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ADONUS BURTON: Founder/Executive Director/Elite Basketball Trainer

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Adonus is a former High School All-American, and First Team USA Today All-State selection at St. Jude High School in Montgomery, Alabama. He was recruited by over 75 Division I college programs. He enjoyed a successful career at Georgia Southern University after transferring from Auburn University. He played professionally in Peru, New Zealand, France, and was invited to the Golden State Warriors veterans camp after competing well on their team at the NBA Summer League at Loyola Marymount in Culver City, California. He earned 1st Team All-Star honors in Peru (Club de Regatas), ranked (Tendex rating) the 2nd best player and received 1st Team All-Star honors in New Zealand (Otago/Wickliffe Press), and received First Team All-Star honors in France (Toulouse Basketball Club).

Adonus received a Bachelors of Business Administration (BBA) degree from Georgia Southern University and is a member of Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity, Inc.

"All of the intense workouts and attitude adjustments have truly made me appreciate the value of hard work and maintaining a good attitude. Being able to share my experiences as a former collegiate and professional athlete with our trainees and campers at The Sky Is The Limit Basketball has made it all worthwhile." 

 

Tony Brown: Assistant Director/Lead Coach/Trainer

Tony is a graduate of Clark Atlanta University with a degree in Business. He has extensive coaching and playing experience. His role with The Sky Is The Limit Basketball is to use high level training techniques to help our trainees become more knowledgeable, competitive, and prepared to handle any situation they may face on the court.  He is a great teacher of the game, motivator, and is very passionate about helping our trainees learn and reach their potential. 

Playing Experience:

  • High School Varsity Point Guard in Toledo, OH
  • Gus Macker 3 on 3 championship team member
  • 3 years AAU travel team Point Guard representing Toledo, OH
  • 1 year college Point Guard in Toledo, OH (Owens Junior College)
  • Gym rat since the age of 5 (dad was a HS basketball coach)

Coaching Experience:

  • 2006 - 2007
    • Head coach NW YMCA MS Boys Championship Team
  • 2007 - 2008
    • Assistant coach McEachern Boys Varsity Team
  • 2008 - 2014
    • Head coach Trinity Chapel Academy MS Boys Team (1 championship)
  • 2014 - 2015
    • Assistant coach Praise Academy Varsity/MS Girls Team
  • 2015 - 2016
    • Assistant coach Hiram Jr. Hornets 8g Girls Team
  • 2016 - 2017
    • Head coach Hiram Jr. Hornets 6g Girls Team
  • 2017 – 2018
    • Assistant coach GA Pearls Freshman Girls Team
  • 2018 – 2019
    • Associate/Consultant coach GA Pearls Sophomore Girls Team

Julian Baldwin

East Central University

Kiarah Cole-Massiah

Clark Atlanta University

Kameron Hickey

Oneonta State University

Brandy Montgomery

Auburn University & Pro Player

 

Patrica "Pistol" Brinson

Nova Southeastern University

Chyna Cotton

Clemson University

Jonathan Hope

Shorter University