Arlington Travel Basketball (ATB) is a member of the Fairfax County Youth Basketball League (FCYBL). Girls and boys residing in Arlington are eligble to play on a ATB team; non-Arlington residents are ineligible.

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ATB BOYS COACHES

Team

Name

Position

Background Information

Boys-5A

Vidal Sadaka

Head Coach

9th year with ATB coaching grades 5th, 6th and 8th; Coaching experiences with Matrix travel.

Boys-5B

Justin McLean

Head Coach

1st year with ATB; 4 years of FCYBL coaching experience with McLean Select (boys grades 5-8); 3 years awarded FCYBL Most Valuable Coach 5th grade (D2), 7th grade (D2), 8th grade (D1); 2 FCYBL Championships; 2 BRYC Holiday Championships; 1 Stars Summer Championships; 25 years of coaching experience, including basketball, baseball, rugby and soccer.

Boys-5C

Matt Perkins

Head Coach

3rd year with ATB coaching 5th and 6th grades; 2 years coaching with Virginia Hurricanes; 6 years coaching girls and boys in Arlington Recreational Leagues.

Boys-6A

Martin Lowen

Head Coach

17th year with ATB with experience at all grades; 2 FCYBL championships; 2 FCYBL runner-ups; 3 years awarded FCYBL Most Valuable Coach; Coaching experience with BTH Bulldawgs and Matrix travel programs

Boys-6B

Holden Brayboy

Head Coach

1st year with ATB; joined the Arlington Thunder Basketball in winter of 2019; extensive coaching experience in Arlington recreational leagues; 10 years coaching, mentoring, and developing youth in sports camps both at Wake Forest and in Charlotte.

Boys-6C

John Nettles

Head Coach

3rd year with ATB; Former high school and AAU player; 10 Years of youth basketball coaching experience ages ranging from 6 to 13.

Boys 7A

Bobby Shelley

Head Coach

6th year with ATB coaching 5th through 8th grades; 2 years coaching Arlington County House League coach for 5th and 6th grade boys (6th grade championship); Former 6th grade SYA coach.

Boys-7A

Joe Kouba

Assistant Coach

6th year with ATB as assistant coach for grades 5th through 8th.

Boys-7B

Jesse Remedios

Head Coach

2nd year with ATB; 4 year ATB player; 2 years with Wakefield Basketball; 4 years playing club basketball for Duke University and 4 years working as an assistant in the Men's Basketball coach's office at Duke University.

Boys-7B

Tim Butala

Assistant Coach

2nd year with ATB.

Boys-7B

Jon Remedios

Assistant Coach

1st year with ATB.

Boys-7C

Matt Parker

Head Coach

2nd year with ATB; Assistant coach- 2018 Spring Thunder 4th grade team; Assistant coach 2018 ATB 6C team; Co-coach 2019 Spring Thunder 6th grade; Coached 16 years of youth sports in Virginia, Maryland and Texas, including 5 years Arlington Rec Basketball.

Boys-7C

Bob Len

Head Coach

4th year with ATB; 3 years coaching girls ATB; 4 years coaching AAU; 1 year coaching Arlington Thunder; 6 years coaching Arlington Recreational basketball; 7 years coaching Arlington Little League baseball.

Boys-8A

Vint Davis

Head Coach

8th year with ATB coaching girls and boys; 6 years coaching Matrix AAU Girls with 4th place finish at AAU Nationals; 19 years coaching East Prince William Basketball Association Boys; 5 years coaching Arlington Flag Football Boys and Girls.

Boys-8B

Jason Ballard

Head Coach

5th year with ATB coaching boys grades 4th through 7th; Former four-year college player who played in Europe against professional/semi-pro teams and has trained with NBA players; FCYBL regular season runner-up (winter 2018 boys D1); FCYBL runner-up (winter 2017 boys D3); Fairfax Stars runner-up (winter 2016 boys D1); additional basketball coaching experience with Nova Cavaliers and Arlington Thunder AAU programs and 4 years coaching Arlington recreational basketball.

Boys-8C

David Maher

Head Coach

18th year with ATB; ATB founding member and former ATB Boys commissioner; 10 years coaching Arlington Recreational league; 5 years coaching at Bishop O'Connell High School; Coaching experiences for boys and girls from 5th grades through High School Varsity.

