Summer League Basketball Jam

COACHES SYMPOSIUM

 

Rick Barry - NBA Hall of Fame

Toccara Williams - WNBA Legend San Antonio Stars/Coach

Alexis Levi CEO - Alexis Levi Sports and  Entertainment/Owner of Las Vegas Stars 

Tyler Larson - Camp Co-Director

Hernando Parnell - Associate Coach Duke University

Marvin Menzies – Mens Basketball Coach UNLV

G League Coach TBA

NBA Coach TBA

Bruce Oneil - United States Basketball Academy

Travis McAvene - International Coach

Karen Hall Former Division 1 Coach

Mike Hyde - CEO of Perfect Shot

 

 
 

Rick Barry Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame

Full Name: Richard Francis Dennis Barry III

Born: 3/28/44 in Elizabeth, N.J.

High School: Roselle Park (N.J.)

College: Miami (Fla.)

Drafted: San Francisco Warriors, 1965

Transactions: Signed with Oakland of ABA, 1967; Traded to N.Y. Nets, 1970; Returned to Warriors, '72; Signed with Houston, 6/17/78.

Height: 6-7; Weight: 220 lbs.

Honors: Elected to Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame (1987); NBA champion (1975); NBA Finals MVP (1975); All-NBA First Team (1966, '67, '74, '75, '76); All-NBA Second Team (1973); Rookie of the Year (1966); Eight-time All-Star; All-Star MVP (1967); One of 50 Greatest Players in NBA History (1996).

http://www.nba.com/history/players/barry_bio.html

Toccara Williams Former WNBA/Champion Coach

https://www.toccarawilliamsbasketball.com/

Started every game of her college career from freshman to senior year (111 total games)

Led the WNBA in 2004 in steals percentage at 4.9

Recorded 43 assists her rookie season

Recorded 35 steals her rookie season

Class of 2016 SEC Legend

Played overseas professionally in Turkey, Korea, China, and Israel

Current Head Girls Basketball Coach at Cypress Bay High School in Weston, FL

Trains and Develops players of all ages and levels

2017 her high school basketball team is ranked in the Top 10 of teams in Broward County

Started the ONLY All Girls Basketball Academy in South Florida

 

 

Hernando Parnell Associate Coach Duke University

Former D League Coach/Former International Coach/NBA Scout

Accomplished coaching professional and professional speaker. Hernando is currently the assistant coach and recruiting coordinator for the Duke Women's Basketball team. He also directs Always Be Contagious, an organization that provides leadership, communication and culture training and support for sports programs, businesses and individuals all around the country. Learn more at www.alwaysbecontagious.com.

Planells has one of the most diverse backgrounds in basketball, leadership training and film production. He has coached at every level including time with the Boston Celtics NBA Development League team the Maine Red Claws as well as the head coach for the Ryukyu Golden Kings in the Basketball Japan league and The Hollywood Fame in the ABA. He also has coaching experience at the Junior College and High School levels.

He has served as a sports production specialist for numerous films, television shows and commercials where he choreographed, coordinated and assist the filming of sports scenes on movies such as Coach Carter, The Longest Yard, Spider-Man 3, WNBA, EA Sports, Target etc...

International experience in hosting and speaking at camps and clinics in Japan, Philippines, Taiwan, Australia, Switzerland and more. Has also been involved with several national Team programs.

NBA Scout for Marty Blake and Associates (Director of Scouting for the NBA)

Basketball development trainer who has trained and/or coached over 200 athletes who have gone on to play at the college and professional levels.

Specialties: Coaching, motivation, athlete training, sports coordinator, sports choreography, basketball choreography, scouting, player development, contract negotiations, media relations, public speaking, website content management, social media expert

 

Bruce O’Neil United States Basketball Academy President

Direct growth strategy for the USBA and supervise day to day operation of the company. Lead person in developing meaningful relationships in China for the past 20 years. Develop curriculum with high level coaches advisory board to improve teaching methods, primarily in the China market.

Vast experience in the China Basketball market. Chief consultant to the Chinese Basketball Association, Chinese University Basketball Association and all levels of basketball throughout China. Over 2000 Chinese players, coaches and administrators have trained at the USBA over the past 15 years. 4 CBA Drafts (foreign players) have been held at our site. Our USBA Institute currently trains select 14-16 year old future stars, within its 8 month program each year while teaching English in preparation for sending all of the participants to American high schools each September. The USBA has organized and led 35 USA AND USBA allstar teams for China tours to play CBA and Chinese National teams.

