@CampbellEdu @GoCamelsMBB July 14

My daily post theme for 2017 is on Colleges and Universities.

The plan for starting my blog back in 2014 was at the urging of fellow coaching colleagues to share posts on leadership and/or motivation. Somehow that idea got derailed and turned into daily posts on one theme for an entire year.

In 2014 my daily posts were on the “Beer of the Day”, 2015 it was “A Friend of a Friend”, 2016 I wrote about “North Carolina”, and for 2017 I will focus on “Colleges and Universities”.

I have been associated with colleges since I was 18 and I love them. I have coached/worked at four different universities and in my professional and personal travels visited 100’s more. Each college has something in its history that I want to share that to me make it unique or personal.

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Name of University: Campbell University

Location: Buies Creek NC

Over my coaching career I spent quite a few summers in Buies Creek NC working the Campbell Basketball School.  It was the first of its kind in America.


I was following in the footsteps of many legendary coaches including John Wooden and Press Maravich who worked the camp as instructors. Photo below of John Wooden teaching at camp in Carter Gym in the early 1970’s


I wrote a blog post about Coach Wooden in 2015 and it can be found below:


On January 5, 1887, James Archibald Campbell founded Buies Creek Academy in a one-room school with twenty-one students. From those humble beginnings, little Buies Creek Academy grew rapidly. In 1926, the school’s growth merited a transition from Buies Creek Academy to Campbell Junior College. In 1961, the school again changed its name, after having achieved the status of a senior college. Finally, in 1979, the school settled at its present name and status as Campbell University.

Photo of the campus today.

campbell university

Presently, Campbell University has a total enrollment of slightly less than 10,000 students.





  1. I’m telling you. Your blog should be THE site for kids to visit who want to go to school in the Carolina’s. Better research than any book or Google

    1. Your kind and BitesnBuzz does the same thing for craft breweries.

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