Tony Fryer & the NBA Championship Trophy

 
Coach Tony Fryer has helped produce winning basketball programs at 5 high schools and 4 colleges, including 3 Division I level basketball programs, one of which was a top basketball program in the country. Those teams competed against basketball teams from the ACC, Big East, Big 10, and teams from every major conference, games were played on ESPN, CBS, ABC, NBC television, and in the NCAA and NIT tournaments. He was also part of the coaching staff of the Miami Tropics FIBA team that represented the USA in International Professional Basketball. Tony has directly recruited, coached, or coached against many players who have gone on to play professional basketball in the NBA and internationally. 


In recent summers, Tony has had the opportunity to be on-court with several NBA basketball players including NBA All-Stars Chauncey Billups and Kevin Garnett (whom he recruited when Kevin was a senior at Farragut H.S. in Chicago), at his frequent visits to the nations top training facilities for NBA basketball players in Las Vegas and Chicago. These regular visits help him keep pace with the latest basketball training methods. He also frequently trains college and F.I.B.A. pro basketball players in the SoFla area during their off-season.


Tony has learned to teach the game of basketball under the tutelage or influence of 14 coaches and players who are in the Basketball Hall of Fame. He began his career in the tough Chicago public and private school leagues. He then went on to coach at Chicago State University - where he also served as Assistant to the Athletic Director, the University of Chicago, and DePaul University - where he worked with former CBS National Basketball Coach of the Year, Joey Meyer. He also was a producer and the on-air host of the "Craig Hodges Show," (3-Time NBA 3 point Champion). Episodes of the show were aired on Sports Channel America television.





Coach Fryer also has an extensive behavioral science background - working as an academic advisor at the University of Illinois, as a high school guidance counselor, leading behavior modification programs, and as a successful motivational speaker for youth and adults across the nation. He served as a program director for the Boys and Girls Club of Chicago and was one of the founding coaches of the original Midnight Basketball League that became one of the most successful community basketball programs in the nation.


Tony’s work has been published in several prominent news
papers, magazines and websites. On several occasions he has participated in academic research in the fields of counseling, applied behavioral science, biomechanics and sports science. A member of the National Association of Basketball Coaches and the Black Coaches Association, his firm, Event Management Consultants has helped plan the BCA National Convention. 1on1 Basketball Academy & The Troy Fryer Foundation have also organized, promoted and staffed camps for NBA & NFL players such as Dwyane Wade & Jason Taylor. Tony tutors coaches of all levels in the methods of the American Sport Education Program, while currently serving as Director of One on One Basketball Academy.


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Visiting with NBA Announcer & Former

Georgetown Univ. Coach John Thompson

ESPN Announcer  Dick Vitale

Gave Tony Encouragement to Coach DI

Hall of Fame Coach Ray Meyer

Tony’s Most Important Coaching Mentor

Visiting with Current DePaul University &

USA Basketball Coach Oliver Purnell

Local, Regional & National Award Winners

Heat Coach Eric Spoelstra Congratulates Aisha, one of 3 consecutive Jr. NBA/Jr. WNBA National Team Members from 1on1 Basketball Academy


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