Aleksandra D., Los Angeles, CA Basketball Coach

Aleksandra D.



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Played high school,college and some professional basketball for over 10 years. I have been coached by some of the best coaches in the country, and base my workouts on their drills. View all coaching experience

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Training Locations
Training Locations
  1. Venice, Los Angeles, CA
  2. Manhattan Beach, CA
  3. Beverly Hills, CA

Coach is willing to travel up to 50 miles

  • Ohio State University--Columbus (OH)

  • 5 years

  • Qualified Private Coach
    Passed Coach Course

  • Adults, Kids, Teenagers

  • Center, Forward, Guard

  • Post Moves, Rebounding, Shooting, Ball Handling, Passing, Defense, Footwork, Moving Without the Ball, Reading the Floor, Agility, Attacking the Rim, Pick and Roll


  • Ohio State University--Columbus (OH)

  • 5 years

  • Qualified Private Coach
    Passed Coach Course


  • Adults, Kids, Teenagers

  • Center, Forward, Guard

  • Post Moves, Rebounding, Shooting, Ball Handling, Passing, Defense, Footwork, Moving Without the Ball, Reading the Floor, Agility, Attacking the Rim, Pick and Roll

More About Coach Aleksandra

I have been providing individual basketball lessons to girls and boys age 5-18 for over 5 years. I have coached 2 club teams (5th & 6th grade) and I am currently only providing private sessions. I work full time in tech and coaching is my hobby as I really enjoy helping kids and high school players get better. I am experienced in coaching higher level too as I do have coached college level athletes in the past. I am super passionate about teaching kids proper skills and passing my work ethic onto them in order to plant the athlete mentality. I very much enjoy watching them get better and see that their hard work pays off in the games.

I am originally from Serbia, I played for a professional team (youth competitions) until I was 18 and then I got recruited to play college basketball for The Ohio State Univeristy. I also played for Serbian National team, for U16, U18 (twice) and U20 European Championships. This was all before I started my career at The Ohio State University. I played for Buckeyes for 5 years since I was redshirted my sophomore year due to an injury. We won multiple Big Ten Conference Tournaments (2010, 2011) and Conference Championship (2010). I was planning on playing professionally in Europe after graduation, but due to a knee injury I decided to pursue my job career and stay in the States.

I typically go through some basic individual drills to grade the level and skills that the client posses and also skills that he/she lacks. From there I explain them what my assessment of their skills is and what I believe we should work on, as well as ask what they have in their mind and what aspects they would like themselves to excel. Based on that I create workouts that are intense but detail oriented, with lots of repetition. Also, I gradually increase the repetition and the intensity of specific drills in order to create progress and make it visible to the client as well. It is important for me to keep the drills interesting and fun for a client, because usually they don't notice the intensity of it when they are enjoying.

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Coach Aleksandra did an excellent job quickly assessing my daughters skills and finding drills that helped her with her problem areas. She was extremely engaging and managed to keep my daughters attention for the entire session. I would highly recommend her to anyone looking for an engaging and well seasoned coach.

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Great rapport with my kid. Patient yet enthusiastic. Techniques for building confidence and skills very effective. Will continue to book sessions with her!

Anna had her first session with Coach Aleksandra and loved it! Coach Aleksandra was able to help Anna with her shooting and post moves. Explaining why it was important to it a certain way in real game situations. We have already booked for her next session. We highly recommend Coach Aleksandra!

My daughter just started playing and she had a fantastic first lesson with coach Aleksandra. Like other 6 year olds my daughters attention span is limited however, coach Aleksandra was exceptionally patient and kept the drills fun and my daughters skills definitely improved throughout the session. Thanks for the patience and time coach Aleksandra . We will definitely be back soon for our next session.

Coach Aleksandra was the perfect blend of knowledgeable, patient, challenging and encouraging for my eight year old daughter. She began the session with little to no shooting abilities and was making lay-ups by the end of the first session. Highly recommended!

Great coach!!

Coach Aleksandra was a great coach!!! Her training and and techniques are top notch. Just after 1 session my 11 year old daughter was able to grasp the fundamentals of basketball.I will defiantly recommend her!

Coach Aleksandra is fantastic. After just one session, she had my 9 year old focused on developing just the right skills. She challenged her, but with tasks that are within her reach. I would highly recommend Coach Aleksandra.

We had a great experience! We will be using Coach Aleksandra again for sure!

Aleksandra was amazing. She was very flexible in her availability and willingness to meet my daughter where convenient for us. She took her time going over the basics with Abby and working on her fundamentals while making sure to instill some more advanced techniques in just the first session. We will definitely be using her again to help my daughter build on her skills. I would recommend Aleksandra to anyone with a daughter from 8 to 18 seeking some extra basketball instruction.

Coach Aleksandra was great with my 11 year old daughter. She was able to teach her shooting mechanics and left us with some drills to work on. She communicates well and very quickly so planning the session was very easy.

I was very impressed with how Coach Aleksandra worked with my daughter. She focused on the fundamentals and drills. She has a positive demeanor that made my daughter feel comfortable. I would highly recommend her.

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