Coaches 2019-03-05T17:11:20+00:00

Coaches

Elijah Knox is a gem in the global basketball training community. Most players with his skillset and ability are overseas playing pro basketball. He has been a trainer and skill developer since 2009. Elijah has a curriculum built around developing athletes to be able to be successful on any team and program. That is because his heavy emphasis on the details and mastering the myriad of fundamentals the sport of basketball has. Elijah has clients who play in the NBA, FIBA, NCAA, HS, and youth leagues. Before starting Arizona Athletics he was solely a private trainer. He has worked with Cactus Shadows and Simpson College summer camps, EBC, Phenom America, Madison School District, LifeTime Fitness,Pure Prep Academy, Reach, Hoop Code, Future Stars, The Harlem Globetrotters, McDonalds All American Glendon Alexander, and many more.Elijah started Arizona Athletics because he noticed programs were not bridging the gap between skills development and basketball IQ. Which was hurting young athletes in AZ to get exposure to college programs. His mission is to build a community of coaches that have the passion of helping the youth gain opportunities for free college education through the classroom and athletics. Elijah has 3 older sisters who have given him six nephews and three nieces.

Arizona Athletics Youth basketball

Kealey Bride is a Certified sports performance coach specializing in strength, speed, and agility training for athletes ages 7+. Also works overall fitness training for adults and the general population. Experienced basketball coach offering private and semi-private basketball lessons great for youth ages 6-15. She is in her last semester at ASU where she has helped the Women’s basketball, softball, and tennis teams. She is a Phoenix native who played varsity basketball at Sandra Day O’ Connor.

Kevin Coldwell started playing club basketball at 4th grade. He learned basketball from his older sister. Similar to how Reggie Miller learned the game. Coach Kevin is in hot pursuit to coaching at the Division 1 collegiate level of basketball. He loves to be around young people because of his huge family. He has 10 nieces, five nephews and is the youngest of 5 siblings! Coach Kevin attended Saguaro HS in Scottsdale.

Barry Warnell has played multiple sports his whole life. As a freshman in high school he started focusing primarily on football. He played varsity football and basketball in high school. Football put him through college Coach Barry is a brother, husband and father to a beautiful little girl. He puts God first in everything he does. Coach Barry loves to coach because he wants to give someone the opportunities he had.

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