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Lawrence A., Denver, CO Basketball Coach

Lawrence A.

Yale 2009 | 2006 Ivy League Champions | All-Ivy League

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Yale 2009 | 2006 Ivy League Champions | All-Ivy League | Varsity HS Basketball captain Larry creates a fun and engaging atmosphere to help his clients reach their athletic goals! View all coaching experience

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Packages

Trial Package
In-Person Training for a single athlete

1 session package with Coach Lawrence. 60 minute session length

Session Length: 1 hour

$50 1 session + one-time fee

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Light Package
In-Person Training for a single athlete

3 session package with Coach Lawrence. 60 minute session length

Session Length: 1 hour

$144 3 sessions ($48/ea) + one-time fee

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Standard Package
In-Person Training for a single athlete

5 session package with Coach Lawrence. 60 minute session length

Session Length: 1 hour

$225 5 sessions ($45/ea) + one-time fee

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Elite Package
In-Person Training for a single athlete

10 session package with Coach Lawrence. 60 minute session length

Session Length: 1 minute

$40 10 sessions ($4/ea) + one-time fee

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  • Yale University (CT)

  • Qualified Private Coach
    Passed Coach Course

  • Adults, Kids, Teenagers

  • Guard, Forward, Center

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

Credentials

  • Yale University (CT)

  • Qualified Private Coach
    Passed Coach Course

Services

  • Adults, Kids, Teenagers

  • Guard, Forward, Center

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

More About Coach Lawrence

CoachUp (2018 - Present)
- Completed 112+ sessions with athletes varying in ages from 5 to 40+ years old
- Specializing in nearly all basketball positions, as well as general speed and agility and strength and conditioning

Sports Performance Manager at RedLine Athletics in Westminster, Colorado (2018 - Present)
- Running workouts consisting of 20 minutes of injury prevention and dynamic warm-up, 20 minutes of speed and agility, 10-20 minutes of athletic development, and 20 minutes of strength and conditioning
- Developing athletes of numerous different sports including football, basketball, baseball, hockey, softball, etc
- Managing and keeping up with the maintenance of the facility

Sports Official (2014 - Present)
- Served the past 5 years as a football, basketball, baseball, and softball sports official
- Working at the varsity level for Colorado High School Athletic Association (CHSAA), and prior to this, worked for the Tennessee Secondary School Athletic Association (TSSAA),
- Understanding the rules of the game at a detailed level, and building rapport with coaches and players to instill the values of courage, civility, service, sportsmanship, grit, passion, confidence, and teamwork

Yale University (2005 - 2009)
- Intramural Basketball Champion
- 2006 Ivy League Football Champion
- All Ivy Defensive Back on 2006 Ivy League Championship Team and 2008
- Voted 2009 Jordan Oliver Award Winner by teammates, which is described as “Given to that senior, other than the captain, who, through his devotion to Yale football, has earned the highest respect of his teammates”
- Received 4 varsity letters in football

Acton-Boxborough Regional High School (2001 - 2005)
- Inducted into the Acton-Boxborough Sports Hall of Fame in 2015 for football, basketball, and baseball
- Played integral role in setting the Massachusetts state record with 50 consecutive wins
- 4 year started on the varsity football team with 4 state titles
- Captained football, basketball, and baseball teams, and earned 11 varsity letters
- Named Boston Globe and Boston Herald All-Scholastic in 2003 and 2004
- Made it to Eastern Mass Finals as freshman, and semifinals as Junior and Senior with AB Boys Basketball Team

I will cater my client sessions to their needs and goals.

For a hypothetical client with their goal to become faster, bigger and stronger for their basketball season, a session may look something like this:

Dynamic Warm-up (10-15 minutes)
- Focusing on mobility and injury prevention by using various tools including foam rollers (to massage and get blood flowing through the muscles)
- Generalized warm-up (jogging), and dynamic stretching exercises. Some dynamic exercises would include inch-worms (helping to stretch and activate our calves and hamstring/IT bands: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Z19gpqxQBwo), T arm swings (activating pectoral and shoulder muscles https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-1nq6PQahP8), Spider-Man (activating hips and shoulder: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NCCyBaxKJeA), donkey kick and fire hydrant (activating glutes: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=emSfXrFmXH8), etc.

Speed and agility drills (15 - 20 minutes)
- Using an agility ladder, some of the drills will include forward sprint, lateral high knees, icky shuffle, backward icky shuffle, lateral in and out, forward in and out, backward in and out, lateral scissor hops, cross behind, single leg hops, slalom jumps, single leg lateral in and out, and lateral jump lunge
- Utilizing resistance bands for short bursts (5 to 10 yards) focusing on acceleration, proper running mechanics for sprinting, backpedaling, and shuffling
- Implementing cones to work on lateral movement doing drills such as 5-10-5 (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XGhSEpKhve0), or the L drill (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fonysni1wj4)

Basketball specific training (30 minutes)
- Dribbling (pound dribbles, crossover, behind the back, between the legs, hesitation, etc)
- Shooting (one arm, layups, jump shots, free throws)
- Passing (chest pass, bounce pass, behind the back, no look)

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Client Reviews

My son has absolutely loves working with Coach Larry! He keeps him focused and teaching him skills that will carry through all of his sports activities.

I was glad to get a good workout and play some football!

Good coach !! and my son still want leaned more on how do speeds drill by his coach...:)

Mr. Lawrence is working with my son to see where his strengths and weaknesses are and building a training plan for specially for him. We look forward to the continued sessions.

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My son has already learned so much. Great foundational work to build on his skills.Love seeing my son’s excitement for the game continue to build.

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Coach Larry was great! My son enjoyed working with him! We plan on continuing to work with him!

Had my first session today and it awesome- surpassed my expectations and was totally fun.

My son Cooper was very happy after his session with Coach Larry. He was able to give Cooper great feedback and also provided instruction on playing his position that he was unaware of. The coach was friendly, punctual and very accommodating. Would highly recommend!!

Coach Lawrence possesses every quality you'd want in a great coach.My son loves working with him every week. I see improvements in my son's speed and agility as well as throwing and catching the ball. I would highly recommend coach Larry!

Great coach. Related well with my 9 year old. His catching and throwing skills made nice improvements after just one session

Lawerence has been great to work with! The youth I mentor has really enjoyed the sessions!

Coach Lawrence possesses every quality you'd want in a great coach.My son loves working with him every week. I see improvements in my son's speed and agility as well as throwing and catching the ball. I would highly recommend coach Larry!
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