Coach William Jenkins

Coach William draws up play for his son

William Jenkins is the Founder & Director of Player Development at JENKINS ELITEHOOPS™- a youth basketball skills academy headquartered in Prosper, TX

Valparaiso University,
Co-Captain Men’s Basketball 94-98

JENKINS ELITEHOOPS Academy is the labor of love of its Founder, local professional basketball standout and three-sport athlete, William Jenkins.  A Glendale, WI native, William began garnering athletic accolades early in his life, culminating in being named to the Nicolet High School Hall of Fame for his academic and athletic achievements in basketball, volleyball, and baseball.  Following high school, William was awarded a four-year full scholarship to play at Men’s basketball powerhouse Valparaiso University where he was an integral starting member of the Cinderella team that prevailed in one of the most famous NCAA Men’s Basketball tournament games of all time resulting in the ESPY award-nominated ’The Shot’ Valpo vs Ole Miss.’ 

Continuing his basketball prowess after graduating college with a degree in Business & Psychology, and NBA workouts William played professional basketball in Europe.

Today, you can find William coaching his children and helping young athletes to learn, develop and master basketball fundamentals.

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