Staff


Larry Simmons Jr.

Director



Larry Simmons Jr. born and raised in Louisville, Ky.


Education:

  • Attended University of Louisville

Experience working with youth:

  • Louisville Metro Recreation Leader
  • Program Director at United Crescent Hill Ministries
  • Youth worker at Louisville Metro Youth Detention Center
  • Founder of Teens for Christ
  • Founder of Destination is Graduation (basketball League for High school dropouts)
  • Executive Director/ owner of Mackin Dreams and Possibilities Center Click Here To Learn More

Basketball Experience:

  • Over 15 years in basketball coaching
  • Middle School Coach
  • Pro-AM playing experience

Business experience:

  • Larry has over 15 years in the the business field as an Entrepreneur from owning a real estate company to currently being the President and owner of Commonwealth Computer and E-waste Recycling an I.T. asset Disposition Company.

Terrance Gaines

Assistant Director


High School: Douglass (Oklahoma City)

  • State Championship in 1984 and 1986
  • 1st Team All-City and All Conference
  • All State Honors
  • 1986 AAU National Championship (Oklahoma Rams)

College:

  • Oklahoma Christian University
  • 3 year All Conference Honors
  • 3 years All District Honors
  • Street & Smith TOP 5 Small College Players to Watch (1990)
  • Pre Season All American (1990-1991) before college career ended prematurely.

Professionally:

  • Turned down an offer to go play in Venezuela. (1995)

AAU Coaching Career:

  • Executive Director/Coach of the Oklahoma Rams (2005 - 2011)
  • Coach Southside Shockers (2012-2014)

High School Coaching:

  • Junior Varsity Head Coach (2013-2014)

Braderious Martin

Lead Trainer





Braderious Martin is currently living and training basketball athletes in the Atlanta,Ga and the southeastern region. He’s also a graduate of Dakota State University where he received his BS in Digital Art and Design with a specialization in Audio Production. He’s currently preparing for his Master degree in Sports Administration.

Achievements / Coaching (over 5 years of experience)

  • Dakota State Men’s Basketball – Scholarship athlete.
  • Top 40 seniors in the Midwest.
  • Top 40 senior pro show case participant
  • Professional basketball – UBA (Universal Basketball Association)
  • Overseas basketball – CBA  (Canterbury Basketball Association) (New Zealand)
  • NBADL Tryout Participant (Sioux Falls Sky Force, Sioux Falls SD)
  • AAU basketball coach - Assisted in providing a positive outlet for high performance youth looking to further their skills and careers in Baseball & Basketball.
  • Skills and development trainer for elite youth basketball players.
  • Skills and development trainer for elite youth baseball players.
  • TIBBS basketball youth trainer (Sioux falls, SD)
  • Dakota State University youth basketball camps
  • Clayton state University youth basketball camps, Mentor to young Student Athletes.
  • Benedictine University at Springfield talent scout.
  • Morrow High School boy’s Basketball, Head Assistant Varsity and Head Junior Varsity coach.
  • Founder of Elite Youth Of America (EYA) Sports INC.
  • Douglass brother elite basketball coach in Adidas basketball circuit.
  • EYASports Player evaluation camps and clinics coordinator.
  • Elite 100 showcase camp trainer
  • Hoopseen Fall Preview talent scout

Coach Carlos Morales Jr.

IBT Founder




Coach Carlos Morales Jr. (IBT Founder), son of former Olympic Basketball Coach and current ESPN analyst Carlos Morales, is a professional basketball coach for one of the top professional teams in Latin America, Capitanes de Arecibo (P.R.). Morales Jr. graduated from the University of Central Florida with a Masters in Business Administration and a Masters in Sports Business Management. He has combined his academic experience along with his basketball knowledge to help develop athletes of all ages and levels. Morales Jr. has been a Basketball Coach as well as a Skills and Development Instructor since 2006.
Morales has also helped develop and place over 30 athletes in college. Coach Morales Jr. has been very successful in his coaching and player development career which includes:

  • FL State Championships
  • P.R. Championship
  • 1 National Championship
  • 4 National Final Fours
  • 5 National Elite 8
  • International Final 4
  • International Finals


Will DelaCruz

Coach



College:

  • Played at Point University

Pro Career:

  • Houston Rockets Training Camp
  • Minor league (ABA)
  • Minor League (UBA)
  • Dominican Republic
  • China
  • Coaching experience:
  • Heritage High School
  • Starrs Mill High
  • AAU/YBOA
  • Dominican Republic Youth Team
  • Currently Head coach at Trinity Christian School (varsity)
  • Head coach –Southern Generals Pro Team