Coach Mike has played basketball for over 30 years and has coached youth for over 15 years. He played high school basketball at JFK and American High School (Fremont, CA). He has instructed for basketball academies in the United States and also for former NBA superstar Yao Ming’s basketball academy in Shanghai, China. He thoroughly enjoys sharing his passion and knowledge for this sport with his students and hopes that this sport will bring as much joy to his students as it has for him.
Coach Jason has played basketball for over 20 years and has coached youth for over 5 years. He was a member of the Junior Men’s National Basketball Team for China from 2005-2007 and also played for the Ohlone College (Fremont, CA) men’s basketball team from 2010-2013. Coach Jason was also a head instructor at the 25th Anniversary Michael Jordan Flight School Basketball Camp in 2017.
Coach Tim has played basketball for over 20 years and has coached youth for over 10 years. He played high school basketball at American High School (Fremont, CA) and played professionally for the Sioux City Hornets of the American Basketball Association. Since his playing days, he has coached competitive youth basketball teams for Uptempo Hoops AAU and Saint Annes CYO.
Coach Ring played domestic and international basketball for 19 years and has coached kids for 11 years. He played competitively nationwide while on the men’s basketball team at Our Savior New American in New York (2005 – 2008), Ohlone College in Fremont (2010 – 2013), and internationally in Nairobi. Most recently, he played with Kevin Durant in the Kevin Durant Fantasy Tournament. His favorite part of basketball is coaching kids. Coach Ring is passionate about giving back to the community and helping kids reach their full potential.
Coach Shan has been playing basketball for over 10 years and has been coaching youth for over 5 years. He has participated in various organized leagues and tournaments since he was in elementary school. He enjoys teaching team strategy, proper communication, and the mental aspect of the game to young students. Coach Shan is currently pursuing a B.S. in Data Science at the University of California at Berkeley.
Coach Tejas has been coaching youth for over 5 years and has been an assistant coach for several AAU teams. He played high school basketball at American High School (Fremont, CA) and for several other AAU travel teams. He enjoys seeing his students improve their skills and gain confidence through basketball.
Coach Claire has been coaching youth basketball for over 5 years. She played 5 years of AAU basketball for Uptempo Hoops and 3 years of high school basketball at American High School (Fremont, CA). She is now attending the University of California, Berkeley, and is working on getting her B.A. from Haas School of Business.