About Us

PTR ALLSTARS:  Launched in 2017 in Cobb County, Georgia, PTR Allstars had two simple goals - (1) teach student-athletes the fundamentals of basketball, and (2) prepare them to compete at a high level with integrity and excellence both on and off the court.

Beginning with just two teams (2023 and 2024) and those goals in mind, PTR quickly established a reputation for being one of Atlanta's premier AAU basketball programs.  In 2018, PTR Allstars 2025 (11U/5th Grade) boys team will have their chance to continue the program's success.

UNDER ARMOUR:  While closing out a successful first season (2017), our founders were approached by several "shoe company" teams about joining them.  So, in 2018 our founders began a partnership with the Under Armour sponsored Atlanta Xpress travel AAU basketball club that will feature the PTR Allstars 2024 (12U/6th Grade) boys now competing as the Atlanta Xpress 2024 team under Coach Shaine & Coach Jones.  In addition to this, many of the PTR Allstars 2023 (13U/7th Grade) boys will now compete as members of the Atlanta Xpress 2023 (A & B) teams.

ATLANTA XPRESS:  As a member of the Under Armour Association AAU travel basketball circuit, the Atlanta Xpress is Georgia's only Under Armour sponsored team.  The Atlanta Xpress has sent a large number of student-athletes to NCAA D-I schools on basketball scholarships.

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MEET THE STAFF

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Shaine Freeman

Executive Director & Head Coach

Atlanta Xpress 2024

Click here for more about Coach Shaine.

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Vernell Jones

Associate Director & Assistant Coach

Atlanta Xpress 2024

Click here for more about Coach Jones.

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Candy Freeman

Director of Operations

Atlanta Xpress 2024 and PTR Allstars

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