“In appreciation for all your time and effort. Your loyalty and commitment are unmatched. You will always be part of my family.”

Thank You,
Billy Donovan
NBA Head Coach
Oklahoma City Thunder

Congratulations to University of Dayton Head Coach Anthony Grant. We worked together on OKC Head Coach Billy Donovan’s Staff at Marshall University from 1994-96. Under Coach Grant’s  Leadership….

UD is going to Make Plays Today!

Coach Wade with ESPN National Scouting Expert Paul Biancardi, Nike National Grassroots Director John Stovall  and All Star Girls Report Recruiting Expert Bret McCormick. Each Expert has known and TRUSTED Coach Wade for Over 20 Years.


SV Academy

1461 Spring Valley Rd.

Boys/Girls  Ages  6-16

Elite Workouts 

NBA   WNBA   Europe

 Only Post  Workout in the #937

Point Guard -Jason Williams

Wing Scoring Workout


Division 1, 2, 3, NAIA nd Junior College…

OVER 5 Million Dollars  Athletic Scholarships.  


Mark Dorris Princeton HS Rated Division 2 in High School, Developed with Coach Wade. Earned a Scholarship at Marshall University and Played Professionally in Germany for 6 Years.



The Barn in New Carlisle

5630 Dayton Brandt Road        N.Carlisle

20 Minutes from Dayton, Beavercreek ,Vandalia or Springfield. 


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Call 937 499-4345

Email: makeplaystoday@gmail.com

“Until WE Recognize that the Escalating Problems WE Face in OUR Schools, Communities and Personal Lives are NOT Isolated Issues but Rather manifestations of WEAK CHARACTER, WE will Continue to WASTE OUR TIME, Energy and Resources Continuously treating symptoms instead of Targeting their Source for elimination through the Utilization of PRO-ACTIVE CHARACTER EDUCATION Transforming WINNERS into LEADERS One Day and  One Child at a Time.

GET READY for Tryouts!!!!  What’s Your Plan?

Guaranteed to go from Rec. League to Select League, Advanced to Elite!

Sign Up Online Here!!!

4 Week Tryout Prep!!

1 Session your Choice – $20
2 Sessions your Choice – $30
4 Sessions your Choice – $60
Family Maximum – $129

Location: Spring Valley Academy 1461 Spring Valley Rd. Centerville

Mondays – Sept.17,24, and Oct.8,15
Wednesdays – Sept.19,26, and Oct.3,7
5-6pm Small Group
Grades 3-6, 7-12
6-7:00pm SHOOTING camp
Grades 3-6, 7-12

Sundays – Sept. 16, 23, and Oct. 7
1:30-2:30 pm Small Group
Grades 3-6
2:30-3:30 pm Shooting Camp
Grades 3-6, 7-12
3:30-4:45 pm Elite Workouts
Grades 7-12

Attend All Sundays, Mondays
and Wednesday!!
over 24 Hours of Instruction!!

WALK INS are Always Welcome!!

PRIVATE  1 on 1


Small Group Workouts 

At The Barn in New Carlisle


Saturday Mornings

45 or 60 Minute Workout

Call Today to set your appointment!



Class of 2020 6’9″  Big Mo Nije of Centerville H.S.

3 Years Later….

Scholarship offers from UD and Xavier



 TOP 50 Recruit in the Country 

Class of 2020 6’1″ Maddie Bartley Fairmont H.S.

3 Years Later……

Scholarship offer from Xavier






Private 1 on 1, Small Group

and Team Workouts Available. 

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Testimonial from Jeff Neace,  Talking about his

Daughter Emma’s 4 Year Development 

in Our Program now Playing at Alter High School.





19 in a Row! Learn from One of the Best Shooting Coaches in the Country! Coach Wade is Here to Help!

Guaranteed Improvement!

937 499-4345


Please Watch: Our 13 Year Old Son Collin          

My last day here…

What’s OUR Purpose? 

Who are WE Leading?

What is OUR Legacy?

Our Trophies are OUR Children…

Wealth is OUR TIME with them

Legacy of  LOVE is OUR Purpose in Life   


WATCH HERE: Coach Wade at Age 46…Range to 30 Feet. Attend our Shooting Camps as a Shot Taker and Leave as a Shot Maker…..Steph Curry Range Finder.


WOW!!!!!  $84,000.00 College Scholarship Discount!

Parents: What is your Plan to Pay for College?

Only 3% of High School Players will earn an Athletic Scholarship…#TRUTHPILL

LISTEN HERE: President of the Chamber of Commerce in Bellbrook Greg Davis gives you the Secrets of our www.BeBoldAcademicPlan.com 

What is Your Purpose in Life? Listen /Watch here and Learn from his 11 year old Twins Sydney and Hannah and his 13 year old son Collin. We have Impacted over 15,000 children in 9 States…because We know Our Purpose..Who’s Plan?    

Listen/Watch Here:  Former University of Dayton Assistant Coach 4 years ago was Living in a Halfway House and with YOUR HELP has Impacted over 16,000 Children in 9 States….Why? Listen to his story of Choosing Pain to a Restored Purpose One Day at a Time, One Person at a Time….YOU will NEVER Learn as Much as He has Learned…Because YOU have Never Failed as much as He has Failed on so many Different Platforms….WHO’S PLAN?   #TruthPill 

 My Dad’s Legacy….LOVE

Husband/Father of 49 Years, Educator for 40 Years, Guidance Counselor and Best Friend.

“For  a Child to Be UnLoved, Unwanted ..I will Never Understand it Wade. I have Never seen the Color of someone’s skin. Always see the Content of their Character, Core Values, their Heart.    Purpose…Simple…




MAKE PLAYS TODAY LEADERSHIP ACADEMY Teamed up with Athlete’s in Action to Learn OUR Purpose in Life.

 Be Bold

Academic Plan

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Over $2 Million in Academic  and Athletic Scholarships!!!!



Grateful to Superintendent David Caldwell and the Goshen Education Foundation President Jeff Garr. Our Children Helped Raise Over $18,000 Teaching over 200 People Our 4 P’s, 4 C’s and 4 L’s.



Testimonial from Our U.S Army 2 Star Major General Jeff Hammond.

         WHO’s PLAN?

March 2017   13 year Old Collin Griffin…..Stage 4 Cancer  54 weeks of Chemo/Radiation….

May 22, 2017  Circle of Prayer #PrayCollinStrong

March 9, 2018  Legacy of Love









     ” WHIO-TV is Grateful    Wade O’Connor trusted us to share his story and vision for the Future. It’s wonderful to see how he is Impacting lives and “Making a Difference” in our Community.”

James Brown WHIO-TV  Channel 7 Award Winning News Anchor