TRACY MCGRADY-HOUSTON ROCKETS
Pat The Roc Basketball Academy traveled to Houston, Texas to train NBA legend Tracy McGrady's children. Tracy McGrady aka Tmac was one of the best scorers in NBA history breaking many records with the Orlando Magic and Houston Rockets, which led him to being inducted into the Basketball Hall Of Fame this year. Coach Pat The Roc and Tmac were teammates 3 years ago as they toured China together on the NBA Legends Tour.
QUINN COOK - LA LAKERS
NBA star Quinn Cook has been training with the Pat The Roc Academy for almost a decade! From the time he earned a national championship at Duke University to making his mark in the NBA winning an NBA championship with the Golden State Warriors. Quinn spent his summers days at the Pat The Roc Basketball Skills Academy training 5-6 hours a day. Quinn gives back by mentoring the next generation of players at the academy.
VICTOR OLADIPO - INDIANA PACERS
NBA star Victor Oladipo trained with Coach Pat The Roc on numerous occasions upon making his presence known in the NBA with the Orlando Magic. They trained in Orlando while Victor was a player on the Orlando Magic team. Pat and Victor worked on various ball-handling counter moves, as Victor continued looking for new ways to evolve as a player.
SKYLAR DIGGINS-SMITH - DALLAS WINGS
Skylar Diggins is one of the most influential players in women's basketball history. Skylar started training with Coach Pat The Roc upon her arrival at the University of Notre Dame. Coach Pat worked specifically on helping her increase her ball-handling, game moves, and point guard skills. Skylar has hosted her "SHOOT 4 THE SKY" basketball camp at our academy 3 years straight!
BREANNA STEWART-SEATTLE STORM
Breanna Stewart trained at the Pat The Roc Academy upon entering the WNBA draft in efforts to increase her ball-handling and game moves. After winning multiple national championships in college she went on to win the Most Valuable Player award in the WNBA.
GILBERT ARENAS - WASHINGTON WIZARDS
NBA star Gilbert Arenas is known as one of the best scorers in NBA history. Gilbert trained with Coach Pat The Roc to add more moves to his already diverse catalog of scoring methods in efforts of making a highly anticipated return to the NBA.
STEVE FRANCIS - HOUSTON ROCKETS
NBA legend Steve Francis partnered with the Pat The Roc Academy on numerous occasions to collaborate on an online dribbling series teaching his signature move, the crossover dribble. Steve has also mentored players in the academy, including one of the top youth players in the country, Zion Harmon.
DENNIS SCOTT - ORLANDO MAGIC
NBA veteran Dennis Scott was one of the greatest 3 point shooters in NBA history and currently is the popular host on the NBATV sports channel. D Scott brings his son to the academy for training and was impressed by the training we offer.
JAMES WHITE - NEW YORK KNICKS
NBA star James White is considered to be the greatest dunkers in basketball history. James and Coach Pat The Roc attended the University Of Cincinnati together. It is there where they became workout partners. Years later James joined the New York Knicks, Indiana Pacers and San Antonio Spurs, where he won an NBA championship. During off season James would stop by the academy to train and share his knowledge with the kids.
TYREKE EVANS - MEMPHIS GRIZZLIES
Tyreke Evans has one of the best handles in the NBA. From making his mark as one of the top high school players in the country to dominating the college game and winning rookie of the year in the NBA. Tyreke trained with Coach Pat The Roc during the off season working specifically on ball-handling and ways to score the ball.
KELSEY PLUM - LAS VEGAS ACES
Kelsey Plum exploded on to the collegiate scene as one of the top point guards in the nation, racking up a series of great games and earning a comparison to NBA star James Harden. After winning WNBA rookie of the year, Kelsey trained with Coach Pat The Roc working on point guard skills, game moves, ball-handling and shooting in preparation for her appearance on the USA team.
JUSTIN ROBINSON - WASHINGTON WIZARDS
After finishing a phenomenal basketball career at Virginia Tech University, Justin Robinson was picked up by NBA's Washington Wizards team. Justin started training with Coach Pat The Roc when he was in the 9th grade. From there Coach Pat would mentor Justin on and off the court. Justin would spend his off season at the academy, always looking to polish up his skills.
JOSH RICHARDSON - MIAMI HEAT
Josh trained with Coach Pat The Roc during his collegiate years at the University Of Tennessee, where he would spend endless hours in the gym going through ball-handling drills, game moves, and scoring methods. Josh had a work ethic like no other, which landed him a role with the NBA Miami Heat team, as he played alongside NBA superstar Dwayne Wade.
JORDY MCCRAE - WASHINGTON WIZARDS
During his career at the University Of Tennessee, Jordy would spend his summer days in the gym working out with Coach Pat The Roc at 6am, training 5-6 hours a day. At the time Jordy was one of the top players in the country. His collegiate success earned him a spot on the NBA Cleveland Cavaliers team and later went on to earn an even larger role with the Washington Wizards.
XAVIER SILAS - WASHINGTON WIZARDS
After finishing up a great season with the Wizards, Xavier began training at the Pat The Roc Basketball Skills Academy on a daily basis, working with Coach Pat The Roc on a series of game moves, ball-handling drills, and scoring techniques. As a result of his training at the academy, Xavier was picked up by the Boston Celtics to back up Kyrie Irving at the point guard position.