Grades K through College
Private Individual or Small Group Advanced Basketball training with Coach Kevin Clark, Coach Cory Callejas, Coach Lamont Tillery, Coach Brian Coyle, Coach Carrie Toomey, Coach J.C. Show, Coach Emily Sheehan, Coach Al Callejas, Coach Mike Ehnot
Where: Riverfront Sports
When: Training times and dates are set by appointment via e-mail to Coach Clark at firstname.lastname@example.org
Why: Improve your overall basketball skill set or work on a specific skill in a private one-on-one setting, or in small group of your basketball friends, with a professional coach to make yourself a better individual player and teammate.
As we approach our busy season all training’s need to be paid for in advance. If you cancel training less than 48 hours before the scheduled training you will be charged for the court time. That charge will be $20.00. You will not be charged the trainers fee. If you cancel the day of, you will be charged the whole amount. Normally, we are flexible but during our busy season we have fewer courts available.
Discounts available when paid up front. Contact Coach Clark for Group training pricing.
One session: $65
Two sessions: $120
Four sessions: $230
Six sessions: $330
One session: $60
Two sessions: $110
Four sessions: $210
Six sessions: $300
K through 3rd Grade
One session: $45
Growing up in Northeast, PA, Kevin is fortunate to be one of eight children to Margi and Brian Clark. He attended grade school at St. Paul’s School in Scranton, PA and later moved on to Dunmore High School for secondary education. After graduating from Dunmore in 2007, Kevin moved to Queens, New York where he attended St. John’s University and received a Bachelor’s of Science in Communication Arts with a minor in Business Administration. He decided to continue his education even further a bit North of the city to Pace University, where he completed his Master’s of Science in Educational Studies in 2014. Kevin and his wife, Annie, have put down their roots in NEPA. Coach Clark is currently the Executive Director of Riverfront Sports, founder of NEPA Elite Basketball and oversees all basketball operations at the facility. He is also the boys head basketball coach at his alma mater Dunmore High School and head coach of the nationally-renowned NEPA Elite 17U Girls Team which won the Hoop Group Championship in 2020.
Cory Callejas, a graduate of Valley View High School, played collegiate basketball at Marywood University. Cory went from the last man on Marywood’s roster to a senior starter, shooting 53% from the field and 50% from three point range. While at Marywood, Cory interned with The Hoop Group, one of the top grassroots basketball programs in the nation. Following his internship, he was hired to work various camps as a coach for the organization, one of them being directed by Hall of Fame coach Bob Hurley. His relentless worth ethic and passion for the game left him wanting to continue his playing career beyond Marywood. He continued his basketball career by playing semi-professional basketball for the DuBois Dream of the Premiere Basketball League. Cory left DuBois to come home to work at Riverfront Sports and play semi-professionally for the Scranton Shamrocks led by NEPA Elite owner Kevin Clark. After his season with the Scranton Shamrock, he went on to play his first FIBA certified professional season in El Salvador representing the city of Cojutepeque. While in El Salvador, doing what he knows best, he used his passion for the game of basketball to work with the youth of Cojutepeque. Upon his arrival back in the United States, Cory decided it was time to take the next step and officially begin his coaching career at Riverfront Sports.
Lamont Tillery, a JB Hoops Alum, currently plays semi-professional basketball, coaches AAU basketball, and is involved in youth player development. Coach Tillery graduated from East Stroudsburg University where he earned the distinction of playing the most basketball games in East Stroudsburg history. He won 2 PSAC Championships and earned 2 NCAA Division Sweet Sixteen Berths. Lamont is a native of Pocono Mountain and attended Pocono Mountain East. He currently coaches the NEPA Bulldogs 6th Grade team.
Coach Coyle, a former Misericordia University standout, spent 3 seasons as the Head Coach of the Lackawanna Men’s Basketball Team. During his time at Lackawanna College, Coach Coyle posted a 70% winning percentage during 3 completed seasons. He brought national recognition the Lackawanna Men’s Basketball program. In the 2017-18 season the Falcons were ranked as high as 6th in the country while posting a 24-5 record and in the following season of 2018-19 the falcons were ranked as high as 13th, ultimately posting a record of 19-12 and competing for a Region 19 Championship. Coach Coyle has produced 2 All-Americans, 2 Eastern Pennsylvania Athletic Conference (EPAC) Player of the year, 1 NJCAA Men’s Basketball Coaches Association All-Star Selection, 5- 1st team-all regional players and 2- 2nd Team all regional players. During Coach Coyle’s tenure, 13 students-athletes have received scholarship offers to play at the next level.Prior to Lackawanna College, Coyle spent five seasons as an Assistant Men’s Collegiate Basketball Coach. He currently coaches the NEPA Elite 17U boys team.
A 2003 graduate of Misericordia, Coyle helped guide the Cougars to their most successful season ever at the time during his senior season (16 wins). Still ranked 5th all-time in assists at Misericordia, Coyle earned the 2003 Coaches’ Award and graduated with a degree in Business Administration with a minor in Human Resources.
Prior to Misericordia, Coyle attended Bishop Hannan where his 1999 team earned PIAA State Runner-up status in Class A. That year, Hannan was also the District 2 Champion and Lackawanna League Champion. Coyle was named the team MVP, a Lackawanna League All-Star and a Regional All-Star.
