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Our basketball coaches are highly trained and passionate about developing young athletes.

Nick Anderson is the Founder and Head Basketball Coach for The Lab Hoops. He is a highly experienced basketball coach with over 6 years of coaching experience. Born in Cleveland, Ohio, and raised in the Twin Cities, Coach Nick is a local basketball star, having graduated from Washburn High School in Minneapolis in 2013, where he was a 3-time all-conference and all-tournament high school basketball star. He was a starting varsity player all four years. 


Coach Nick is also a member of the Perkins Development Club since 2011, where he continues to hone his skills as a basketball coach. As a young person, Coach Nick won a basketball scholarship and attended Murray State in Oklahoma. With his passion for basketball and extensive coaching experience, Nick provides the best support to the athletes and expounds his expertise to The Lab Hoops coaching team.

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Coach Nick

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Coach Jay


Jamaal Hayes, widely recognized as Coach Jay, serves as the Assistant Coach at The Lab Hoops, bringing over six years of dedicated basketball coaching experience. His coaching journey commenced in 2015 at Shorewood High School, eventually leading him to significant roles across various institutions, including a volunteer Assistant Coach position at Harding High School, Head Coach for 7th graders at Mounds Park Academy, and coaching roles at RIP City and Roseville’s travel team.


Coach Jay's success with the travel team notably propelled him to his current position coaching at a high school level. Jamaal's profound basketball IQ and emphasis on player development, conditioning, and skill work have not only enhanced the success of the teams he has coached but also underscored his commitment to nurturing the potential of young athletes into successful individuals on and off the court.

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Administrative Team

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Brittany Clausen

Operations Director

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