COACHES


Sky Hyacinthe

Shooting Guru
“I train because the skills you need to excel in the game happen when no one is around.”
  • Sky’s Bio

    Former point guard at the University of Connecticut

    12 years of skills development training

    Specializes in overall guard training

    Worked with: Emeka Okafor (Phoenix Suns), Ben Gordon (Orlando Magic), Marcus Williams (formerly with Memphis Grizzlies), Taleik Brown (1999 to 2000 McDonalds All-American)

    Trained: Brandon Moore (Overseas Pro), 7 high school nationally ranked top 100 athletes, Louisana All-District, All-Metro, All-State athletes, Elevate New Orleans student athletes

Ben Aronin

The Technician
“Basketball saved my life. My coaches taught me to be a man. I use my love for basketball to inspire those that I train and coach.”
  • Ben’s Bio

    Former semi-professional coach

    Started coaching in 1999 – 14 seasons coaching experience in MS, HS, and International Basketball League – 8 years of basketball skill development training

    Specializes in attack moves to maximize explosion and quickness

    Worked with: Sun Ming-Ming (7’9, CBA Champion, IBL All Star), Micah Lancaster (NBA Skills trainer, Founder of I’m Possible basketball company, IBL All Star), Waki Williams (former Memphis Tiger), Jerry Cheves (overseas Pro), Chris Blakely (IBL Pro), Coach James (former NBA Skills trainer Houston Rockets), Shane Foster (former Utah Jazz)

    Trained: Sun Ming-Ming, Elevate New Orleans student athletes, 7 high school athletes nationally ranked in the top 100

Ernest Watson

Master Trainer
“Everyone needs a chance to get better at the game they love. I love watching an athlete train hard, get better and see their skills unfold on the court during a game.”
  • Stretch’s Bio

    Former wing at Northern Kentucky University

    5 years of skill development training

    Specializes in ball handling and attacking the basket

    Worked/trained with: Kevin Durant (OKC Thunder), Ty Lawson (Houston Rockets), Mike Beasley (NBA/overseas), Jerian Grant (NY Knicks), Jerami Grant (PHI Sixers), Austin Freemen (NBA/overseas), Nolan Smith (NBA/overseas), Quinn Cook (NBA/Dleague), Erick Green (NBA/Dleague), Donte Green (NBA/overseas), Malcolm Delaney (overseas), Keith Veney (NBA Developer), Derrick Harvey

    Trained: Kristin Bullock (overseas), Camry Green (record holder at CNU), Eshaunte Jones (NKU), Xavian McKay (HCHS)

Shamon Tooles

Post Master
“I want to give young athletes the skill preparation they need not only to make it big, but to flourish on and off the basketball court.”
  • Tooles’s Bio

    2004 captain of the UConn National Championship team

    Over 10 years of training experience

    Specializes in post play

    Clients and former teammates: Caron Butler (Sacramento Kings, Ben Gordon (Orlando Magic), Emeka Okafor (Washington Wizards), Charlie Villanueva (Dallas Mavericks), Josh Boone (Brooklynn Nets/Iowa Energy D-League), Marcus Williams (Memphis Grizzlies/Malaga, Andalusia), Hilton Armstrong (Golden State Warriors/Santa Cruz Warriors D-League), Taliek Brown (Laval, Quebec), Rashad Anderson (BK Ventspils/Latvia), John Allen (Anwill Powland)