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The Palm Beach Athletic Basketball Camps are owned and operated by Coach David Balza. Coach Balza is in his fourth season as the Head Mens Basketball Coach at Palm Beach Atlantic University, a Christian college in the NCAA Division II Sunshine State Conference.
Coach Balza has spent 30 years in NCAA college basketball, half of those as a head coach at the NCAA Division I, II and III levels. Known foremost for his integrity, Coach Balza has found his niche building and rebuilding programs, cleaning up probation-riddled institutions and turning them into winners both on and off the court. Balza has won over 250 games in his career as well as multiple conference and regional Coach of the Year honors.
For the past 15 years, Coach Balza has run some of the most well-respected basketball camps in the state. His background in education and his knowledge of the sport, along with his joy of assisting children are evident in the camps that he hosts. Coach Balza and Assistant Coach Allen Corbin are Christian men who incorporate their faith and values into their teaching and coaching.
Assistant Head Coach
This years camp director is Coach Allen Corbin. Coach Corbin is an Assistant Coach for Coach Balza at Palm Beach Atlantic University. Coach Corbin assists in all phases of the Sailfish program including recruiting, scouting, travel, camps, academic monitoring and on court coaching.
Before transitioning to the coaching profession, Corbin excelled on the court as a player. Following an All-State playing career in basketball and football at Musselman High School, he began his collegiate career as a basketball and baseball player at Penn. State-New Kensington.
From there he would go on to play one season of basketball at Shenandoah before closing out his career with two seasons at the Division I ranks at West Virginia University, where he played for head coach John Beilein. Corbin was inducted into the WVU Walk-On Wall of Fame as a part of the 2005 NCAA Elite 8 team. Like Coach Balza, Coach Corbin is a Christian man who incorporates his faith and values into his coaching.