INTRODUCING HARDWOOD HUSTLE
Meet the skills coaches ready to help you achieve your training goals at our gym.
Hardwood Hustle is an independent, year-round basketball skill training organization for all genders, ages, and abilities. We offer more than just a traditional, hour-long, basketball training session. At Hardwood Hustle, we offer high-energy sessions designed to help our “Hustlers” improve with cutting edge programs in an inclusive, team oriented environment.
Jackie Lyons is a former division 1 college basketball player, having competed for UNH before transferring to Merrimack College, where she earned her degree in Marketing and Media. With a fervent enthusiasm for coaching, teaching, and entrepreneurship.
Jackie’s diverse interests shape her approach to sports and skill development. For five consecutive years, Jackie served as a coach at Milton Academy, a prestigious prep school in the greater Boston area. Her experiences at the academy provided her with valuable insights into mentoring young athletes, instilling a passion for the game, and nurturing their talents. Basketball, art, and design are among Jackie’s greatest passions. However, her truest devotion lies in empowering young athletes to reach their fullest potential while fostering genuine love and joy for the game through her skill training sessions. Jackie’s coaching experience spans a wide spectrum, as she has worked with athletes at every level, from professional players to elementary school students. With an unwavering dedication to elevating athletes’ skills and a keen eye for creativity, Jackie approaches coaching with a unique perspective that inspires and motivates those under her guidance. Her goal is to make a positive impact on aspiring athletes and help them succeed both on and off the court. Professional Highlights: Owner of Hardwood Hustle, 2021 – Present Head coach at Milton Academy, 2016-2021 Head Coach of Regional Gatorade Performance Academy, 2019 USA Basketball Girls Regional Camp 2017 Private Coaching, 2010 – Present Co-Director of One-On-One basketball Camps, 2009 – Present.
Elemy is a dedicated skills coach at Hardwood Hustle. Having embarked on a journey that ended at Syracuse University, Elemy pursued her education while honing their expertise in sports and coaching, culminating in graduation in 2020.
A remarkable milestone in Elemy’s career was representing the Dominican Republic as a member of the National Team in 2021. This invaluable experience provided opportunities to compete at the international level and facilitated personal growth both as an athlete and a coach. At the core of Elemy’s coaching philosophy lies a strong emphasis on hard work, improvement and community. Elemy is dedicated to guiding and supporting athletes at all stages of their journey, whether they are beginners eager to learn the fundamentals or seasoned athletes striving for greatness.
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