Basketball Self Improvement Author Cordell Davenport Visits Las Vegas High School AAU Tournaments and NBA Summer Leagues
LAS VEGAS, July 18, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Sports inspirational speaker Cordell Davenport doesn't just motivate aspiring basketball athletes at high schools and colleges, he goes one-on-one with them during the most intense periods of their lives -- at the Las Vegas basketball tournaments that can decide their futures.
Coaches can call 510-863-0740 to have Davenport speak to their teams during the tournaments on his favorite topic, "Don't Foul Out in the Game of Life." Players and coaches can tweet him @BTSCordell to locate where he will be in Las Vegas (from July 18-28th) to receive the copy of his one-page life-changing roadmap called "You Have To Be Who You Want To Be, Before You Are Who You Want To Be!" which contains the nine questions everyone must ask to be successful in life after sports.
"I'll be on hand to lend guidance, support and inspiration to student athletes as they compete at a level they have never been exposed to," said Davenport, author of "Basketball To Success: How To Be The Prepared Student Athlete and Not Foul Out In Life."
When the NBA Summer League comes to Las Vegas, Davenport will be there to provide counseling and support to students athletes and aspiring NBA players. He'll stay for the AAU high school tournaments that also make Las Vegas the basketball capital of America for one month.
"The pressure on student athletes is intense at these tournaments. First of all, their futures are at stake. Will they get the attention of college coaches? Will they get recruited by top schools? I can help them cope with the pressures and help them see the big picture," said Davenport, a former college athlete who now advises basketball coaches and basketball students at the high school and college levels.
"I have a genuine interest in helping basketball players. I speak their language. Basketball is my passion and self-improvement is my lifestyle. I'll be happy to speak to their entire teams, or one-on-one with them and even meet with their parents and coaches," said Davenport who founded Basketball to Success, an association for current and former basketball players to network, get career advice and learn how to grow with self-improvement.
Davenport is also available for interviews with the media. Interviews can be scheduled immediately for future broadcasts or printings. To schedule an interview with Cordell Davenport, please call 510-863-0740 or e-mail Cordell@BasketballToSuccess.com.
"Years later they will wish they could go back and do things differently, but unfortunately it is too late. They are a day late and a dollar short. If they were focused and prepared to better themselves, they could avoid life obstacles," said Davenport, a popular speaker on high school and college campuses.
Athletes, parent and coaches can download Davenport's free, special report called "Be The Point Guard of Your Career. How To Find Your Path After School," by going to http://www.BasketballToSuccess.com.
The Basketball to Success book mentions 5 "Foul Out Habits":
Players waste a lot of energy without getting where they really want to go.
- Players don't bother to learn the rules and principles of self-improvement.
- Players hang around the "wrong" crowd.
- Players don't take accountability of their actions.
- Players don't have self-discipline.
To get a copy of Basketball to Success, go to http://basketballtosuccess.com/products-2/.
About Basketball to Success and Cordell Davenport
Basketball to Success (http://www.BasketballToSuccess.com) is an association for current and former basketball players to network, get career advice and learn how to grow with self-improvement. Their focus is on the person and not the player. They desire all members to prepare for their future by creating it today. Our products, services and events create MOMENTUM in members' lives.
Cordell Davenport is CEO of Basketball to Success, a professional training company specializing in helping basketball student athletes become students of self-improvement and helping colleges and high schools inspire and motivate their basketball student athletes to play up to their potential on and off the court.
Known as the "Playmaker of Progress," Cordell is a popular speaker at high schools and colleges as well as association meetings of coaches and sports executives. His focus is on how to use basketball "as a ladder in life" so that the players can become successful after school by creating the correct thoughts, beliefs, habits and goals now.
Cordell, a former NCAA student athlete, is a successful businessperson who has excelled in outside sales and consulting positions for Cedar Sinai Hospital, Kaiser Permanente, UC San Francisco and University of Minnesota Medical Center/Fairview. He is also an entrepreneur who co-founded YPA Basketball, a clothing company that was featured on ESPN.
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