OUR TEAM

Adam Motley  |  Coach

Adam Motley | Coach

Adam has been a student of the game of basketball for a decade and a half; playing, coaching, and training middle and high school players. "My faith grew tremendously in high school as I was challenged to play for God's glory instead of my own," says Adam. "And being a part of a basketball camp to challenge athletes in the same way is a dream come true!"

Rodney Kirkendoll | Coach

Rodney Kirkendoll | Coach

Rodney started playing basketball at the age of 5. He readily admits to being a 'basketball nerd' who often obsessed about the game. Says Rodney: "I had hoop dreams, but God had to humble me. My dream now is travel with a Bible and a basketball... teaching the Word and teaching the game."

Jim deSpelder | Coach

Jim deSpelder | Coach

Coach deSpelder has been coaching basketball for over 20 years. He has coached at all levels up to and including boys varsity. He has won three state finals titles in the Michigan Homeschool Basketball League. Coach deSpelder’s coaching philosophy is to provide athletic competition and teamwork in an environment that fosters excellence and growth in Christian character, relationships and sportsmanship.

David Washington | Coach

David Washington | Coach

David is an MSU track and field alum, where he was a four-year varsity track athlete (hurdles). David has a passion for mentoring younger athletes, and currently uses that passion in his work at the Jackson County Youth Center. David also competed in track, football, and basketball at Sexton High School, where we won multiple state championships and set several state records.

Ben Harmon | Speaker

Ben Harmon | Speaker

Ben Harmon currently serves as the pastor of youth, missions, and community at Covenant Life Community Church in East Lansing.

Patrick Sauer | Speaker

Patrick Sauer | Speaker

Patrick is the executive director of Streets 517 Ministries, an organization that seeks to equip and empower the urban youth of Lansing to transform their communities for Christ through the implementation of engaging in life on life relationships with our city's youth.