For Boys & Girls
The NBBA Private Group Training program provides athletes the essential steps to become a better and more refined basketball player through skill and fundamental work.
Number of Athletes: Limited to 4-5 athletes per session
Location: 50 Lisbon St. Unit #5, San Rafael, CA 94901
Cost: 10 Workouts = $500 ($50 / hour)
Workouts must be completed within a 12 week time frame
All sessions are 60 minutes
The sessions are not limited to, but focus on these four areas:
Michael played high school ball at Marin Catholic where he was the Marin County Athletic League MVP in his junior and senior year. Michael is still the career scoring (1423) and rebounding (968) leader in the school's history and he led Marin Catholic to its best season ever (29-5) in 2005.
In 2004 and 2005, the San Francisco Chronicle selected Michael as a member of the prestigious San Francisco Bay Area team. In 2005, the San Francisco Chronicle selected him as the North Bay Player of the year, and Cal Hi Sports selected Michael third team All-State.
Michael then went on to to play D1 basketball at University of Hartford where he was1st Team All Conference Defense and became the first player in Hartford's Division I history to finish with more than 200 points, 150 rebounds, 100 assists and 50 steals in a season.
As the Associate Director and lead trainer with NBBA, Michael has become known as one of the best coaches and trainers in Northern California. In 2014, Miami Heat head coach, Erik Spoelstra, brought Michael to Miami to in-service his coaching staff for the newly formed Erik Spoelstra Basketball Academy.
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Growing up as the son of one of the most successful basketball coaches in Northern California, Coach Winter has been around the game of basketball since birth. He played high school basketball for his father and NBBA Executive Director, Rick Winter, at Marin Catholic High School (CA) and was a two-year letter winner at the varsity level. In his senior year, Coach Winter led his team in scoring, served as a team captain and earned the honors of 2nd Team All-League and Honorable Mention All-Bay Area.
After graduating from Marin Catholic High School, Coach Winter attended Ithaca College (IC) in Ithaca, NY to study Sport Management. He began his career in the sports industry during the second semester of his freshman year at IC. He served on the Athletics Game Day Event Staff working various sporting events throughout the spring semester. In his sophomore year, Coach Winter began working with IC's Assistant Athletic Director, Michelle Manning. During his two years working under Michelle Manning, he was in charge of scheduling for IC's Ben Light Gymnasium and aiding with special projects, such as team budgets and organizing bus contracts and proposals for multiple intercollegiate teams. In January 2013, he was named a Game Day Supervisor where he oversaw game operations for 27 intercollegiate athletic teams at campus facilities (including one the country's top facilities, the Athletics & Events Center). He also managed a student staff of about eight students during game days, served as a liaison for away teams and officials, and worked multiple postseason and NCAA Division III Championship events.
While serving as a student worker at IC, Coach Winter also served as a student manager for Cornell University Men's Basketball team from August 2012 through December 2013. With Cornell he was an active participant during practices and games, worked out players before and after practices as well as during the offseason, and assisted with travel plans for team road trips. He also aided coaches with organizing their recruiting databases and creating itineraries for their recruiting trips.
Coach Winter worked as an intern for the Oakland Raiders during the summers of 2012 and 2013. With the Raiders in 2012, he served as a Marketing/Client Services Intern. He worked on various projects throughout the summer, including researching and implementing new Facebook and Twitter marketing campaigns, preparing databases for sponsorship contracts, and assisting at corporate and sponsorship events. In 2013, Coach Winter took on a bigger role and interned as a Sponsorship/Client Services Intern. He oversaw the interview and hiring process for the 2013 Game Day Intern staff, drafted contracts for prospective sponsors, created presentations for proposals to companies, produced marketing plans and implementation guides for sponsorship contracts, and worked as a Game Day Intern at two preseason home games.
In December 2013, Coach Winter graduated a semester early with Magna Cum Laude honors from Ithaca College with a Bachelor of Science in Sport Management and a minor in Economics. On January 1st, 2014, Coach Winter began working for NBBA's sister program in Miami, the Erik Spoelstra Basketball Academy (ESBA) as the Associate Director. With ESBA he is in charge of all day-to-day duties with skill clinics, camps, and travel teams. While in Miami he helped place numerous players at the next level, whether it be at the Junior College, NAIA, or NCAA level. He is entering his third year with ESBA.
Coach Winter has been working with NBBA on and off since 2010. He was an active participant in the opening of NBBA and created the Academy's logo. During the summers while he was home from college, Coach Winter was in charge and oversaw the summer high school tournaments and incoming freshman league, coached travel teams, ran skill clinics, and also worked out college players preparing them for their upcoming seasons. In November 2015, he moved back to Marin County and was named the Director of Business Development and Director of the HS Showcase Teams & Team Travel.