The Coach Woodson Las Vegas Invitational Partners with Sprite and Impact Basketball to Host “Making An Impact” Basketball Clinic

Junior participants are invited to join coach Woodson for an interactive experience on Friday, July 18.

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Las Vegas, NV (PRWEB) July 17, 2014

The Coach Woodson Las Vegas Invitational, the inaugural luxury golf, fashion and lifestyle experience at Southern Highlands Golf Club with hospitality provided by Nevada’s only triple Forbes Five Star resort, Mandarin Oriental, Las Vegas, is thrilled to announce its partnership with Sprite and Impact Basketball to host a free interactive basketball clinic for kids at the IMPACT Basketball facility located at 121 E Sunset Rd, Las Vegas, NV 89119 on Friday, July 18, from 2 – 4 p.m.

“I’m truly humbled and excited to be a part of such an inspiring event and to have partnered with powerhouses like Sprite and IMPACT Basketball,” said Coach Michael Woodson. “Showing support and nurturing the talents and skills of young athletes will help ensure the success of these upcoming superstars.”

The educational basketball clinic will host 40-50 Junior Participants whom will meet and receive coaching guidance from Coach Woodson and the Impact Basketball coaching staff while gaining knowledge through a hands-on experience.

“It's an honor to have one of the game's premier leaders, Coach Mike Woodson, involved with our program. We are excited to provide our youth campers with this unique opportunity to learn basketball from such an accomplished coach at the highest level,” stated Andrew Moore, Director of Player Development for IMPACT Basketball.

In addition to the day’s festivities, Coach Michael Woodson will host a three-day luxury and lifestyle event, The Coach Woodson Las Vegas Invitational, that will commence with a Sunday wine tasting and a private dinner. Monday will follow with the CIROC Celebrity Welcome Party at the alluring 23rd floor Mandarin Bar, with live performance from vocal sensation Brian McKnight. The evening’s co-hosts, professional golfer and fashionista Seema Sadekar and ESPN’s Jay Harris, will introduce celebrity guests and announce golf tournament pairings. On Tuesday, participants will play 18 holes at the exquisite Southern Highlands Golf Club.

For more information, visit http://www.CoachWoodsonInvitational.com.

About The Coach Woodson Las Vegas Invitational

The Coach Woodson Las Vegas Invitational will be the only summer golf event in Las Vegas where influential sports figures and celebrities congregate. Founded by the former NBA player and head coach of the New York Knicks, Mike Woodson lives with the mission to give back to the community through sports and friendship. All for a good cause, The Coach Woodson Las Vegas Invitational celebrates the world of basketball, while showcasing the best of golf, fashion and entertainment. For more information, visit http://www.CoachWoodsonInvitational.com, like on Facebook, http://www.Facebook.com/COACHWOODSONinv or tweet @COACHWOODSONinv.

About IMPACT Basketball

IMPACT Basketball is the premiere destination in the world for professional players, international teams, college and high school players, and student athletes at every level of the game. IMPACT's combination of high-intensity skill development and world-class performance training has helped players achieve the highest levels of success; from Olympic Gold Medalists to NBA All-Stars and MVP Awards to College All-American Selections and High School All-State and All Conference Teams. Our goal at IMPACT is to transform the way our athletes train, and to enhance their lives and careers through the training, development, guidance and education that only IMPACT can provide. For more information, visit http://www.impactbball.com.

About The Coca-Cola Company

The Coca-Cola Company is the world's largest beverage company, refreshing consumers with more than 500 sparkling and still brands. Led by Coca-Cola, one of the world's most valuable and recognizable brands, our Company's portfolio features 17 billion-dollar brands including Diet Coke, Fanta, Sprite, Coca-Cola Zero, vitaminwater, Powerade,Minute Maid, Simply, Georgia and Del Valle. Globally, we are the No. 1 provider of sparkling beverages, ready-to-drink coffees, and juices and juice drinks. Through the world's largest beverage distribution system, consumers in more than 200 countries enjoy our beverages at a rate of 1.9 billion servings a day. With an enduring commitment to building sustainable communities, our Company is focused on initiatives that reduce our environmental footprint, support active, healthy living, create a safe, inclusive work environment for our associates, and enhance the economic development of the communities where we operate. Together with our bottling partners, we rank among the world's top 10 private employers with more than 700,000 system associates. For more information, visit Coca-Cola Journey at http://www.coca-colacompany.com, follow us on Twitter at twitter.com/CocaColaCo, visit our blog, Coca-Cola Unbottled, at http://www.coca-colablog.com or find us on LinkedIn at http://www.linkedin.com/company/the-coca-cola-company.

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