AUSTIN, Texas--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Ballogy Inc., the innovative software company revolutionizing the way youth and amateur athletes prepare for their sports, announced today it is partnering with basketball coaching mentorship and education expert, Ganon Baker, to offer his proven training and development content to coaches and aspiring youth and amateur athletes on the Ballogy app.
“We are always looking for innovative ways to connect our coaches and athletes to deliver the ultimate training and development curriculum,” said Ganon Baker. “The Ballogy app unlocks a powerful new distribution channel for coaches in our mentorship program and gives young athletes, no matter where they are in the world, powerful development tools that will help them continue to learn and improve.”
Ganon Baker is one of the most respected figures in the world of basketball training. He has worked with NBA stars such as Amar’e Stoudemire, Chris Paul, Kevin Durant, and Jerry Bayless. Baker routinely works the Nike skills academy circuit, including those fronted by NBA stars LeBron James, Kobe Bryant, Deron Williams and Vince Carter.
Baker has worked alongside Hall of Famer Nancy Lieberman, Lloyd Pierce of the Hawks, Dee Brown of the LA Clippers, Taylor “Tates” Locke, Ray Allen, and Manu Ginobili of Nike. He has influenced, heavily, the likes of Phil Handy of the world champion Raptors and Lakers, top NBA skills coach Phil Beckner, and Hall of Famer Tara Vanderveer, to name just a few.
Baker hosts clinics nationally and internationally, at all levels, and has created dozens of basketball workout videos aiming to establish a global coaching and training network so others can learn and teach the game.
“We are extremely honored to be partnering with one of the premier basketball coaches in the world,” said Todd Young, founder and CEO of Ballogy. “With access to Ganon Baker’s extensive curriculum, we are now able to offer players and coaches on the Ballogy app elite training instruction and coaching typically only accessible at the highest level of the sport.”
Ballogy is a first of its kind shot tracking and analytics app with a built-in certified assessment program that enables youth and amateur basketball players at any skill level to track their shots and development and measurably improve their skills. Using the same technology utilized by the NBA Draft Combine, Ballogy also tracks and certifies areas such as body measurements, power, speed, agility, reaction, strength, stability and balance. Data is collected at exclusive Ballogy Combine events and stored in a player’s profile within the app.
Ballogy is an innovative software company revolutionizing the way youth and amateur athletes prepare for their sports. Ballogy’s unique performance tracking and analysis app and built-in certified testing program, enable young athletes to measure and evaluate their athletic development and improve their skills at every level of the game. Ballogy also provides a forum for individual players to connect, compete, network, and share with coaches, schools and teammates, via an easy-to-use app, giving young athletes visibility and access like never before. The Ballogy app is available for free in Google Play and the App Store. www.ballogy.com
About Ganon Baker Basketball
For over two decades, Ganon Baker Basketball has been innovating basketball instruction, consultancy & development. Ganon travels the world reaching kids through basketball, teaching and enhancing their basketball skills. He is a former Nike Skill Development Trainer and Workout Director, including The Michael Jordan Brand Classics in Europe. He has worked with Kobe Bryant, LeBron James, Amar’e Stoudemire, Chris Paul, Deron Williams, Kyrie Irving, Kevin Durant and Vince Carter. In 2008, he was hired as Amar’e Stoudemire’s Personal Skill Development Coach and has trained over 200 NBA/WNBA players since then. Ganon’s Holistic Approach to Basketball gives a coach or player everything they need for their complete physical, mental, emotional and spiritual development. https://www.ganonbakerbasketball.com/