MEET THE TEAM
Founder / Coach
Giorgi played for the U16 Georgian Basketball National Team before moving to the USA to play varsity and then to Union University. Gio transferred to the University of Minnesota Crookston with a full basketball scholarship and pursued his bachelor's degree in business management and economics. He is certified in Global Sports Management at NYU and EuroLeague Coaches Academy.
Patrick played varsity basketball at Midwood High School, played D2 Juco at Jamestown CC, and completed his college career at SUNY Old Westbury. He played professionally for a year in the ABA ( Staten Island Vipers).
Luka grew up in Georgia before moving to the US in 2021. He played overseas pro basketball for four years before moving to the USA. Luka is the youngest coach at BBA, improving his coaching skills daily. He loves the game tremendously, showing enthusiasm and energy during every session he coaches.
Program Director / Coach
Kyle played high school basketball at Evander Child’s Campus and then he accepted a scholarship to St Peter’s University. He then became a high school basketball coach at Cristo Rey Brooklyn from 2019-2021. Kyle is a certified personal trainer from ISSA. and he has been a coach for Brooklyn Basketball Academy for four years. His main focus is discipline and hard work to attain success!
Volunteer Head Coach 4th Gr. Boys Team
Jonathan Clay “JJ” Redick is an American former professional basketball player who is a podcaster and sports analyst for ESPN. He was selected 11th overall by Orlando Magic in the 2006 NBA draft. He played college basketball for the Duke Blue Devils. He is considered one of the greatest college basketball players who ever played the game and is regarded as one of the top 15 shooters in the history of the NBA. For career highlights and awards, please Click Here.
Luka was a Zaza Pachulia Basketball Academy player in Georgia, from 2017-2019. He has been with Brooklyn Basketball Academy for over three years. He has great knowledge of the game and skills to teach and demonstrate drills for younger athletes.