Basketball Instructors

Emmanuel Blackwell

Emmanuel Blackwell , Director of Basketball
  • Coached, trained or worked with NBA players-Raja Bell, Tracy McGrady, Hedo Turkoglu, Stephen Jackson,
  • Jamal Robinson, Texlin Quinney (WNBA) as well as European amateurs and professionals
  • Head Varsity Boy's Basketball Coach Westminster Christian School 2005-2006
  • Played in top leagues in Europe (1996-2002)-Spain, Italy, France, Turkey and Israel
  • Considered one of the top guards in Europe, French All Star '97, Won French Cup '98
  • US Pan American Team Silver Medalist 1999
  • Played for the Boston Celtics and Charlotte Hornets in 1994-1995
  • Played in the CBA (Continental Basketball Association) Lacrosse Catbirds, Pittsburgh Piranhas, Lacrosse  Bobcats
  • Dartmouth College 1991-1st Team All Ivy, Bob Cousy Award for best player in New England 6'0" and under 
  • One of Dartmouth's all time leading scorers
Click here to see a short video : Getting to Know Emmanuel Blackwell

Bruce Kreutzer

Bruce Kreutzer, Player Development Instructor
  • 32 years coaching experience
  • NBA D-League shooting consultant since 2008
  • Coached the Atlanta Vision of the ABA 2006-2007
  • Won the Southern Division of the ABA
  • 20 years as a High School Head Coach in North Carolina and Virginia
  • Over 300 wins at the high school and prep level
  • Coached high school team to North Carolina state title
  • Developed 22 D-I college players as head coach at Massanutten Military Academy
  • Led Massanutten Military Academy to a number nine ranking nationally in 2006
  • Assistant coach at Queens University - helped team to 2003 Final Four
  • Director of International Coaching Team for Great Britain Basketball Clinics
  • Worked for two professional basketball scouting services

Mark Price

Mark Price, College and Pro Development
  • Shooting Coach for the Atlanta Hawks since the 2008-Present.
  • Shooting Coach for the Memphis Grizzlies 2007-2008.
  • 12 Year Career in NBA with Cleveland, Washington, Golden State and Orlando
  • 4 time NBA All-Star
  • Holds NBA record for free-throw shooting percentage
  • Scored over 10,000 points in his NBA career
  • Won NBA three-point contest twice
  • Inducted into the Georgia Sports Hall of Fame in 2005
  • Georgia Tech Point Guard from 1982-1986
  • 3 time ACC All-Conference team

Bob Rathbun

Bob Rathbun, Life Skills Development Instructor
  • Nationally known sports television play-by-play Announcer
  • Calls over 100 games a year in the NBA, Major League Baseball, and College Sports
  • Named Sportscaster of the Year seven times
  • Won three Emmys for television broadcasting excellence
  • Signature voice of Fox Sports South