Always 100 Team


Vernard Hollins


Mr Always 100 himself!

“Nard” Hollins, Always 100 President/CEO, was born and raised in Fort Wayne, Indiana and attended Bloomingdale Elementary, Lane Middle, and North Side High School. He has received various basketball accolades including All-SAC recognition, All-State Honors, the Tiffany Gooden Award, as well as participation in the Indiana All-Star Game amongst the state’s elite players. Vernard went on to play basketball on the collegiate level at Wright State University and received a Bachelor of Science in Health and Physical Education. Upon graduation, he began to explore a professional basketball career on an international stage in Mexico, Germany, Macedonia, France, Switzerland, Turkey, Hungary, and Austria. Some of his highest professional acknowledgments include a career high of 59 points while in Mexico, leading his team to the first ever Hungary Cup Championship, making the Hungarian All-Tournament Team, and was also honored as Switzerland’s Player of the Year. In the summer of 2011, Always 100, Inc. was established as a non-profit triggering the development of the “Always 100 Basketball Academy”, which conducts pro-level, high-intensity group and individual workouts with area youth and high school teams. He was also able to publish a biographical book: The Disease Didn’t Kill the Dream and has been a featured motivational speaker at various youth conferences and forums. His ultimate goal is to continue allowing an exceptional basketball experience with minimal costs obligation to parents of our area youth. Through numerous partnerships and donors, he is able to inspect, direct, and correct area athletes as they give “Always 100”...


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Rod Chamble

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