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Daniel Gay, Columbus, GA Basketball Coach

Daniel Gay

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Former collegiate basketball player who specializes in teaching the fundamentals and proper techniques of shooting, passing, dribbling, footwork and defense. View all coaching experience

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  1. SPENCER RECREATIONAL CENTER, 7th Ave S, Phenix City, AL

Coach is willing to travel up to 10 miles

Packages

Trial Package
In-Person Training for a single athlete

1 session package with Coach Daniel. 60 minute session length

Session Length: 1 hour

$35 1 session + one-time fee

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Light Package
In-Person Training for a single athlete

3 session package with Coach Daniel. 60 minute session length

Session Length: 1 hour

$102 3 sessions ($34/ea) + one-time fee

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Standard Package
In-Person Training for a single athlete

5 session package with Coach Daniel. 60 minute session length

Session Length: 1 hour

$158 5 sessions ($32/ea) + one-time fee

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Elite Package
In-Person Training for a single athlete

10 session package with Coach Daniel. 60 minute session length

Session Length: 1 hour

$305 10 sessions ($31/ea) + one-time fee

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  • Tennessee State University (TN)

  • 8 years

  • Qualified Private Coach
    Passed Coach Course

  • Adults, Kids, Teenagers

  • Center, Guard, Forward

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

Credentials

  • Tennessee State University (TN)

  • 8 years

  • Qualified Private Coach
    Passed Coach Course

Services

  • Adults, Kids, Teenagers

  • Center, Guard, Forward

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

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More About Coach Daniel

I have done numerous private training sessions with both individuals and small groups of 2-8 young basketball players that are looking to get better. I've done private training sessions for the last 8 years and I have worked at many different youth basketball camps for the last 8 years. I've also been a volunteer coach for a number of college camps, as well as volunteering for a hand full of high school coaches.

I played high school basketball in Michigan at Grand Rapids Union, where I was All-Conference (2X) , All-Area (2X) , Detroit Free Press All-State Honorable mention (2X), and the Grand Rapids City league leading scoring for two years ( Junior year- 18.2 points & Senior year - 18.9 points). I also played two years of collegiate basketball in Michigan at Kalamazoo Valley Community College where I was Second team All-Conference and averaged 12.8 points and 4.8 rebounds . I was 7th in the nation (NJCAA) in free throw percentage (85%) and played in the NJCAA All-Star game.

I first like to speak with the client to get a feel of the players strengths and weaknesses. I ask the player what he/she would like to improve most and I make those things the focus in my workouts. I also incorporate drills that will work on the players all-around game, but the focus would be on whatever that player's weaknesses are. During a workout I pay close attention to the player to see if I can find what I believe are the player's strengths and weaknesses, and at the end I like to get feedback from the player and also share my thoughts on the workout.

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Client Reviews

Coach Daniel is nothing short of amazing !!! He takes his time with the kids and teaches them so much. I see so much growth in my sons ball skills. Thank you !

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Thanks for being patient with Cayden!

My son has been taking few sessions with Coach Gay in the last couple of months, which has made a huge difference in his defensive and offensive skills, especially ball handling and shooting. Coach Gay is an excellent basketball coach who is very professional and manages every bit of the session efficiently without wasting any time.
Coach Gay encourages and pushes Ian in every way to try his best. We really appreciate him for that.
I recommend Coach Gay to any parent that may be interested in their child being taken to that next level of basketball. It's made a huge difference in our 8 yr old son.

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Our daughter’s confidence and skill set has improved greatly since beginning training sessions with Coach Daniel. My husband and I are pleased with the results of the individualized training sessions. We are pleased with Coach Daniel’s knowledge of the game, timely responses, and professionalism.

Coach Daniel is an excellent coach, probably one of the best coaches in this area. My son has been training with him for a few months now and has learned so much. Daniel has a unique basketball mind and knows what it takes to take your child to the next level. He’s very patient and understanding which is so great about him. I highly recommend his training, you definitely won’t be disappointed!!

Coach was GREAT with my son! He is a bit shy, but Coach helped him bring out his personality off and on the court. He worked on different drills and also incorporated other players. It forced him to be more sociable and play harder. I highly recommend Coach Gay for any child that struggles with their confidence and at any age!

Awesome trainer!!! He's all my son talks about. I love the drills and the way he pushes my son to have confidence.Im ready for more sessions.

Coach Daniel helped me out so much. He noticed flaws in my ball handling and gave me drills to do on my own as well as during the session. He was very focused and determined to make me a better overall basketball player. I appreciate that very much. He is a great trainer! I will book again!

Coach Daniel, was very efficient, and,knowledgeable. I was very impressed and pleased with his session.. Coach Daniel was easy to work with, and brought a level of confidence and reality to my step son... the only issue I had was my work schedule didnt allow us to get more time and sessions in... I highly recommend Coach Daniel!

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Great coach, he knows the game and makes it easy for you to understand. He is also great at getting you to utilize your strengths and improving you on your weaker areas of the game.

Coach Daniel was a great coach! He was on time and ready to go. His drills were precise and on point. I definitely recommend him to anyone looking for a private basketball coach for their child.

Great efficiency. Really saw difference in my sons game. From tendencies, ball handling, and even his basketball I.Q. I recommended coach Daniel for anyone. My son loves his training and we will be having more sessions!

My son has completed five sessions and I'm very pleased. I appreciate the follow-ups and the practice drills that he assigns. We look forward to the next five sessions!

Coach Daniel is great. This was our first session. He was on time (early actually) and he introduced himself and then got right to work. He had my daughter feeling comfortable with him in no time. He worked her hard and gave her some things to work on until our next session. She liked that he told her what he saw that was not good and told her how to correct it. He was very positive and encouraging. We can't wait for our next session!

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Daniel was a great player for me. Excellent shooter and fundamentally sound. He listened and was very coachable. He has a very high basketball IQ. He really knows the game. He may turn out to be a better coach than he was a player. I know he will be a great asset to the CoachUp family.
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