Famed former NFL player Desmond Howard partnered with the Miami based company, Dibia Athletic Development to provide scholarshipsfor 30 local youth to participate in a football skills clinic hosted at Ransom Everglades earlier in July. “I had an interest in doing a clinic so we decided to give it a shot,” Howard said. “I enjoy seeing kids competing and getting the most out of their...
About 75 eight to eighteen year-old boys and girls participated in a Dibia Athletic Basketball Camp this week at the Warwick Academy gym. The students received free basketball skills training while on break from their schools. A more extensive basketball camp is planned for August when students are on summer break. Bermuda Sun is a proud supporter of Dibia Athletic programs in Bermuda. Source
CJ Okpalobi signs with Nicholls State By: Akilah Laster Chuka Okpalobi Jr. (CJ), the first to represent Team Dibia Football, recently signed with Nicholls State University in Thibodaux, Louisiana. It was a celebratory moment for the Dibia athletic family, but a true mark of the legacy that CJ hopes to continue. A New Orleans native, but displaced to Baton Rouge after Hurricane Katrina, CJ has...
Sam Singer’s Road to Pac-12 By Akilah Laster Sam Singer, one of Miami’s top basketball prospects from one of its most elite academic schools will be attending one of the country’s top public universities. It makes sense, but it was not given, it was definitely earned. The academic prestige of Ransom Everglades would likely have prepared Sam for the challenging curriculum at the University of...
Belen Jesuit’s Mike Fernandez Faithfully Prepared for Rivalry Game Against Columbus By: Akilah Laster Dibia athlete and Belen Jesuit senior guard, Mike Fernandez, is in an exciting time in is his athletic life. Through diligence and perseverance he will be one step closer to realizing his dreams on signing day as he joins Cornell University’s elite basketball squad and academic institution. With his signing, he...
As I scroll through the pictures and watch the videos from both the November and December Dibia Holiday Skills Clinic, I am overjoyed to see that so many kids dedicated themselves to enhancing their basketball skills in Miami. I am especially happy to see some of our athletes from the summer Elite Skills Camp return for both Holiday clinics and happy to see how their skills...