Basketball Immersion’s Chris Oliver Joins Sierra Canyon Basketball to Work with Age Group Basketball Players and Teams
Chatsworth, California – October 16, 2023 – Sierra Canyon School is excited to announce that Chris Oliver, founder of Basketball Immersion, has joined the school to work with basketball players and teams. Oliver brings a wealth of experience and knowledge to the school, having worked with some of the best coaches in the game.
Oliver will be bringing Basketball Immersion concepts to Sierra Canyon in support of the coaches and players within the school. Oliver is an expert in basketball decision training (BDT) and has coached, trained, and mentored coaches to maximize their players’ potential, transference of skill and enjoyment of practices and games. He is passionate about sharing evidence-based coaching ideas that can stimulate coaches and players to get better results. Oliver will bring his expertise in messy learning, constraints-based coaching or constraints led approach (CLA), maximizing active learning time, adding decision-making to drills, and much more to Sierra Canyon School.
Sierra Canyon basketball head varsity coaches Alicia Komaki and Andre Chevalier have built an elite high school basketball program that excels at everything from winning championships to top tier education and mental health initiatives for their student athletes. Both have helped developed players that have gone onto collegiate basketball success. Andre Chevalier is only coach in history to win back-to-back California State Open Division championships (2018 and 2019), Andre was named The LA Times’ 2018 Coach of the Year. Alicia Komaki has been coaching the team for 12 years and has led them to five California State Championships. In 2022, she was named the Women’s Basketball Coaches Association High School National Coach of the Year.
“I am thankful for the opportunity to work with and within such an incredible school and basketball program environment,” said Chris Oliver. “I am excited to bring my knowledge and experience to Sierra Canyon and help develop the next generation of basketball players.”