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Student Athlete Conference Will Teach Life Skills

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SAN LEANDRO, Calif., Feb. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Parents often send their Student Athletes to camps and events to help improve their athletic skills. Now, for the first time ever, parents have an opportunity to attend an event with their young Student Athletes to improve their life skills to ensure success in life after sports.  This event is called SAY Momentum.  It will be held March 8, 2014 at San Leandro Performance Arts Center.


The theme of the event is: "Success Is Predictable. It Is Not an Accident."

"There are a lot of great student athletes who have skills in sports but they shot air balls with their life choices. They fumbled opportunities. They struck out having accountability.  The goal of this event is to prevent that. I want to put items on the youth's radar so they can be prepared," said Cordell Davenport, Author and CEO of Basketball To Success LLC

The focus of SAY Momentum, is to help young athletes prepare for the future by taking ownership of their actions or inaction.

Topics include:

  • How to become an entrepreneur.                                                                                

           Speaker: Sherry Jackson 

  • How to budget your money.                                                                                       

          Speaker: Tommie Cleveland

  • How to invest your money.                   

          Speaker: Frankie Ross

  • How to maintain good credit and why is it important?                                             

          Speaker: Richard Patrick

  • How to understand Athletic Identity in Student Athletes.

          Speaker: Dr. Mark Robinson 

  • How to understand the NCAA recruiting and eligibility process.                

          Speaker: Erik Price

  • How to excel as a NCAA Student Athlete.  

          Speaker: (panel discussion)  

  • How to gain an advantage in life through networking.

          Speaker: Everett Glenn                                              

  • How to overcome obstacles in life.                                                                       

          Speaker: Cordell Davenport

Date: March 8, 2014. 

Location: San Leandro Performance Arts Center


About Basketball To Success (

The game of basketball has fundamentals. The game of life also has fundamentals for success. It starts with knowing and applying self-improvement principles. Basketball To Successhelps basketball student athletes prepare for their future today through self improvement. Once this solid foundation is set they provide resources that will deliver tools so that players can use basketball as a ladder in life to go from Basketball To Success.

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