Coach Mo


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Hello, I'm Morris "Mo" Finley.

I am the owner of One Finley Way Sports™. Thanks for visiting my virtual neighborhood to find out more about us and who I am.

I started One Finley Way Sports™ with the goal of helping, not only young athletes, but everyone identify the necessary tools to succeed and motivating them to implement those tools in every facet of their lives. 

I learned very early in life that if I built on a solid foundation of hard work, education, determination and good values they would pave the way for success down the road. I am a native of LaFayette, Alabama. Like many southern towns, sports was an integral part of our culture. Growing up I played every sport available, but basketball became my favorite. After my senior year of high school, I signed a scholarship to play Division I basketball at the University of Alabama-Birmingham (UAB).

As a student at UAB, I took full advantage of my opportunity.  I graduated with a B.S. in Psychology (2003, Cum Laude Honors) and a B.A. in Social Psychology (2004). As an athlete, I was able to leave my mark on the sport I love. I became UAB’s 5th all-time leading scorer, a 2-time All-Conference USA Selection and the 2002-2003 Conference USA Scholar-Athlete of the Year for Men’s Basketball.  On the court, I partook in many victories, but none as memorable as being a member of UAB's 2004 Sweet Sixteen Team. Throughout my tenure at UAB, I was also a member of the Conference USA Commissioner’s Honor Roll, the Dean’s List and the President’s List for academic excellence several times.  

After graduation, I decided to pursue my dream of becoming a professional basketball player.  For 10 years I played professional basketball throughout Europe. Each offseason I spent time sharing knowledge as a basketball camp counselor, speaker and an individual skills trainer with younger players, as well as, professional players.  

Throughout my athletic career, I’ve been blessed to compete against some of the best players in the world. I’ve also been very fortunate to learn from and work with some of the best minds in the game of basketball. Achieving my dream of becoming a professional athlete can be attributed to three things: my strong faith in God, a willingness to work hard to achieve my goals, and the wisdom I’ve acquired by working closely with knowledgeable people.


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  • I'm a dedicated Lead Basketball Skills Trainer.

  • I use my expertise and knowledge to offer a unique skill set to my clients. 

  • I enjoy utilizing my team building experiences to encourage organizations and teams to build better relationships at work, home, and throughout the world.

  • Lastly, I assist potential and transitioning professional athletes with the tools they need to be prepared for their next phase.

I look forward to the opportunity to use all my experiences to help take your game or organization to the next level. 


Oh, the places basketball has taken me!

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"I'm so grateful for the opportunities that I've been blessed with by way of the game of basketball. Throughout the process, I've learned a whole lot, been humbled by experiences, made lifelong friends and had the opportunity to see the world while chasing a basketball."

-Mo Finley


What One Finley Way™ Sports does best...

 
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We offer highly-effective basketball skills training to amateur and professional athletes.  

We offer insight and a fresh, positive outlook to teams and organizations seeking inspiration to get them to the next level.

We assist professionals athletes in preparing for the next step in their career on and off the court.