Meet Coach Ken!

Coach Ken brings over 20+ years of experience and has trained thousands of players through our basketball camps, clinics, development and leagues.

He played college basketball (on scholarship) at Fayetteville State University in North Carolina and during his career at Fayetteville State had the opportunity to be coached by the late legendary NBA coach, Jeff Capel, and Mark Cline current assistant coach at Marshall University in West Virginia. Coach Ken played with and/or against the following NBA players:

• Darrell Armstrong (Orlando Magic)
• Ben Wallace (Detroit Pistons)
• A.J. English (Bullets)
• Tony Massenburg (Spurs)
• Lamont Strothers (Portland Trail Blazers)

Once Coach Ken graduated, he made the choice to start his career as an accountant in lieu of pursuing his basketball career. However, his love for the game never stopped and he still plays competitively at a high-level today. Coach Ken is an excellent teacher and makes learning the game of basketball fun. He has a passion for working with those who have a desire to get better or who simply want to learn more about the game and has been doing so for the past 20 years. Highlights of Coach’s experiences are listed below:

  • High School All-District – Finished second leading scorer in the district
  • High School All-State
  • High School MVP
  • Played College Basketball (Fayetteville State University) on full Scholarship
  • Held college school record for the most 3 pointers (9) made in one game until 2011
  • Started at Point/Shooting Guard
  • College Basketball Team Captain for three years
  • Coached/Officiated basketball leagues at the Chinn Aquatics center in Woodbridge VA
  • Coached the (5th – 8th ) graders in CFC’s Upward Basketball program
  • Directed CFC’s Upward Basketball Program – 2 Consecutive Years
  • Plays in Corporate Basketball Leagues – Won several Championships
  • Plays in the Men’s County Basketball League – Won Several Championships
  • Founder of Hoops The Right Way Basketball Academy
  • Was nominated twice for the most influential person by high school students
  • Developed the top female free throw shooter in the metropolitan area in 2011
We’re so thankful for Coach Ken!