Brian King

Co-Founder | Executive Director

Coach Brian King began his coaching career at the age of 18 and has won over 40 championships. His background of teaching martial arts has aided his ability to teach exquisite technique in basketball. In addition, he’s received training from NCAA coaches, Adidas Pro Trainers and Pro Bodybuilder Howard Barrett.

Brian has assisted many kids in attending college. Some attend and have at McGill University(D3), Harris-Stowe State University (NAIA D1), Hobart and William Smith College (D3), StFX University (D1), and many more. He currently has players with interest from Drexel University (D1), Manhattan College(D1), Temple University(D1), and UMass (D1).

The training received by Coach King has proven to be astonishing and credible by college coaches, and trainers throughout the Tri State Area.

 

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Melvin McCullen

Co Founder | Head Coach

Melvin " Magic Mike" McCullen was born in N.C. He move to NYC at age 5. His basketball career began at the age of 11.

Melvin attended Eastern District H.S. (1980-1948) where he played for the Varsity Basketball team all four years. During that time he won:

  • The Manufacture Handover/ Adidas shoot out and free throw shooting multiple Champion.

  • Scored a personal record high 107 points in a single basketball game.

  • Average 50 point per contest in the 6 foot and under tournament at Lefrak city.

  • Was coach by the one and only "Hall of fame" Bernard King and Mr. Brown in the Y.E.S. tournament.

Coach Melvin McCullen played 2 years of overseas pro basketball and coached at 4 colleges:

Globe Community College 2000 - 2002
Assistant coach /Head recruiter /Trainer
Team ranked number 7 in the Nation

Hostos Community College 2002 - 2004
Assistant coach /Head recruiter /Trainer
Team Ranked number 5 in the Nation

City Tech College 2008 - 2010
Assistant coach /Head recruiter /Trainer

John Jay College 2010 - 2012
Assistant coach /Head recruiter /Trainer
2nd Place city championship 1st year

 

 

Notable Players the program has Coached/trained

Tyliek Brown | University of Connecticut
Abdul Mills | Providence
Charles Dinkins | Kansas State
Rahmel Brown | Manhattan
Jabari Peters | Sam Huston State University
Bradley Doyley | Buffalo State
Isaiah Holman | Pro Buffalo716ers
Brandon Velocci | Saint Francis Xavier
Kyle McLeggan | LIU Post
Masai Olowokere | University of Central Arkansas
Ryan Corniel | Sarah Lawrence
Avni Mustafaj | Vassar College
Jonah Fere-Holmes | Vassar College