Jordan Lawley (Irvine/San Diego, CA): A four-year starter at UC San Diego, Jordan lead his team to their first ever NCAA tournament berth while becoming the all-time scoring leader, making the most field goals, free throws, and highest field goal percentage in school history. Upon finishing his collegiate career averaging over 21 pts/game and being named an NCAA All-American and Daktronics West Coast Player of the Year, Jordan played professional basketball in Mexico (16pts/game) and New Zealand (18pts/game), and was just selected by Nike in 2014 as one of the top 16 players in the world to play in Barcelona, Spain for the Nike Summer is Serious II game. Now, as a professional trainer, he has found his stride with a training technique that is unrivaled. He has travelled all over the U.S. to work with and train countless pro’s in the NBA, overseas (FIBA), WNBA, and thousands of Middle School and High School hoopers all around the world teaching them the efficient and effective way to take their game to the next level!
With a Master’s degree in Sports Science and Exercise Physiology, Middleton brings his knowledge to Proactive. As a former collegiate basketball player at the University of Akron, Middleton specializes in basketball strength and conditioning. His background includes coaching professionally in the Phillipines, Akron University and Impact Basketball, which is home to the top NBA athletes. Personally Middleton was the MAC Basketball 6th Man of the Year in 2007 and a 1000 Point Scorer for the University of Akron.
Spencer Levy – Assistant Director and Skills Trainer
Spencer Levy, a California Native, hails from Calabasas. Levy started his journey playing for Adam Mazarel (Assistant Coach of the Memphis Grizzlies) and Dan Wednt (Assistant Coach of the Fort Wayne Maine Red Claws) at Moorpark College before arriving at Occidental. Following his career Levy joined the Caltech Beavers coaching staff where he has helped groom their programs 3rd best conference record in school history. Levy is currently the Assistant High Academic Director for West Coast Elite Basketball alongside coaching for Earl Watson Elite and assisting Joe Abunassar, President of Impact Basketball. Home to the Top NBA athletes.
Tony Vasaturo- Director of Basketball Operations/Skills Trainer
Tony Vasaturo (Irvine/San Diego, CA): A four-year Division 1 Men’s Basketball Coach at The University of Central Florida having worked with some of the top minds in basketball over the years. At such a young age, Tony has worked with present and former NBA greats such as Brendan Suhr, Doc Rivers, Kevin Eastman, Donnie Jones, Erik Spoelstra and many more! As part of his coaching journey, Tony has worked alongside other great Men’s Basketball collegiate staffs such as UConn, Syracuse, Stanford, University of San Francisco and many more. Tony has also traveled the country working and administering hundreds of basketball camps with top organizations such as Point Guard College Basketball and Coaching U Live! Alongside his five-year college coaching career (Tony also coached one year at the Division 3 level), he finished his Masters Degree in Sports and Exercise Science and even played college football. Through his experiences and studies, Tony brings a unique presence understanding multiple movement patterns, injury prevention techniques, and an expertise in strength and conditioning, all to help benefit your growth! Now, as a professional skills trainer, he has found his stride with a training technique that is truly one-of-a-kind!
Drew Morcos – PT, DPT, OCS, SCS, DNSP, ATC, CSCS, FAAOMPT
Drew Morcos, is the Owner and President of MOTUS Specialists Physical Therapy, Inc. in Newport Beach. Dr. Drew not only works with the weekend warrior, amateur and professional athlete, but for those who want to prevent pain and reduce the risk of injury to perform better. MOTUS’ approach is to find the source of the pain and treat it with a movement based approach including cutting edge equipment and developmental kinesiology, starting with movement patterns from the ground up. He has experience working with the top professional athletes in the NBA including Karl-Anthony Towns, Stanley Johnson, Josh Childress, Corey Maggette, Cuttino Mobley, and is currently the personal physical therapist for Carmelo Anthony. He is also asked to fly around the country to work with premiere athletes such as those in the NFL including Russell Wilson, Antonio Brown and Geno Smith. He also has experience with Andre Berto – professional boxer, Eva Marie – professional wrestler and Steve Johnson – professional tennis, to name a few. Prior to opening his own clinic, Dr. Drew was the Director of Rehabilitation at the University of Southern California-Athletic Medicine Department. He continues to serve as an Adjunct Instructor of Clinical Physical Therapy for the Division of Biokinesiology and Physical Therapy. He earned a B.S. in Kinesiology with an emphasis in Athletic Training (ATC) from the University of Nevada, Las Vegas. He received his Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT) degree from USC in 2007 followed by completion of a residency in Orthopaedics (OCS) and a fellowship in Sports Physical Therapy (SCS). He has experience as an certified athletic trainer and physical therapist in Division 1 Athletics, NFL, USA and AVP Beach Volleyball and the World’s Strongest Man Competition. He is on the board of context experts to design item questions for the Sports Clinical Specialist exam. He served as the clinical instructor for the USC Division 1 Sports Residency program. He is also a clinical instructor for the Kaiser Permanente Sports Fellowship program. Dr. Drew has published articles in the Journal of Orthopaedic and Sports Physical Therapy (JOSPT), New York Post, ESPN and Muscle and Fitness Magazine. He has presented educational sessions for the APTA’S Combined Sections Meeting (CSM) since 2014. He has been trained through approaches from top medical professionals such as Professor Vladimir Janda and Professor Vaclav Vojta. He has years of experience in Dynamic Neuromuscular Stabilization (DNS) and is also a certified practitioner (DNSP) in 2015.