What do you get when an ambitious young teacher decides he wants to combine his desire to help young people with his love of sports? You get the Reach Beyond basketball and life skills company. According to Reach Beyond founder and President Mr. Lenny Myers, “The Reach Beyond company strives to provide a fun and safe environment for young people to improve on fundamental basketball skills as well as learning about the characteristics and values it takes to be successful both on and off the court. Everything we do at Reach Beyond stems from our “4 core C’s” of Confidence-Commitment-Character & Consistency. Our professional and experienced staff does a great job of implementing these 4 elements. The 4 C’s are extremely vital in the development of our young men and women as athletes and more importantly, as people.”
Lenny has been preaching and practicing the 4 C’s for more than a decade. After winning a Montgomery County championship as a member of Magruder High School’s varsity basketball team, Lenny went on to play at nearby Shenandoah University in Virginia. During his career at Shenandoah, Lenny earned his BA in Sports Administration and decided he would return to Montgomery County to start his teaching career. Lenny currently works at E. Brook Lee where aside from his teaching duties he also serves as boys basketball coach, athletic coordinator and informal counselor to numerous students. With so much on his plate, what would possess Lenny to throw another iron in the fire by starting Reach Beyond? “I’ve worked at a lot of good camps throughout the area, but I felt like there wasn’t much emphasis placed on the life skills that are necessary for our young people to be successful OFF the court.” As for the name Reach Beyond? “I’ve always strived to be my best and that’s the same message I try to instill in my students, players and clients. Reach Beyond really means to reach beyond what’s right in front of you, what’s comfortable and easy, and stretch yourself to your limits. The only way to grow and fulfill your full potential is to Reach Beyond!”
Reach Beyond currently specializes in personalized basketball skill development. They also offer free skills clinics on Saturdays. However, in 2011 Reach Beyond will be rapidly expanding by conducting several weeks of summer camp, an after school mentoring program and a youth basketball league. With endless opportunities on the horizon and no shortage of vision, Reach Beyond is certainly a community based company with a bright future ahead.
For pricing and scheduling, you can contact Reach Beyond at email@example.com