Tim Burns

Skills Trainer / Director of Shooter Academy

"Tim Burns is one of the best shooters I have ever coached, what made him special was his ability to come in to a game and make his first three, a lot of guys can't do that"

JIM LARRANAGA • Head Coach, Univ of Miami

Tim brings a wealth of experience and expertise as one of the elite trainers in New York City. He has been an integral part of Pro Hoops success since joining in 2007   Tim has worked with a number of NBA and international professional players. He worked closely with Pro Hoops founder Jay Hernandez training the Pre Draft classes of 2012 and 2013, which produced 4 lottery picks, and a total of 7 picks overall by NBA teams   In 2012 Tim traveled to the University of Illinois to train the #11 pick in the draft, Meyers Leonard of the Portland Trailblazers. In 2013 he traveled to the University of Bucknell to train #44 pick and current Atlanta Hawks player Mike Muscala   Tim graduated from George Mason University in 2007, where he played for 4 years under National AP Coach of the year Jim Larranaga. He was a member of the Final Four team in 2006 that set a school record for wins (27) and made an unexpected run to the Final Four, knocking off Michigan State, North Carolina and UCONN. During that season, Tim led the team in 3-point field goal percentage   Tim played one year of high school basketball for Worcester Academy in 2003. His team won the NEPSAC Class A title and sent 9 players to Division 1 schools Tim has been hands-on in development of the Pro Hoops’ “Drill & Play" program as a leader, mentor, and role model, especially in the Lower East Side of Manhattan.