Experience on all levels of the game:
Approximately 10 years’ experience in the NBA with the Minnesota Timberwolves and Washington Wizards and coaching the NBA minor league (NBAG League) in its first year of existence, winning the championship during that time (2001). Over 20 years as a Division 1 college assistant coach 4 years as Head Coach Eastern Michigan University; 3 successful years as Albion HS head coach with a record of 65-11; International coaching experience around the world with Nigeria National team, Virgin Islands National team, Senegal and Haiti. Long time coach who has impacted many current and past NBA players. Currently serves as head basketball coach for Jackson HS. His knowledge and expertise has led him around the world and back to his grassroots area where he plans to impact more youth.
The program was established and founded by Milton Barnes in 2016 with the Battle Creek Family YMCA serving as its’ home location. Since then Play Right Basketball Academy has grown to expand in numerous locations in southwest Michigan and is now recognized as a 501 (c)3 charity created to positively impact area youth. We have now expanded to include partnerships with Battle Creek Public Schools, Marshall Public Schools, New Level Sports of Battle Creek, Jackson Public Schools and others.
Play Right – Albion Begins: October 1st.
225 Watson Street
Albion, Michigan 49224
Play Right – Battle Creek Begins: November 5th.
Battle Creek YMCA
182 Capital Ave NE
Battle Creek, MI 49017
Play Right – Jackson Begins: November 11th.
Frost Elementary School
1226 S Wisner Street
Jackson, MI 49203
JR NBA Begins: November 23rd.