Personal Basketball Instruction

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For more information email or call: 516-830-0333

As an individual, small group, and team basketball coach with more than 12 years experience, Danny Ourian has coached male and female players of all ages, levels, and backgrounds. He is currently an MA Student of Sport Psychology at JFK University in Pleasant Hill, California.

Able to work on all phases of the game, his specialization includes guard skills, footwork, ball-handling, and mental skills. DannyHoops’ personal basketball instruction lessons provide the motivation to help students love the game, challenging them to work their hardest to improve while having FUN!

Coach Dan’s personal basketball instruction sessions can help you:

  • Learn the proper fundamentals of every aspect of the game
  • Feel more comfortable and confident on the court
  • Make your Middle School, JV, or Varsity basketball team
  • Prepare you mentally and physically for the collegiate playing experience


Danny can coach basketball to anyone at any level. Kids love him. His knowledge of the game (in addition to being a great player) is top notch. More importantly, he has excellent coaching credentials & has a wonderful way with kids/players of all levels.
– Ernie Roth, CEO Furman Roth Investing, Parent

A gift to the game of basketballlKen McGrory, President, Rabo Securities USA, Inc. “Champions” Division Manager/Coach, Safe Haven West Side Basketball League

I wanted to let you know that I made my team and thank you for helping me I learned a lot in those few days.
– Courtney, 9th grade JV Basketball Player

E-mail for more information:

Or call: (516)830-0333

Holy Hoops Blog:

August 16, 2015

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8th avenue in Brooklyn
September 13, 2014

Leaves grow on walls by schools in Brooklyn, and in parks, where dreams are made and games are played. Lots of places. This one caught my eye.

Newport Beach, CA
November 1, 2013

Cali ball on the beach is a dream to me. But it happens, every day, for lots of people. They just go about the business of simply living there. Fascinating concept! Tip of the cap to my friend Cindy for … Continue reading

The Cage

The Cage at W.4th, nyc. A staple of the city, of streetball; a relic of the game. Has to be documented here.

Global Game Changers
September 20, 2013

Please check out Global Game Changers, the consulting firm I co-founded with my colleagues from PeacePlayers International, which assists organizations and individuals meet their sport for development goals. In our short existence, we’ve done over 30 clinics and workshops with … Continue reading