Birmingham, AL. Rising Coaches is pleased to announce the inaugural Rising Coaches Classic. The Multi-Team Event will be hosted by the College of Charleston from November 11-14th and will feature four division one men’s basketball teams. The field for the event will include Loyola MD, South Carolina State, Lipscomb and host school College of Charleston. All games will be broadcast live by FloSports at

The Rising Coaches Classic will be operated by Uprise Athletics Group, a company founded by Brian and Natalie Burton. “When my wife & I started Uprise, never did we imagine we would be partnering with a high-level company like Rising Coaches to host a division one tournament in year one” said Uprise CEO Brian Burton. “Rising Coaches is second to none in serving the coaching industry, we couldn’t be more honored to host this MTE together.”

Rising Coaches will provide all of the coaches and managers participating in the event a free one-year membership to their professional development and networking platform.

The Rising Coaches Classic will kick off on November 11th with a match-up between South Carolina State and host College of Charleston.

“This event is a great opportunity for us to build our brand” said Rising Coaches CEO Adam Gordon. “We’ve done a great job building brand awareness within the basketball coaching community over the past twelve years, but hosting a major event like the Rising Coaches Classic gives us an opportunity to expand our footprint.”


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