Winning the Moment: Measuring the Success of Your Leadership

  • June 02, 2020

Wednesday, June 10th, 2020 – 1-2 pm EST
FREE (500 spots available)
PD Point: 1 point

Getting the most out of our athletes can be difficult. However, before we ask our athletes to perform, we must first look inward and evaluate the path we have set ourselves. What is your coaching philosophy? How does your philosophy drive you to adapt and be the best leader you can be?

Toronto Raptors Jama Mahlalela shares how you can “Win the Moment” and become the best leader you can be. Sharing team and player stories, Jama brings insight and expertise to help you build the right pathway for your success. Building the right pathway will give you the power to create better people and better performances.

Meet Your Speaker:

A native of Mbabane, Swaziland, Jama Mahlalela grew up in the Greater Toronto Area and played collegiately for four years at the University of British Columbia. He served as an assistant coach at the University of Toronto and worked at Maple Leaf Sports and Entertainment as a member of the community development staff, organizing Raptors Basketball Academy and various clinics throughout Canada. Mahlalela was later named director of basketball operations for NBA Asia and oversaw the League’s clinics, youth programs and elite-level development from his base in Hong Kong.

In 2011, Mahlalela joined the Toronto Raptors front office as director of player development, where he served for two seasons. He moved to the bench in 2013-14 as a member of former head coach Dwane Casey’s staff helping with the team’s practice and game planning, individual player skill development and off-season programs. In 2018, Mahlalela was named the third head coach in Raptors 905 history, completing his first season with a 29-21 record. During the summers Mahlalela has been an active member in Masai Ujiri’s Giants of Africa camps and the NBA’s Basketball Without Borders program.

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