Tyron Terry is an experienced trainer and coach and has been involved with the sport of basketball for over 25 years. As a player at Valley City High School in North Dakota, Terry led the Hi-Liners to back-to-back state tournament appearances, was an all-state selection his junior and senior seasons and was named North Dakota Mr. Basketball in 2000.
After graduation, he continued his career, playing two years at North Dakota State University and two years at Valley City State University, where he was named an all-conference performer in the Dakota Athletic Conference in 2004-05.
Terry has been training and coaching youth programs in Elk River and surrounding areas the past few years, forming Mr. Basketball Academy in 2019. In addition to individual and group training, Terry has worked with a number of youth traveling programs as a coach and served as a Varsity Assistant and JV coach at Spectrum High School.
Terry is married to wife Heidi and has seven children. His eldest son, Tyrell, was the 31st selection in the 2020 NBA Draft by the Dallas Mavericks and is currently in his 2nd season playing with the Memphis Grizzlies.
Heidi developed her love for basketball in the 3rd grade when her parents asked her if she wanted to sign up for Jr. Bison in her hometown of Buffalo, MN. From there Heidi graduated high school finishing all conference her junior (1999) and senior (2000) year. She then walked on to NDSU where she met her husband and founder of Mr. Basketball Academy, Tyron Terry, the 2 of them ended up marrying in 2009. They have 7 children together and 8 in all. After NDSU in 2003 Heidi transferred to Concordia University-St. Paul to finish playing where the golden bears made a run at getting into the tournament but lost in the regional championship game to advance to the national tournament for division II athletics. Through the years Heidi has always been around the game of basketball. She did individual workouts herself as a high schooler which then turned into a job coaching a youth boys basketball team. She was also honored to assist as one of the coaches at a few Gophers camp from connections she made with her AAU program that she played at the spring of her senior year. Most recently Heidi has been coaching 3 of her daughters in the Elk River community and is a Senior Trainer at Mr. Basketball Academy. Heidi has always had a love for the game of basketball and is so grateful to be able to do the thing she loves with her family and make strong community connections she has been able to with the youth
Sara is an active part in the youth girls basketball community in Elk River. She and her husband, Justin, have a daughter named Peyton who loves to play basketball. From there Sara has joined the board for the girls Elk River Basketball program and has been an instrumental part of helping the girls youth basketball program in the area find their passion and love for basketball.
Phil Krump is a Managing Director and Head of Strategic Growth & Operations for BMO Harris Bank, commercial banking expansion markets, which currently comprises 12 offices across the country. Prior to his current role, Phil led BMO Harris Bank's commercial banking practice in Minnesota, providing commercial lending advisory services to middle market companies located primarily in the Upper Midwest. Phil has been with BMO since 2012, and has been engaged in Commercial Banking since 2001.
Phil currently sits on the Board of Directors for the Minnesota Children’s Museum and his local parish. Further, in 2017, he was recognized as a “40 Under 40” recipient by The Minneapolis / St. Paul Business Journal.
Phil received both his BSB – Finance and MBA from the University of Minnesota’s Carlson School of Management.
Scott has been married to his wife Kirsten for 31 years and they 4 grown boys that they have raised in Lindstrom, MN. Scott is originally from Milan, MN a small farming community in western Minnesota where he graduated from High School. Scott went on to earn an Associate Arts degree while playing football for a Fergus Falls Community College and then went on to earn a Bachelor of Science Degree in Industrial Technologies with an emphasis in Construction Management from Bemidji State University also while playing football. Scott was a leader in college being elected as captain of his teams in Fergus Falls and Bemidji, MN. Scott is in his 33rd year in the commercial real estate industry in the Minneapolis/St. Paul Market where he has been an Owners Representative, Commercial General Contractor as an Owner and Project Manager and as a Developer of Real Estate. Scott has volunteered as a youth football coach for 16 years, served on the youth hockey board for 10 years, currently President of the Varsity Boys Hockey Booster Club and served 10 years on the board of his church.
Brian Shawn is an on-air announcer for Midco Sports, a regional sports network that produces live college and high school athletic events in North Dakota, South Dakota and Minnesota. He also is an award-winning storyteller for Midco Sports Magazine that was awarded a Regional Emmy in 2020 and was selected as the 2021 North Dakota Sportscaster of the Year. In addition, he serves as Chair of the Fargo-Moorhead-West Fargo Chamber of Commerce Military Affairs Committee and on the Board of the Directors of the Fargo Lions Club. He lives in Fargo, ND with his wife, Jessica, and daughter, Amelia.
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Travis Kraft comes from a family of basketball, with his entire family spending some time within the collegiate ranks. As a player at May-Port CG High School, Travis helped guide the Patriots to 4 state tournament appearances including 2 state titles, was 2-time first team All-State, a McDonald's All American, and North Dakota's Gatorade Player of the Year. After Graduation he continued his career, playing 2 years at the University of South Carolina and 2 years at North Dakota State University. Plagued by debilitating foot injuries, his playing career was cut short per doctor advice. Travis was the Director of ECI Basketball, a youth non-profit organization based out of North Dakota, from 2006 to 2010. ECI's goal was to provide athletes the opportunity to play AAU basketball during the spring/summer months and was an integral part in paving the way for North Dakota into the national travel ball circuit. Since then, Travis has worked in Risk Management within Transportation for the past 12 years. Travis and his wife Brittany have 3 kids with one more on the way, and currently live in Mayville, ND.
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Pam has been married to her husband Craig for 47 years. They have 3 children and 11 grandchildren. Pam was born in North Dakota and later moved to Minnesota. Pam has spent a lifetime taking care of people between her own family and her career as an RN. Pam and Craig moved out to Buffalo when their children were young. They found a local church and became very involved. Pam spent years volunteering her time at the churches various programs from Sunday school, bible studies, youth groups, and her latest volunteer activity is monthly she goes and makes the morning coffee before the services. She has had an impact on many youth throughout the years and she is now excited to be assisting where needed within the Mr. Basketball Academy Program.
Trina and her husband Russell have 2 boys and live in Valley City, ND. Trina is a Team Leader- Training, HIPAA, and Quality Assurance Teams at Blue Cross Blue Shields North Dakota.