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About SPIRE Basketball Events

SPIRE Institute is your "all under one roof" center for all different levels of basketball play. From leauges to tournaments SPIRE has the ability to cater to all. 

SPIRE features 6 NBA size basketball courts. One of them being directly from one of our partner the Cleveland Cavilers.

Our Basketball Staff


Professionalism both on and off the court.

 

Justin Brantley

Academy Director

As a former Division 1 athlete, Justin brings 10+ years of high level coaching, training and recruiting experience combined with a relentless will to win. His focus is on combining his expertise with the Student-Athletes desire to create results! 

Gravelle Craig

Head Prep & Post Grad Basketball Coach

Coach Craig brings in over 18 years Division I coaching experience including six as a Head Coach. He most recently was an assistant coach at Stetson University. Prior to Stetson, Craig spent seven seasons as an Assistant (2004-2011) and six as a Head Coach (2011-2017) at Bethune Cookman University.

Dawud Abdur-Rahkman

Head High School Basketball Coach

Coach Dawud Abdur-Rahkman brings 25 years of coaching experience to SPIRE Institute. Including five years as an Assistant Coach at the NCAA D1 level, four Years as a Head Coach at the Junior College level, and four years as an Assistant Coach at the NCAA D3 level.