Coach Ben

3-MainBEREADY Academy’s director, Ben Ebong, traveled the world playing professional basketball for 13 years. He grew up in Omaha, Nebraska where he was standout student athlete in high school, and earned a Division I scholarship to attend Davidson College. He was coached by the legendary, Bob McKillop, and was a key part of Davidson College’s Southern Conference championship/NCAA tournament team. After NBA camp invitations and championships in the NBA minor leagues, Ben traveled the world playing for European basketball’s (FIBA Europe) top teams.

Ben now bundles his experiences and resources in the form of a leadership basketball training camp for youth. Assisted by a professional crew of current players and dedicated trainers, he helps teach the fundamentals of the game, fight childhood obesity, bullying, and promote education. While the students may only recognize the fun and excitement of learning from the Pros–Coach Ben’s curriculum uses his expertise in basketball as a medium to transform young people into successful adults,

Above all, Ben enjoys using the thrill and lure of basketball to prepare campers for a life of pursuing their passion and provide them with the tools to ‘BEREADY’ for success.