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"A" Game Fundamentals Receives Congressional Recognition (August 15, 2010)

California Congresswoman Judy Chu (32nd District) named "A" Game as the Nonprofit of the Year (2010). Coach Jefferson was recognized for his wonderful work, dedication, and philanthropic contributions to the people of the 32nd district.


The "A" Game Fundamentals Basketball Clinic was founded by Coach Rodney Jefferson in 2000 to fill a void in the community.


Improve fundamental basketball skills

Teach teamwork, discipline, and life skills

Provide a skilled, friendly staff

This unique program offers:

Low cost, co-educational basketball skills training

Life skills training

Health and nutrition education

High school and college preparation

Lunch at no cost

Free T-shirt

Gifts and door prizes

All star championship games

Celebrity guest speakers

Life Skills Training

The objectives of the life skills segment are to:

Encourage positive life choices

Reduce gang recruitment

Discourage drug and alcohol usage

Educate about career opportunities



Chief Roberta Abner from the
Los Angeles County Sheriff's
Department speaks to players

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High School and College Preparation

The high school and college preparation segment offers:

Information and/or referrals for:
  • SAT and ACT exams
  • Core classes
  • CollegeBoard.com
  • Tutoring services
Year-round follow-up


Gabe Norris Offers Affordable Tutoring Services to "A" Game Participants

Gabe earned a B.A. degree with a double major in Spanish and Communication from the University of San Diego. He specializes in tutoring Spanish and is also skilled in teaching English, Algebra, and History. While in college, Gabe studied abroad in Spain and Mexico. He lived with host families for lengthy periods of time and is well-conversant in Spanish. Gabe is a certified substitute teacher and currently subs for the Monrovia Unified School District. Previously he taught English as a Second Language at the American English Academy. Gabe has his own transportation and is willing to drive to students' houses.

For more information, contact Gabe at 626-372-2288 or oasisg9@yahoo.com.

Health and Nutrition

The objectives of the Health and Nutrition segment are to:

Discourage poor eating habits that create child obesity

Emphasize the importance of exercise and healthy diet

Explain the dietary needs of an athlete






Guest speaker Dr. Jennifer Wicher talks to players about nutrition


Lunch is Provided at no Cost


Local Sponsors:


Papa Johns

The Green Onion


Community Volunteers



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Free T-shirts Gifts and Prizes
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All Star Championship Games
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