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Yolanda Griffith

Bio
Yolanda Griffith is a seven-time WNBA All-Star. Yolanda Griffith's professional basketball career has spanned 16 years and included Two Olympic Gold Metals (2000 & 2004). During her tenure, Yolanda Griffith has won a WNBA Championship, been named Finals and League MVP, Defensive Player of the Year, and New Comer of the Year. She has been named to the WNBA All-Decade Team and is the All Time League Leader in Offensive Rebounds, as well as the Top 10 League Leaders in Steals, Blocked Shots, and Rebounds. Yolanda Griffith has extensive experience playing overseas. She was the first Women's Euroleague player to led the league in scoring and rebounds in a single season, a feat not repeated until ten years later.

Beyond the accolades, is her passion to teach the game of basketball. Yolanda Griffith has always been considered a Player-Coach on her team. Her goal is to share not only her basketball wisdom, but to impart her passion and love of the game on to the next generation of superstars.

Profile Summary:
Basketball Training Sacramento, CA
My Skills

Basketball Training

Category: Sports / Recreation
Description
•Created and implemented curriculum to develop players’ fundamental basketball skills and techniques, with a focus on a high level of conditioning, correct footwork, and body mechanics
•Train players to understand their own weakness and/or mistakes and how to self-correct
•Train players to understand in-game options that are position specific
•Teach players how to key in on their opposition’s tendencies and how to use them to their advantage
• Help develop a player’s confidence, teamwork, and sportsmanship through rigorous training sessions
•Teach players to work past fatigue and help them gain an understanding of the mental toughness that is needed to perform under stress and on a higher level
Relevant Education / Credentials
Over 16 years of playing professional basketball in the ABL, WNBA and overseas.
Years Experience: 20