Pivotal Training was founded by two long time friends turned family both with a passion for the game of basketball. Established in 2013, Pivotal Training started as a private training program for kids of all ages. Today it has evolved into a true enrichment program service for schools and day cares across the Bay Area. Our program is geared toward teaching discipline, teamwork, hard work and the fundamentals of basketball. Our foundation is built on our 4 core values, Respect, Integrity, Service and Encouragement. Together let's RISE and build a brighter future for our kids through sports.
Meet The Coaches
Coach Donte is a well known and respected figure throughout the Bay Area. With 7 years of coaching experience he has worked with different organization teaching kids ages 1.5 to 16 years old in various sports. A proud father of a 5 year old and a degree in Kinesiology he has a passion for teaching and developing kids at a young age to be successful. His ambition is to build a brighter future for the youth of tomorrow. Coach Donte's favorite past time is singing Karaoke.
Salena Guzman has been teaching basketball since she was 16 years old. She loves kids and is passionate about making a positive impact in children's lives. One of her greatest accolades is winning a basketball championship with Chabot College. She has worked with kids ages 1.5 to 18 years old through various coaching organizations. Her favorite food is chicken critters from Texas Roadhouse.
Randee Lee graduated from college with a degree in Kinesiology. She has a passion for youth sports and loves working with kids. Before working for Pivotal Training she was a P.E teacher with the YMCA at various locations in the bay area. She is an awesome addition to our team
Ana Fernandez goes by the name Nina and has her diploma in Early Childhood Education from San Francisco State University. She was a preschool teacher and sports coach before joining the Pivotal Training family. We are ecstatic to have her on board.
Jian Paronia has worked in child care for a few years and enjoys being a role model to kids. Jian loves teaching children and brings high energy to all of her classes. In her spare time she is a competitive boxer and loves to work out. Pivotal Training is lucky to have her.