5e9e1948b6dd97061b1418b00df4a9b0495b7b02
Pro
Legend
Hall of Famer
Superstar
All-Star
Pro

Cedric L.

Former pro player in Europe and in the NBA

Location

Bowie, MD

Sport

Reviews

Availability

M T W T F S S
(expand)

My Credentials

CoachUp Accreditations

Qualified_coach_badge Qualified Private Coach

My Coaching

Ages

Adults, Kids, Teenagers

Positions

Post player

Specialties

Rebounding, Footwork, Defense

My Details

Group Sessions

No, only 1-on-1

Travel

My training location only

Session Duration

60 minutes

Facility Costs

Not Included

More About Me

My coaching experience enabled me to train and work out professional, college, high school and elementary basketball players. I have coached for several years for Jericho Christian Academy until my kids became interested in playing. That is where I began to teach kids as young as five years old.
Working with a broad range of ages has taught me how to better understand the importance of meeting the client where they are skill-wise and tailor my sessions to their level.

I attended Archbishop John Carroll High School and was a member of the 1987 Capital Classics DC All Star Team. I received a full athletic scholarship to the University of Maryland to play basketball, where I set a single season record for having the most blocked shots with 143 blocked shots and tied a NCAA single game blocked shot record with 12. These records still stand today. I have a multitude of basketball experience which included playing professional basketball in Europe in countries such as Spain, Greece, Italy, Germany, France, Turkey and the NBA's Washington Bullets.

After retiring from professional basketball, I have dedicated my time by coaching all age groups from toddlers to high school. I have had an opportunity to work with some dynamic programs. As a father of two kids, a boy and girl, I have demonstrated a great deal of patience and understanding of teaching and coaching all ages. Most recently I coached my10 yr old daughter who played on a 12 yr. old girls team and we had a record of 19-2. Our team lost in last years county championship, but I was recognized by the parents and girls for the hard work and dedication displayed.

At 6'9", I understand the importance of good footwork and fundamentals necessary to compete on the next level. The game of basketball is not only physical, but mental. After working with me, you will alo see an increase in your basketball I.Q. I believe in playing smart and working hard.

A typical session will have at least two participants of comparable sizes. According to skill level, they will be taught a series of low post back to the basket moves, low post positioning, rebounding and clean, but hard play. They will also go through a series of low post "face up" moves. They learn footwork that will teach them how to gain a positioning advantage over their opponent.

Participants will also be taught how to play a perimeter mid range game. All drills will be geared to help build confidence through positive reinforcement, repetition and hard work.

  • 7c93e16ca9a13ac7c7d49a43f5e7605f8fedcad3
  • A5ddd70aaaae132e845505994fa269f150d776d3
  • 5f62e3df79330d293cea95df25bc6c77054e0436
  • 685e55c89e1d0be8500affe86252e3dd4b07f74a
  • 1cde383959e14dff59d992805c0e8f891d8a77ae
  • 0b28aad4d35374835db649506beb28acd0278e04
Client Review Basketball

So far only one session but Cedric is great with my 12 year old. Ball handling, foot work, etc. Use him!

Ask me a question

Response Rate (within 48 hrs.)
0%

Do not include your phone number, email address, last name, or any url in your messages before booking. To protect our community, we automatically reject messages with contact information.

or
Book Me from $55-$65/hr

+ CoachUp service fees. See full pricing

Number of Sessions Number of Athletes Per Session Total Price You Save
1 $65 $65 - - -
1 $62 $186 $9
1 $59 $295 $30
1 $55 $550 $100
Money_back_big
No worries. CoachUp provides a 100% Money Back Guarantee


CoachUp's got your back
  • Provides $100,000 in injury liability insurance for every session
  • Runs CoachUp Safety Check on every coach
  • Handles all the money, so you don't have to worry
  • Monitors all messages to safeguard the community
  • Ensures thorough coach profiles and verified reviews
  • Captures post-session feedback for you directly from your coach
  • Offers 24/7 support and helpful Athlete Advisors