’s Stars Foundation held the 2019 Summer League Anthem Idol Auditions at the Jewel Box Theater in the Clark County Public Library. With 25 exciting auditions from kids ages 7-17, we are happy to announce & congratulate this year's winner Mark Ruber! Mark Ruber, a seven-year-old Las Vegas local, stunned our judges [...]

2019-05-06T17:24:45+00:00 May 4th, 2019|