COACH LARRY DANIELS               

FIBA CERTIFIED COACHING LICENSE #2012024771 - Certified Top Level for International Basketball
EASTERN MICHIGAN UNIV., Ypsilanti, Michigan - Towards B. A. Degree - Criminal Justice (11 Credits Remaining) - 1994
EASTFIELD COMMUNITY COLLEGE, Dallas, Texas - Received 2 Year Associate of Arts Degree - General Studies - 1993
NAVARRO COLLEGE, Corsicana, Texas - Towards Associate of Arts Degree - General Studies - 1991

 Outstanding leadership skills
 Great communicator
 Great attention to detail and a team player
 Ability to deal with numerous, complex and unrelated issues
 Excellent judgment and decision making ability
 Great player recruiter & scout for prior teams
 Excellent basketball coach, trainer and mentor of young men & women

INTERNATIONAL BASKETBALL EMPLOYMENT HISTORY – Professional Coach/Trainer/Administrator/Scout/Player
MaxHoopSkills Basketball Institute - Dallas, Texas & Bundaberg, Australia 2009-Present
Proprietor, Head Professional Basketball Trainer/Head Coach, Scout, Tournament & League Director
Manager of all day to day operations including, overseeing all staff, budget, marketing and recruiting
Trainer of basketball players at all levels up to and including at the Professional Level
Strength Training & Mentorship & Operator of AAU program for junior girls and boys
Focuses on player development in all facets including skillset, tactical, game knowledge

Bundaberg Bulls - (AUSTRALIA-QBL) 2015 & 2016
Head Coach Men’s Professional Team & Developmental Program Director

Bundaberg Bears - (AUSTRALIA-QBL) League Semi-Finalist 2015 & 2016
Head Basketball Trainer& Associate Head Coach Women’s Professional Team

Queensland Basketball League - (AUSTRALIA) 2015 & 2016
Future Development Coach – Bundaberg, Australia

Aussie Basketball Travelers & Horizon Sports Events - (USA Travel Teams) 2013-2016
Head Coach & Head Basketball Trainer, Mentor

Europe Summer League, Arab Summer League & Australia Summer League - International 2009-Present
Head Coach - Training Camp Director - USA Professional Team vs European/Australia/Asia/Arab Teams
Coached vs. International Professional Cup Teams: Italy, Serbia, Australia, Latvia, Estonia, Hungary, Sweden,
Finland, Denmark, Russia, Norway, Macedonia, Lebanon, Tunisia, Egypt, Morocco, Philippines, Bahrain & UAE

2011 & 2012 Italian Basket Jazz Camp, - Perugia, Italy 2011-2012
Head Coach/Trainer & Player Mentor

PSM All-Stars & West Coast Hotshots, International Basketball League (IBL), Phoenix, AZ (2011) 2010 & 2011
USA All-Stars, International Basketball League (IBL), Los Angeles, CA (2010)
Head Coach, Head Professional Basketball Trainer, Training Camp Director - Undefeated season (9-0) 2011

Boys & Girls Club (BGC) of Colin County 2010-2014
Director of Basketball Development

Canyon Creek Christian Academy (Richardson, Texas) 2010-2011
WINNER of The DISTRICT COACH OF THE YEAR AWARD in 1st year (CCCA District; Dallas, Texas)                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           Head Coach, 8th grade girls varsity & 7th grade girls varsity basketball
Assistant Head Coach - High school boys varsity & girls varsity basketball
Assistant Head Coach - High school boys junior varsity basketball

Irving Mustangs. United Basketball League (UBL), Irving, TX 2010
Team Owner, Head Professional Basketball Trainer, Head Coach
Manager of all day to day operations including, overseeing all staff, budget, marketing and recruiting

Albuquerque Thunderbirds, Dallas, TX (NBA D-League) 2009
Professional Basketball Trainer & Evaluator with NBA D-League head coach

Dallas Wranglers. United Basketball League (UBL), Dallas, TX 2009 - 2010
Head Professional Basketball Trainer, Coach, Player Mentor & Evaluator

Maximum Performance Basketball School, Dallas, TX 2008 - 2011
Athletic Trainer, Coach, Mentor and Life Skills Instructor

James Brown Publishing Inc, Dallas, TX Feb. 2008 - 2011
International Marketing and Sales Director

Prossin Sports Management Inc., Seattle, WA (International Basketball Agency) Mar. 2007- Present
Director of Player Development, Professional Basketball Trainer, Training Camp Director,
International Scout & Player Mentor

International Basketball 1995-2008
Professional basketball player (see attached International Player Coaching Resume for more details)
player/assistant coach on numerous top level professional teams & their Junior & youth teams throughout this time period, developmental trainer, strength coach, video coordinator, Mentor - An Nasr, Kuwait 2007-08; Dwv Club, Holland 2007; Al Hala, Bahrain 2006-07; Ubizen Echo Hasselt, Belgium 1999-01;
Frolunda, Sweden 1997-98 (Selected as a Top 5 Player in European Basketball history in Offensive Efficiency)

Continental Basketball Association (CBA/IBA) 1995-2001
Professional Player as well as Assistant Coach & Player Development - Flint Fuse 2000-01,
Grand Rapids Mackers 1998-99, Oklahoma City Calvary 1997-98, St. Paul Slam 1996-97,
Minot Snowbears 1995-96

Maximum Performance Basketball Camp, Dallas, Texas 1995-1999
Coach/ Trainer, Mentor and Life Skills Instructor during summer months

NBA CAMPS (Player) 1995, 1998, 1999, 2001
Dallas Mavericks, Milwaukee Bucks, Houston Rockets, Toronto Raptors



Head Basketball Coach/Mentor/Skills Trainer

Expertise: Player Development & Motivation … Strengthening &Conditioning … Communication Skills


Goal driven and dedicated offering practical and progressive success as a coach and former collegiate basketball player. Recognized for propelling performance to unprecedented levels through hands on leadership and practical and aggressive training. Talented in applying player and program assessment to optimize individual player and overall team development, achieving the trust and confidence of parents, school administrators, and the community. Actively employ superior communication and team building to ensure that athletes are better prepared to thrive on and off the court. Thrive on challenging players to reach beyond their comfort zones giving them the confidence and will to achieve the ultimate goal of becoming a better player.



