Rise Hoops wants help players love and appreciate the game of basketball by offering special events and opportunities. Rise Hoops will help players and programs understand the importance of proper habits performed over time to achieve greatness.
RISE HOOPS believes in the unlimited potential hidden in the fundamentals of the game.
- Founder of Rising Stars Basketball to provide quality basketball training (1994)
- Opened Youth Player Development Center in Plainfield IL (2005)
- Founded Illinois Attack Teams to provide opportunity for players to expand their games through top level competition. (2008)
- Owner/GM of Supreme Courts, Aurora, IL (2012)
- Co-Founded the CYBN to provide affordable and professional tournaments for youth teams in Chicagoland (2014)
- Co-founded the WSYL to provide the best league experience for youth organizations (2015)
- Assistant Coach, Aurora Christian HS. 71-19 record (2016-2019)
- Operator of Jr NBA 3v3 Chicago (2017-present)
- Founder RISE Hoops to share 40 years of basketball experience to the next generation of players (2019-present)
- Elected to the IHSA Basketball Hall of Fame (2018)
Michigan State University
- Co-Captain (1988-89)
- Big Ten Champions and #1 seed in NCAA Tournament (1990)
- 3-time Inspirational Player Award (1987-1990)
- NIT Final Four (1989)
- Currently 6th on Michigan State All-time 3-pt %
Arlington HS/Prospect HS
- 4-year Varsity player at Arlington HS and Prospect HS
- All-State and Honorable Mention All-American.
- All-time leading scorer and FT %.