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David Anderson

​Foundation Basketball

Following his collegiate career, Coach David Anderson actively participated in several leagues located in New York City, which included the Summer Nike Pro-Am, Summer West 4th Street, The Cage, and Pro-Am NBA Leagues.

“Those who can teach, have a responsibility”, which is not only something Coach Anderson is known for saying, but something he lives by. “

Coach had a natural love and understanding of the technical game of basketball. He began to help give kids an understanding of what the game was about also. He began as a volunteer assistant coach for Manchester High School in Midlothian, Virginia. He then took a position as the head freshman coach at Manchester High. While coaching, he focused on developing the player’s fundamental skills so that they would have a stronger foundation as they moved up to play higher competition.

Later on that year, he began his training program, Foundation Academy Sports, which would give kids the one on one attention they needed in order to improve their all-around game by strengthening their fundamentals.

Foundation Academy’s highly trained and experienced basketball coaching staff has over fifty years of combined coaching experience. Our staff strives to not only teach the individual skills that make an athlete great, but to also focus on the team work aspect of the game. Basketball is a great tool to teach our youth the value of teamwork, setting and achieving goals, sacrifice, and accountability. 

Our strength and football staffs are educated in their fields, and are eager to enhance the lives of the athletes they coach each day. They have experience both playing and coaching/teaching in their respective areas and continue to develop and study to stay current in their ever-changing fields.

At Foundation Academy, we aim to teach our athletes about the game of basketball and football, including the rules and regulations, as well as tips and techniques to play the game more competitively and effectively, which in turn helps athletes excel and be successful both on and off the court. Our staff strives to give athletes the individualized basketball skills, football skills, speed, and strength instruction they need and deserve while training at our facility. 

Our sports facility is state of the art including a large, newly renovated athletic conditioning facility and multiple basketball courts. In addition to our incredible sports training facilities, our counselors and coaching staff are experienced when it comes to working with athletes, amateur and professional, making training both fun and challenging.

Owner & Head Coach of Foundation Academy Sports began playing and learning the fundamentals of basketball at a young age. He attended Beach Channel High School in Queens, New York, and was the star point guard. He was named player of the week consecutive times, All Queens 2nd Team, and All City Honorable Mention.

After his high school career, in 1988, David continued on to play at Kingsborough Community College in Brooklyn, New York. As a freshman, he was awarded The Leadership Award, and as a sophomore The Captains Award. He was also ranked Top 10 in the state of New York for assists.

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