Coach Ronn Wyckoff started playing organized basketball at age 11 on a playground team in Orlando, Florida. He had his first coaching job at age 19, while in college, on a playground in Fresno, California. The coaching bug had bitten. It would become his passion and life-long vocation.
Playing in Sweden 1976. I'm the little guy second from right.
Playing in Sweden 1976. Article claims I'm going back to U.S. I stayed until 1979.
In his forty-plus years of coaching, Coach Ronn coached boys, girls, men and women, from the playgrounds to national teams, and his teams won over 70% of their games. The international club teams he coached won over 80%.
Ronn has also been a classroom teacher and spent seven years as an athletic administrator in high schools and with the YMCA.
Teaching youth at Sarasota YMCA 2000.
Ronn and his wife Cindy, a holistic veterinarian, live in Sarasota, FL. He operates Coach Ronn's International Basketball School and is a founding member of the National Basketball Shooters Association.
As a competition free throw shooter, Coach Ronn averages over 96% from the line - in fact, his ebook about FT shooting is titled, "How I shoot Over 96% Free Throws". In back-to-back years (2010 and 2011) he won the senior free throw shooting championships in both Oregon and Washington.
Now, Coach Ronn has brought his power-packed website, Top Basketball Coaching , loaded with his 1-On-1 Mentoring Program for players and coaches, his basketball teaching books and a 4-hour, 2-disc teaching DVD, to the market place for the benefit of coaches and players around the world!