Del Basketball Academy | The Story of Dele ‘Coach Carter’

History: Del Basketball Academy was founded in 2012 by a coach called Dele Awonuga Simon, popularly known as Coach Carter. With his love for coaching kids and developing them in the game of basketball, coach Dele relocated to Oworosoki area, Lagos, Nigeria and saw lots of kids in the street engaging in unruly acts. This sparked the idea on how he could be of help to the little ones. With his coaching skills and charisma, he initiated the Del Basketball Academy Program, hosted his first basketball clinic that same year, with the aim of using Basketball as a tool to take kids off the streets.