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ABOUT MVP

MVP School of Sports was launched in 2005 through a boys and girls basketball camp called MVP School of Basketball. This camp filled a great need for competitive camps that were both fun and interactive with guest speakers from the community and staff that held the same passion for the game of basketball as the campers did.

 

The following winter we offered two basketball programs:  The Northeast Georgia Feeder League for girls and The Premier League for boys. Competitive leagues were born that would allow boys and girls to play with their school classmates on Varsity courts with regulation basketballs and certified officials with limited governing rules.  The following fall the MVP Youth Football League was founded which gave school-based teams a chance to play on non-Saturdays and in environments that were safe and family-friendly.  MVP School of Sports also began to offer one-on-one basketball training for athletes looking for geographical convenience and affordability.

There is nothing more exciting than playing a part in the building process for everyone who trains or competes in a program provided by MVP School of Sports.  We take every camp, clinic, league and training session seriously because it all plays an integral role in the building process of athletes.  The ultimate satisfaction is seeing players who are determined and eager to get better at the sport they love.

Our coaching staff has a wealth of experience when it comes to building athletes into competitive and productive teammates as well as individuals. Our staff takes pride in EVERYTHING we do at MVP School of Sports.

We believe all potential is perishable and has a shelf life.  We also believe that the skills that are fine-tuned at MVP School of Sports help empower EVERY athlete mentally, physically, and emotionally when it comes to growth in areas other than sports.

 Michael V. Palmer

CEO, MVP School of Sports 

MVP SCHOOL OF SPORTS COACHES

Coach Michael V. Palmer

CEO of MVP School of Sports

Baylee Rogers is a 2017 honor graduate of Prince Avenue Christian School.  While attending Prince, she was active in many extracurricular activities including serving on the Leadership Team of the school’s Fellowship of Christian Athletes, National Honor Society, Beta Club, and Interact Club.

In addition to playing for Coach Palmer on a championship team her 8th grade year, Baylee was a four-year varsity basketball player and three-year starter for the Lady Wolverines.  In her senior season, she served as a team captain for a Prince Avenue team that was the first in school basketball history to reach the Elite Eight of the GHSA Single A Private State Play-offs.

Baylee is currently attending the University of Georgia and is pursuing a degree in Math Education.  Her career goal is to impact young people in both the classroom as a high school math teacher and through sports as a basketball coach.

Coach Baylee Rogers

Michael Vincent Palmer is a native of Oconee County, Georgia having graduated from Oconee County High School in 1996.  Coach Palmer received a Bachelor of Science Degree in Educational Studies from Piedmont College and an Associate's Degree in Sports Management from North Georgia University.  He has over two decades of experience coaching basketball.. Coach Palmer specializes in defense and transition as well as other essential fundamentals of the game.

Coach Palmer is the founder and President of the Northeast Georgia Feeder League (NEGFL) as well as MVP School of Basketball Camps for boys and girls.  He also founded the Atlanta Cagers East Travel Basketball Program, MVP Youth Football League, and L.E.A.P. Basketball Academy.  

 

Coach Palmer is the Assistant Coach of the Prince Avenue Christian School's Varsity Girls Basketball Team after finishing a highly successful middle school career with a 57-0 win streak.  He led the middle school program to the first Athens Area Middle School League Championship in 2007 as well as back-to-back-to-back championships in 2013, 2014 and 2015.  Coach Palmer is also the Varsity Cross Country Coach and Varsity Soccer Coach at Prince Avenue Christian School where he is the Lower School P.E. Teacher.

Coach Palmer has also had the honor of officiating football in Northeast Georgia as a GHSA Certified Official through NEGOA for 16 seasons.

Coach Palmer resides in Bogart, Georgia with his wife, Jennifer, daughters Mary Grace and Madeline Kate, and son Noah Anderson. Coach Palmer and his family are members of the Prince Avenue Baptist Church.

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