Two01 Basketball Academy, Inc. was founded by Stacey Daniels former international basketball athlete. It was his widespread goal to help develop the children of New York City to enhance the overall climate of basketball in New York. Our founder used the sport of basketball to get a Master’s Degree in Exercise Science with a focus in sports therapy. He was fortunate enough to play international professional basketball in 8 different countries. His passion in life is the development of youth through sport of basketball. Mr. Daniels is a Certified Strength & Conditioning Specialist which gives him the expertise to work with collegiate student athletes. His passion is working with younger kids helping to instill the importance of education and proper sports specific training techniques.
This basketball academy was established to mentor young men and women in Harlem and affect change in the graduation rate for student athletes who play the sport of basketball. The Two01 Basketball Classic was developed as a tool for the growth of the youth of Harlem, NY. Our founder is here to develop the game of basketball in Harlem and by doing that he hopes to affect change in so of the following ways:
- High graduation percentage
- Lower crime
- Lower gun violence
- Improve community awareness
- Lower Obesity in Harlem youth
- Developing a mentoring network