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Grizzlies Youth Basketball

About Us

Memphis Grizzlies Youth Basketball presented by Nike aims to provide exciting NBA settings in which to learn, play and enjoy the game of basketball.

We offer programs to players of all ages and skill levels, including camps, clinics, leagues and special events. We are an accredited program of the Jr. NBA and are an official supporter of the NBA/USA Basketball guidelines designed to promote positive and healthy youth basketball experiences.

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Meet the Staff

When participating in our programs, your child will learn from some of the area’s best youth development coaches.

Below are just a few of the men and women who are eager to share their basketball knowledge with program participants.

Antonio Perez
Senior Manager of Youth Basketball Programming
Email Antonio: aperez@grizzlies.com
Phone: (901) 205-1279
NBA/Jr. NBA/NBA FIT Clinician
USA Basketball Gold-Licensed Coach
B.S. Sport Management, West Virginia University

Adam Exelbierd
Kings of the Court Dunk Team; Played collegiately at Arizona State University

Asiana Fuqua-Bey
Played collegiately at University of Memphis

Brandon Shane
Played collegiately at Christian Brothers University

Derek Coleman
Played professionally overseas; Played collegiately at Robert Morris University

Erin Wilson
Played collegiately at Christian Brothers University

Jamal Boddie
Grizzlies Coordinator of Sport Activation; Assistant Coach at White Station High School

Katie Woodruff
University of Memphis Athletics; Former Coach and National Champion at Union University

Randy Odom
National Semi-Finalist for Jr. NBA Coach of the Year; Played collegiately at Oklahoma Baptist University

Sareea Freemen
Plays professionally overseas; Played collegiately at Florida State University

Tommy Fridy
Kings of the Court Dunk Team; Played collegiately at Christian Brothers University

Tony Fry
National Association of Sports Officials; Played collegiately at Crichton College

Guest Appearances

As a program highlight, many of our camps and clinics feature appearances by Memphis Grizzlies celebrities. These have included:


Andrew Harrison, Brandan Wright, Chandler Parsons, Deyonta Davis, Dillon Brooks, Ivan Rabb, James Ennis, JaMychal Green, Jarell Martin, Kobi Simmons, Marc Gasol, Memphis Hustle Players, Mike Conley, Wayne Selden Jr.

Coaches and Basketball Operations Staff

Adam Mazarei, Bob Bender, Certified GrizzFit Coaches, Darnell Lazare, Elliott Perry, Glynn Cyprien, J.B. Bickerstaff, Keith Smart, Nick Van Exel

Entertainment Teams

Claw Crew, Grizz, Grizz Girls, Grizzlies Grannies and Grandpas, Grizz Line, Kings of the Court Dunk Team