Basketball has been a huge part of Coach Powell’s life journey. As a young basketball player growing up in the inner City of Flint, Michigan, Coach Powell attended Power House Flint Northwestern High School where he was a high school All-American. He went on to attend Iowa Central Community College were he was a junior college All-American and lead Iowa Central in scoring and steals for two straight years. Coach Powell then attended the University Of North Dakota where he was new comer of the year during the 91-92 season and Defensive player of the year for two straight years. He then went on to play professional basketball in Hanover Germany.
Coach Powell began his coaching career at the University of North Dakota as a scout and guard coach for two seasons. In 1994 he became Associate Head Coach and Director of player Development at University of Minnesota Morris before moving to Minneapolis where he was assistant boy’s basketball coach at DeLaSalle High school for 8 Seasons. During his career at DeLaSalle Coach Powell appeared in 6 State tournaments and won 2 state championships. In 2004 Coach Powell joined the staff at Minneapolis Washburn were his was Head Junior varsity coach and varsity assistant. Coach Powell also spent 3 years as Head boy’s basketball coach at Minneapolis North. Coach Powell is currently the Head boy’s basketball coach at Park Center High School. Coach Powell is in his 11th year with Howard Pulley Nike Summer basketball program. Were he is 17U Head coach.
Coach Powell is also Founder of IN Between the Lines Player Development and Co-Founder of Sports Citi which is committed to giving athletes first-rate training, both mentally and physically, and is dedicated to building lasting relationships with every athlete that participate in the program. We work hard to create an atmosphere that not only promotes athletic excellence, but also builds character. We believe by providing young athletes with detailed and precise instruction in performance training and character development that the two can contribute to developing the “complete athlete” on and off the court or playing field.