Richard B., Middletown, NJ Basketball Coach
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Richard B.


Former D-1 player who has been coaching for 20 years on different levels: high school, college, semi-pro and AAU. View all coaching experience

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1-on-1 Sessions
60 mins
From $95
per athlete
Group Sessions
60 mins
From $52
per athlete
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  1. Lord Stirling Elementary School, 101 Redmond St, New Brunswick, NJ
  2. Douglass Campus Center, New Brunswick, NJ
  3. Washington Park, Perth Amboy, NJ

Yes; Up to 25 miles

Mon: 6pm-9pm
Tue: 6pm-9pm
Wed: 6pm-9pm
Thu: 6pm-9pm
Fri: 6pm-9pm
Sat: 7am-5pm
Sun: 7am-5pm
My Credentials
  • 25 years

  • Qualified Private Coach
    Passed Coach Course

  • Adults, Kids, Teenagers

  • Center, Forward, Guard

  • Shooting, Rebounding, Ball Handling, Passing, Defense, Agility

  • Yes; up to 4 athletes

  • 60 minutes

  • Included

More About Me

I was a former Division 1 player at Rutgers University. I've been coaching for 20 years on different levels: high school, college, semi-pro and AAU.

My workouts are very intense and cover defense, shooting, passing, rebounding and dribbling.

My Coaching Experience:
New Brunswick Vo-Tech 2yrs
Raritan Valley CC 2yrs
St. Peters HS(girls) 2yrs
5-Star Camp counselor 8yrs
Rutgers BBall Camp 12yrs
Seton Hall Mens Camp 6yrs
Seton Hall Womens Camp 4yrs
Piscataway Vo-Tech 2yrs
Matawan HS 1yr
NJ Wildcats AAU Club 7yrs
NJ Trailblazers AAU Club 3yrs
New Brunswick Middle School 4yrs
Garden State Rebels(pro-team) 1 yr
Jersey Shore Basketball League 2yrs (2012 JSBL Champs)
Brookdale Community College (current 2012-13) #1 Div III in the country
2012-13 National Champions Division 111 (33-1)

Four year starter/high school
High School captain Jr/sr year
Paul Schoenfeld Award H.S.
NY All City First Team(Jr,sr yr)
NY All Queens First Team(so,Jr,sr yr)

Rutgers University
4yr letterman
3 yr starter
Co-Captain(Jr,sr yr)
Vitalis MVP award(NCAA tournament)
NIT Team

My session plan is to make every player feel uncomfortable because getting better means that their breaking a habit and gaining a skill. We get better by the minute

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Client Reviews

Coach Richard was terrific. My son felt comfortable with him right away and in a short time coach had made adjustments to his shooting technique and footwork that provided immediate improvement. I would recommend anyone looking for a positive, knowledgeable and patient coach work with Coach Richard.

My daughter left this first session exhausted and inspired - so much that she was writing notes in her journal! Looking forward to our next session with Coach B.!!

Coach Richard is an elite trainer!!!! He is very knowledgeable of basketball from the mindset to the basketball court. He has a show & tell teaching style with self confidence building mannerisms which is important for growing teens like my son. My son is eager to train with him and I couldn't be happier for the decision to book him with so many to choose from! If you are looking to help your teen take their high school game to the collegiate level - Coach Richard is the trainer for you!!! In the words of coach Richard to my son "you're either in or out and if you want in this is what it takes! "

Coach Richard is a person who can relate well with kids on their level. He makes them feel at ease with his friendly, easygoing personality. he knows the game, teaches fundamentals and we saw immediate improvement in our son's ability and confidence.

Coach Richard is a fantastic basketball coach. He is very experienced and eager to work with you to improve any and all aspects of the game. Coach Richard is very friendly and I highly recommend his talents.

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Coach Brunson has taught me things about the game of basketball that I did not know about and he taught me better technique. I would strongly recommend Coach Brunson.

Rich Brunson has trained numerous players in our program. By teaching the fundamentals, he is able to bring out the best in each player. Coach Brunson also works on both the physical and mental aspect of the game. Very impressive! I would strongly recommend Coach Brunson to anyone hoping to play at the high school level or higher
Rich Brunson is an exceptional teacher of the game. He knows how to develop players and get the most out of them through his skill development. I have known Rich for many years and would trust him with any player looking to improve on their game
It gives me great pleasure to provide a factual account of the experience, skills and passion that Coach Richard Brunson has in mentoring young men and women through the game of basketball. Having a first hand view of Coach Brunson during his playing days as a standout at Rutgers University and from his documented stellar high school career in Queens, NY obviously provided him with an excellent foundation to administer the fundamentals. Without hesitation I'd recommend Coach Brunson to be the growing seed to help your game blossom
Coach Rich Brunson is as good as it gets when it comes to teaching the game of basketball. He has a unique & positive way of reaching athletes of all ages. Rich is as good a person as he is a teacher. Working with Rich; you will improve immensely on and off the court. I would strongly encourage athletes from any level, elementary school to professional, to improve your game and your life by spending time with Rich Brunson.
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