New York Athletic Club basketball team

Basketball

The New York Athletic Club's basketball teams are made up of former professional and high level college players. There are two teams: NYAC Elite (NYAC's elite players) and NYAC A (member team). Both teams compete in the National Club championships in their respective divisions. The NYAC Elite Team has traveled as far as China to compete in the 'Friendship Games' and has won nine out of the last 14 National Club Championships (NACAD Tournament).

For more information about the NYAC Basketball team, please contact Matt Rader at nyachoops@gmail.com. You can also follow the teams on Instagram: @nyacbasketball

  • Coaches
    • Tim Burns

      Tim Burns graduated from George Mason University in 2007. He was a member of the 2006 Final Four team coached by Jim Larranaga, current head coach at the University of Miami.

      Upon graduating from George Mason, Tim moved to NYC to pursue a career in player development.

      Since 2011, Tim has worked extensively with the District Attorney's office on the "Saturday Night Lights" program. Aimed at keeping youth in neighborhoods of high crime off the street, the program offers free basketball training and mentoring year-round.

      Since 2013, Tim has worked with Excel Sports Agency to facilitate Pre-Draft training, which has featured multiple lottery and first and second round draft picks.

      Tim has been involved with the basketball program at the NYAC since 2014, winning the National Championship as an assistant coach and also as a player.

  • Team Schedule
    • NACAD Tournament
      April

      Nike Pro City Tournament
      July - August

      Practice

      Monday, Tuesday and Thursday: 8pm - 10pm

  • Roster
    • Elite team

      Nate Brown
      Pawel Buczak
      Zahir Carrington
      Ben Hazel
      Greg Kelley
      Gabe Knutson
      Nate Lubick
      Kareem Maddox
      Craig Moore
      Marcus Stout
      Jason Westrol
      Jesse Winter

  • Program Highlights
      • North American Association of Club Athletic Directors Tournament - Champions 9 out of the last 12 years
      • Undefeated Champions of the Humphrey Thompson Cup
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