Chris Mayberry, Orlando NIKE Camp Director and Skill Development Trainer
Joining Elite Hoops in the fall of 2017, Chris Mayberry brings almost 20 years of coaching experience to the Elite Hoops Orlando program.
Mayberry returned to The First Academy in 2013 after 2 successful years coaching in Texas. Since 2013, Mayberry has led the Royals to a 98-22 record including an Elite 8 birth in 2017 and Final Fours trips in 2015 and 2016.
In a 2 year stint at Prestonwood Christian Academy (TX) from 2011-2013, Mayberry led the program to back to back State Championships including a 27-4 record in 2012. That season, they also finished in the Top Ten of the ESPN, MaxPreps and USA Today national high school polls.
From 2002-2011, in his first tour as Head Coach at The First Academy, Mayberry had in extremely impressive 187-75 record as he led the Royals to three Final Fours, including one in 2005 which was the first in school history. In 2011, they were State-Runner up. During that impressive run, Mayberry was named FACA Regional Coach of the Year 8 times and was also named Florida 2A State Coach of the Year in 2006.
Mayberry has been instrumental in the development of over 2 dozen of his players that have gone on to play at the collegiate level or higher. The most noticeable of which is Julius Randle of the Los Angeles Lakers, who was the 7th pick in the 2014 NBA Draft.