The Atlanta Celtics History

The Atlanta Celtics Basketball Program was organized in 1990 because of the need to provide additional opportunities for students that loved basketball and were interested in the possibility of a career in the sport. We began with one team and are currently averaging twenty teams per season. Over the years, the Atlanta Celtics have become a household name to spring/summer basketball fans, college’s recruiters, high school player’s evaluators and NBA scouts. Because of the programs long term success sports writer, prep school evaluators, and college coaches rate the Atlanta Celtics as one of the top Grassroots Basketball program in the nation. The following accomplishments explain why:

  • 80 AAU State Championships!

  • Six AAU National Championships!

  • Two Junior Pro National Championships!

  • Three BCI (Basketball Congress International) National Championships!

  • Two Adidas Big Time National Championships!

  • Three Adidas Super 64 National Championships!

  • Three National Top Teams of the Summer Awards!

  • Fourteen McDonald’s All-Americans!

  • Twenty-four Players moved on from our Program to the NBA!

  • Four Players moved on from our Program to the NFL!

  • Over 500 Players earned Division One College Scholarships!

Administrative Staff

Karl McCray, President

Corey (Hulio) Smith, Boys General ManagerDaphne Peirce-Smith, Girls General Manager

Coach Ken Woods, Chaplain/Life Coach