TRD Player Development
The founder of TRD Player Development, focusing on specialized skill instruction and teaching of the game of basketball to improve your skill set in a variety of ways. Greg has coached 14 years at both the high school and collegiate level, starting out at La Salle High School and moving to the University of San Diego and locally at Mt. Hood Community College. Greg focused on player development, recruiting, film breakdown and scouting.
Greg is formerly the Director of basketball operations at ClubSport in Tualatin. As the director, he was in charge of programming development, maintaining budgets and the running of basketball operations. Basketball programming included, camps, specialty clinics, shooting clinics, ball handling clinics, a twice yearly academy, establishing and running NBA player camps for Steve Blake and Channing Frye.
Greg has also co-founded along with Steve Blake, the Steve Blake Invitational Point Guard Academy, Channing Frye youth basketball open gyms and co-directed a camp in Hawaii with these players. Greg has a passion for teaching the game of basketball. The passion, high energy level and desire to help athletes improve their games is why Greg has become so involved in the game of basketball.
Ben Sullivan-Coach/Personal trainer
Ben Sullivan grew up in the Portland area. He graduated from Lake Oswego High School in 2002 where, after averaging 20 points and 12 rebounds per game, he earned an athletic scholarship to Cal St. Northridge. After his freshman year he transferred to University of Portland where he finished his career. At University of Portland, Ben was an All-Academic performer in every year of college and he was voted, by the team, as Team Captain his senior year.
After college, Ben played professional basketball overseas with stops in China, Germany as well as Chile. Playing basketball all over the world has given Ben the opportunity to learn about the game around the globe.
He began his coaching career in the fall of 2009 where he coached the Lake Oswego 6th grade travelling team. After spending time around youth, Ben realized his true passion in life is teaching the game of basketball.
Ben has continued his coaching career at the University of Portland for the 2010-2011 season and has been a great part of the tremendous success of the Pilots season.
Now with TRD Player Development he has gotten the chance to share all he knows, and has learned through a lifetime of basketball with the youth basketball players in the Pacific Northwest.
Please Contact us for questions or to sign up for one of our programs.
We also offer Personal, Small group and Team training, where we will meet with the coach and determine what type of training would be best for each specific team.