Private Training

With his 16 years of experience Mike is a sought-after private coach for collegiate and professional players.

Be strong in all areas of the game

With his 16 years of experience Mike is a sought-after private coach for collegiate and professional players. Clients include a number of accomplished athletes at all levels, including James White (Rockets, Knicks), Larry Blair (NBA hopeful, Euro League), Jack McClinton (Spurs) to name a few. Following an initial consultation, a bespoke training program is designed to cater for the individual player's needs, and this service provides a chance for players to work with Mike on the intricacies of their game.

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Your Coach

Mike Lyons is a professional basketball skills coach and peak performance specialist  with a 16 year coaching portfolio that includes professional players in the NBA and Euroleague.

Mike played at the D1 level while he worked towards his Bachelor of Business Administration. After graduating he moved on to play basketball professionally for five years in the Euro League where he was recognized as a versatile guard able to play multiple positions. 

Mike was known to be a great defender, with exceptional ball-handling skills, and a natural leadership ability. While playing in Europe, Mike worked towards his Masters of Sports Management.

With 16 years coaching experience and as a former professional himself, he understands the inner workings of peak performance from a coaching perspective, but also the demands and challenges faced by professional athletes. As a result, Mike is able to bring a 360° approach to his sessions. Just as every athlete is individual, so too is every training plan, and Mike tailors his coaching programs to best deliver results for each individual athlete. Each session aims to turn a players’ weaknesses into strengths and improve all aspects of their game; shooting, ball handling, passing, physical agility and more.

Sessions are held in some of the best and most advanced basketball training facilities and are structured to deliver measurable results.


Jack McClinton

2x All ACC First Team

"Mike is a hard worker and always wants the best for all of his clients."

Larry Blair

4x Big South All Conference Team

"When you have someone who genuinely cares about you and wants to see you grow and see you get better every single day — it definitely helps."

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