As technical director of NBA Academy India, Scott Flemming oversees all aspects of player development and coaching for top high school-age prospects from across the country. Prior to becoming technical director, Flemming served as NBA India’s senior director of basketball operations where he oversaw grassroots and elite basketball development initiatives in India. Flemming has served as the head coach of the India Men’s Senior National Team which he helped lead to a gold medal at the 2014 Lusofonia Games. In his second year as the national team head coach, India qualified for the Asia Cup and beat 12th-ranked China, marking the team’s biggest win in its 75-year history. Before joining the NBA, Flemming was the head coach of Northwest Nazarene University’s men’s basketball team. Flemming’s extensive coaching experience also includes a stint as the top assistant for the Texas Legends, the NBA G League affiliate of the Dallas Mavericks, where he coached under former NBA Coach of the Year Del Harris. Before his professional coaching career, Flemming was the athletic director and head coach of the men’s basketball team at Mount Vernon Nazarene University, where he earned two National Coach of the Year awards.
Strength and Conditioning Coach
Coach Todd Gates is an accredited and certified strength and conditioning coach. He has extensive experience training multiple different sports, including roles at Boston College, the University of Massachusetts-Boston, and Rutgers University. Before joining NBA Academy India, Coach Gates spent four years as the strength and conditioning coach at Velocity Sports Performance in New York City.
Player Development Coach
As a player development coach at NBA Academy India, Ronald Cass supports the day-to-day development and coaching of top high school-age players from across the country. Prior to his current role, Cass served as the technical director of Dream Basketball Academy in Shenzhen, China. He also worked as a scout for the WNBA’s Los Angeles Sparks and Tulsa Shock, overseeing all west coast scouting efforts. His coaching career began in Indiana with various grassroots organizations, which led him back home to Los Angeles to lead University High School to its first-ever city championship. Cass has conducted clinics all over the world through the NBA’s Basketball Without Borders program, including in the Bahamas, China, India, Johannesburg, Mexico and Senegal.
|Player Name||Position||Country of Origin||Age||Height|
|PRITISH JITESH KOKATE||f||India||18||6'2|
|JITENDRA KUMAR SHARMA||c||INDIA||16||6'8|