ABOUT GLENN WILKES

Glenn Wilkes, former Head Basketball Coach at NCAA Division I Stetson University, is a veteran of 41 years of college coaching during which time his teams won 674 games. He has extensive experience in other basketball related activities. In 1958, he originated the famous Glenn Wilkes Basketball School, the south’s first and most popular basketball school which he personally directed for 37 years. He currently works closely with all of the Nike Basketball Camps, directs the Shooting Stars Basketball Camp, the  Shooting Stars Point Guard Camp, and the Shooting Stars Big Man Camp.  In addition, he is assistant director of the Michael Jordan Flight School Basketball Camp for ages 8-18 held annually in Santa Barbara, California.

       Wilkes served as an advance scout for the NBA’s Los Angeles Lakers from 1994 through 1998. 

       In addition to camps and scouting, Wilkes has directed the BASKETBALL'S BEST BASKETBALL COACHING CLINICS held in various cities of the South.. He has also spoken at coaching clinics throughout the United States and in many foreign countries including Taiwan, Portugal, Colombia, Latvia, Venezuela, the Bahamas, Korea, and Hong Kong. 
      
Wilkes is the author of seven basketball books—
 

"Winning Basketball Strategy" (1959)
"Basketball Coach's Complete Handbook" (1962)
"Basketball" (1972)
"Fundamentals of Basketball Coaching" (1982)
"Basketball's Three-Point Shot" (1991)
"The Complete Book of the Flex Offense (Ebook)"
"How to Run a Basketball Camp (Ebook)"  

       His many basketball accomplishments have earned him the Central Florida Amateur Athlete 2000 Lifetime Achievement Award and selection into the Florida Sports Hall of Fame, the Nike Basketball Coaches Hall of Fame, the Central Florida Sports Hall of Fame, the Mercer University Sports Hall of Fame, and the Stetson University Sports Hall of Fame. 

          Wilkes is the site director of the BASKETBALLSBEST (www.basketballsbest.com) website and the WORLD CLASS BASKETBALL (worldclassbasketball.com) website. He can be reached at:

               email:    basketballsbest@basketballsbest.com     or Phone 386-734-3460