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Mike Adamson

Mike Adamson


Phone: 404-281-8156

If you missed the Program-wide tip-off meeting monday, bring birth certificates, report cards & checks and give them to your coach at the next practice!


Thanks to those who made it to the Celebration of Life for Coach Darrick Byas Friday, January 26. It was an awesome tribute to an awesome man! Please keep Lisa, Brooke & Reese in your prayers!

Questions? Please feel free to contact us at OR:

Brady McCaffrey @ (404) 281-0261Assistant Director & 10th Grade Boys (16U) coach

Coach Steve Lott @ (216) 496-2777, 10th Grade Boys

Jean-Paul Brunache @ (404) 771-3641, 10th Grade Boys

Coach James Williams @ (404) 492-4597, 6th Grade Boys (Eastlake / Drew Charter area)

Coach Marcus Hill @ (770) 715-0827, 9th Grade Boys

Coach Corey Riley @ (770) 380-2110, 8th Grade Boys

Coach Jordan Adamson @ (770) 283-4206, 5th & 7th Grade Boys

Coach Josh Penland @ (404) 578-1702, 5th & 7th Grade Boys

Coach Lakeisha Bullock @ (770) 866-2982, 7th & 8th Grade Girls




Class of 2017 Kings signees so far:

Tobi Obasanya - Catawba College

Malachi Gayle - Roane State CC


2016 Graduates / Kings & the schools they've signed with:
Buck Blanz - Millsaps College / MS 
Austin Dukes - GCSU  
Charlie Newell - GCSU 
Hafeez Anifowoshe - Allen CC in KS

Miles Riley - Piedmont College
Delon Smith - Delta State (football) 


Coach J & Malachi

Malachi Gayle Signing Party - Roane State

Our Impact since 2004

  • Over 45 Teams Formed
  • Over 25 former players went on to play College Basketball
  • Over 75 Guest Speakers
  • Over 450 Students and Families impacted

Reach Higher Kings and Royals

Reach Higher, founded in 2004, is a Christian-based basketball organization located in Atlanta, Georgia.  We are preparing our players to play high school, and hopefully, college basketball, while also being prepared for the challenges of LIFE.  As a 501©3 organization, Reach Higher Kings accepts tax-deductible contributions that allow the organization to keep player fees low and help send qualifying teams to national tournaments.

Please browse the site for further information regarding our remarkable organization! Thank you for your interest, and we hope to see you in some capacity (as a player, coach, parent, supporter, and/or fan).

Meet our Program Chaplain - Coach Woods!

We are proud to introduce our program's long time pastor Coach Ken Woods; CEO of "Coach for Kids".  Please visit his website and show your support!

Coach for Kids

Coach for Kids Coach Woods CEO

See You In The Gym.

9th Grade Black at Dean Dome

9th Grade Black @ "Dean Dome"

Community Service Saturday at City of Refuge was AWESOME! Great job 7th, both 9th & 11th Grade Kings!


RATL - City of Refuge / community service

RATL - City of Refuge

RATL - City of Refuge

RATL - City of Refuge


RATL - City of Refuge

RATL - City of Refuge

9th Black @ Duke

Royals / John Wooden's Pyramid of Success Discussion

Our Mission

Reach Higher is a competitive Christian basketball program instilling positive physical, mental, and moral efficacy for our coaches, our youth players, and the families we touch.  In the midst of difficult choices and high pressure environments, Reach Higher is a guiding voice for teens, helping them to run confidently — in basketball and into a future full of hope.

Good job last weekend to 8th Grade going 2&1 in Halftime Sports GA Hoops Invitational and 9th Grade going 2&3 in the YBOA Kell Longhorn Shootout! Both teams competed well!


