Marcus StoutSkills Trainer "As a player Marcus was always prepared going into each game. That's why he displayed tremendous poise, especially when it was time to win the game. That same calm confidence he exudes as a player show through in his work as one of the up & coming skills trainers in the country" ROSS BURNS • Director - Pro Hoops, Inc.
Marcus Stout enters his first year as a basketball skills trainer with Pro Hoops. He brings a unique style of on-court skill development that stems from his success as a stellar professional and collegiate player. Following his playing career, Stout began training players in the Metro Detroit area. He has extensive experience working with NBA players such as Jordan Crawford (Bulls), Rondae Hollis-Jefferson (Nets), Aaron Brooks (Bulls), and Rashad Vaughn (Bucks), as well as numerous top collegiate and international professional players. In addition, he was a key member of the Pro Hoops staff who prepared players for the 2015 NBA Draft and has led international camps in locations such as Beirut, Lebanon. Stout was a four year starter at Fordham University (2004-2008). In 2005, he was voted to the Atlantic 10 Conference Rookie team and later, in 2007, to the All Conference team. Voted team MVP in 2007 and 2008, Stout finished as the Sixth All-Time leading scorer (1,709 points) and Second All-Time leading 3-Point shooter (259) in Fordham history. In 2015, Stout was inducted into the Fordham University Athletic Hall of Fame. Following his collegiate career, Stout played for the Detroit Pistons Summer League team in Las Vegas (2008). Later that year, he headed to Austria to play for the Oberwart Gunners. After Stout's time in Austria, he won a Cup Championship for the Sheffield One Health Sharks in the United Kingdom (2010-2011). As a High School player (2000-2004), Stout played for the #2 ranked team in the country, Detroit Renaissance High School. There he won Two City and One State Championships, while finishing his senior season undefeated. He played alongside two McDonald's All-Americans, Joe Crawford (Kentucky) and Malik Hairston (Oregon), on his way to being named All-State (2004) and being ranked #16 in the state of Michigan. Stout received his degree in Business Marketing from Fordham University in 2008. He was born and raised in Detroit, Michigan.