“Director Micah Hayes is energetic, caring, and intense—all in one he is an amazing coach and teacher.” — Quinn Smith, PGC Grad
Micah Hayes has been ingrained with the PGC culture for many years. Micah had the opportunity to play as a four-year starter for PGC Director, TJ Rosene, at Emmanuel College between 2005-2009.
During his playing career, Micah was a part of the 2009 NCCAA National Championship team and was selected the tournament’s Most Valuable Player. Micah is a two-time winner of the Champion of Character award and was named Emmanuel College’s Student Athlete of the Year in 2009.
Micah is the owner of The Sweatbox Decatur which serves athletes through intense individual & group athletic performance training. Micah is also the strength & conditioning coach at Decatur High School. Micah resides in Decatur, GA, with his wife Alessandra and their daughter Eva Marie.
His current coaching motto comes from Hall of Fame coach John Wooden: “You have not taught them until they have learned.”
You can connect with Micah on Twitter and Instagram at @micahhayes1985. There you’ll also find his favorite hashtag, #WinTheDay.
Micah is a full-time director for PGC Basketball.
An Inside Look of Micah Teaching
WHAT THEY’RE SAYING ABOUT micah
“He was very interested in helping us individually. He would ask our names and used them throughout the camp. He was very respectful. I liked how the coaching staff was made up of all different people. It made it an interesting experience. Everyone had their own coaching style.”
–Dexter Reasons, PGC Grad
“I thought Micah was really relatable and personable and he gave great directions on how to improve or change something.”
“Micah was great. Everything he taught was precise and understood. I learned so much about basketball and life from him.”
“He really pushed us and made us work so we can improve. I really appreciate the energy he brought and made us bring!”
“Micah is great basketball instructor! I know him personally away from PGC and he is a great influential person to be around!”!
–Harrison Meyer, PGC Grad