About LaKita Ford
Ford worked at the IMG Academy basketball program as an intern before taking on a full-time coaching role with the Girls Basketball Program in 2012. She coaches the IMG Academy girls basketball teams under coach Shell Dailey and also serves as the assistant coordinator for the program. Ford played varsity basketball for four years at the University of Mobile and has played overseas in Italy. She has also coached competitive cheerleading at the national level and owns her own non-profit for youth education in athletics: PRiDE Preparatory Sports Alliance.
- Bachelor of Science in Athletic Training from the University of Mobile
- MBA in Sport Business from Saint Leo University
- Youth Fitness Trainer certification
- Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist
- Coached youth competitive cheerleading at the National level for 10 years
- Served as Athletic Trainer for four Alabama high schools