Coaches

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Brooklyn Swarm Director

Luis Posada

  • 2nd Season with Brooklyn Swarm Basketball
  • Graduate of Kean University
  • Originally from Hudson County, NJ
  • Coach Luis Posada has been an educator and coach for more than 10 years
  • He has coached basketball at the middle school and high school level since 2011.
  • Currently the Assistant Coach for The Boys Basketball Team and Director of Admissions at Cristo Rey Brooklyn High School
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Director of Recruiting & Head Skills Trainer

Scott Rich

  • 4TH Season with Brooklyn Swarm
  • Multiple Tournament Championships with Brooklyn Swarm
  • Former Player at Columbia Greene CC
  • Former Semi-Pro Player in the GMGB League 2014-2016
  • Former Pro Player in the ABA - Bronx Holy Storm, Atlantic Coast Cardinals, New York Lightning
  • USA Gold Licensed Coach since 2015

     
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10th Grade Boys Coach

Noah Shy

  • 3rd Season with Brooklyn Swarm

  • 1,000 POINT SCORER AT BROOKLYN COLLEGE

  • LED TEAM IN SCORING AND REBOUNDING IN 2019-2020

  • NAMED TO THE CUNYAC ALL TOURNAMENT TEAM

  • RANKED TOP 50 IN LONG ISLAND AND TOP 10 NASSAU COUNTY IN 2017

  • 2022 CUNYAC All Second Team

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Brooklyn Swarm Head Coach

Chris Tunkel

• 3-time varsity letterman and senior co-captain at EC Glass High School. Leading 3-point shooter and third leading scorer (junior/senior seasons).

• Named Top 15 at Prep Stars Invitational Camp (Charlotte, NC, summer of ‘93) amongst future NBA and Div. I talent.

• Coached from 2016 to 2020 at Kings Bay Youth Organization.

• Has worked for numerous Arts & Education programs servicing youth in NYC schools for over 20 years.

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Brooklyn Swarm Head Coach

Gary Solberg

• First Season with Brooklyn Swarm 

• Founder of Brooklyn Ballers

• Physical Education Teacher at promise Academy 1 High School

• Junior Varsity Head Basketball Coach and Varsity Assistant

• Over 10 years of High School and AAU Coaching experience

• Graduate of Brooklyn College

• Graduate of North Central University 

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Brooklyn Swarm Coach

Shakel Cofield

  • 3rd Season with Swarm Basketball

  • Former Player at Tompkins Cortland Community College

  • Basketball Skills Trainer for Middle School-High School Athletes