Brent Tipton will be entering his first season as an assistant coach of the Men’s U19 Team at the Porsche Basketball Academy in Germany. Brent's coaching journey began in 2012 as the Head Coach of the U18 Guam Men's National team. From 2012-2021, he served numerous coaching positions within the Guam Basketball Federation. He served as Head Coach of Guam’s U15, U17 and U18 Men’s National Basketball teams, Head Coach of Guam’s Senior Woman’s National Team, and Assistant Coach for Guam’s Senior Men’s National Team.
While serving with the Guam Basketball Federation, Brent also started the men's basketball program at The University of Guam in 2016. During the inaugural season of 2016 and without the opportunity to recruit athletes, the University of Guam Tritons won only two games. The following season and with the first recruiting class, the UoG Tritons finished 30-0, capturing both the Guam Basketball Association championship and the Guam College Basketball League championship. In 2019 and after three seasons with the Tritons, Brent resigned from the head coach position to focus more on his responsibilities within the Guam Basketball Federation and join Guam's Men's Senior National team coaching staff.
Brent is a 2018 graduate of the FIBA Europe Coaching Certificate. The FECC is the most prestigious coaching program in Europe for basketball with its focus on developing basketball players at the youth level. Brent is also a graduate of the Basketball Australia Emerging Coach Initiative earning the Basketball Australia High Performance Coach accreditation and Coach Developer accreditation.
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