OUR COACHES COME FROM A VARIETY OF DIVERSE BACKGROUNDS, BRINGING EXPERIENCE AND SKILLS TO CREATE THE ULTIMATE EXPERIENCE FOR OUR PLAYERS
COACH TRAVIS WILLIAMS: Williams is a St. Louis native, he began playing basketball at the age of 5. His love for the game goes unmatched. He attended Hazelwood West High School and continued his basketball career playing in Adrian, Michigan at Adrian College. He started coaching in 2010 in Ann Arbor, Michigan. He has coached for STL Prospects and the Crusaders, as well as trained many players and feeder programs around St. Louis. Most recently he was the co-owner of Machine Elite Basketball Academy. His passion is to help kids grow, whether it be on the basketball court or in life. Nothing makes him happier than seeing a young person learn a new skill and use it. He puts his blood, sweat, and tears into any training session or practice. Teaching game and life skills is more important to him than any wins or losses.
COACH WILLIAM ROACH: Roach started playing basketball at the age of 5 and played basketball all the way through his senior year of high school. Roach has over 13 years of playing experience. Upon the completion of high school Roach went on to play college football at Missouri State University. When his football career was over Roach knew he wanted to get into coaching. He began by being an assistant trainer and coach in the Springfield Missouri area until he moved back to St Louis in 2015. Once he was back in St Louis Roach continued basketball consulting work for teams in Springfield. Roach consulted until this year when he agreed to be the head of the 7th grade boys basketball team for Pattonville School district. Roach looks forward to helping younger players and take their game tothe next level. He is also excited to share some of his knowledge and skills with nextgeneration of players.
COACH DOUG LEE: Lee played for Bob McCormack at Ladue 20ppg and is an all-conference player and is the current three-point record holder. Lee also played for Rich McFessel and Mark Bernsen at University of Missouri St. Louis. Lee played at Missouri Western University from 1995-1998 where he led his team in three-point makes and percentage. Lee led the MIAA conference in three-point percentage at 46 percent while averaging 18ppg. He played in two NCAA division two tournaments from 1996-1998. He coached at Bob McCormack basketball camp for ten years as well as running his own basketball clinic for the Missouri Athletic Club in 2002. Lee has coached 7th grade boys at Normandy Middle School in 2003 and the freshman boys team at Ladue in 2006-2007.