If you’re preparing for a travel team or school tryout, or if you’re looking for that extra edge for your upcoming season, then it’s time to go one-on-one with Private Lessons from a Bulls Academy Coach! Our instructors come with years of high school and collegiate coaching experience with the knowledge to take your game to the next level! In order to maintain the professional standards we insist upon, coaches will be required to participate in an annual process of certification.
Individual private instruction is available from any of our staff members. Instruction for the beginner or advanced player is a way for a student to improve his or her skills at an accelerated rate.
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MEET OUR STAFF:
- DARYL THOMAS attended Indiana University where he played for Hall of Fame coach, Bobby Knight. While at Indiana University, Coach Thomas was a three year starter and a two year co-captain, culminating his career with a pass to Keith Smart for the winning basket and the 1987 N.C.A.A. National Championship. He was drafted by the Sacramento Kings but later went on to play 13 years professionally in Europe and South America.
- KYLE CUMMINGS attended Illinois State University where he was a student manager with the men’s basketball team for 4 years and the head manager his senior season. Working directly with the Division 1 coaching staff, he assisted in the running of drills and participated on the scout team during practice and team workouts. He can work with any position player while specializing in ball handling, passing, shooting, and post moves.
- AUSTIN PEEBLES - While playing for St. Joseph’s College in Rensselaer, IN, Austin was named team captain for two seasons and led the team
in scoring his junior year. He finished his senior year at the Elite Eight NCAA Finals in Springfield, Massachusetts. Austin specializes in Shooting, Footwork, Passing, and Ball Handling.
- DUSAN NEDIC played basketball professionally in Europe from 1997 to 2007. He was the MVP of the Portuguese League in both 2002 and 2003. Dusan helped his team reach the Greek Cup finals in 2003, and French Cup semifinals in 2006.
- TJ GRAY played college ball for Western Illinois, U.I.C. and Southern Illinois University Edwardsville from 2003-2008. While at S.I.U.E., he earned All-GLVC Second Team honors when he shattered the school record for three pointers made, making 102 triples during the season. Gray also led the team in scoring that year averaging 16.6 points per game. He later played professionally with the Roseto Sharks in Italy’s Serie C2.
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