Mike Moskowitz

Executive Director

 

Mike Moskowitz, a former collegiate head coach leads Progressive Basketball Academy. Coach Moskowitz’s vast knowledge of the correct disciplines required to build players with mental and physical integrity is what PBA is built on. “As a long time collegiate coach, I witnessed a dramatic decline in the basic fundamental skill sets and mental aptitude for the game from the young men we were recruiting” This is truly the authentic reason behind creating Progressive Basketball Academy.

 

Coach Moskowitz places a high importance on teaching towards multiple learning styles and creating an environment that encourages creativity and passion for the game. Mike is an experience clinician and was member of Team USA that competed in the Middle East in 2005. Mike is a published author and has coached and mentored several All-Conference, All- American collegiate and professional basketball players.

 

Mike is married to Katie “Meek” Moskowitz, a great coach in her own right. Katie is former collegiate head volleyball coach at two separate institutions. Mike and Kate have two boys, Myles (11) and Elliot (9).

Western State Colorado University
Head Coach 2007-2014
Assistant Coach 2005-2007

Team USA – Maccabiah Games
Assistant Coach 2005

Si Tanka University
Head Coach 2004-2005

Adams State University
Assistant Coach 2000-2004

Colorado Mesa University
Assistant Coach 2000

Steamboat Springs High School
Assistant Coach 1997-2000

 

 

Kelly Meek

Director of Coaching

 

Kelly Meek spent 36 years as a high school coach, including 34 as the Head Boys Basketball Coach at Steamboat Springs High School. With the Sailors, he won 44 league, district or regional championships and 20 preseason tournament championships.

 

Coach Meek’s teams won the Western Slope League championship in eight of his last 11 seasons, including three undefeated campaigns in the last four seasons. In that span, the Sailors won 30 consecutive league games to set a school and league record.

 

Meek finished with 544 wins all-time at Steamboat Springs which ranks him third all-time among Colorado high school coaches and second all-time among coaches at one school.

 

Meek entered the Colorado High School Coaches Association Hall of Fame in 2011.

 

Coach Meek after retiring became a assistant coach at Western State Colorado University until 2014, with his main responsibilities including player development and opponent breakdown.

 

Meek has been married for 46 years to Karen Meek.

 

 

Brenno Blassioli

Camp Coach

 

Brenno Blassioli is a former NCAA and professional basketball player from San Palo, Brazil. Coach Blassioli has been an international coach for past six years. His passion and knowledge for the game is what sets him apart from most coaches.

 

Serving as a coach in the Esporte Clube Pinheiros from 2010-2015, Coach Blassioli was involved in every facet of Club. He served as an assistant on the senior team and the head coach of the under 18’s and under 21’s. Brenno’s discipline is in skill development and player enhancement. Brenno is currently an intern for the Fenerbahce Men’s Basketball Team who competes in the Turkish Basketball Super League and Euroleague.

 

Brenno is married to Shiella Castro, a two-time Olympic gold medalist and current captain of the Brazilian National Volleyball team that competes in Rio in 2016.