Camp Director - Draymond Green
Draymond Green plays in the (NBA) for the Golden State Warriors. Green, he plays primarily at the power forward position, was named to the NBA All-Defensive Team and won his first NBA Championship with the Warriors in 2015. Green was named an NBA All-Star and All-NBA Team member the following two seasons. In 2017, he won NBA Defensive Player of the Year and his second NBA Championship as a member of the Warriors. In 2016 he earned a gold medal in the 2016 Olympic Games for the U.S. Olympics Men’s Basketball team. He played in all eight USA games, averaged 1.9 points, added 2.1 rebounds and 1.3 assists in 9.9 minutes per game to help lead the USA to an 8-0 record and a third-straight gold medal at the 2016 Olympic Games from Aug. 6-21 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
Draymond Green was named a finalist by the NBA for the 2015-16 season long NBA Cares Community Assist Award, presented by Kaiser Permanente, in recognition of his outstanding efforts in the community and his ongoing philanthropic and charitable work. He received the third annual Alvin Attles Community Impact Award in recognition of his efforts to make a positive impact on the lives of underserved youth in the Bay Area, This award celebrates Attles’ long-time commitment and dedication to the community and recognized Draymond Green for going above and beyond to support local underprivileged youth. He also works with the Ross Initiative in Sports for Equality (a non profit dedicated to using sports to improve race relations). Draymond has donated generously to his alma mater Michigan State University.
Draymond is an athlete activist with a deep interest in social justice, as evidenced by his active social media profile.
Draymond Green grew up in Saginaw, Michigan, and played college basketball for Michigan State, where he helped the Spartans earn two Final Four appearances and a Big Ten Tournament championship in 2012. Throughout his four-year college career, Green earned conference and national honors, including Big Ten Conference Sixth Man of the Year as a sophomore, and consensus All-American and NABC National Player of the Year honors as a senior. He was drafted 35th overall in the 2012 NBA draft by the Golden State Warriors. Draymond Green attended Saginaw High School in Saginaw, Michigan, where he played for coach Lou Dawkins.