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Andrew D., Victoria, MN Basketball Coach

Andrew D.

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Coached/trained basketball players in MN for the past 11 years (beginners up to college athletes) and enjoy helping them take their skills to a new level and gain more confidence. View all coaching experience

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Packages

Trial Package
In-Person Training for a single athlete

1 session package with Coach Andrew. 60 minute session length

Session Length: 1 hour

$55 1 session + one-time fee

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Light Package
In-Person Training for a single athlete

3 session package with Coach Andrew. 60 minute session length

Session Length: 1 hour

$156 3 sessions ($52/ea) + one-time fee

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Standard Package
In-Person Training for a single athlete

5 session package with Coach Andrew. 60 minute session length

Session Length: 1 hour

$250 5 sessions ($50/ea) + one-time fee

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Elite Package
In-Person Training for a single athlete

10 session package with Coach Andrew. 60 minute session length

Session Length: 1 hour

$470 10 sessions ($47/ea) + one-time fee

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  • Augsburg College (MN)

  • 11 years

  • Qualified Private Coach
    Passed Coach Course

  • Adults, Kids, Teenagers

  • Center, Forward, Guard

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

Credentials

  • Augsburg College (MN)

  • 11 years

  • Qualified Private Coach
    Passed Coach Course

Services

  • Adults, Kids, Teenagers

  • Center, Forward, Guard

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

More About Coach Andrew

I have coached and trained athletes in MN for the past 11 years. Work with beginners all the way up to college athletes. (3rd grade and up) During the winters, while continuing to do training sessions, I've coached at Waconia High School (boys) and Southwest Christian (Chaska) girls, and 8th grade travel teams for the Waconia Basketball Association. In the spring season, I also run an AAU program called Minnesota Swish out of the Twin Cities west metro and Southwest Slam out of the Marshall, MN area.

Played basketball at Augsburg College in Minneapolis, MN after earning all-conference and all-area honors at Lakeview High School in Cottonwood, MN.

Each session can be tailored to an athlete's specific training wants and needs, but a typical session may include:

SHOOTING FORM-a focus on developing proper footwork, staying balanced and
squared up to the basket, and getting a perfect release, backspin, & follow through

BALL HANDLING-making quicker and stronger moves to create separation from
defenders. Developing confidence in attacking the basket using the weak-hand
dribble

FINISHING AROUND THE BASKET- using the body to shield off defenders,
absorb contact and still keep focus on the rim, using shot fakes to get defenders up
in the air and out of position. Many of these drills will include contact from a football
blocking shield to emulate a live defender

CREATING SCORING OPPORTUNITIES – using jab-steps, shot fakes, spin
moves, hop-backs and other offensive moves to create openings to get a shot off

QUICKNESS & VERTICAL JUMP- Plyometric exercises, drills to create a quick
first step & improve lateral movement, and explosive vertical leap training

(Other skills available at request: Post Moves, 1-on-1 Defense, Rebounding, and more)

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Client Reviews

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Coach Andrew is a great coach! He really took the time to find out what was needed and focused on those areas. I think that my son has made great improvements in his technique and form in just two sessions. We look forward to see Coach Andrew again!

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My daughter and I were very impressed with Coach Andrew after our last session! The drills my daughter ran with him definitely seemed like they would help her on the court. He pushed her hard to improve her skills. I liked how he provided some resistance against her shots. He was helpful in pointing out things to work on and encouraging her on the court!

My high school daughter really enjoyed her 1st session with Andrew. He was engaging and gave her very specific constructive feedback that will help her improve her skills in multiple areas. We are signed up for more with Andrew and would recommend him highly.

My daughter left the first session feeling more confident in her basketball skills. She enjoyed the drills that Coach Andrew did with her.

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Coach Andrew has been a great coach for our daughter. He has helped fine tune her shot to get a better spin and make more baskets. He does a great job pushing and challenging fundamentals without being too strict.

Coach Andrew is very good at working with kids and he really knows all aspects about basketball!! Highly recommended!

Coach Andrew did a great job working with my son. My son was able to improve on some of the skills that he as struggling with. My son also enjoyed his workout sessions with Andrew. I would strongly recommend coach Andrew.

Jason Roelofs

Coach Andrew is fantastic!! He really knows how to connect with kids! He keeps the athlete engaged the entire time. His knowledge of basketball is vast; his techniques are very effective. We are extremely glad we found Coach Andrew!!

My son enjoyed getting tangible takeaways on game improvement.

Very helpful and encouraging. Definitely would recommend!

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Thank you for teaching me all the cool moves. You helped me become a better basketball player. I'm gonna try my best to use each move you taught me. You're really good at basketball! :)
I really appreciate the time you took to make me the player I am today.
Thanks Andrew for being a fantastic coach and helping Caleb gain confidence and succeed. We're so grateful for your help!
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