I have been training players for 6 years and helping for longer than that.
What is your background? (have you coached, played etc.)
Grew up in West Chester, PA and played at a private school called CFS. My head coach was an assistant at Villanova under Jay Wright. Went on to coach at many locations including Broad Run, Tuscarora, Chantilly, Wakefield, and Briar Woods HS. I have coached on all levels, most recently Head Varsity Coach at BWHS. I am also part of the GBB Nation group which is with Ganon Baker.
Do you currently have a website that explains your services?
Do you specialize in skill development or agility/conditioning or both?
I do both agility/conditioning and skill development. I believe both is important to development and focus on mixing both during workouts. I also will focus on specific skills during one on one sessions and specialize group sessions.
How many clients do you normally have under your tutelage at one time?
Depends on the training and what its specifically for. I train 1 on 1 to having 30-40 kids at my camps. I try to keep the numbers small during camps and will hold a few. Believe in quality over quantity. Every group is important no matter how big or small.
Do you have any high profile clients, organizations or teams that you train that you would like to mention?
I train kids from all over the Prince William, Fairfax, Loudoun County areas. I have coached kids that have gone on to college, but personally I feel every player I train is important. I train kids from all levels/ages and each has a goal to improve their game. I work with my program Elevate Elite and Nova94, but have train kids that participate in many programs in the area. I also work with HS teams and continue to help kids from all levels reach their goals. Some of the kids in the program have gone on to reach 1st/2nd team All-Conference, MVP in their leagues, All-State, and more. I am really proud of kids that started with me from a young age and was able to mold them into strong players. Cant name names but trainer people highly involved with the Wizards on the ownership side as well.
Do you have a structured fee schedule? ( no one's fees will be disclosed in the article. I will simply mention the range that people can expect)
Group training is $40 for a session, $200 for 6, or $300 for 10. I try to make it cheaper if signed up for bigger sessions. I train at many locations including Worldgate and Brambleton. If I train there its $90 per hour, but I do try to keep it low to help families.
Where are you based? Do you move around or have a central location?
I train in Fairfax/Loudoun County for the most part. I train a lot in the Herndon/Chantilly/South Riding/Ashburn area. I do move to different locations but you can find me in those areas the most.
What should parents look for in a trainer?
Parents should first look for a trainer that has knowledge but truly cares about their child. They need to find someone that knows how to push their child and get the most out of them. Players have potential that needs to be tapped in and developed. Good trainers know how to develop skills, build basketball IQ and character, and teach the kids the fundamentals needed for the next level. Its important that parents pick the right trainer for their kids.
If your stable was full can you name some trainers that you would refer a player to?
If my stable was full I would mention Stephen Franklin in the Maryland area.
Please feel free to include any videos, photos, web links etc of yourself.
Checkout Facebook BC Elite training and ElevateElite.com for pictures and Videos. Let me know and I will send you some as well.