MEET THE TEAM

All our trainers are certified by I'm Possible training. They deliver the most innovative and highest level skills training available.

Keith Turcios

is an experienced skill trainer, coach and educator. Keith comes from a strong basketball family led by his father Richard Turcios who was a renowned basketball player from Honduras, celebrated as one of the first high-profile basketball players from this country. Growing up in New Rochelle, NY, Keith played AAU basketball for celebrated programs out of Long Island, New York as well as a short stint with the famed NYC Gauchos AAU program. For high school, Keith attended prestigious Iona Prep and ultimately finished his career at Stamford High School in Stamford, CT. For college, Turcios was a scholarship-level recruit who’s playing career ended prematurely due to injuries. He earned his bachelor’s degree in Animal Science from UCONN, and a Master’s degree in Secondary Education from Sacred Heart University. Keith taught middle school and high school science for six years in the cities of Stamford and East Hartford. As a coach, Keith has made his mark in the college ranks as an Assistant Coach for Women’s Basketball at Mitchell College in New London, CT. In his first season on staff (the 2018-2019 campaign), Keith helped lead the Mariners a 15-3 New England Collegiate Conference (NECC) record, the first regular season championship in program history, and 17 wins (the most in program history at the D3 level). Also, Keith was instrumental in individual player development for the Mariner program, helping three players garner All- Conference awards (most in program history) as well as developing the NECC Rookie of the Year. Prior to joining the Mitchell staff, Keith coached AAU with both boys and girls programs, leading the former boys Westchester Wildcats to multiples championships in the heavily competitive NYC AAU scene. He also helped with numerous high school programs in the state of Connecticut and coached the East Hartford middle school girls team to a four year record of 72-4. As a skill trainer, Keith provides guidance, instruction, and encouragement to players, developing several current high school players to college scholarship recruit status.

Jaquann Starks

attended Classical Magnet High School in Hartford, CT where he remains the all-time leading scorer as well as the all-time leader in three-point field goals. He finished his high school career with 1,789 points and was also was a two-time All-State athlete, and a two-time school athlete of the year. He led the Classical team to a conference championship and reached the CIAC Class S State Finals in 2011. Jaquann continued his playing career at Trinity College in Hartford, CT in the prestigious NCAA Division III NESCAC league. As a freshman, he topped the NESCAC rankings in three-point field goal percentage, and led Trinity in three-point field goals, free throws, and scoring. As a sophomore, he led the team in scoring, assists, three pointers, minutes played, and assist-to-turnover ratio. In doing so, Jaquann earned a spot on the NESCAC All-Sportsmanship Team. As a junior, Jaquann led the Bantams in scoring, three-pointers, three-point shooting percentage, free throws, and foul shooting percentage. As recognition, Jaquann made the All-NESCAC First Team, Eastern College Athletic Conference (ECAC) Division III New England All-Star Third Team, and D3Hoops.com All-Northeast Region Fourth Team. In his senior year, Jaquann helped lead his team to the NCAA Division III Elite Eight. For his final year, he joined the Trinity 1,000 point club, broke the all-time record for three point field goals made, and finished his career as 12th on the all-time scoring list. As a skill trainer, Jaquann trains top high school and middle school athletes throughout Connecticut.

Brian Johnson

has been involved with high-level basketball as a player, coach and trainer for more than 25 years. As a player, Brian played at renowned Cardinal Hayes High School in New York City, NY and he was an NCAA Division II scholarship athlete at Sacred Heart University in Bridgeport, CT where he still ranks in the record book as 7th all-time for single-season field goal percentage (.611). Following his college career, Brian played professionally in both Germany and Puerto Rico. As a coach, Brian has led several AAU teams and worked at SDC Scholarship Camps. As a trainer, Brian has worked with elite basketball talent from New York City and southern Connecticut.

Jenniqua Bailey

attended Northwest Catholic High School and was a 1000 point scorer. Currently, she is also the assistant girls basketball coach there. After high school Jenniqua attended Bryant University where she had a historic career, appearing in and starting every game for her junior and senior season. She earned her place in the record books for Bryant as all-time leader in program history for games played as well as a member of the 1000 point club and holds records for career assists FGs made and points in a game. Full Bio coming soon.