Career Progression

PLAY BALL NATION – Mansfield,Texas 2019 – Present

Head Basketball Coach, High School & 5th Grade Boys

Acheived several Adidas Gauntlet tournament wins

Developed the team and players to several meritorious honors, such as:

Provided leadership and mentorship to assist several players in obtaining connections with college coaches and scouts.

Teams had several high level finishes in Adidas Gauntlet Tournaments.

MAX HOOP SKILLS – Dallas, Texas 2018 – Present

Associate Trainer/Head Coach

Assist in facilitation of skills training sessions for children of all ages.

Responsible for development and implementation of game plans and training sessions.

TEXAS ELITE BASKETBALL – Mansfield Texas 2017 – 2018

Head Basketball Coach, High School and 6th Grade Girls

Joined this organization with a approximately 20-25 teams to play a key role in the development of the basketball program, driving the players to play with confidence and reach their full potentials as basketball players.

Responsible for development and implementation of practice and skills training plans.

Responsible for organizing travel plans and communicating with players, parents, and organization staff to ensure cohesiveness within travel.

LIBERTY CHRISTIAN SCHOOL – Argle, Texas 2016 – 2018

Head Basketball Coach/ 5th and 6th Grade Girls

Led teams to numerous tournament victories and helped players develop both mentally and physically.

Fostered social responsibility and acceptance as well as teamwork and healthy competition between kids during basketball sessions by strategically implementing drills to focus on team building and sportsmanship.

LEE GREEN BASKETBALL - Lewisville, Texas 2014 - 2017

Head Basketball Coach/Skills Trainer 

Instructed boys and girls ages 6 – 17 in the basic skills necessary to play basketball by providing hands-on teaching and through stations to prepare them for competitive games.

Coached HS Boys/Girls with a focus on teamwork, work ethic, and trust.

Conducted individual and small group skills training sessions to assist players in achieving maximum skill sets.

Basketball Highlights, Honors, and Awards

Built a distinguished basketball career, from high school through college , including:

College Basketball Awards:

2006 Athletic Hall Of Fame Inductee -Southwestern Christian University, Oklahoma

1997 First Team All-American Honors, Southwestern Christian University, Oklahoma

1997 First Team All Region Team, Sooner Athletic Conference

1996 Second Team All-American Honors, Southwestern Christian Untiversity, Oklahoma

High School Basketball Awards:

North Lamar High School -First Team All-District 1993

Education, Certifications, and Professional Affiliations

Southwestern Christian University – Bethany, Oklahoma 1993-1997

Bachelor of Science-Psychology, Human Relations

NCAA Certified Basketball Coach 2014-Present

CPR and First Aid Certified Present


Coach Irin Pruitt

Education & Certificates:

Northern Illinois University, DeKalb Illinois (2006)

Bachelors of Science Degree in Business Management

Certified USA Basketball Youth Coach, License # 41765987: 2020 - Current

Ministry Safe Training for Youth Sports Certification, #YC 060034: 2019 - Current

Special Skills:

Excellent Communicator with Players & Parents

Player Development

Personalized Training Plans

Game Strategies

Creation of Camp & Practice Plans

Player Evaluations

Rules & Regulations

Max Hoop Skills - Grapevine, TX (2019 – Present)

Youth Basketball Skills Trainer PreK – 8th Grade

Head Coach – 5th Grade Boys (Spring 2020)

Develop weekly training plans for group sessions based on skill sets of participants

Create drills that simulate game like scenarios to prepare players for on the court success

Founder of Game Time Skillz Organization – Highland Village, TX (2019 – Present)

Youth Basketball Organization focused on developing the proper skills, fundamentals, and techniques for young boys and girls to succeed at the next level

Teach rules of the games through drills, techniques and competitive sportsmanship

Partner with Trietsch Memorial Church to host basketball camps for kids ages 7 - 13

Develop customized Small Group & Private Skills Training based on age, and skill levels

Upward Sports Youth Basketball Coach - Flower Mound, TX (2018 – Present)

Co-Ed Youth Basketball Coach

 * Head Coach 1st/2nd & 3rd/4th Grade Teams

Teacher of 360 Progression Techniques designed to develop players mentally, athletically, spiritually, and socially

Create hands on stations and drills designed to prepare players for games

Lee Green Basketball - Lewisville, TX (2016 – 2017)

Head Coach for following teams during tenure

 * 5th Grade Boys

 * 7th Grade Boys

 * Boys 13/14U

 * 9th/10th Grade Boys

Coached teams to multiple tournament victories throughout tenure

Lead 7th grade boys team from last place to best record in the league in 2017

Responsible for leading Group Skills Training Sessions

Responsible for evaluating talent during open tryouts

Developed weekly practice plans for all coaches and teams within the organization

MaxHoopSkills Basketball Institute

Irving, TX 75038