All of our skills trainers have qualified experience working with athletes in the basketball field. Each have college or university level playing experience and are passionate about improving athletes’ overall game! Our Fitness + Conditioning Trainers are all certified trainers with experience in developing workout plans to keep clients engaged, inspired and to help them succeed!
Shane Dennie is the owner and founder of SD TRAINING.
Shane has over 10 years of experience working with athletes in Canada and Overseas in private training, clinics, camps and team environments. He is a former All Canadian College Player and Professional Player who still approaches his own game + training with commitment and focus. Shane is committed to growing and learning as a trainer to best help his athletes. He has trained with Ganon Baker, the industry’s leading Skills Trainer and is continually seeking new knowledge and drills to apply to his training. He is a certified Canfit Pro Trainer and is dedicated to helping his personal clients to reach their fitness goals.
Shane’s dedication and belief in his athletes and clients stems from his own basketball experiences. Faced with the set-backs of an ACL surgery and knee injuries in his collegiate and professional career, Shane dug deep and found resilience. To come back strong, Shane spent hours in the gym working on his game, and regaining his muscle strength. It was then that he discovered the core principles of SD TRAINING.. Set Dreams. Search Deep. Stand Determined. Strong Desire. Stay Diligent. Self Discipline. To Shane, SD Training stands for more than just Shane Dennie, but also Skill Development and Success Driven. Shane teaches his athletes how to maximize their practice time to gain the most results and impact on the court.
Shane and his team push players and clients to their limit and beyond because they believe in them and commit to strengthening them as individuals.
▪ Professional Player, Proliga, Portugal
▪ Led Professional League in scoring, 2007
▪ Led League in 3pts made, 2007
▪ Tournament All-Star, Provincial Championships, ‘05, ‘06, Humber College
▪ All Canadian, 2004, Humber College
▪ OCAA Player of The Year, 2004, Humber College
Amde Evans training philosophy is about breaking skills down to the smallest level and progressing accordingly. He is dedicated to building a completely athlete not only centered around basketballs direct skills(ball handing, shooting,etc) but also speed, agility, coordination, strength and jumping. He has 10 years of qualified experience working with athletes at any skill level and any basketball position.
Amde Evans played his high school basketball at Vaughan Secondary School and was awarded a scholarship by North Dakota State College of Science. After playing there for two years Amde returned to Toronto to play for and finish his studies at York University. He played two starring years for the York University Lions and graduated with a bachelors degree in Kinesiology health science.