Vertimax Training - Every Monday until further notice @ One Heart Church, 706 N Peachtree St., Peachtree Corners, GA 30071

7:30 pm - middle school ages

8:30 pm - high school 

Contact Coach Jordan at (770) 283-4206 with questions &/or if you want to sign up at our discounted price  

6th Grade Boys (Drew Charter) - Tuesday, March 20th, 4:30 to 6:00 pm @ Drew Charter & scrimmage Thursday, March 21st at 6:30 pm at 1813 Pounds Rd. Stone Mountain, GA 30087 (Global Empowerment Ministries Athletic Complex) 

7th Grade Boys - Tuesday, March 20th, 8:00-9:30 pm @ Perimeter Church 

7th Grade Boys - Wednesday, March 21st, 6:30-8:00 pm @ Bunten Rd Park

8th Grade Boys - Tuesday, March 20th @ 6:30-8:00 pm @ Perimeter Church

8th Grade Boys- Thursday, March 22nd, 5:00-6:30pm @ Perimeter Church 

9th Grade Boys - Tuesday, March 20th, 6:30-8:00 pm @ Centennial HS

9th Grade Boys- Wednesday, March 21st, 8:00-9:30 pm @ Bunten Rd Park

10th Grade Boys Both Teams - Tuesday, March 20th, 6:30-8:00 pm @ Pinecrest Academy Lower School Gym (up the hill to the right of the main gym)

10th Grade Both Teams - Thursday, March 22nd, 6:30-8:00pm @ Centennial HS 

Royals Practice - Tuesday, March 20th & Thursday, March 22nd, 7:30-9:30 pm (stay off court until 8:00) @ Centennial HS


Please arrive early to get stretched - but stay out of the way. Also, always leave the gyms cleaner than we found them!  


Every year, we recognize the player on each team that exemplifies & models the character traits in Coach John Wooden's Pyramid of Success. Congrats to the 2017 Wooden Award Winners!!

Cody Gaynes

Hunter Rocker

Max Phillips

Donovan Hernandez

Carmella Dunn

2017 Royals

Reach Higher Contributions

CLICK HERE TO MAKE YOUR TAX DEDUCTIBLE CONTRIBUTION VIA CREDIT CARD - or - mail check to: Reach Higher Kings, P.O. Box 3161, Alpharetta, GA 30023

2017 Kings of the South Champs!

2017 Kings of the South Champs!

2017 11th Grade Hoops 2 Dunk Cancer CHAMPS!

2017 11th Grade Hoops 2 Dunk Cancer CHAMPS!

RHK 7th Grade Champs!

7th Grade Champs / North Forsyth Shootout!

7th Grade / Duluth Shootout Runner-up

YBOA Duluth Shootout Runner UP

Character Development Lesson


2016 GA CUP FInals Champs!

Thanks to those who came out for the Reach Higher Kings Golf Fundraiser on Monday, April 17th @ Laurel Springs Country Club - OUR BEST EVER! Mark your calendar for next year's event - April 16th, 2018 @ Laurel Springs again! 

Your Participation is making a difference!

Join Us as we Reach Higher in 2017!

To build our own facility that will operate as a safe haven for teams to meet and practice, as well as attract others in the community with our
diverse program offerings.

goto the Fundraiser/Campaign page

CLICK HERE to see details of our Campaign!

Training with integrity results in winning success!

The success of a Basketball Team requires all five players to contribute on the court, by being fundamentally and mentally strong, and clearly knowing their purpose and goals in a game. These characteristics and skills are also fundamentally necessary for a productive and satisfying life.  We implement a holistic approach by focusing on the five areas listed below, to ultimately promote the achievement of competitive greatness on the court and in each player’s life.
#1 – Integrity Coaching
#2 – Authentic Life Foundational Teaching
#3 – Conditioning
#4 – Competitive Tournament Teams, Skill Camps and Leagues
#5 – Be a Light in the Community by Serving Others

Goto the Philosophy page

CLICK HERE to see complete details of our Philosophy.



Here are some of Our Supporters

These fine organizations make what we do possible. Please show your support to these amazing supporters and thank them for their commitment to our organization. See our detailed listing on the More/Supporter Tab.  Interested in becoming a supporter? Contact us today at

Sponsored by The National Center for Fathering

The National Center for Fathering

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Engaging Fathers.  Enriching Lives.

Sponsored by The Family Bank Game

The Family Bank Game

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An interactive game event where families learn how to create "real" wealth in their family; relationships, intellectual & financial.  Learn how to access, control, and  your grow your money like the banks do.   Pam Adamson is your local Host "Reach Higher Supporter";  donating a portion of the proceeds to Reach Higher.

Sponsored by RSUI


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