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Meet the Coaches!

Coach N. Harris has been working in Hillsborough County Schools for 29 years as both a Middle School Physical Education Teacher and School Guidance Counselor.  Coach Harris has played both Varsity High School and College level basketball and ran a successful Basketball Club at Grady Elementary School.  Students have an opportunity to learn the basics of basketball, as well as, challenge and fine tune advanced skills.

Coach J. Brauer grew up in Brooklyn NY were he was an all City Point Guard . Coach Brauer went on to play at St.Leo University where he held many Assists and steal records. He was inducted into St.Leo’s Athletic Hall Of Fame for all of his accomplishments. He has over 21 years experience teaching PE in Hillsborough county. Coach Brauer also does one on one instruction throughout the year. You can find more information on his facebook page at Brauer Hoops Clinic.

Coach J. Smith has played collegiate basketball and was an assistant Coach at the Collegiate level. Coach Smith has a Master's degree in Human Performance with an emphasis in Applied Sport Science and is a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist.

Coach B. Collins is certified in Physical Education, has coached at several basketball camps at the Collegiate level, was an assistant basketball coach at a Middle School in Hillsborough County for two years and has coached for Hillsborough County Parks and Recreation. 

Additional Staff:

Debra Harris & Courtney Hill-Both are Certified CPR by the American Red Cross Association and provide first aid as needed.