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Ray T., Schaumburg, IL Basketball Coach

Ray T.

Greater Purpose Athletics

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GM and head trainer at Greater Purpose Athletics in Schaumburg. View all coaching experience

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Packages

GPA Basketball Academy (2nd-8th grade)
In-Person Training for a single athlete

Drop in session. Small group. 60-90 minutes

Session Length: 1 hour

$40 1 session + applicable fees

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GPA private training
In-Person Training for a single athlete

10 session package with. 60 minute session

Session Length: 1 hour

$800 10 sessions ($80/ea) + applicable fees

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GPA high school basketball training
In-Person Training for a single athlete

Drop in session. Small group training. 60-90 minutes

Session Length: 1 hour

$40 1 session + applicable fees

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  • Eastern Michigan University (MI)

  • 4 years

  • Qualified Private Coach
    Passed Coach Course

  • Adults, Kids, Teenagers

  • Center, Forward, Guard

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

Credentials

  • Eastern Michigan University (MI)

  • 4 years

  • Qualified Private Coach
    Passed Coach Course

Services

  • Adults, Kids, Teenagers

  • Center, Forward, Guard

  • 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 Ray

Greater Purpose Athletics is a multi-sport training facility with an emphasis on basketball training. As former athletes, we can serve a greater purpose than ourselves, which is our way of doing that. From sports performance training to athlete’s lives away from the sport, we are here to help our athletes become better. We are featuring a brand new 12,000 sq. ft. facility that offers a full-size basketball court, three shooting stations (7 total hoops), turf, weight room, multipurpose room, parent lounge area, and recovery room. With dedicated staff and trainers at GPA, we take pride in everything we do!

Ray Tillman is the General Manager and Head Player Development Coach at Greater Purpose Athletics. Ray has been in competitive sports since his youth. He graduated from Eastern Michigan University, where he played football for the Eagles. In his experience at EMU, Ray learned the importance of sports performance training. From the beginning of his training career to now he has trained over 300 athletes, from beginners to professionals. Ray has also mentored young athletes in their lives, away from sports and prides himself on producing results and forming real relationships with his athletes.

No matter what you are looking for Greater Purpose Athletics is here for every athlete. With a 12,000 sq ft facility featuring a basketball court with multiple hoops, the Shoot-A-Way Gun, turf area, weight room, recovery room, and parent lounge we have plenty to offer every athlete. No matter what your goals are, we are here to help you reach them!

BASKETBALL SKILLS TRAINING

Offering private and semi-private training to work toward a basketball specific goal and improve overall basketball skills. Our programs offer a variety of drills and tools to work on shooting, passing, defense, ball handling, fast-paced decision making and more. Basketball skills training packages are flexible and specific to the athlete’s goals

ATHLETIC PERFORMANCE

Designed to help each athlete improve their in-game performance for any sport. Athletes will work on speed and agility, functional strength development, linear and lateral speed drills, explosive power, and injury prevention. Athletes will learn proper techniques and form for running, jumping, and weight lifting. Athletic performance training will provide athletes with the tools they need to be successful on their sports journey.

RECOVERY ROOM

Work. Recover. Rest. Repeat. We believe that including recovery in your sports journey is an important step to achieve optimal athletic health. Take your recovery to the next level. We offer a variety of modalities in our recovery room such as E-Stim, leg compression boots, and vibration therapy tools.

TEAM GREATER PURPOSE (AAU WINTER PROGRAM)

Team Greater Purpose is our in-house skills development program designed to enhance and grow players’ individual skill sets in a structured team setting. Players will train and learn together as teammates. Competing weekly in shootouts and tournaments.

8 week Winter Program
Weekly strength, speed, and agility training
Weekly basketball skill development training/practices
Compete in a minimum of 10 games, including weekend shootout and tournaments
All practices and training held at Greater Purpose Athletics in Schaumburg
Practices begin December 1st (Times TBD after tryouts)

COURT OR STUDIO RENTALS

Shooting stations with The Shoot-A-Way Gun, half court, and full court rentals available. We also offer a studio space rental (approx. 700 sq ft), great for yoga classes, educational events, team meetings, etc. Please contact our office for information and to make a reservation.

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Client Reviews

Coach Ray is a "football guy" and did a first evaluation of my kid. My kid got along with the coach right away and the first workout was great !

Great coach

My son really like Coach Ray’s style and interaction.

Very good.

My teenage son really like coach Ray . He said that his first session was fun and he has learned few new skills in basketbal already .

Ray was awesome my son had a great time with him and worked hard.They started at 6:00 am Saturday morning,most coaches wouldn’t start that early.Ray got a lot out of my son well worth the money look forward to working with him weekly

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