Meet Our Team

Coach Frankie

Frankie has been playing sports all of his life. He has taught basketball to children of all ages. He has experience coaching on the high school level. He has been coaching AAU basketball for several years and has taken his team all over the East Coast including New York, New Jersey, Connecticut, and Maryland. He prefers red gatorade.

Coach Steve

Steve was a collegiate baseball player and has coached baseball and soccer. He has been coaching youth basketball for over 20 years. He has had success coaching AAU teams in tournaments throughout the tri-state area. He prefers blue gatorade.

Physical fitness and exercise is an important part of growing up healthy.


We are committed to building self-confidence in children. Our coaches and instructors instill confidence in our boys & girls while promoting promoting good mental and emotional health.

We believe that kids in our community benefit from the values learned from youth sports. That’s why we created Heart & Hustle Basketball, to build healthy habits. The power of sports can change a kid’s life for the better!

Organized sports helps to form positive attitudes in children. Youth sports deliver a sense of accomplishment, confidence and self-esteem. 

Kids want to fit in with their peers, but it’s not always easy. Youth sports helps boys & girls connect with their peers through exercise, common experience and teamwork.

Focus, Fun, Friends & Fitness

Through basketball, we help children find focus, friendship, physical fitness and most of all – FUN! Our basketball sessions help children push devices and distractions to the side and replace them with activities that are fun and rewarding!

Give it 100%

Mental toughness is the difference between success and failure! Our kids basketball classes help players develop the self-discipline they need to overcome obstacles and fear of failure so that they can achieve their goals!

Our Mission

The mission and goal of our organization is to impact families and youth athletics through basketball training that focuses on respect. Youth athletes must respect their coaches, their opponents, officials, their families and most importantly – themselves.  Through hard work and determination players need to focus on personal growth instead of comparing themselves to others.  Heart & Hustle Basketball provides a safe environment for youth to participate in activities that boost their physical and mental well-being.  We connect with the community by offering employment and volunteer opportunities to local teenage athletes and by fundraising for St. Mary’s Children’s hospital.

Heart & Hustle Basketball is committed to the Jr. NBA Core Values of Teamwork, Respect, Determination and Community.  We are focused on developing healthy, well-rounded, confident individuals.  We are committed to positively impacting youth athletes and our wider community through providing examples of positive experiences created for youth, parents, and families.  We are committed to the mental well-being of our athletes and the promotion of safe physical activity and social interaction

Heart & Hustle Basketball Training

The coaches at Heart & Hustle have years of experience helping hundreds of players take their games to the next level.

Without Frankie’s coaching, my son never would’ve made his high school team.

-Satisfied Dad

Join Our Team

Whether you are on the court, or behind the scenes, every member of our team serves an important and valuable role.

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