Coach Deane Martin has almost three decades of coaching experience at multiple levels. He has spent time as the head and assistant coach at multiple NCAA universities, and coached multiple G- League teams. In addition, Coach Martin has extensive international coaching experience, including stints with Jiangsu Lions (China), Potros Itson (Mexico), Sallen Basket (Sweden), and the Dominican Republic National Team. He is in his second year with the NBA Academy program.
Player Development Coach
Coach LaWayne McGhee has extensive experience as a scout, video coordinator and player development coach. He served as the Basketball Operations Assistant for the Bakersfield Jam while also serving as a college and G League scout. Prior to joining the NBA Academy Xinjiang staff, Coach McGhee was the head video coordinator and player development coach for the G League’s Westchester Knicks. He is in his second year with the NBA Academy program.
Strength and Conditioning Coach
Coach Corbin Loubert graduated with a degree in Health & Fitness Promotion from Aurora University before getting his master’s at William Penn University. After graduation, Coach Loubert held strength and conditioning positions at William Penn University, DePaul University, The Citadel, and IMG Academy.