Growing up playing basketball, I have experienced the game from all levels, from an uncoordinated first-timer to competing in the National Prep Championship in Connecticut on the number one seeded team. I currently play in the Big V League, while coaching for Melbourne University, in groups, and several individual athletes. I have experience coaching female and male athletes of all skill levels and am flexible on location around Carlton and Melbourne if a player has a preferred court
I worked hard to earn the opportunity to play in America for three years after high school, competing for nationally ranked schools across America. Throughout this time, I strived to participate in as much coaching as possible, whether running community-based programs or private workouts, I take pride in being able to elevate the game of others. Currently, I primarily compete in Victoria's Big V League in their Division One competition. I coach for Melbourne University, leading both their intermediate and elite group sessions, as well as Helping Hoops, a Victorian charity providing basketball training for disadvantaged or at-risk youth. On top of this, I also train individual athletes to complement their team training or off-season workouts. I rely heavily on my background of being a tutor, from my time at the California School for the Deaf to tutoring students through their HSC and VCE exams, I draw on these experiences to ensure not only that my explanations are clear, but more importantly, how a drill translates to an athlete's game is understood. I try to present myself as a highly approachable coach, ensuring any of my athletes feel comfortable approaching me for advice or insight into their game, a drill, their recruitment, or any of the other queries that arise during the athletic journey. I make sure to explain everything I spend time on during trainings, not just in regard to how to carry out the exercise, but why we are doing it and what benefit it will bring. My time spent training to play in America, my coaching resume, and my time spent playing at an elite level has exposed me to a diverse base of knowledge, and I am fortunate enough to have the skills and experience to guide a player's development towards their goals; whether this is to master the basic skills of the game and develop an understanding of the rules, earn the starting spot in their position, or develop the skills to compete overseas, I take pride in being able to help others on their journey towards accomplishment.
One-on-One Coaching 60 MINS $60
Small Group up to 5 athletes 60 MINS $75
Team up to 15 athletes 60 MINS $100