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Upper Hand Sports Podcast

Ep 31: Love Youth Basketball

on Apr 4, 2018 7:30:00 AM | By Upper Hand | 0 Comments
Jeff Benson and Scot Topps joined us on the Upper Hand Sports Podcast to talk about their work at Love Youth Basketball. Love Youth Basketball was formed in 2016 to offer skills clinics and leagues to the youths of the East & West Valley. LYB helps develop young athletes by teaching the fundamentals in monthly clinics - and through the opportunity for athletes to play in a skill-based league, that encourages sportsmanship both on and off the court.
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Ep 30: Kids in the Game

on Mar 28, 2018 2:15:15 PM | By Upper Hand | 0 Comments
Kids in the Game or KING, is dedicated to developing New York City’s youth by providing opportunities through sports and fitness to the schools and communities they serve. The goal is to develop the next generation of leaders by developing healthy habits, an active lifestyle, and promoting personal growth through play and competition. Paul O’Connor is the Director of Business Development and has coached for four different universities all over the country throughout his career. Tatum Boehnke is the Director of Community & Impact. Paul and Tatum share a bit about their work at KING, the passion that drives what they do, and some of the challenges of building a nonprofit program. 
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Ep 27: EYG Basketball - Galen Harkness

on Mar 7, 2018 7:30:00 AM | By Upper Hand | 0 Comments
Coach Galen Harkness is the Owner and Basketball Player Development Coach at EYG Basketball. EYG coaches focus on player development & skills training for youth, middle and high school basketball players. EYG directs several programs including the Elevation Basketball Academy, the annual Elite 8 Player Development Program, and Small Group Workouts and private lessons.  
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Ep 23: Product of the Process Basketball Training - Coach K

on Feb 7, 2018 11:30:59 AM | By Upper Hand | 0 Comments
Kofi Edusei is the Founder and Head Skills Trainer at Product of the Process Basketball Training. As his playing days came to an end, he focused his attention to coaching, adopting the nickname, “Coach K.”  He has coached various levels of competitive basketball from Middle school to High School and AAU for NYC’s historic, Riverside Hawks program. At Product of the Process, Coach K focuses on the need for individual, fundamental skill development.    
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Episode 20: RCE Skills Academy Founder Ronnie Elliot

on Jan 17, 2018 9:45:00 AM | By Upper Hand | 0 Comments
Coach Ronnie Elliot is a graduate of Duke University, where he was a 4 year letterman and 2-year Team Captain of the Football Team. Heralded as one of the top trainers in the Southeast, Coach Ronnie has earned a reputation for developing players through fundamentals, hard work and discipline. As a player Ronnie played point guard on his AAU, Middle School and High School basketball teams. Coach Ronnie was the 1998 Junior Olympic Gold Medalist. As a trainer he has worked with Basketball and Football players on every level, and has directed over 30 Camps in the past 2 years, in Alabama, Georgia, Tennessee and Texas.
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