Kevin Steenberge
Coaching Experience:  5 years
Nationality:  American

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Kevin was born in Wilmington, North Carolina hometown of Michael Jordan so basketball has been a part of his life since day one.  He grew up playing all around the eastern United States in New York, New Jersey and his high school years in Maryland.  Kevin excelled at River Hill High School where he was the first player to ever score 1,000 career points.  He is the only player in Howard County history to average more than 15 rebounds and 6 blocked shots for two seasons and remains the all time leading shot blocker in county history.  During high school Kevin was a 2 year participant at the Eastern Invitation Showcase in Montclair, New Jersey where he was twice selected an all star.  Kevin also was a member of one of the nations top AAU teams Baltimore Select where he was teammates with Carmelo Anthony (Lakers) and Gary Neal (Spurs).  Kevin was named a Street and Smith Top 100 player in the United States and an All American.  He was also selected to play in the Jordan Brand Capital Classic All Star game. Kevin was twice named first team all county by the Baltimore Sun and Washington Post as well as county player of the year by both publications.  He was named first team All Metropolitan for the Washington DC and Baltimore area by the Baltimore Sun and Washington Post and was the recipient of the Michael Trilling Award from the Washington Post for excellence in athletics, academics, and community service.

 

Kevin signed to play at the division one NCAA level for coach John Beilein (Richmond, West Virginia, Michigan, Cleveland Cavaliers) at the University of Richmond where Kevin played against the top teams and players in the nation including David West, Jameer Nelson, Chris Paul, Devon Harris, Gary Neal and Chris Copeland.  He also played numerous nationally televised games on ESPN, ESPN2, and CBS in venues such as Phog Allen Fieldhouse at the University of Kansas and Madison Square Garden.  He was a 4 year starter and 2 year captain of the Spiders and the starting center for them in the 2004 NCAA Tournament.  Kevin graduated in 2006 with a degree in political science and leadership studies.  He received multiple awards including Atlantic 10 Conference Player of the Week, and All Atlantic 10 Conference.  

Following college Kevin had numerous pre draft workouts with NBA teams.  Kevin went on to play professionally in Spain, Holland, Poland, USA, Japan and Hong Kong.  

 

Kevin's coaching began in college while working camps for Coach John Beilein, Jerry Wainwright, and Chris Mooney as well as with Buzz Braman the former shooting coach for greats like Chris Webber, Penny Hardaway, and Shaquille ONeal.  Kevin coached youth clinics in Holland and Japan as well as serving as assistant coach at The Bishops School in San Diego California where he won the CIF championship.