James Lee, South Carolina Camp Director and Skill Development Trainer
James Lee comes to Elite Hoops with a wealth of basketball experience. James started his basketball career at George Wythe High School in Wytheville, VA. While at GWHS, James set 15 school records and will be inducted into the Sports Hall of Fame in November of 2011. James went on to play four years DI basketball at Campbell University. During his time at Campbell, James was an instrumental part of the winningest class in school history. During his sophomore year, Campbell University made their first and only appearance to date in the NCAA tournament where they lost to the eventual NCAA Tournament Champion Duke Blue Devils.
For the last 15 years, James has been teaching the game of basketball to players of all ages. He has worked over 50 college basketball camps and organized and directed over 100 basketball camps/events. This past year he coached at clinics with Bobby Cremins (College of Charleston), Darren Horn (University of South Carolina), and Dawn Staley (USC).
James continued to develop his year round basketball training and event management company into after-school programs, shooting clinics, 1on1 skill development work-outs, and evaluation showcases. He also founded Backpacks-4-Basketballs which has risen over $100,000 for school supplies.
Of the 300 high school players James has trained on an individual basis, 30+ have gone on to play at the collegiate level. He currently trains 25 of the best players in the Charleston area including a top 10 national recruit in the 2014 class.