Bobby Grubel – Director of Basketball Operations
Email – Bobby@tylerdanielbasketball.com
Coach Bobby has played competitive basketball with some of the best talents from around the country in his basketball career. He played at Morris Knolls High school at the varsity level. He also played AAU for the invite-only Purple Cobra’s out of New Jersey which gave him the opportunity to play in nationally ranked tournaments. He traveled across the country to compete in tournaments like the D1 Nationals, Gym Ratz (NY), Boo Williams (VA) etc. He began coaching when his basketball career ended due to injuries and has joined Coach Tyler in his program. Coach Bobby passes his love for the game on by coaching and teaching the game along side Coach Tyler. He currently has 4 years of experience coaching teams, camps, clinics and personal workouts. Most recently, this past season he was head coach of our 4th, 5th and 7th grade boys teams (2020).
Brandon Hurt – Coach
Coach Brandon has played competitive basketball with some of the best talents from around the country in his basketball career. He played at St. Benedict’s Prep before transferring back to his home and graduating from Morris Knolls. Benedict’s top notch recruiting gave him the opportunity to play and learn from coaches and players from across the globe. He also played AAU for KSK out of South Orange as well as The New RENS out of Manhattan NY, an adidas sponsored , powerhouse, nationally ranked team. He Traveled across the country to play in tournaments like the Maryland Invitational (MIT), Gym Ratz (NY), King James invitational (OH), Nationals with the RENS placing 9th. He began coaching when his basketball career ended due to injuries and has joined Coach Tyler in his program. Coach Brandon passes his love for the game on by coaching and teaching the game along side Coach Tyler.
Jacob Weisz – Manager & Administrative Assistant
Coach Jake was a 2 year varsity starter at Montville High School. He coached 2 years for IYB AAU at the middle school and high school level. He has 5 years of officiating varsity high school basketball and 3 years officiating college basketball and higher. Coach Jake also travels around the U.S to officiate top AAU tournaments. These tournaments include Hoop Group, Adidas Gauntlet, Rumble in the Bronx and Under Armour. Majority of the players who play in these tournaments are division I players.
Drew Daniel – Coach
Coach Drew has a variety of experience in sports where he has excelled in both basketball and football. He was a 2 year varsity basketball player at Pope John XXIII, facilitating them to a number of state playoff wins. In football, Coach Drew was a 4 year varsity starter receiving numerous accolades as an all conference player. Also, leading Pope John to their first ever state championship game in the Non Public Group 3 Championship Division.
Coach Drew went on to play collegiate football at the Division 1 level with an exceptional track record at Marist College, graduating with a degree in Criminal Justice. He is mentored by current NFL players seeking to improve the quality of football and making the game more safe.
Coach Drew has a love and passion for sports. He believes there are numerous life lessons you can learn from sports and hopes to instill these values thru coaching.