A.J. Holland, NIKE Camp Director and Skill Development Trainer
A.J. Holland joined the Elite Hoops staff the summer of 2013. He brings knowledge of the game and experience from a variety of collegiate levels including Division I, Division II, and Junior College. At the point guard position, Holland had great size and quickness to go along with exceptional ball handling skills and shooting range.
In 2010, Holland began his collegiate career in Conference USA at Rice University. Following his first season, A.J. transferred to the College of Central Florida where he started at point guard and helped his team post a new school record in wins. From 2011-2013, Holland played at the University of Sioux Falls where he averaged double figures in scoring while leading his team in assist, steals, and three point percentage. Holland graduated with his Bachelor's Degree in Sports Management.
In the summer of 2014, Holland directed seven of the NIKE basketball camps in the states of Georgia and Alabama. In the summer of 2015, Holland directed eight NIKE Basketball Camps in Georgia and Alabama with over 500 campers and was certified to be a USA Certified Coach. Summer of 2016, Holland directed nine boys and girls camps in Atlanta and expanded to Asheville, North Carolina.
Holland is from Tuscaloosa, Alabama and attended Paul W. Bryant High School. There he was a standout point guard receiving awards such as Top Perimeter Player and the Leadership Award. As a member of the Birmingham Ice AAU program, A.J. served a key role in the team's success while playing alongside NBA guard Eric Bledsoe of the Phoenix Suns.