The Champs Are Here

Playmakers Basketball Royalties (PBR) is home to two professional women’s basketball teams: the Philadelphia Reign and your 2018 Reigning National Champions, the Atlanta Monarchs.  PBR is a branch of Playmakers International, a sport specific training and development company in the Atlanta Metro Area that focuses on the overall cognitive, social, academic, and physical development of student athletes.

PBR is a community based organization providing competitive playing opportunities and career advancement opportunities to professional basketball players.  Our mission is to be an avenue for high caliber players to continue to advance their careers or even restart their careers while giving back to the community that supports them.

First Responders Game Tip-off



Sat May 4; 5pm

vs Birmingham Legends

Results: BIR 50 | ATL 97

Sat May 11; 4pm

vs Jacksonville Lady Panthers

Results: JAC 60 | ATL 87

Sat May 25; 2pm

vs Orlando Boom

Results: ATL 85 | ORL 70


Sat Jun 1; 7pm

vs Fort Myers Bobcats

Results: FMB 49 | ATL 115

Sat Jun 15; 3pm

vs Birmingham Legends


Sat Jun 22; 5pm

vs Philadelphia Reign


Sat Jun 29; 6pm

vs Shreveport Lady Knights



Sat Jul 13; 4:30pm

vs Jacksonville Lady Panthers


Sat Jul 20; 4pm

vs Greensboro Havoc


Latest News

Monarchs Pick Up Key Players

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The Atlanta Monarchs would like to welcome Shakayla Thomas to the team.

Thomas, a Florida State alum, was the 23rd overall pick in the 2018 WNBA draft. Thomas will go down as one of the top players in Florida State Seminoles Women's Basketball history, finishing second all-time in points (1,971) and fields goals made (851). She joins Leticia Romeo as the only three-time All-American in program history. Top 10 all-time at FSU in rebounds, points per game, and games played. She averaged 14.6 points, 5.7 rebounds and shot 51.9% from the floor in her 135 game career.

Please join us in welcoming Shakayla Thomas to the PBR family and Atlanta Monarchs Professional Women's Basketball Team.


Join us in welcoming Elem Ibiam to the Atlanta Monarchs Professional Women's Basketball Team!!!

Elem Ibiam is a 6'4 center, South Carolina Gamecocks alum whose name is all over the South Carolina Women's Basketball record books.

Career Records: 2nd -- Blocked shots in a career (164 in 126 games) 4th -- Blocked shots average in a career (1.3) 7th -- Games played in a career (126) 3rd -- Blocked shots in an SEC career (59 in 57 games) 4th -- Blocked shots average in an SEC career (1.2)

Season Records: 1st -- Blocked shots in a season (83 in 2013-14) 1st -- Blocked shots average in a season (2.4 in 2013-14) 1st -- Blocked shots in an SEC season (44 in 2013-14) 1st -- Blocked shots average in an SEC season (2.8 in 2013-14)

Game Records: 2nd -- Blocked shots in a game (7 at Mississippi State, 2/6/14) 4th -- Blocked shots in a game (6 vs. Kentucky, 1/19/14) 1st -- Blocked shots in an SEC game (7 at Mississippi State, 2/6/14) 2nd -- Blocked shots in an SEC game (6 at Kentucky, 1/19/14) 5th -- Blocked shots in an SEC game (5 vs. Georgia, 2/27/14 and vs. Mississippi, 1/30/14)

We are very pleased to have Ibiam join the PBR family and Atlanta Monarchs.



The Atlanta Monarchs are pleased to sign Raven Northcross-Baker for the 2019 season.

Baker will be joining the Monarchs after her graduation from the University of Arkansas on May 10th. Raven played two seasons for Arkansas Razorback Women's Basketball after transferring from Chipola College. She scored 283 points and had 122 rebounds in two seasons with the Razorbacks. A member of a team that set single season records for points scored, field goals attempted, 3-point field goals made and attempted, defensive rebounds, games played and total minutes. She helped Arkansas upset three ranked teams to reach the SEC Tournament finals for the first time in program history and paced Arkansas into the program’s seventh WNIT appearance reaching the third round.

Join us in welcoming Raven to the PBR family and Atlanta Monarchs.


The Atlanta Monarchs are pleased to welcome to the team CSU Bakersfield Women's Basketball standout Aja Williams!

In her senior year at CSU Bakersfield, Aja led the Roadrunners in scoring with 12.0 points per game, was second on the team in made three-pointers (39), finished the season with the second-most rebounds on the team (166), totaled 58 assists, second-best on the squad, was named to the Preseason All-WAC second team and earned first team All-WAC honors.

After a stellar career at CSU, Aja played professionally for CD Talent in Santander, Cantabria, Spain.

Please join us in welcoming Aja Williams to the  Playmakers Basketball Royalties family and the Atlanta Monarchs Professional women's basketball team!


Youth Leadership Conference

The Monarchs are so excited about being a part of this event.

YOUTH VISION BOARD LEADERSHIP CONFERENCE PRESENTED BY THE Atlanta Monarchs Atlanta's Young Misses, Inc and Lady Butterflies - Georgia.

Join us for this phenomenal event!

The even is for MS & HS girls, lunch included! PARTICIPANTS MUST BE REGISTERED

All participants receive one complimentary general admission ticket to the Atlanta Monarchs 5pm home opener at Duluth High School

Saturday 9am - 1pm
May 4th at Duluth High School

Speakers include:
Felicia Shanklin
Judge Ronda Colvin Leary
Dr. JustCris Williams
Veronica Higgs Cope, Esq, Owner, Cope Law Firm
Dr. Jelunder Clark, CEO Wellness Infinity Network
Christi Thomas (#WNBA legend)
Ms. Schantate Johnson Bickham, CEO, Advanced Therapeutic Concepts

Topics include:
Communicating your YOU (social media etiquette, networking, etc.)

The Power of Togetherness (women supporting women)

Failure – Not an option, but a necessity (overcoming adversities & setbacks)

Turning your VISION into your REALITY

Sports as a Resource

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Monarchs vs Youth

The Monarchs are thankful for another opportunity to give back to our community!

Join the Monarchs on September 8th for the PITY Rally as they play a friendly game against the PITY youth coed team.

​PITY (Protecting the Innocence of Troubled Yout) is a non-profit organization made up of a body of men and women who have experienced gang affiliation, drug addiction, criminal activity and years of incarceration.  They have given their lives over to God by serving kids who are headed down the same path.  Their goal is to show that the result of living this type of life leads to imprisonment and/or death.  PITY's mission is to eliminate gangs completely by getting these boys and girls off the streets and to show these kids a new and better way of life.

The PITY Rally is family friendly event where everyone is invited to enjoy a day of community fellowship, inspiration, entertainment, giveaways, basketball and so much more.  The event is free to the community and will include:

Guest Speakers: BT The Architect, Kisha King, Joe Freeman, and Carvis Webb

Entertainment by: Lavynder, Kidd Torri, The Dancing Mime, ATL Bomb Squad, and North Atlanta High School Drumline

Basketball Game: Youth vs Atlanta Monarchs


The PITY Rally will be held on September 8th from 10am - 5pm.

The Salvation Army Boys & Girls Club 3500 Sherrydale Lane Decatur, GA 30032

Pricing Plan

Basic Plan

$ 30/ MO

3 Days a week Program

Body Building

Diet Program Included


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$ 49/ MO

3 Days a week Program

Body Building

Diet Program Included


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Expert Plan

$ 99/ MO

3 Days a week Program

Body Building

Diet Program Included


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