Coach Sheehan is a 2016 Dunmore High School Graduate. While there, she lettered four years as a varsity basketball player, resulting in 4 District Titles, 3 Lynett Tournament Titles and was named the Lynett Tournament MVP during her senior season. She was a 2016 All-Lackawanna League First Team selection and a 2016 LIAA First Team All-Star. She continued her academic and athletic pursuits at the University of Scranton where she was a four-year starter and had an outstanding college career. She and her team won the Landmark Conference Title all four years. The Lady Royals made an appearance all 4 years in the NCAA Tournament resulting in 1 Sweet 16, an Elite 8 and advanced to the NCAA Women’s Division III Final Four in Salem, Va in 2018-2019. Emily earned All Landmark Conference Defensive Player of the Year during both the 2018-2019 and 2019-2020 seasons. She also earned Second Team All Landmark Conference in 2018-2019 and earned First Team All Landmark Conference in 2019-2020. Emily garnered numerous individual honors during her senior season. On the academic side, Emily majored in Exercise Science with a minor in Biology and graduated in May of 2020 with a Bachelor of Science Degree. While not only excelling on the basketball court she also excelled in the classroom being named to the Landmark Conference Academic Honor Roll in 2018, 2019 and 2020. She is currently pursuing her Personal Training Certification from the National Strength and Conditioning Association. Emily will become a member of the Valley View Girls Varsity coaching staff for the 2020-2021 season. She has been coaching at Backcourt Hoops for the past 5 years and will continue to do so. She has also worked numerous camps and clinics during that time. She will now be offering strength and conditioning training for all athletes.
A Dunmore native and started her coaching career at Bishop O’Hara High School as the Assistant Varsity & JV Head Coach. She got back into coaching when her daughters began playing basketball. She has coached all ages at the recreational & all-star levels for Dunmore Biddy League, Green Ridge League, NEPA Flames and JBHoops AAU. She has been teaching individual basketball lessons since 2015. Carrie was the first female president of the Dunmore Biddy Basketball league and is currently an Assistant Coach with the Dunmore Lady Bucks varsity basketball team. As a player, Carrie was a four-year starter at both Dunmore High School, and Franklin & Marshall College. A 1,600 point scorer and 1000 rebound player while at Dunmore, she later went on to be recognized as a Division III All-American her Senior year at F&M. Following her college career, Carrie was signed to play with the Sheffield Hatters (England) of the Women’s Premier British Basketball League.
J.C. Show, a JB Hoops alum, is currently pursuing a professional basketball career. He graduated from Abington Heights High School, where he was a member of the varsity basketball and football teams from 2010-2014. He then went on to play his freshman season at Bucknell University (2014-15) before transferring to Binghamton University where he finished his collegiate career (2015-19). Was a part of 3 district championship teams in basketball (2011-12, 2012-13, 2013-14) in basketball and 2 district championship teams in football (2010, 2012). In basketball, his AH teams advanced to the PIAA AAA state playoffs elite eight twice and sweet 16 once. In 2014, Show was named the Gatorade Player of the Year for the state of Pennsylvania, as well as being named “Mr. Basketball” in the state of Pennsylvania that same season. In 2013, Show was featured by Reebok/MaxPreps as a member of the Top 25 Dynamic HS athletes in the United States. He currently holds the scoring record at Abington Heights with 1,950 career points. In basketball he was named first team all-state in his 11th and 12th grade seasons and was named third team all-state in 10th grade. In football he was also named third team all-state in 11th and 12th grade. He was also named Scranton Times’ Male Athlete of the Year in 2014. At Bucknell, he appeared in all 34 games (3 starts) for a Bison team that won the Patriot League regular season championship and earned an NIT tournament berth. He averaged 6.7ppg in 18 mins/game and earned Patriot League Rookie of the week twice. At Binghamton, Show appeared in 76 games (75 starts) and scored 12.7 ppg in 2.5 seasons. He was named to the America East Conference All-Academic Team twice (2017-18, 2018-19). He currently holds a share of the school record for points in a game (34 pts) and holds the outright record for 3 pointers made in a game (10). He also holds the school record for 3 pointers made in a season (86). In the 2018-19 season, he helped Binghamton win their first conference tournament game since 2012, and advance to their first conference semifinal since 2009. He finished his college career with 1,200 points, 331 rebounds, 145 assists, and 87 steals in just under 3.5 seasons. He holds a bachelor’s degree in Human Development and a master’s degree in Public Administration, both from Binghamton University.
AL CALLEJAS JR.
Al Callejas is a Bishop O’Hara High School and University of Scranton graduate. Al ended his high school career as the schools all-time leading scorer, with a total of 1,986 points. In 1996, Al was a 2nd team all state selection and a 1st team all state selection in 1997. Al played in 10 state playoff games, including the 1996 state championship game. At The University of Scranton, Al started every game of his career. He scored 1,392 points and was a three time conference all star. In 1999, he led all college divisions in three point shooting with a percentage of 54%. For his career, he shot 90% from the free-throw line and 48% from three point range. Since 2015, Al has won several shooting competitions in New Jersey, New York, Las Vegas, and Chicago. In these contests, he has defeated European professional basketball players and several NBA shooting coaches. Al’s most recent win was the NBA hot shot competition at all star weekend in Chicago. Currently, Al is a varsity assistant basketball coach at Holy Cross High School and a first grade teacher in the Valley View School District.