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COACHES

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Jeff Christensen - Founder

Coach Christensen leads all Showcase Basketball camps, training/practice sessions, and club team game play, in addition to running NBA player development programs internationally (Turkey, Spain, Russia, Brazil, Italy, SE Asia).

Experience
  • Collegiate and professional playing experience

  • International coach/trainer for the NBA

  • NBA G-League Assistant Coach

  • Norwegian National Team Coach

  • Norwegian Regional Team Coach

  • League, Regional, and National Championship Titles (Coach - Norway)

  • Eurobasket.com Import of the Year / 1st Team All-League (Pro-Norway)

  • 2011 Assist Champion (Pro - Norway)

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Stan Tuchez - Dir. of Program/TWELVE Development

Coach Tuchez brings 7 years of collegiate coaching experience and has a vital role in the development of Showcase players across multiple levels.  His energy and work ethic is the prime example of what we want our Showcase players to mold themselves after.

Experience
  • Collegiate playing and coaching experience

  • Multiple awards in college, including:

    • Hardest Worker

    • Sportsmanship

    • Conference All-Academic Team

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Patrick Benson - Dir. of Player/Coach Development

Coach Benson's high level experience in both on-court coaching and off-court operations are of tremendous value for Showcase Basketball and it's families.  His balance of of focused, concentrated work while keeping the environment fun and positive is perfectly aligned with Showcase Basketball's philosophies.

Experience
  • Lead Manager for University of Oregon Men's Basketball (NCAA D1)

  • Dir. of Basketball Ops. for Florida A&M Men's Basketball (NCAA D1)

  • Head of North American Scouting for Paris Basketball (France)

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Jasmine Hotchkins - Dir. of Girls Basketball

Coach Hotchkins' advanced experience is a true asset for Showcase Basketball.  Her demeanor and knowledge are infectious to those she works with, and her ability to resonate with players of all ages allows her to build special relationships with the families.

Experience
  • Dir. of Basketball Ops. for Pepperdine Women's Basketball (NCAA D1)

  • Dir. of Basketball Ops for U. of Portland Women's basketball (NCAA D1)

  • Assistant Coach for Eastern New Mexico University (NCAA D2)

  • Collegiate playing experience

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Sunmi Da Silva - Dir. of Basketball Operations

Coach Da Silva's professional and collegiate experience in the management and operations side of basketball is extremely valuable for the Showcase program and continues to build on the professionalism and organization that Showcase prides itself on. 

Experience
  • Team Manager for Long Beach State Women's basketball (NCAA D1)

  • Corporate Partnerships for LA Clippers (NBA)

  • Collegiate playing experience

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Sam Levine - Player Development Coach

Coach Levine's ability to evaluate players and their development is highly beneficial as members of Showcase progress throughout the years.  His experience evaluating both high school and NBA players provides plenty of context as Showcase players continue their development.

Experience
  • Basketball Operations Associate and Consultant for the LA Lakers (NBA)

  • Basketball scout for Prep Network

  • High school playing experience

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Isaiah Flowers - Player Development Coach

Coach Flowers provides terrific energy and experience for all of our Showcase players.  His passion for the game and experience at multiple levels of collegiate basketball provides a unique education for the players he works with.

Experience
  • Assistant Basketball Coach for Occidental Women's Basketball (NCAA D3)

  • Team Manager for U. of Oklahoma Women's Basketball (NCAA D1)

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Taj Regans - Player Development Coach

Coach Regans combines a youthful exuberance with passionate energy that our Showcase players find infectious.  Having played the point guard position his entire life, Coach Regans has a unique perspective in identifying our Showcase players development needs.

Experience
  • Collegiate basketball playing experience at Cal Lutheran U. (NCAA D3)

  • HS coaching experience at Crespi HS

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Paolo Velasco - D-League/Cup Team Coach

Coach Velasco brings his wealth of knowledge and championship experience to the program by coaching at our Academy training sessions and leading various club teams in game play.

Experience
  • Former Providence High School Varsity Head Coach

  • CIF Southern Section Playoffs 10 out of 11 seasons

  • Numerous league titles

  • Sent a number of players to play in college

former coaches

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Greg Minor

Showcase Basketball:  2017-2023

Since:  Head Coach - Washington County HS (GA)

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Kyle Milligan

Showcase Basketball:  2017-2023

Since:  Associate Head Coach - Cal Lutheran University

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Claire Perry

Showcase Basketball:  2018-2022

Since:  Center for Healing and Justice Through Sport

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Jerry Woods 

Showcase Basketball:  2017-2018

Since:  Video Coordinator - University of the Pacific

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Hailey Dunham

Showcase Basketball:  2019-2020

Since:  Nike

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Coleman Chennault

Showcase Basketball:  2021-2022

Since:  Manager - University of Arizona

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Brandon Johnson

Showcase Basketball:  2019-2022

Since:  Head Coach - NBA Basketball School Kuwait

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Kayla Reeves

Showcase Basketball:  2023

Since:  Beyond Sports Tours

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Elijah Duller

Showcase Basketball:  2020-2022

Since:  College

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Evan Zamora

Showcase Basketball:  2021-2023

Since:  College

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Jaequon Santos

Showcase Basketball:  2022-2023

Since:  College

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Carson Cardenaz

Showcase Basketball:  2022-2023

Since:  College

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