West Coast Elite Under Armour, one of the top AAU/grassroots programs in the world, is proud to announce that Coach and Assistant Director Justin Downer has taken a coaching position at Vanguard University. Coach Andre Mattson of the West Coast Elite UA San Diego program has taken a position with the New York Knicks. Coach George Zedan has left the West Coast Elite program to start his own prep school Veritas.
Ryan Silver on Coach Justin Downer: "Coach Downer has been an invaluable part of West Coast Elite program. He is a fantastic person and Coach. He will do great things at Vanguard and in college basketball.
Ryan Silver on Coach Andre Mattson: "Coach Mattson is an incredible performance Coach. He is beloved by player and families in San Diego. He has done a great job."
Ryan Silver on Coach George Zedan: ”Coach Zedan has done a fantastic job Coaching and teaching. We have sent many kids to the best schools in the world. He is a phenomenal Coach and I am very grateful for our decade together. We have helped changed many lives.”
West Coast Elite Under Armour is slated to have more announcements in the near future as it continues its many initiatives.