Shawn Malloy

Shawn Malloy was raised in the small town of Raeford, NC, where he attended Hoke County High School. During his time there, Shawn blossomed into a star athlete, leading his team to a school record of 25 wins and 4 losses - this helped make him a heavily recruited player during his senior year.

After high school, Shawn attended Chipola Junior College for a year. He earned honorable mention All-American as he helped lead Chipola to a state title. Shawn then decided to move on and finish his career as the starting forward for the University of New Orleans.

In 2006, Shawn earned his first professional contract to play in Mexico. During his rookie season, he averaged 22 points and 11 rebounds. Accolades and recognition poured in as he picked up the MVP award; one being an invitation to take part in NBA 2K11, where he displayed his raw skill set for the very popular video game.

Throughout his professional career, Shawn competed in the top leagues in countries like Argentina, Venezuela, and Lebanon before making his final stop in 2013 in Japan, where he helped lead his team to a championship. Shawn decided to retire in 2014 after eight highly successful years of professional basketball.

 
Erin McRae

Erin McRae is our Business Manager. In addition to her love for kids and athletics, Erin brings a wealth of knowledge surrounding amateur sports due to her many years leading various youth organizations. She is married, with two sons 18 and 16.

 
JS Nash

JS was a three time all-state selection in California, and scored over 2,000 points at Rancho Verde High School, including 936 points in a single season. Coaches voted him Riverside County player of the year, 1st team all CIF, and two-time Sunbelt League MVP. He was a four-year Scholar Athlete Award winner, maintaining a 3.8 GPA.

After high school, JS recieved an athletic scholarship from Oregon State University from 2001-2005. During his career, he earned the Lew Beck Award for top newcomer, the Paul Valenti Award given to the person who exemplifies the greatest desire and determination, and the Ed Lewis Award for leadership. JS was a three year starter and team captain from 2003-2005. He capped off his collegiate career by helping lead OSU to their first winning season in 20 years.

In the Fall of 2005, JS began his professional career in Estonia. He later played in Belguim and Holland, the latter where he spent his final three years. During his playing career he was a multiple All League selection/All Star, Player of the Year and voted Team Captain.

While playing abroad, he helped organize and run skills clinics and camps for local kids and America schools, sparking his passion for training and mentoring youth basketball players. In between his European Basketball seasons he would train and workout with local kids. His passion has become paying it forward to kids who dream like he once did.

For the last 8 years, JS has continued to coach and train several players, many of whom are now playing college. (D1-Junior College) He is the Director of Basketball Operations, Head Boys Basketball Coach at Life Christian School and the Founder of Oregon Basketball Club.

 
Tim Quinlan

Tim is a Director in high tech and former military officer with 14 years coaching experience at all grade levels of boys and girls basketball with YMCA, Junior Metro League, AAU, and High School teams. Coach Quinlan is certified by the National Federation of State High Schools, licensed by USA Basketball and a certified AAU Coach via the Positive Coaching Alliance.

Tim specializes in assessing young athletes for the skills required to play at the next level and creating a development plan to help them make it happen. He leverages his network of coaches at various divisions of NJCAA, NAIA and NCAA, USA Basketball and the NBA to provide feedback for your athlete.

Coach Quinlan has an in-depth knowledge of the college recruiting process, AAU circuit and prep school process. He's invested years studying why some athletes peak in grade school and do not realize their goal of playing college basketball, and why those who are not the tallest, the fastest or the most athletic do extend their playing careers beyond high school. His track record of progressing players from elementary school to Division 1 basketball demonstrates his long view of development and commitment to your athlete.

 
Donald Wilson

Favorite Quote: "I can accept failure everyone fails at something, but what I can't accept is not trying."

I have been blessed with the opportunity to play the game of basketball throughout my lifetime. I now have the obligation to pass my knowledge of the game to the next generation. As a coach I pride myself on teaching the fundamentals of the game; so that the athletes will have the best chance of success. Every athlete plays the game of basketball for different reasons and in their own unique way. It's my priority to empower players to play within their strengths, decrease their weaknesses, and improve their capacity to perform at a high level in games.

COACHING: Donald Wilson started his coaching career with the Centennial Basketball Program. His team won the 7th grade championship. Donald is also the lead skill development coach for the Michael Holton Basketball Academy. Most recently he was co-owner and operator of NW Performance Athletics, were he had the opportunity to train athletes in the Southwest Washington area.

PROFESSIONAL CAREER 2006-12: Started career in Spain LEB 1 and finished the year in Holland Division 1. Played in Holland Division 1 for another year, 2nd in scoring on team. 07 - 09 Hungarian league Division, 2nd round playoff, lead team in scoring. 09 Hungarian cup finals. 10 - 11 French Division 2, 3rd in scoring, team captain. 11-12 Hungarian league Division 1 and Euro Challenge.

UNIVERSITY OF PORTLAND 2002-06: Finished career No. 12 on the UP scoring charts with 1,195 points and became the 29th 1,000-point scorer in school history; started 111 games during his four-year stint on The Bluff. Also ranks in the UP career top 10 in free throws made and steals. Shot 50.0 percent from the field, 35.9 percent from the three-point line and 73.3 percent at the foul line. Honorable-mention all-West Coast Conference selection as a freshman. . Ranked eighth in the WCC in scoring, 10th in defensive rebounds, 13th in field goal percentage, 14th in free-throw percentage and rebounding. Overtime tip-in at the buzzer defeated Saint Mary's and was featured on ESPN's SportsCenter.

DORSEY HS: Four-year letter winner for coach A.K. Gibson Coliseum League Co-MVP as a senior after averaging 19.6 points, 8.2 rebounds, 3.3 assists and 1.2 steals team was 19-7 overall, and advanced to the Los Angeles city semifinal game. Two-time first-team all-Los Angeles first-team all-Central City as a senior. Scored over 2,000 points at Dorsey High. Career high was 39 points. Lettered three years in track, Los Angeles city champion in the triple jump at 48-8. Had a career best 48-9 triple jump and 6-6 high jump. Two year Honor Roll member and Student Body President as a senior.