Kevin Waters of the Jacksonville Giants (ABA) to Coach in the 2015 Global Basketball Summer League

For Immediate Release: 6/19/2015

Kevin Waters of the Jacksonville Giants (ABA) to Coach in the 2015 Global Basketball Summer League

Date: July 9th – July 12th (Session B)
Venue: Doolittle Community Center, Las Vegas, NV

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Meet Kevin Waters: General Manager & Head Coach of the Jacksonville Giants

Kevin will be a featured coach in the 2015 Global Basketball Summer League (GBSL). He will coach the Access Pass & Design Summer League Team. Kevin is a young rising dynamic coach that became the General Manager & Head Coach of the Jacksonville Giants in 2010-11, the team went on to finish the regular season (24-0). In the 2011-12, Kevin Waters led the Giants to the ABA National Championship and was named the ABA Coach of The Year. In 2012-13, he led his Giants to an amazing (32-1) record and won his second consecutive ABA Championship, while being named the ABA Coach of The Year for the second consecutive year. Kevin has experience coaching in the WBA, Murray State (NCAA) and at Kennesaw State where he won a NCAA DII National Championship as an Assistant Coach. He is one of the best kept secrets in the United States professional coaching fraternity. Kevin will use the GBSL Las Vegas event as a scouting platform to help the Jacksonville Giants build their roster and win the 2016 ABA Championship:

Kevin Requires:
• Athletic, skilled and talented professional players for the upcoming season
• Players from winning programs that have work ethic and quality attitudes
• Jacksonville is the ABA top franchise pays quality salaries up to $3000 per month

Contact Kevin:
Kevin@jacksonvillegiants.com
About Jacksonville Giants
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The Jacksonville Giants (ABA) is one of the best managed professional basketball franchises in the North America. Jacksonville won back to back ABA Championships in the 2011-12 & 2012-13 seasons and lost the 2013-14 Championship to Shreveport. Their sports entertainment infrastructure is better than the majority of NBA D League teams. The Giants play at the Veterans Memorial Arena and broke the ABA Regular Season Attendance record with 8,345 fans in attendance on February 2, 2014. The Jacksonville Giants have the largest ABA dance team and their average attendance is 5500 spectators per game. The teenage dance team is titled the Gems, and the adult dance team is named the Jewells. All Jacksonville Giants games are televised on CW17 in high-definition. Broadcaster and sports talk radio host Richard Miller has featured the Giants broadcasts since 2010.

The Jacksonville Giants represents the perfect opportunity for players that don’t sign lucrative contracts overseas or play in the NBA D League. They have the best sports entertainment infrastructure in the minor leagues and reside in a fantastic city that provides excellent fan support. The players are treated like royalty in Jacksonville and have impacted the local community their promotional programs. Their front office staff excellent basketball operational and marketing skills have boosted the Giants brand to the next sports entertainment level. The NBA is interested in their franchise as a potential NBA D League team.

Recruiting and Exposure:
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The GBSL Las Vegas event provides a very effective recruiting opportunity for the Kevin Waters to evaluate quality imports over a four day period in a professional environment. The event features NBA developing referees, 40 minute regulation games, NBA rules & 24 second shot clock, scheduled practices, internet & televised games with play by play broadcasting and high-level pro competition. Additionally, Pointstreak Technology is the statistical partner of the GBSL. They provide ESPN like game casting, up-to-date scores, stats, schedules, standings and rosters that are automatically generated and shared online with players, parents, fans, scouts and media. Global Basketball media property consistently promotes the event’s all tournament teams, news, transactions and other developments to the international basketball community. The GBSL marketing objective is to provide an immediate impact to the Union Neuchâtel brand within the global sport business market.
Access Design & Pass Summer League Team:

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Players, agents and coaches that are interested in securing a spot on the Access Design & Pass Summer League team should contact the Global Basketball Summer League immediately. All participants are required to register on the GBSL site for consideration. If an applicant is selected they will be required to pay the GBSL registration fee. Only high-level prospects that played in the 2014-15 season at a NCAA Division 1 program, 2014-15 Small College All Americans or professional experienced players will be considered. There will be other professional teams evaluating talent at the GBSL combined with hundreds of other international scouts and agents attending the event.

GBSL Registration & Information:

GBSL Contact:
Darryl Reshaw
USA: Tel: 877-209-2220
marketing@globalbasketball.com

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