Retired NBA players partner with “CoachUp” to help young basketball players

nbrpa-logoThe National Basketball Retired Players Association (NBRPA), the only Association comprised of NBA, ABA, Harlem Globetrotters and WNBA alumni, today announced a formal partnership with CoachUp – a service that connects athletes with private coaches, NBRPA reported.

The mutually beneficial relationship will provide paid private coaching opportunities for NBRPA Members, while delivering a number of highly qualified basketball coaches to CoachUp.

“As former professional basketball players at the game’s highest levels, our members are uniquely qualified to work as private coaches,” said NBRPA President & CEO Arnie D. Fielkow.

“Our members are excited about these opportunities and I am confident we will help provide CoachUp with exceptional private basketball coaches in markets across the country.”

CoachUp has thousands of coaches available to book for private training sessions. Through its simple-to-navigate website at, users can simply enter a zip code, search and book a coach of their choice online. With 650+ members located in all areas of the United States, the NBRPA will provide top-line basketball coaches to CoachUp consumers everywhere.

“This partnership will continue to support CoachUp’s mission of making the very best, expert coaching accessible to families across the country,” said CoachUp Founder and CEO Jordan Fliegel.

“We are extremely pleased to be working with the NBRPA, and we look forward to helping their members remain involved with the game that they love by coaching the next generation of young basketball players.”

CoachUp’s one-on-one and small group coaching services will help make private coaching available to athletes of all ages and skill levels. Private coaching not only helps athletes take their skills to another level, but also has a positive effect on the trajectory of their lives.


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