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Drake enjoys sharing with his players and clients his enthusiasm and commitment in regards to his craft. He consistently remains in a posture of learning. He strongly believes that success leaves footprints and he adamantly follows the footprints of those that have been and are where he is going. His philosophy for life is to always remain teachable.
Terry Drake is a dynamic Skill Development Trainer, and a Ganon Baker Basketball
Certified Pro Staff Trainer-Level 3.
He has served as an Assistant Coach at Ramsay High School in Birmingham, Alabama.
During his three years at Ramsay, the Ramsay Varsity Boys' Team went to the AHSAA
Final Four twice and won the 4A State Championship once.
From 2008 – 2010, Coach Drake was also an Assistant Coach for the Ramsay High
School Lady Rams. He served as the Director of Player Development. During those two
years, the Lady Rams reached the Elite Eight.
Coach Drake is one of the SkillsChamp Sports Camp Coaches. SkillsChamp Sports
Camp is the Official Camp of the National Association of Basketball Coaches (NABC).
Terry Drake has had the privilege of training players from elementary school to
professional. He has been fortunate to train players such as: Amare Stoudemire (NY
Knicks), Jamarr Sanders (Austin Toros, NBA Development League), Trevor Lacey
(University of Alabama/McDonald's All-American), and Ricky Tarrant (Tulane
University) to name a few.
Drake offers a wide-range of services across the nation such as: Personal Training, Group
Training, Clinics, Skill Academies, Team Trainings, and more. He is the President of
Pinnacle Basketball, LLC, doing business as Terry Drake Basketball.
Having worked hundreds of camps as a staff trainer and lead trainer, Drake has worked with several hundred players across the nation in helping with their skill development.
As a Ganon Baker Certified Pro Staff Trainer, Drake has had the privilege to be mentored
by Ganon Baker as well as work camps hosted by Ganon Baker.