MEET THE DEVELOPERS

Jon Adams- Director of Skill Development

Jon Adams

Jon played his college basketball at Belmont-Abbey College, and followed that with his first coaching job at Bishop McGuinness High School. Jon coached there for five years working as the JV Head Coach and Assistant Coach to Varsity. He then coached at Wake Forsyth for five years as Assistant Varsity Coach. He has developed and worked with players at the highest level. He is a coach at Point Guard college and a coach at Nike Elite 100. He is currently the Head Coach of Team CP3. He has also worked with LeBron James as a coach at their Elite basketball camps

Michael Russell- Lead Developer

Mike Russell

Born and raised in Winston Salem, NC. Class of 2001 at R.J.Reynolds High School. Starting PG on Back to Back 4A State Championship teams. (2000, 2001)

Started volunteer coaching at various youth leagues at age 22. Begin coaching in high school in 2007. Since then, coached every level from 9th Grade boys, JV Boys/Girls, as well as varsity boys and girls. (Reagan, RJR, West Forsyth, Mt Tabor, Parkland)

Co Founded and coached Team Winston AAU Basketball in 2009. While coaching age groups 14u-17u from 2009-2017, helped 50+ kids fulfill their goal of playing collegiate basketball.

Worked and volunteered at numerous youth camps including CP3 and Wake Forest Basketball Camp.
Currently 14u Head Coach for Team CP3 AAU Program.

Spencer Jennings- Developer

Spencer Jennings

From Midland, MI Spencer attended HH Dow High School where the Detroit Free Press named him All-State as a senior with averages of 23, 5 and 5. He then played basketball at Wake Forest University as a Walk-On. Earning his BA in Communication while also attaining a Masters in Sports Law. After college he attended multiple tryouts for NBA D-League Teams and played well enough to earn a contract to be eligible for the D-League draft. Although Spencer went un-drafted, he subsequently was able to play basketball in Colombia, Dubai and Japan. Spencer has experience training all skill levels of players from professionals to just beginners. He also holds the World Record for Most NBA Three-Pointers in One-Minute with One Ball and One Rebounder!

Jazmine Charles- Developer

Jazmine Charles

A native of Lexington, NC. She played varsity women’s basketball for Central Davidson High School. Played collegiate basketball for Lenoir-Rhyne University (Hickory, NC) where she was a four year starter. (2011-2015) She achieved many accolades there: 1st Team All-Conference, South Atlantic Conference Player of the Year, and WBCA All-American. She obtained two undergraduate degrees in Broadcasting & Electronic Media and Public Relations. She then played overseas in Essex, United Kingdom. (2015-2016) She played for the University of Essex and the National League team Essex Blades. She led her team to the National League Championship and won MVP and received her Master’s degree in Marketing. 2016-2017 she was an assistant coach at Catawba College for the women’s basketball team. She joined CP3 team of June 2017 as a developer.

Tega Carter- Developer

Tega Carter

A native of Mt. Airy, NC Tega is in his second year as a developer at CP3 Basketball Academy. A 4-year letterman in High School as well as local youth coach. Carter has coached at various schools in the triad including the following: Glenn High School, Bishop McGuinness, Oak Ridge Military Academy, Lexington High School, Kiser Middle, Mineral Springs Middle and several AAU organizations (Greensboro Warriors, Triad Titans and NC Warriors). Carter graduated from UNC-Greensboro with a Bachelor of Science degree in Exercise Sport Science and holds a Masters in Educational Leadership from Queen’s University.
Currently coaches NC Warriors AAU program.

Adrian Powell- Developer

Adrian Powell

From Conover, NC.

  • Played varsity basketball for Newton-Conover High School (4 years).
  • Attended Massanutten Military Academy in Woodstock Virginia as a post graduate.

(2008-2009)

  • Played collegiate basketball for NC A&T State University

(2009-2013) 3 year starter.

Accolades at NC A&T.

  • -MEAC Tournament Champions in 2013 (Senior Year)
  • -MEAC Tournament Most Outstanding Player.
  • -MEAC Tournament All-Tournament Team.
  • Led NC A&T to it’s first NCAA Tournament appearance in 2013 since 1995.
  • Led NC A&T to its first ever NCAA Tournament win in school history.
  • One of 30 players in NC A&T school history to score over 1,000 points.

2013-2014

  • Played overseas in Finland for Porvoon Tarmo.
  • •Graduated from NC A&T on December 10th, 2016 with a Liberal Studies degree.

2016-2017

  • -Director of Basketball Operations/Assistant Coach at NC A&T for the men’s basketball team.

2017-2018

  • Head Coach for the JV Boys team at Northwest Guilford High School.
  • Joined CP3 team in July 2017.

Micah Joyner- Developer

Micah Joyner

Micah Joyner is from Winston-Salem, NC. Played Varsity basketball in Alexandria, VA at Thomas Edison High School. He was part of a team that was state qualifying his junior year. Micah coached kids throughout the summers of college in Virginia. He has spent time scouting basketball players to go overseas. He has been around basketball his whole life. Micah states ” I just want to motivate young basketball players as much as I can so they can get to where they want to be.”

Jerran Foster- Developer

Jerran Foster

A native of Winston Salem, Jerran played at Winston Salem Prep Academy in High school.

Attended CP3 and Stephen Curry Elite Guard Camp

Espn ranking of top 50 point guards in the country

Averaged 21 ppg and 8 assists

Attended College of Southern Idaho Freshman year

Brunswick Community College sophomore year

Averaged 10 ppg 6 apg 3 spg

Attended Florida A&M University  where he was a 2 year starter

All- Meac Academic Team

Quen Howard- Developer

Born and raised in South Bend, Indiana. Quen was a four-year member of the Washington High School Varsity Basketball Team, and received Pre-Season All-State Honorable Mention for the 1998-1999 season. Quen was also a four-year member of Washington High School Track and Field, earning All-State High Jump in 1999 and competing as a state finalist in the 4x100 Meter Relay and High Jump. He is the high jump record holder.

Quen attended University of Indianapolis from 1999-2000 to pursue basketball, then transferred to Purdue University where he was a member of Purdue University Track and Field from 2000-2002.

Jay Ecton- Developer

Born in Philadelphia, PA. Jayvon moved to Durham, North Carolina in second grade. There he spent his time from elementary school all the way up until he went off for college. 
Although Jayvon grew up playing many sports. Baseball was his first true love, basketball being second. He played on several travel ball teams around the Eastern Carolinas as a kid! Sadly he left his love for the game of basketball on the court. Although he didn’t play in high school, he never let the game of basketball stray too far. He’s worked with Duke Basketball Program and it’s basketball camps since 2013. He’s also worked with 4 Quarters  Basketball & Life Skills Camp the last two summers. He graduated with honors from East Carolina University where he graduated with his Bachelors of Science in Public Relations. While there he was Part of The Women’s Basketball Scout Team for 2 years. He then played 2 years of Club Basketball where he was a starting guard. He also also has close ties to an NCBBA 2016 National Title. 

Matt Wilson- Developer

Kyala Searcy- Developer

Jameel Parks- Developer

Derrick Moore- Developer

DaqJuen Lee- Developer

Marcus Davis- Developer