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Nelson Terroba


Nelson Terroba is the founder of Hoops 101 Basketball,LLC. He has served on staffs on every level from middle school all the way up to the NBA G League.

Most recently, Coach Terroba was hired on as Assistant Coach for the Texas Legends, NBA G League Affiliate of the Dallas Mavericks.

Terroba served one year as the Bakersfield Jam Video Coordinator where he worked with point guards in a classroom setting, helped with on-the-court player development, and was in charge of producing video edits for the Jam. He also was instrumental in the development of video playbooks and defensive blueprints while also delivering scouting reports to the team.

Prior to coming to Bakersfield, Terroba was the Associate Head Coach and World History/Leadership teacher at Austin High School. While at Austin High, the 2010-2011 team won the district championship and advanced to the third round of the playoffs. It was the first time an Austin High Playoff team advanced past the first round of the playoffs in 50 years.

Before that, Terroba was the head coach at Dripping Springs High School, where he was named to the Who’s Who Among American teachers, and where he was nominated by a former player and student as Most Influential Educator by the Dripping Springs Educational Foundation. He also is a graduate of Dripping Springs High School where he played on the Tigers’ 1995 District Champion squad.

A respected teacher of the game, he has served as a defensive/offensive clinician at Snow Valley Basketball School and as a site coordinator/basket instructor for Point Guard College. While in college, he served as Head Student Assistant for the University of Texas for three years and was elevated to a full time staff position as Special Assistant to the Head Coach & Texas Longhorn Basketball Camp Director under Rick Barnes. He also served as an Assistant Coach for the Olympus Cup Greece Summer Team while in college.