Title: Head Coach & Scouting Director

Coaching Experience: Coaching experience spans over 8 years, as a Head Coach at the High School, University level, and both as an Assistant and Head Coach for Division 2 and 1 league level.

Educational Background: Geography and Planning (BSc)

Professional Background: International Scouting & Recruitment; Sport Team & Athlete Management

Hometown: Akokite-Edo Local Govt, Edo State

Bio: Spanning over 20 years of combined experience as a professional basketball player, grassroots to elite level coach, scout and sport manager; my major purpose and mission has been at every stage to uphold and promote Godly standards, character and life winning virtues to young athletes through the platform of sports; which explains the mission statement “God and Basketball.”

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Title: Assistant Coach

Coaching Experience: Four years of Coaching at both the High School and Collegiate level

Educational Background: B.SC in Public Administration (CGPA of 2.2) at the institution of Lagos State University.

Professional Background: Coaches Development Course (C.D.C) and studied at the African Coaches League (Virtual).

Hometown: Originated from Edo State

Bio: Coach Ijekhuenmen Akere John started his basketball journey at the grassroots level in Festac, Amuwo Odofin. He first learned the fundamentals of the game in a local academy, then moved on to play for the Youth Alive club in under-16, under-18, and under-19 categories. As a young player, he trained under several coaches and tried out for major league clubs such as the Jordan Warriors, Comets, and Lagos Islanders. He also attended a professional camp, the Ejike camp, right here in Nigeria.

After a brief career in playing, Coach John transitioned into coaching, training high school and college students and providing personal training for young basketball players committed to reaching the next level. His coaching philosophy focuses on inspiring young athletes to learn and love the game, while equipping them with the necessary tools to improve. Ultimately, Coach John's ambition is to guide these players towards achieving their dreams of a professional basketball career.

Connect: Phone Number: +2348141510379 Email: