Our Mission

With over 20 years of experience in the basketball world, we are here to teach the fundamentals of the game to inspired basketball players of all levels.

We offer player development in English to not only improve your basketball skills,

but also to enhance your English in a welcoming environment.

The goal of our training program is to develop the fundamentals, specifically

shooting, rebounding, and basketball IQ, through a championship mentality.

Learning the fundamentals is important at every skill level. 

Our innovative approach to training builds a strong foundation while having fun.

Our team

COACH TRAVIS WATSON

Education:

  • High School Oak Hill Academy in the Mouth of Wilson
    (1997-99) 

  • University of Virginia
    (1999-2003)

My time spent in college not only molded

my mind academically, but also athletically.

Here are some accomplishments from my time

at the University of Virginia:

  • All-Freshman Team (2000)

  • ACC Leading Rebounder (2002, 2003)

  • 2nd Team ALL-ACC (2001, 2002, 2003)

  • Holds school record
    for offensive rebounds (381)

  • Bill Gibson Cavalier of the Year Award
    "Team MVP" (2001, 2002, 2003)

  • Sydney Young Memorial Men's Basketball Award - "To the athlete who exemplified the highest qualities of leadership, cooperative spirit, and unselfish service in the interest of athletics at the University of Virginia."
    (2001, 2002, 2003)

  • ACC Living Legend Award (2013)

Throughout my career I have played in various countries where I learned to appreciate different cultures. Here are the stops I made along the way:

2003-2005 Paniionios (Athens, Greece)

2005-2006 Fortitudo Bologna (Bologna, Italy)

2006-2008 Armani Jeans Milano (Milan, Italy)

2008-2009 Hapoel Jerusalem, (Jerusalem, Israel)

2009-2011 Zalgiris (Kaunas, Lithuania)**

2013-2014 Lugano Tigers (Lugano, Switzerland)**

2014-2015 Steaua CSM Bucarest

                   (Bucarest, Romania)

2015-2016 Lugano Tigers (Lugano, Switzerland)

** Designates championship season

Teamwork is the ultimate goal for every championship season, but individual efforts are important to. Here are some of my individual accomplishments that helped made my teams successful:

  • Greece Leading rebounder (2004, 2005)

  • Greece League All-Star (2004, 2015)

  • Greek League Best 5 team (2005)

  • Series A All-Star (2006, 2007)

  • Euro-League top rebounder (2008, 2010)

  • LKL All-Star (2010, 2011)

  • LNA League MVP & Leading Rebounder (2014)