Director, Ross Jensen
Ross Jensen is an experienced Boys and Girls Varsity Basketball Coach, and a Sports Performance Specialist and personal trainer. Ross has extensive experience in developing, managing, coordinating, and supervising competitive athletic programs. And he has over 15 years of experience in developing student, collegiate and professional athletes in the following sports, to include but not limited to; basketball, football, boxing, MMA, baseball, volleyball, and golf. He specializes in developing exceptional student-athletes with strong leadership skills through mentoring, and by promoting a team environment of respect, attentiveness, participation, and discipline while helping players learn valuable lessons and skills—personally and physically.
Ross’ successful track record includes developing professional and collegiate level Division I & II athletes, both male and female. In his most recent position as the Athletic Director & Head Coach for both the Boys and Girls Varsity Basketball teams at Freedom Village Academy—Ross developed a talented 14 year old freshman female student-athlete to become a leading scorer on the high school girls varsity team, with a high scoring game of 44 points, an average of 22 points per game attracting college scouts. He also has developed many other students and amateur athletes in various sports that have gone on to play and compete professionally.
Ross is also a talented 3 sport athlete having played baseball, basketball, and football. Ross played junior and senior high basketball on a travel tournament team, and helped led his team to win a national championship, and won a high scoring tournament title. Ross was also a quarterback for a professional indoor and semi-professional football team, where he was a 5-time league all-star and led his team to their first playoff win. Additionally, Ross was the owner of E2EliteTP, a sports performance and personal training organization which focuses on developing clients and athletes to meet and exceed their fitness and sports performance goals. And also the owner of Ronin Sports Management, where he promoted his athletes, secured sponsorships and negotiated contracts.
Ross is excited to be joining the Apex Sports Zone family, and to develop and lead the Gunner’s Elite Basketball program to its next level!
Our 2019 Coaching Staff will be announced soon.