 

 

 

ATB GIRLS COACHES

Team

Name

Position

Background Information

Girls-5A

Dave McRae

Head Coach

1st year coaching ATB. 18 Years Head and Assistant coach Girls FCYBL- 3x MVC, 4-D-1 Championships. 16 Years Head coach Girls AAU basketball 3rd Grade to 11th grade. 2nd, 3rd, 5th, 6th, 13th place AAU Nationals Finishes. 15 Years Head coach Girls JV High school Basketball. Current Head JV coach at West Springfield HS. 2X District Champions.

Girls-5A

Kent Reed

Assistant Coach

1st year with ATB; 26 years of coaching experience in Indiana public schools, 5 years varsity boys, 15 years JV boys, 6 years junior high boys, and 3 years high school girls and junior high boys AAU.

Girls-5B

John Lomas

Head Coach

2nd year with ATB; Assistant coach, 2018-2019 undefeated and FCYBL champion ATB Girls 8C team; Head coach, 2018 Virginia Hurricanes 4th grade girls; 6 years (7 seasons) of coaching girls in Arlington Recreational Basketball league from 3rd through 7th grade, including three championships and two runner-up finishes; 1 year coaching girls in Arlington NFL Youth Flag Football, finished as runner-up.

Girls-5B

TBD

Assistant Coach

 

Girls-6A

Rachel Piacenza

Head Coach

2nd year with ATB, 7 years of coaching experience at AAU level (grades 3-8), 3 years of coaching at the high school level as JV assistant at West Springfield high school.

Girls-6A

Jaclyn Gutierrez

Assistant Coach

2nd year with ATB, 2 years of coaching experience boys AAU (grades10-11) in Texas, currently a military retiree.

Girls-6B

Madelynne (Maddy) DeCou

Head Coach

2nd year with ATB, 2 years playing experience at Marymount University.

Girls-6B

Leah Hurst

Assistant Coach

2nd year with ATB, experience coaching 5th-8th graders, former Marymount University 4 year point guard, appeared in 3 NCAA tournaments reaching as far as the sweet sixteen, 2018 CAC champion and player of the year.

Girls-6B

Jim Sedor

Assistant Coach

4th year with ATB as Head and/or Assistant Coach. Co-Founder of Arlington Dream Team AAU program.

Girls-7A

Alex Eisenberg

Head Coach

7th year with ATB; 2016-2017 FCYBL Coach of the Year for Girls 7th D1; 2 FCYBL D1 Girls Championship; Current Yorktown High School Boys JV coach; Experience at the Recreational, AAU, Travel and High School levels.

Girls-7A

Charles Shaw

Assistant Coach

7th year with ATB coaching grades 4th through 8th; 1 year FCYBL Most Valuable Coach; 4 years coaching Arlington Recreational league for boys and girls; Coached an after school club while in the Peace Corps; Graduate of Washington-Liberty High School and HB Woodlawn Middle School; Played one year basketball at Lynchburg College; Current Freshman Boys Head Coach at Washington-Liberty.

Girls-7B

Alex Filides

Head Coach

8th year with ATB coaching grades 5th and 6th; 20 years coaching Arlington Recreational leagues and YMCA travel; Coaching experience at Headfirst Basketball Camp.

Girls-8A

Michael Abundo

Head Coach

3rd year with ATB; 10 years coaching experience at all age levels (boys and girls); Current Varsity Girls Assistant Coach at Lake Braddock High School and also Head Coach with the Matrix AAU Program; FCYBL runners-up in 2017-18 season with the ATB 5A Girls team. Current trainer with Evolution Basketball.

Girls-8A

Luke Polito

Assistant Coach

3rd year with ATB; 7 years coaching experience at all age levels (boys and girls); Coach with the Matrix AAU program; FCYBL Runners-Up in 2017-18 season with the ATB 5A Girls team.

Girls-8B

Marc Scarcella

Head Coach

2nd year with ATB, 2 years coaching at AAU level (grade 6), 2 years coaching girls in Arlington Recreational leagues, 4 years coaching Arlington Recreational soccer, 4 years coaching Arlington Babe Ruth baseball.

Girls-8B

TBD

Assistant Coach

 

 

 

last update: September 11, 2019