President/CEO: Prophet Kates President of Changing The Culture LLC


8 Years of Skill Development

7 Years of Coaching Experience

6 Years of Grassroots Basketball

6 Years of Camps/Clinics/Leagues

4 Years of Coaching Boys High School Basketball


Vice President/COO: Dukpe Smith-Obasuyi

Vice President of Changing The Culture LLC


5 Years of Coaching Experience

2 Years of Skill Development

2 Years of Grassroots Basketball

2 Years of Boys High School Basketball

5 Years of Camps Experience

about us

Changing The Culture is striving to become one of the Top Exposure Platforms in the Tri State Area. The Goal is to improve your child’s overall skill set, understanding and knowledge of the game. We pride ourselves on creating a fun, safe and competitive environment.


The Culture feels there are a number of young athletes with great potential that miss out on opportunities to advance their Talent because of the lack of exposure and Skill development. Just Think about how skill development, training and exposure events helped you in your athletic journey. Where would you be without them? Our mission is to provide a high level experience to all of our athletes throughout communities in the Tri State Area.