Connecting kids to the game while growing who they are.
We believe basketball is more than just a game – it’s an opportunity for personal growth, development, and empowerment. Our training programs are designed to foster a positive and supportive environment that encourages athletes to push themselves to new levels of excellence.
We use a combination of sports drills, strength training and endurance exercises to make our kids physically fit and help them develop technique and turn their skills into a daily routine.
Character & Responsibility
Our kids’ programs are designed to provide a nurturing environment, reinforcing core values and positive behaviours like respect, trust, shared responsibility, and cooperation.
We utilize various team-building exercises that reinforce collaboration and communication, with a greater focus on problem-solving and respecting the contributions of others.
A Team With Years of Combined Experience
Our expert coaches bring years of experience and knowledge to each training session, using cutting-edge techniques and drills to help athletes develop the skills, strategies, and mental toughness necessary to succeed at the highest levels of competition.
Years Coaching The Game
Meet the Coach
We are committed to creating a safe and inclusive space where athletes of all backgrounds and skill levels can come together to learn, grow, and achieve their goals.
Deon "LockUp" Williams
Coach Deon is an experienced coach with eight years of experience in coaching. He has a proven track record of success, having coached many players that went on to make any team they have tried out for.
Coach Deon holds a Rec & Leisure Certificate, is HIGH FIVE Certified and continues to stay up-to-date with the latest coaching techniques and strategies.
As a coach, Deon is known for his never give up attitude and teamwork. He believes that hard work and unity can overcome any adversity. He emphasizes fundamentals and physical conditioning to help athletes reach their full potential, and Coach Deon is also skilled in improving shooting and defence.
In addition to coaching, Coach Deon is an active member of his community; he is known for his community basketball tournaments in the Scarborough area and demonstrates leadership and trust among the youth and their families.
Coach Deon is dedicated to helping athletes achieve their goals on and off the court and is committed to creating a positive and supportive environment for all his athletes.
Deon “LockUp” Williams
What We Cover
We believe every athlete has the potential to be great, and we are dedicated to helping them reach their full potential. At NorthBall, we are more than just a basketball training organization – we are a community of athletes, coaches, and supporters who are passionate about the game and committed to empowering the next generation of basketball stars.
We strive to make a lasting impact on every player. By teaching the basics of basketball, we empower players with the fundamentals needed to develop into skilled basketball stars who can excel in any team or age group they join! Our mission is to surpass expectations and equip athletes with essential skills that will leave them better than when they arrived.
NorthBall is dedicated to developing more than just physical prowess on the court. We nurture mental fortitude, focus and perseverance among our players – essential skills for becoming a well-rounded champion!
With basketball being such a demanding sport, keeping your body fit and agile is essential. We’ve designed the most comprehensive exercise program tailored just for young athletes, so they can stay strong while still having fun!
Advanced Skill Development
Our innovative athlete skill training program is poised to help elite athletes take their game to the next level. With personalized instruction, video observation, and specialized drills created just for them, we aim to give each participant everything they need to become an unbeatable competitor on the field.
Endurance Training and Commitment
Character Development and Mental Prep
Encourage Strong Friendships
Have a question?
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What Our Students Say
"My abilities underwent significant development following my training sessions with Coach Deon. His expert instruction on ball handling, shooting techniques, and strategic insights into the game have been invaluable. I have found his coaching to be of the highest quality."
"Throughout the duration of my training with Deon, I have gained substantial knowledge and skill in basketball, particularly in areas such as shooting, dribbling, basketball IQ, and athleticism. As a result, my abilities have significantly improved. I am proud to say that with Deon's guidance, I have progressed from being unable to reach the rim to confidently dunking on opponents. He’s a great coach, and I strongly recommend him."