Mike Glenn, Chairman of the Athletic Advisory Board
Mike “Stinger” Glenn is a former NBA basketball player who played with the Buffalo Braves, the New York Knicks, the Atlanta Hawks and the Milwaukee Bucks.
Mike received a BA in mathematics with a minor in computer science from Southern Illinois University. He attended graduate business classes at St. John’s University, Southern Illinois University and Baruch College. In 1979 he founded the All-Star Basketball Camp for the Hearing-Impaired. This non-profit organization is the nation’s first basketball camp for hearing-challenged athletes and is offered every summer free of charge for up to150 deaf athletes from across the country.
Mike is the recipient of numerous awards including: #1 Vote for Academic All-American Basketball Player, the NBA Walter P. Kennedy Citizenship Award, the NBA “Spirit of Love” Award and the Gate City Bar Association Professional Athlete Award. Some of the organizations Mike is affiliated with include: the Board of Advisors for the Auditory Education Clinic; Chairman of the Deaf Awareness Committee; the Board of Directors, Georgia Registry of Interpreters for Deaf; Leadership Atlanta, Class of 1988-98; the Board of Directors for South Dekalb YMCA, Atlanta, Georgia; and the Editorial Board of Teen Athlete Magazine.
A renowned speaker, Mike has participated in youth programs such as the Atlanta-based “Stop the Violence” campaign as well as drug-awareness seminars in high schools across the Southeast. He has also served as the Master of Ceremonies for the Miss Junior Black America Pageant.