Baskets Academy was created by Russ Corley, Head Trainer, as a result of his passion and love for the game of basketball. He has a desire to help today's youth reach their goals, much like he was coached as a youth in his native home of San Antonio, Texas. Russ graduated in 1998 with a BA in Business Administration from The University of Incarnate Word, where he also started and was the MVP of the basketball team. Russ is a father of two young sons that have inherited his love for the game.
With 20 years of experience Russ has continued to enhance and develop his skills and knowledge of the game which has been incorporated into the Baskets Academy program. Below are some of his achievements in the sport.
1st Team All City San Antonio, Winston Churchill High School
Texas All-State Team, Winston Churchill High School
2x Team Captain/ MVP at the University of Incarnate Word
2x Collegiate All American
NBA San Antonio Spurs Youth Summer Camp Coach
University of Incarnate Word Youth Summer Camp Coach