Success Stories

Participant Feedback

Securing A Mind Foundation (SAM-F) has been fortunate to be a part of the lives of so many wonderful people. Here are some of their stories:

Turner Rosenbaum, Peter, Kristi

We are without a doubt big fans of Sam and his coaching style and ability to motivate. He connects with the kids in such an inspirational way teaching them that life is about so much more than basketball but that it can start with the game. Turner has blossomed as a basketball player and as a young man under his direction. We often are asked who taught Turner how to play and we consistently point to Sam. We are truly blessed by how much he cares for Turner as a player and as a child.

P. Kay Paschal, Owner Peachtree Park Prep (DAYCARE)

“Coach Sam” truly loves children and loves coaching and instilling in children self-motivation, ownership of hard work and accomplishment, teamwork, and the love of sports and physical fitness. With coach, it’s not the winning, it’s the pride the children put into the effort that he stresses and celebrates in his students. I know from personal conversation with Coach Sam, that he coaches his son in basketball, baseball and football and brings this same motivation and excitement to the recreation level as well. It is with enthusiasm that I give personal and professional recommendation of Coach Sam Hines.

Casey Young #4 (Ballers & 2008-2009)
I am so glad you are my coach. You have taught me so much about basketball. I am doing my push-ups so that I get stronger.

Kaleb Harris #32 (Ballers)

Dear Coach Hines, thank you so much for teaching me how to play basketball.  You taught me how to be a better point guard.

Nicole & Ashley Phelps
Thanks for the time, energy and effort put forth in your summer programs. Thanks for your generosity and kindness. I hope and pray to see you again next year. May God forever bless you and your family.

Kyle Montgomery #20 (2008-2009)
Thank you for being my coach. I learned how to shoot right. I had lots of fun.

Chandler #52 (2008-2009)
Thanks for teaching me how to set good picks on offense and on defense how to help my teammates.