Matt King currently serves as the Executive Director of the Arizona Basketball Coaches Association and the Director of Basketball for CCV STARS. The ABCA focuses on connecting, developing and serving Arizona coaches and has grown from 0 to almost 800 members in the past 16 months. CCV STARS basketball program is a youth basketball program that focuses on a More Than A Game philosophy and has grown from 800 kids annually to over 3,000 kids in the past 3 years.
Matt was a head high school coach at O'Connor High School in Phoenix, Arizona where in 4 years the program went from 6 wins to being in the top 10 in 6A in Arizona. Before O'Connor Matt was the head coach at Clovis High School for 3 years where the Wildcats made it to the State 5A semi-finals and State 5A Championship game.
Coach King has worked with USA basketball for the past 8 1/2 years in a variety of roles including clinic speaker and lead clinician. He also helped write the curriculum for the USAB player development model and served as a copywriter with the Jr. NBA and USA Basketball in writing the youth guidelines.
Coach Matt brings a unique and visionary perspective to the youth basketball landscape. You’ll want to have your notebook handy as enjoy this episode of the Hoop Heads Podcast with Coach Matt King.