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About The NBA Academy India

NBA Academy India is an elite basketball training center at Jaypee Greens Integrated Sports Complex in Delhi National Capital Region (NCR) for top male and female prospects from throughout India and the first of its kind in the country. Each year more than 20 of the top prospects from across the country receive scholarships and training to attend NBA Academy India.

Coaching Staff

SCOTT FLEMMING
Technical Director
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.
TODD GATES
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.
RONALD CASS
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.

Current Roster

Player Name Position Country of Origin Age Height
ROBIN BANERJEE g India 17 6’3
LALHNEHPUIA CHHAKCHHUAK g India 18 5'11
HARSH DAGAR g India 15 6'2
ABHI JOSHI f India 16 6'5
PRITISH JITESH KOKATE f India 18 6'2
ACHINTYA KRISHNA g India 17 6’0
PRANAV PRINCE g India 17 6'6
JAIDEEP RATHORE g INDIA 15 5'11
AMAAN SANDHU f/c India 17 6’8
JITENDRA KUMAR SHARMA c INDIA 16 6'8
DIGVIJAY SHEKHAWAT g India 16 6’0
LOKENDRA SINGH g India 15 6'1
KUSHAL SINGH g INDIA 15 6'4
JANMEJAY SINGH f INDIA 14 6'5
MANJOT SINGH f INDIA 17 6'6
ARVINDER SINGH f INDIA 17 6'8
BRIJESH TIWARI g India 17 6’1

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