Hoops Minded is a home base for athletes seeking to enhance their technical abilities and mental performance. Coach Dan focuses on the specific needs of each individual he trains. By incorporating both on-court skill development and step-by-step mental coaching, he assists players in developing the confidence, motivation, and focus to perform like a pro.
Sport has had a profound, positive impact on my life and it's my passion to use sport as a medium to help others. Handled with care, sport has the capacity to be a playground for deep personal meaning, great human growth, and a tool for making the world a better place.
Certified Mental Performance Consultant®
Danny Ourian, aka Coach Dan, has an extensive history in basketball as a coach and an athlete. He understands the player's mind and what it takes to unlock their potential.
Coach Dan's sessions focus on the specific needs of each individual he trains. He incorporates both
on-court skill development and step-by-step mental coaching to assist players in developing confidence, increasing concentration, and taking a holistic approach to their mental game.
M.A., Sport Psychology | JFK University
Certified Mental Performance Consultant® | AASP
Basketball Coach since 2002
"Danny can coach basketball to anyone at any level. His knowledge of the game (in addition to being a great player) is top-notch. More importantly, he has excellent coaching credentials & has a wonderful way with players of all levels."
ERNIE ROTH | PARENT