Macon GymRats Services:
Our mission is to provide an environment where each athlete can reach their full potential, regardless of skill level. Each session is tailored to fit your personal schedule. Our creative training methods allows each athlete to make a smooth transition from practice to the game. Chose one of our many services to refine your game.
For those players who seek 1 on 1 attention personal training is perfect for you. We will dissect your game, identify improvement areas and build a program which suites you. You can expect to do a variety of ball handling drills with one and two balls, shooting off the dribble, off screens and stand still jumpers. Each session is one hour long.
Small group sessions have the same individual drills (ball handling with one and two balls, passing and shooting) as the 1 on 1 workouts but add a competitive element. Theses sessions also allow our instructors the ability to teach team concepts like setting screens, making plays for teammates and defensive principles. These sessions usually contain 2-10 players. Each session lasts 75 minutes.
If you develop each players individual skill set you improve your team. Team training sessions are geared toward developing shooting, ball handling, passing, and defense in a team environment to build team unity and get you more wins. Each session lasts 90 minutes long.
Our clinics focus on helping athletes improve their ball handling, shooting and passing in a large group atmosphere with guidance of our staff. Clinics consist of creative drills and competitive games to improve your skill. Each clinic lasts 2 hours.
Our camps are the best around. Campers will develop their ball handling, shooting, passing, defense, strength, quickness and overall knowledge of the game. We also teach our campers how to take care of their bodies (proper diet, strength and condition, and injury prevention). Our goal is to develop their skills in a competitive and fun environment.
Macon GymRats Team Bios
Brian Macon was born in Boynton Beach, Florida where he started playing basketball at the early age of six. While gaining an education he continued his love for basketball. As a senior in High school (2002-2003) Brian Macon averaged 10 points per game and led the state of Florida in assists with 9.4 per game. That year he guided Boynton Beach High School to the 5A State Championship game.
After Brian graduated from Boynton Beach High School, he went to Miami Dade Community College where he was the starting point guard. In his first year there he ranked 14th in the country in assists. His sophomore season he was team co-captain, ranked 13th in the country in assists, MVP of the Star News Cape Fear Invitational, FCCAA All-Southern Conference First Team, and led Miami Dade to capture the Southern Conference Championship. After going through the recruiting process, Brian Macon moved up north to play for Boston University.
Even though the style of play was different with Boston University, Brian still led the team in assists his junior year as the starting point guard for the team. With his work ethic and skill Brian was able to make a direct impact on all the players. He became a co-captain during his senior year and remained an on-the-floor coach, starting all but two games his senior year. Once his college basketball career was complete, Brian graduated Boston University with a BS in Psychology.
Since then, Brian Macon has continued to pursue his dream of playing professional basketball. He worked as Sports Coordinator at the Boynton Beach YMCA for over 3 years. Brian developed a basketball training program for local athletes, which consists of young children, high school players, college athletes, and a few professional players. This led to the development of Macon GymRats.
Dave Noel is a professional basketball player and current athletic trainer specializing in player development. He spent two seasons in the NBA D-League, and then transitioned to Europe. While in Europe, Dave played in countries such as Cyprus, Georgia and Germany.
Dave starred on the Boynton Beach High School basketball team for two years. He was part of the school’s first graduating class. Dave was named Palm Beach County Player of the Year, first team all state and remains the all-time leading scorer for BBHS.
After spending his freshman year in college with UNC Wilmington, he transferred to the University of Central Florida. His senior year he earned a spot on the Conference USA all-defensive team (the first in UCF’s history to do so.) He also was the team MVP, the team’s second leading scorer, and led Conference USA in 3pt field goal percentage.
Once Dave graduated, he was drafted by the Reno Bighorns where he averaged 10ppg his first year and 6ppg his second. He then moved to Tiblisi, Gerogia where he played for Dinamo, averaging over 12ppg. Subsequently playing in Germany and Cyprus.
Dave Noel has spent countless hours training and perfecting his craft, which led to a training system suitable for athletes of any level. The training program is a combination of skill work and a strength/conditioning regimen.