John posseses over fifteen years of high level basketball experience accumulated throughout his decorated career as a standout  AAU, High School, Collegiate, National and International Basketball player. John's professional career has provided him the opportunity to compete at the highest levels both  in the United States and internationally. John has competed in various leagues throughout  the U.S., Europe,Australia, Asia, South America, and a multitude of other leagues all over the world during his decorated professional career.


 John's values are heavily rooted in the empowerment and refinement of young athlete's development on and off the court. John has over five years of  community based youth mentoring and coaching experience. 

John's drive, passion and highly skilled playing expertise will guarantee all of the aspiring athletes he works with have the skillset and confidence to achieve goals in their pursuits!


John, a proud husband and father; enjoys spending quality time with his family. 

When he is not in season, coaching, studying the art of the game or dedicating time to his community; he also enjoys: reading, biking and attending sporting events.



"I am excited to have the opportunity to help spread the game that has been so beneficial in my life. Just like many athletes that I interact with on a daily basis, basketball has been a positive outlet that molded me into the person that I am today. I've learned through athletics that it is essential to apply principles of hard work, dedication, teamwork, an optimistic attitude, and being willing to learn and grow.These are the tools that drive all around success in all aspects of life. Through our program, my goal is to impact lives positively with the gift of basketball. By teaching the game using efficient, yet intense training methods with a twist of a fun high energy atmosphere. "

-John Gilchrist


“John is a great basketball mind. He is committed to success. I’ve truly enjoyed working with him in the past few years. I would recommend to any kid that is committed to play on the next level to work with him. “ -Nadine Domond  

Head Coach Grambling State University Division 1 NCAA Women’s Basketball