Coach Mike Martin

Coach, Mentor, Co-Founder of Great Gain Athletics Inc





Sports professional with 10 years combined experience as a international professional basketball player and coach. Extensive knowledge and hands on experience having worked at every level of basketball from preteens and high school to college and professional players. Developed a proven teaching system that has helped Athletes secure professional rookie contracts overseas. Desires a challenging role as a head or assistant coach with a professional basketball organization.

Head Coach, Great Gain Athletics Inc Los Angeles, CA — 2016 – Present
Head Coach and Founder of Pro-prep basketball development program. Responsible for evaluating, teaching and preparing athletes for high level competition. Successfully secured 5 athletes from program with professional contracts overseas in 2018

Player Development Coach, Bethesda University Anaheim, CA — 2016- 2018
Developed and strengthen players individual skills that resulted in defeating Division One, Cal State Northridge, a first for the school’s history.

Player Development Coach, Pali Hoop Dreams, Pacific Palisades CA — 2016- 2018
Private training and development of over 60 youth players from ages 8 to 13.
Head coach of 5 club teams in the ARC League.

Player Development Coach, Los Angeles Clippers Youth Program Los Angeles, CA — 2014- 2018
Successfully coached and organized over 28 camps throughout Los Angeles county with a 30% attendance growth each year.
In charge of leading the camp in the day to day operations as second in command under the Camp Director.
Organized and executed a daily schedule focusing on developing basketball skills and fundamentals in small groups and team settings to improve overall performance and understanding of the game.

Professional Basketball Player, International Team Organizations, Various Countries — 2008 – 2016
Contracted player for more than 6 international professional teams.
Coached 14 and under players for the Smouha Youth Development league.
Motivational speaker visiting over 150 schools to inspire students through sports.
Camp leader for over 100 basketball camps and clinics.

2018 Hong Kong international Invitational Head Coach
2016 Hong Kong international Invitational Championship Coach
2005 California State Honorable Mention All-American
2005 West Los Angeles College WSC Conference MVP champion
2003 Voted most underrated player in the state of Illinois after playing only one season in four years.

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