Meet Our Team
Our staff is comprised of coaches who have helped to develop hundreds of college basketball players throughout their careers. We have traveled the world playing and coaching basketball, and we know what it takes to develop kids of all skill levels and abilities, no matter what level they choose to aspire to. Our collective backgrounds as players, coaches, administrators, and parents gives us a unique perspective, as well as making us some of the most experienced in the industry.
Director of Basketball Operations
The Drive5 Basketball Academy is under the supervision of LJ Goolsby. LJ helped coach the USA Basketball 2013 Men's 16U and 2014 Men's 17U to Gold Medals at the FIBA World Championship Tournaments.
Academy and Tournament Manager
Damon Brooks has been a coach for KC Run GMC from 2007 - Present. His 2016 15U team went undefeated and won the national championship, making them the #1 team in the country.
Tom has been involved with youth basketball for over 35 years, including coaching multiple teams to National Championships, and serving as an administrator and Assistant Director for the Biddy Basketball program.
Randy grew up immersed in the game of basketball, and has an extensive and diverse background with the sport.
As a player, Randy had the opportunity to play for top tier coaches at several levels. He was a coach for KC Run GMC from 2003 - 2010.