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Leo Balayon

Director of Athletics and Head Men's Basketball Coach

Work experience

20152017

Director of Athletics and Head Men's Basketball Coach

Bethesda University

• The only coach to lead a non-NCAA/NAIA men's basketball team in the Western United States to a win against an NCAA D1 opponent.

Aug 2014Present

Associate Head Coach (Dual Role with Men's Basketball)

Bethesda University

• work with the head coach in pre-game and in-game coaching • conduct practices with the head coach on a daily basis • in charge of scouting opponents and potential recruits • supervise individual player development • assist in fund raising efforts for the basketball program and the athletic department

Jul 2013Present

Associate Head Coach/Head JV Coach (Dual Role with Women's Basketball)

Bethesda University

• contributed heavily to pre-game and in-game coaching • conducted practices with the head coach on a daily basis • in charge of scouting opponents and potential recruits • supervised individual player development • head coach of the junior varsity men's basketball team • assisted in monitoring student athlete academic eligibility • assisted fund raising efforts for the basketball program and the athletic department • liaison to other university basketball programs for exchanging game film and coordinating game schedules

2011Present

Player Development Coordinator

HoopScout USA Player Development

• coordinate and conduct off-season player development sessions for: • US NCAA division 1 players • overseas professional players • NBA D-League players.

20122014

Head Coach and Player Development Expert

Elite Talent Exchange Agency
• trained agency clients • coached agency teams that play against top professional teams
May 20122013

Men's Basketball Assistant Coach

California Institute of Technology
• assisted in practice, game preparation, and in-game coaching • designated as player development coach • scouted opposing teams and individual players for upcoming matches • regional student athlete recruiter in the Southern California area and abroad • assisted in the development of fundraising programs and events
Aug 2009Mar 2012

Men's Basketball Assistant Coach

Pacifica College
• assisted the coaching staff in daily practices • contributed to pre-game and in-game coaching • edited game film for opponent scouting and player development purposes • served as film exchange coordinator for the program

Education

20142015

Master's in Kinesiology: Physical Education Emphasis

Fresno Pacific University
20062008

Master's in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages

Biola University