May 15, 2023 | Leigh Alan Klein

On Saturday May 13th, Soldiers To Sidelines completed it’s first base activation of 2023 with a Basketball Coaching Workshop at Fort Sill in Oklahoma sponsored by National University.

National University

Led by former Oklahoma University Assistant Basketball Coach, Alvin “Pooh” Williamson, current college basketball analyst for ESPN, the participants went through an immersive program of basketball and high human skills training.

Alvin "Pooh" Williamson

Both active-duty personnel and veterans were present to learn the necessary skills to forge a coaching career or to enhance their personal skills to coach their own children.

Offensive Drill Work

Under the leadership of Colonel James Peay IV. and support of MWR, Fort Sill proved to be an ideal location for soldier coaches throughout the southwest to learn the Soldiers To Sidelines way.

Fort Sill

The participants also learned about available coaching opportunities at MWR and in the community.

This event was made possible by the incredible support of National University.