USA Tour 2022 Staff
It is with great pleasure that we announce our Coaching and Management Staff for our July 2022 America Tour.
CEO | Owner ATC Academy
Taylor has extensive experience in the Collegiate Recruiting field, as well as high level coaching and playing experience in Australia (WNBL 3x3, NBL1, State Performance Programs, Junior Representative and more). Taylor has helped over 30 elite female basketball players sign full scholarships to Colleges and Universities in the United States. Taylor has close connections with hundreds of College Coaches in the United States, where she has built an empire of a Basketball Recruiting Service, one that Collegiate Coaches trust and respect. Taylor has previously played College Basketball on full scholarship in the United States, and has a first hand experience of what it takes to get over there.
Social Media Manager | Tour Manager
Michaela comes to us with extensive experience in the elite sportworld. As President of a Sports Club in Sydney, NSW, Michaela thrives as a leader, manager, and motivator. Michaela has a large desire to succeed, and runs an extremely successful business in which she created and owns. Through social media marketing, Michaela has learnt the tools to promote, grow and establish what is now an extremely successful small business. Michaela has years of experience in the travel industry, and as well as this has coached sport for over 10 years. Through her versatile mix of marketing experience, business ownership, sport club presidency and coaching knowledge, we are extremely excited to have Michaela on board as our Tour Manager/Social Media Manager for our USA Tour. Michaela will be in control of our Instagram and Twitter Pages, whilst gathering footage throughout the tour which will make up our 2022 USA Tour Video.
Coaching | Year 10/11 Team
We are extremely excited to welcome collegiate basketball ROYALTY, Sara Anastasieska, to our coaching staff for our 2022 USA Tour. Sara has represented Australia at the U17 and U19 level. Sara is every high school athletes inspiration, and is currently completing her 7th year of College Basketball at The University of Illinois. Prior to Illinois, Sara graduated from Cal Berkeley, and gained a masters degree from Duke University. Sara is playing, and has played in the top conferences in America for Division 1 NCAA College basketball in the PAC 12, ACC and Big 10. We have no doubt our athletes will learn a HUGE amount off Sara and her Collegiate experiences, as well as look up to Sara as someone who been through every aspect of college basketball first hand. We are extremely grateful and excited to have Sara on board.
Coaching | Year 12 Team White
We are THRILLED to announce our third and final Head Coach for our USA 2022 America Tour, Jayden Prakash. Jayden is a very well renowned 3X3 Player, ranking in the top 10 in Australia, and finishing in 6th place at the 3X3 World Championships. As well as this, Jayden has previously won 2x silver medals at the Australian Junior Championships and is currently signed to play for Hills Hornets in the NBL1 East League. Jayden has a doctorate in Physiotherapy, and has coached for 3 years at the prestigious The Kings School. Jayden has Coached Junior representative premier league for 3 years, and attained a level 2 coaching certification for basketball NSW.
We are so excited to have Jayden on board, and we know Jayden is going to teach our athletes a lot, as well as coach them to be able to best show off their abilities.