COACHES

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Coach TURNIPSEED

  • PLAYED AT SAINT JOHNS CC ; 2012 CONFERENCE CHAMPIONS

  • GRADUATE PLAYER FROM TENNESSEE WESLEYAN UNIVERSITY

  • PLAYED IN THE UNIVERSAL BASKETBALL ASSOCIATION'S MITCHELL CUP IN THE DOMINICAN REPUBLIC & NAMED OFFENSIVE MVP

  • COACHED AT THE KING'S ACADEMY (SEYMOUR, TN); 3 CHAMPIONSHIPS IN FOUR YEARS

  • OWNER OF GAMEPOINT BRAND

  • EXPERIENCE TRAINING YOUTH, COLLEGIATE, AND PRO ATHLETES

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Coach Potts

  • Played college basketball at Ashford University

  • Set the Indiana State Record for making 78 consecutive free throws

  • Currently coaches 423Hoops (Premier Boys High School Exposure Team)

  • Former Middle School Head Varsity Girls' Coach at Sevier Middle School

  • All Star Head Coach of East (TN) in the Rocky Top Border War (2020, 2021)

  • Has held numerous coaching positions (school & AAU), training over 150 basketball players ranging from 2nd grade to Division 1

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Coach Penley

  • Former High School Head Coach with 200+ wins in 12 years

  • Multiple regular-season, District Tournament, & Region Tournament championships

  • 9 Region Tournament appearances in 12 seasons

  • Two appearances in the TSSAA State Basketball Tournament in Murfreesboro, including a “Final Four” appearance

  • Multiple conference Coach of the Year awards as voted by opposing coaches and local media

  • Northeast Tennessee Coach of the Year as named by the Johnson City Press (regardless of classification)

  • Founder of the NET Ballerz travel basketball program and coach of the rising 5th-grade team that won 14-of-18 tournaments last season along with three runners-up finishes

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Camp Coach Shehady

  • Former starting point guard at D2 school Point Park University in Pittsburgh, PA

  • Has led Point Park in assists (3.5 apg), and has been one of the leaders in the River States Conference

  • Former member of Team USA’s U23 national team in the 2019 FIBA World Cup

  • Received multiple scholarship offers before accepting his athletic scholarship at Point Park

  • This past fall, Mark was selected to play for Team USA’s U23 3x3 National Team in the FIBA World Cup in Lanzhou, China

  • Led Team USA in assists and second in scoring

  • Founded Shehady Basketball Training to share his knowledge and passion for basketball

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Camp Coach- Ryan Goodson

  • Directed the Stephen Curry Skills Academy in 2011

  • Contracted to direct events for United States Basketball Association

  • Has trained more than 25,000 players from youth to professional levels since 200

  • Has ran camps in 30 states and 8 countries

  • Author of a bestselling book- “Basketball Essentials”- that has sold over 5,000 copies

  • Was a college basketball analysist for ESPN3 for two seasons

  • Currently holds weekly training, camps, and leagues in Mooresville, NC and Atlanta, GA