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Chris Denker

San Jose, California, United States

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Chris Denker
Managing Partner
NetScouts Basketball LLC

 
 
Chris has a wealth of experience in the basketball industry accumulating over 22 years as a coach, scout, advance scout, video editor, clinician, consultant, writer, and administrator.  He started NetScouts Basketball LLC, “The International Basketball Connection”™ an advanced scouting service that brings players and teams together for playing opportunities world wide.  This season NetScouts produced over 1200 scouting reports on players around the country.  His network of contacts, overall knowledge of the game, and varied experiences make him a valuable asset to you as a potential NetScouts client.  
 
For more information on NetScouts or if you just want to connect, please contact Chris directly http://netscoutsbasketball.com/contact-us/.  Follow me on Twitter, add me as a friend on Facebook, or hit me up on LinkedIn.  If you are an international player, coach, scout, or agent and want to talk, I’m on Skype as well and would welcome your call.
 
Bio
 
Chris Denker is a 14 year veteran of NCAA Division I basketball coaching.  He was a highly successful Head Coach of the Santa Clara University and Colorado State University women’s teams.  In five season as Head Coach he amassed 96 wins and his teams reached the post-season NCAA Tournament or NIT in four of those five seasons including one NIT Final Four.  He set a West Coast Conference record as the first coach to win a league regular-season championship in his first year at Santa Clara.  In all, he was part of 5 WCC championships in 9 seasons with the Broncos.
 
Most recently Chris has coached professionally and internationally, serving as Head Coach and Director of Operations for the Eugene Chargers of the International Basketball League.  He was selected as one of the Head Coaches of the 2007 IBL All-Star game.  Chris spent the 2008 season abroad as Consulting Director and Coach of the Barnet BBC, London.  While in London, Chris and the BBBC implemented a basketball program to keep young men away from the growing gang problem in the UK, which was later received by the Metropolitan Police and introduced to the US Embassy in London.
 
Even before NetScouts, Chris has helped several players find playing jobs in countries such as Japan, Finland, Norway, Luxembourg, Holland, and various Minor League jobs here in the United States.  His Eugene (IBL) players have gone on to play in places such as Mexico, Chile, UAE, New Zealand, Belarus, ABA, PBL, and more.  If you would like to learn how Chris and NetScouts could help you achieve your goals, contact us directly.
 
More About Chris Denker
 

Very successful NCAA Division I Head Coach
Coached at every level (High School, College, & Professional) of basketball
Coached both Men’s and Women’s basketball at the highest levels
Coached and Directed a club in Europe
Coached at various International Exposure Camps for professional men’s basketball players
Produced a Scouting Report from the 2008 NBA Las Vegas Summer League
Served as Recruiting & Scouting Coordinator for over 9 years in Division I College Basketball
Received Certification of Professional Basketball General Manager & Scouting from Sports Management World Wide
Has spoken at countless Camps and Clinics worldwide
NBA Draft Analyst & Guest Blogger for Raptors Republic (Toronto, NBA)
Co-hosted his weekly Radio Show as Head Coach at CSU
Co-hosted weekly televised Ram Basketball Coaches Show
Special guest appearance on radio shows such as “Sports Idol” and “Writer’s Block” regarding International Basketball and/or NetScouts Basketball LLC.
Has produced two coaching videos through Championship Books and Videos
Consulted with Educators in London, England about implementing Basketball into their Physical Education program

Wrote curriculum plans for P.E. teachers in London
Implemented an “Introduction to the Sport of Basketball” for Girls in London, which attracted over 400 participants from Secondary schools
Coached four teams (3 men’s, 1 women’s) in UK winning 3 league championships (Jr. Men’s, Cadets, Women’s).


Directed the Denker Basketball Academy for individual skill development and also works with players on SHOOTING instruction.
Played NCAA Division I basketball at Boise State University

 
 
Consulting/Speaking/Scouting
 
If you’re looking for a speaker, coach, or consultant Chris has done consulting & special projects for squads on topics such as Advance Scouting Reports, Talent Evaluation & Scouting, Offensive Playbook Evaluation, Player Development, Video Breakdown, and much more.  Please visit our site www.netscoutsbasketball.com or read our blog at www.netscoutsbasketball.com/blog .