Christopher J. Cameron
Christopher J. Cameron is the Co-founder of College Hoops Connect, Co-founder of the HBCU Elite 100 Camp, and the founder of Champions Are Made Sports. Since 2014, Cameron has hosted skill camps, showcase exposure camps for middle school and high school players throughout Georgia, Florida, and Alabama, and has coached AAU and high school basketball. His showcases have helped over 100 basketball prospects sign to play basketball on the college level.
Cameron has coached high school school in Georgia for four years. Currently, he is the Director of Boys Basketball at Fellowship Christian School where he overseas the high school and middle school teams.
Prior to that, he was the Head Assistant at Wheeler High School where they won the 2020 GHSA State Championship. In two years with Wheeler, he coached 8 division 1 recruits, 2 dividion II recruits, and a McDonald's All-American in EJ Montgomery. Cameron also coached at Rome High School and help Rome advance to the Sweet 16 in the GHSA State Tournament. There Cameron mentored the top score scorer in Georgia and DI signee Caleb Byrd (University of Charlotte). Cameron is known throughout the Southeast as one of the top skill development trainers and basketball coaches. He has worked Future 150, CB Hoops, The Freshman U Camp as a skills coach/evaluator.
Cameron coached college basketball for fourteen years. He was the assistant coach at Albany State University and Xavier University of Louisiana, and also served as the head coach at Albany State University from 2006-2014. Cameron led ASU to the SIAC Championship and the NCAA DII National Tournament in 2007. He also recruited and developed 11 All-SIAC Players, two NCAA All-South Region Selections, and a 2-time Black College All-American. Under his tutelage, seven of his ASU players have gone on to play at the professional level.
Cameron enjoyed a four-year professional basketball career that landed him in Iceland, Finland, Mexico and San Diego for the Stingrays of the International Basketball League (IBL). He was the Finnish Basketball League Player of the Year in 1999 and received sevral awards in the Mexican CIMEBA League.
Cameron lettered four years as a Green Wave at Tulane University. Considered one of the most exciting players ever to wear a Green Wave Jersey, He was known for his spectacular dunks and stingy defense. He earned several awards, including the team's 1997 Defensive Player of the Year award and was a two-time member of the All-Defensive Team Conference USA. During his collegiate career, the Green Waves were ranked nationally and went to postseason championships each year.
Cameron has been a basketball fixture in Georgia since his playing days at Dougherty Comprehensive High School. Cameron played under legendary coach Charlie Given. As a senior, Cameron averaged 27 points, 11.5 rebounds and four block shots a game…1-AAA Region Player of the Year…. Ranked No. 50 among top 100 1992-93 seniors by the Sporting News…..Seventh-team All-America by Vance Coleman’s Future Stars….Ranked No. 10 big guard in nation by Blue Chip Illustrated….. First Team All-State 3 consecutive years…..finished his career with 2,004 point (3rd all-time in Dougherty County).