 

 

 

Marvin Menzies: UNLV Coach

 

Marvin Menzies became the 13th full-time head coach in UNLV men's basketball history on April 21, 2016.

Menzies, 56, came back to Las Vegas after nine years as the head coach at New Mexico State. After completing his first year leading the Runnin' Rebel program, he brought in a recruiting class for the 2017-18 season that has been ranked as high as No. 12 in the country and includes McDonald's High School All-American Brandon McCoy and National Junior College Player of the Year Shakur Juiston.

The 2017-18 squad spent the entire summer together in Las Vegas, something his first UNLV team was unable to do, and achieved a 3.24 team grade point average during that time. Under his direction, New Mexico State was extremely successful making appearances in the postseason each of his last five seasons in Las Cruces, and six of his last seven.

Menzies led the Aggies to their fifth straight 20-win season in 2015-16, and seventh in eight years, as they went 23-11 overall and 13-1 in conference play. When Menzies left NMSU, the Aggies had won 35 straight home conference games, which was the second-longest such streak in the nation.

New Mexico State won its second straight outright regular-season Western Athletic Conference Championship in his final season in Las Cruces, which led to a berth in the NIT.

From 2012-15, Menzies led his team to four straight WAC Tournament titles and NCAA Tournament berths. His team also won the conference tournament crown and appeared in the NCAA Tournament in 2010. He led the Aggies to the outright regular-season conference title in 2014-15 and a co-championship in 2008.

Menzies owns a career record of 209-132 (.613) over 10 seasons as a Division I head coach and he has gone 107-51 (.677) in conference play.

 

Travis McAvene/International Head Coach

Head Men's Basketball Coach

Chabibeh Sporting Club (Lebanon) ,2018 Mediterranean Cup (Spain)

Head Men's Basketball Coach, Turks & Caicos Islands

2018 Copa Mitchell America's Cup (Dominican Republic)

"2015, 2016, 2017 Coach of the Year"

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Alexis Levi Event Director/Owner of Alexis Levi Sports and Entertainment Group

Alexis Levi is the first African American woman to hold the titles of Owner and General Manager of a men’s professional basketball team. Levi settled her International Basketball League (IBL) franchise, the Las Vegas Stars, in Las Vegas, Nevada in 2006- 2009. In the last five years Levi has taken on many major hats in the Sports and Entertainment World. One of the latest Entertainment Projects includes Pro Baller Magazine and PRO Baller Mag.com, a magazine dedicated to telling the stories of professional athletes and their triumphs and journeys. Levi was also honored as the showcase of only 12 people for the PEPSI “Firsts of Many” 2008 National African American History Campaign and Calendar for those African Americans who were the “first” at what they’ve done and are paving the way for many others to follow in their footsteps. She was previously a Chairwoman of NABFEME (National Association of Black Female Executives in Music & Entertainment), a national organization that consists of the “who’s who” of African American female media executives, actresses, and musicians. All of this contributed to her being named by Ebony Magazine as one of America’s most influential African Americans, and one of the top 20 African American “Up and Comers in the nation”.

 

 

Tyler Larson/International Pro Basketball Player

Top college recruit from the Casper (Wyoming) and South Dakota junior colleges, in his final year with the Coyotes, Larson was best player with 14.4 points, 7.9 rebounds and 2.9 assists. In 2015, he landed in Europe where he signed his first professional contract with Jekabpils, totalling 14.5 points, 5.9 rebounds and 4.1 assists in the championship and 15.3 points, 5.8 rebounds and 3.6 assists in the Baltic League.

After finishing the pre-season 2016/17 between Hungary and Lithuania, he returned to Latvia with Barons Riga where he demonstrated his full potential – with 16.4 points, 5.2 rebounds and 4.4 assists per game he pulled the team into third placed in the league and was elected best player of the tournament.

 

In the current season, he wore the Liege jersey, totalling 18.2 points (54% 2-pointers, 48% 3-pointers, and 83% free throws), 5.8 assists and 4.6 rebounds in 14 games (best assist-man), second best scorer of the BLB and October MVP).

 

 

 

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