Name: Evan Threet
Season Started: Spring 2020
About: Evan, a dedicated athlete and coach, embodies the transformative power of sports, both as a player and a mentor. During his high school years at Richard Montgomery High School, Evan showcased his basketball skills on the court. His passion for the game continued as he played for Koa Prep Academy, further honing his abilities and deepening his understanding of the sport. In the realm of coaching, Evan has made significant contributions, particularly in the context of skill development and agility. He has coached multiple summer camps, focusing on nurturing young athletes' abilities and helping them reach their full potential. His coaching approach is deeply rooted in his personal philosophy on the importance of learning through sports. For Evan, shaping kids' lives through sports is about more than just the game; it's a profound journey of self-discovery and personal growth. He believes that the desire to learn a sport not only enhances athletic skills but also teaches essential life lessons. Evan emphasizes the value of a strong work ethic, understanding that effort and time invested yield better results – a principle applicable not just in sports, but in every aspect of life. Furthermore, Evan underscores the significance of resilience and determination, emphasizing that handling wins and losses is vital. Learning from defeats is essential, teaching young athletes the invaluable lesson of perseverance. Evan believes that these qualities are not only crucial on the basketball court but are life skills that prepare individuals to face any challenge that life presents. His dedication to instilling these principles, coupled with his own experiences as an athlete, positions Evan as a mentor who not only imparts basketball skills but also shapes the character and resilience of the next generation, empowering them to navigate life's challenges with determination and unwavering resolve.