Arguably one of the strongest coaching staffs in Michigan.  NOTE; we often get GUEST COACHES to visit, we HIGHLY ENCOURAGE outside coaches to assist, talk and teach.  List of visiting coaches who have attended in the past is below.

Left to Right:

  • Wes Hudson: All State @ Wayland HS,   2 time All American @ Cornerstone.  Over 2000 points in college, currently 5th on all time list
  • Evan Bruinsma: 2010 AP MI HS player of the Year, 4 years at U of Detroit, Pro ball in Europe now
  • Coach Bruinsma nips Coach McGannon in our 2016 Dunk Contest with this throw down!
  • Brad Richards: All State in HS, All American @ Cornerstone, AP Michigan HS Coach of the Year
  • Steve Erny: All area in HS, 5 year HS Coach in Indiana
  • Jeremy Andres:  MSU grad, 2 time All Area Coach of the Year at Shores
  • Jim McGannon: Basics Founder, D-1 @ Dartmouth, played in Europe
  • Kat LaPrarie (SEE BELOW): GVSU’s all time leading 3 point shooter (% made)

Kat LaPrarie:  GVSU’s all time leading 3 point shooter (% made)
In this video Kat demonstrates a GREAT conditioning and agility drill.

Visiting Coaches:

  • Abby Cole:  U of M player, 2013 MI HS Player of the Year, attended Basics Training over 100 X
  • Gary Hogeboom: 11 Year NFL Quarterback: Cowboys, Colts, Redskins, Cardinals
  • Jim Goorman: 5 time state championship coach in Michigan, Hall of Fame
  • Taylor Richards: 2015 MI HS Player of the Year, attended Basics Training over 200X
  • TJ Meerman:  D-1 at CMU, head coach now at GR Catholic

Videographer Sid Sabo.  Talented video man who can really assist with College Player Profile links coaches INSIST upon seeing.  See Sid’s work on Basics You Tube Channel

2017 Alumni Game (4th Year): We invite former players in to tee it up with our varsity teams and also a “retro-game” versus one another! It’s a blast