Coach Kaleb is the newest member of TNBA and looking to help with further development of the program in Tampa. He spent his first summer with the Academy coaching and directing camps all over the Tampa Bay Area. Coach Kaleb is married to his wife Sierra and is a father to two young boys, Xander and Xion. Outside of coaching and training, Coach Kaleb enjoys spending time with his family. He is also very big into music and a big sneakerhead.
Coach Kaleb attended Anclote High School in Holiday his freshman and sophomore year. He spent his freshman season as a starter on the JV basketball team and was called up to varsity for the playoffs. Sophomore year he spent the entire season on the varsity team at Anclote and had earned himself a nice roll in the rotation until his season ended short with a fractured ankle due to a practice incident. He transferred from there to River Ridge High School in New Port Richey, where his junior season he became a starter on the varsity team and finished as one through the rest of high school career until he graduated in 2018.
Immediately following high school, Coach Kaleb accepted a job offer at Gulf Middle School where he filled a vacancy in the JV Girls Basketball Coach position. After a successful first year of coaching, he was promoted to the head varsity coach for the girl’s program and also accepted the offer to coach the boy’s varsity team that same year. In his first year taking over, he coached the boy’s to a winning record of 6-2 after going winless the previous two seasons. He coached a total of 5 years at Gulf and has been coaching youth basketball during summers just as long.
Coach Kaleb understands the needs of the up-and-coming generation of young talent. With so much raw potential and the great wave of athleticism that we’re seeing today, the future of the game is at such a pivotal point right now. Coach Kaleb seeks to find a balance between the tried-and-true teachings of the past, and the new age adaptations to the philosophy of basketball.