NBA Champion From The Academy!

NBA champion Quinn Cook of the Golden State Warriors tell the story of his off-season workouts at the Pat The Roc Academy.  Despite his busy schedule Quinn always made time to stop by the academy for his summer workouts and share his story with the upcoming youth in his hometown.  His humble character remains his greatest attribute, as he never turns away a picture or autograph.  Quinn has been training with Coach Pat The Roc since he was a teenager.  He went from hours and hours of training in the gym to becoming the back up point guard to one of the best players in the NBA, MVP Stephen Curry.  What an amazing journey!

November 18, 2018 by Pat The Roc Academy

Reniyah Jones OUTWORK Session w/ Coach Pat The Roc!

Reniya Jones Outwork Session w/ NBA trainer Pat The Roc! Reniya is a 5'8 point guard who attends Bullis School and plays AAU with Team Takeover.  Reniya has been training with the Pat The Roc Academy for 2 years! 

November 18, 2018 by Pat The Roc Academy

Zion Harmon Breakfast Club Workouts!

High school phenom Zion Harmon is one of the best point guards to come out of the DMV area.  His success on the court has led him to be one of the top players in the country.  His advanced skill and unmatched work ethic have allowed him to zoom past defenders and score with a variety of different finishes.  Zion has been training at the Pat The Roc Academy for the last 5 years, and though he is currently playing in Kentucky, he still visits the academy for a tune-up with Coach Pat.  Get an inside look at one of his most recent "Breakfast Club" 5am workouts at the academy.  Keep outworking them Zion, Anything Is Possible!

October 23, 2018 by Pat The Roc Academy

Never Too Young To OUTWORK!

Witness 3rd Grade Prodigy Jaelon Germany aka "The Chosen One" working with pro trainer Pat The Roc at the Academy. Jaelon is currently ranked the No. 1 basketball player in the nation for the Class of 2026. Jaelon's dedication, humility and old school work ethic has made him extremly domininat force on the court at such a young age. He runs with Nike RM5 Elite (TX) @RM5Nike which is the one of the most prestigious AAU programs in the country. Have an inside look of some of the signature drills Jaelon works on with trainer Pat The Roc!

September 07, 2018 by Pat The Roc Academy

Univ. Of Nebraska Commit Xavier Johnson Training At The Academy!

Xavier Johnson of Bishop O'connell is one of the top ranked guards in the nation.  His ability to break down defenders and score the ball effortlessly earned him a scholarship to the University Of Nebraska.  Xavier has been spending his offseason at the Pat The Roc Skills Academy putting in work with Coach Pat The Roc as he prepares for his senior season of high school.  Coach Pat first worked with Xavier when he was 10 years old, as he attended one of his signature camps.  It's been amazing to watch his growth as a player!

November 05, 2017 by Pat The Roc Academy

Athletes Travel From Switzerland To Train With Pat The Roc!

The Pat The Roc Skills Academy has made an impact on the game of basketball globally.  Our facility attracts some of the best talent in the world.  This summer over 20 of the top basketball players from Switzerland traveled to Maryland to train at the academy for 2 weeks!  They participated in 3 training sessions a day and learned a variety of fundamentals to take back to Switzerland!

Footwork Training Is Key!

West Virginia University guard Chania Ray has spent her offseason working with Coach Pat on mastering the art of footwork! We can't wait to see her use these moves in her upcoming season! Follow @pattherocskillsacademy on instagram for daily updates and more exclusive footage!   

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September 15, 2017 by Pat The Roc Academy

Tutorial: How To Crossover Like Allen Iverson!

In this video, Coach Pat The Roc demonstrates how to crossover like NBA hall of famer Allen Iverson.  When done right, this move can be deadly!  Coach Pat simplifies the move into 3 simple steps.  

1. The Setup

2. The Bait

3. The Finish

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September 14, 2017 by Pat The Roc Academy

Bball Star Aquille Carr Trains For The NBA At The Academy

Basketball star Aquille Carr continues to train with Coach Pat The Roc at the academy as he prepares for his debut in the NBA.  Already having offers from the Houston Rockets, Aquille shows that size doesn't matter.  At just 5'6, his ability to score at will has earned him comparisons to players such as Allen Iverson and Mugsy Bogues!

November 17, 2016 by Pat The Roc Academy

WNBA Star Skylar Diggins Brings Shoot 4 The Sky Camp To Pat The Roc Skills Academy

WNBA star Skylar Diggins teamed up with her dribbling coach, Pat The Roc, to host her "Shoot 4 The Sky" basketball clinic at the Pat The Roc Basketball Skills Academy in Maryland.  Skylar has dedicated her offseason to a multi city clinic tour showcasing some of her signature drills to youth across America.  Skylar is a true role model for young athletes of today's generation, setting a positive example on and off the court!  Check out more info on Skylar at    
March 07, 2016 by Pat The Roc Academy