West Coast Elite Under Armour, one of the premier AAU Grassroots programs in the world, announced today the addition of former NBA player Pace Mannion has joined the programs front office as the Director of Coaches and Coach Development. Coach Mannion will oversee the programs 100 plus coaches and assist them in game planning, practice management, and coaching strategies. Mannion stared at the University of Utah where he earned Western Athletic Conference Player of the Year honors. Mannion went on to be selected 43rdoverall pick in the 1983 NBA draft by the Golden State Warriors and went on to win the Korac European Cup in 1991 in the Italian League.
West Coast Elite Under Armour Director of Coaches Pace Mannion: “After three great years as a proud parent, I am honored to be part of the staff this coming season. I look forward to sharing some of the knowledge I’ve gained during my 19 years as a professional basketball player with all the coaches in the West Coast Elite family. Our goal is to help every player in our program reach his full potential on and off the court. I want to thank Ryan Silver for this great but humbling opportunity. I feel very blessed!”
West Coast Elite Under Armour President Ryan Silver: “Pace Mannion is a phenomenal person with incredible basketball knowledge and understanding. He will add tremendous value to our program by working with our coaches and specifically our UAA coaches on becoming better coaches. Developing our coaches to prepare them for the High School, NCAA and NBA level is a big part of what we do as a program and we could not be more excited to have Coach Pace Mannion overseeing all of our coaches.”
West Coast Elite Under Armour is one of the top AAU grassroots programs in the world. West Coast Elite currently has over 100 teams from 3rd grade to 12th grade. West Coast Elite will have over 80 Alumnus at Division 1 level and over 100 at the Division 2, 3 and NAIA level.
More information at westcoasteliteua.com