Deion Sims is a basketball instructor who teaches how to play the game of basketball in a positive way! Sims is a 33-year-old native of Georgia and a proud alumnus of the University of West Georgia. He studied criminal justice and played basketball for the Wolves on a full scholarship for four years. During his senior year, Sims was named team captain and led his team in numerous statistical categories. After graduating from UWG, Sims signed contracts to play and work for the Newcastle Basketball Association and Dubbo Basketball Association in Australia. He says that playing basketball in Australia and working with Australian youth was a unique learning experience.
Sims has over 6 years of coaching experience at the high school level and over 10 years of experience in conducting basketball camps and player development training. He has successfully organized and conducted ten youth basketball camps, including camps for the Atlanta Dream and the Newcastle Basketball Association. Sims is the former head coach for the boys’ basketball team at Central High School in Carrollton, Georgia. Sims graduated with honors from Central High School in 2007.
Sims has a strong passion for the game of basketball and his expertise in basketball is outstanding. Whether he is playing or teaching it is a special moment each time he steps onto the court. He strives to help every player develop an excellent work ethic, determination, commitment, focus, mental toughness, perseverance, and a positive attitude. “There are no shortcuts to success; in order to become a great basketball player you must work hard to improve your overall basketball skill-set”.
Mario R. Mason has acquired over 5 years of coaching experience, including coaching at the collegiate level. He served two years as the women’s head assistant basketball coach at West Georgia Technical College. Mason’s philosophy as a coach is to demand every member of the team give effort and play with intensity. Though the style of basketball he teaches is a fast pace, it is based on sound fundamentals.
Mason was a standout basketball player at Central High School and his performances on the court led to a basketball scholarship to Snead State Community College. After completing 2 years at Snead, he transferred to Reinhardt University to play and study History and Economics. While playing Mason received All-Conference honors.
Mason is a native of Carrollton, Georgia, and has served the community through youth development for 12 years. During his tenure, he has been a Director for Boys & Girls Clubs for 9 years. As the Community Outreach Coordinator for the Brotherhood, Mason aids students by providing college and career readiness, federal grant assistance, scholarship preparation, ACT and SAT preparation, and mentoring. He has helped over 50 kids receive federal PELL grants and college scholarships.
My name is Justin Harrison. I am originally from Carrollton, GA, and have earned a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Art with a concentration in Graphic Design from the University of West Georgia. I am the co-founder of MoShep Productions as well as an aspiring artist specifically focusing on Graphic Design with a strong interest in photography and video.
I have been working in partnership with Basketball Brotherhood to help provide graphic design services as well as photography sessions and filming/editing video footage from basketball camps and workouts. For any student-athlete, parent, or coach needing my services, feel free to visit my website listed above and email me for any help that you may need.