COACHES

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Program Senior Director

Conrad Etchi

  • A Maryland native with an extreme passion for helping others achieve their dreams.
  • Attended Salem University (WV), where he was the team's second-leading scorer and ranked top 5 in the conference in steals.
  • Graduated Magnum Cum Laude with a degree in sports management
  • Played Professional basketball in Australia, Mexico, and Dallas during a 4-year career.
  •  2017 Waratah Scoring Title Avg. 25 ppg and Teams MVP.
  • A former 12u basketball coach in Australia.
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Director of Recruitment

Kevin Davis

  • A Chicago native attended Crane High School and graduated from Curie Metro High in 2006. 
  • Coach Davis Sr. has been serving the youth of Chicago since 2008. 
  • Currently serving as the Dean of Culture & Climate/Athletic Director at Ombudsman Educational services 
  • A Park Forest Rec League Coach Seven Seasons
  • Coach of The Year 2012, Coached Champion Teams 2012, 2013
  • Middle school and elementary coach for five years
  • Founder of Chicago Basketball Association est. 2019
  • ISBE Certified, IHSA Certified, and CPR Certified 2020
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Director of Player Development

Erik Vigansky

  • Current Head Skills Coach & Sports Performance Coach for Athletes On The Rise, LLC 
  • Collegiate Basketball Player at Clarkson University, Potsdam, NY 
  • Professional Basketball Player in Spain and Denmark (2007-14)
  • Basketball USA Basketball Gold Coach Certified and FIBA Americas Coach Certified
  • Head Coach at Mahone Middle School, WI (2018-20)
  • Head Coach for U5-U18 Falcon Club Basketball Program, Denmark (2014-16)
  • Ast. Coach for the Danish Women's U18 National Team (2013-14)
  • Dameligaen Women's Head coach, Denmark (2013-14)
  • Haderslev Basketball Club Skills Trainer and Coach (2008-13)
  • Former Ast. Sports performance coach for Danish Basketball Federation (14-16) and Head Strength and Conditioning Coach for Haderslev Sports Academy, Denmark (2009-13).

Swarm AAU Basketball is seeking coaches for our Basketball teams for the Spring 2022 AAU season! The hiring process for coaches and directors begun as of September 2021. Commitments during the season include multiple practices per week and 5-8 tournaments (weekends) over a 2-3 month season.

 

The Swarm was founded in 2008 out of Central Massachusetts. The program quickly grew and has expanded in several regions and locations at each skill level for boys and girls grades 3-12, and is now the largest club basketball program in the country. The Swarm currently has seventeen different regional locations running out of thirteen different states.

 

Employment contingent upon successful background check and Safesport Certification - an online course provided by Swarm to set the standard of behavior for all staff members. Coaches are compensated based on their experience and qualifications.

 

Responsibilities & Expectations Include:

  • Exemplify and teach positive behavior to act as a role model for players
  • Run practices and skills sessions independently
  • Attend and coach weekly practices and tournaments
  • Showing up on time to all practices and games

If you are interested in applying, please email Swarm Director, Kasey Ayer, at Kasey@swarm-basketball.com.