As a kid, Darius remembers watching Michael Jordan on TV. He was so fluid and made everything look so easy, that—just like in the Gatorade commercials—he was inspired to “be like Mike!”
Mike brings a tenacity and excitement to his coaching that is infectious. Kids love the enthusiasm and fun with which he coaches, but they also know that when it’s game time, he plays to win! He is a Senior Trainer and Camp Director for TTA.
Every so often, the right person connects with the right profession... and magic happens. And when Miles Tarver joined Triple Threat Academy in 2007, we all said “abracadabra.” Our most decorated coach, Miles won a California State Championship alongside Jason Kidd in ‘92 at Saint Joseph Notre Dame High School.
When we asked Marcus about joining Triple Threat Academy as a coach, he said it was “a no-brainer.” Marcus truly loves the game, but gets as much joy from helping young players improve their skills.
When Triple Threat Academy hosted a few classes at a local 24-Hour Fitness, Keith discovered the magic that goes on here and was hooked. Already experienced as a personal trainer, he fit in naturally with us—and has quickly become one of our top coaches.
Giordi joined Triple Threat Academy because he needed a job. He stays because he found a passion! He remembers what it feels like to love basketball the way that kids love it. He even remembers wearing an Allen Iverson jersey to school every single day. (Some weeks, he even washed it.)
Drew has played basketball his whole life. In fact, it was his high school coach who introduced him to Triple Threat Academy. Since then, Drew he’s had a drive to pass on his knowledge of the game to others.
Kristjan was born to be a basketball player. From very early on, she was one of the tallest kids in school, earning the nickname “Baby Shaq” from friends. Her view from above has given her a perspective of the game that allows her to quickly identify what makes each player unique and how to infuse their personality into their training.
Coach Sid is a true student of the game. He excels at breaking down strategies to get the best results. For years, he has been a fan of Triple Threat and now has jumped in with both feet!
Gregory’s deep love of the game of basketball dates back to his very first memories. He was mesmerized by the players of the NBA and mimicked their movements on the Fisher Price hoop his parents bought for him. From day 1, basketball has been life.
Coach Kayleb is all about building strong foundations, because he knows that a firm understanding of the basics of the game is key to developing a personal style of play.
Jacob joined TTA in 2017 after finishing his collegiate playing career. Standing at 6 feet 11 inches, he is officially the tallest coach in TTA history.