Nars Martinez brings a wealth of knowledge and experience to Prep Hoops and Prep Girls Hoops in the state of Washington. Nars grew up playing for multiple prestigious grassroots programs in the Seattle area and began building his extensive network from an early age. He spent over five years coaching for Friends of Hoop Seattle, while owning and operating his own business, 206 Basketball Training. Nars also spent three years coaching boy’s basketball at the well-renowned Mercer Island High School. Most recently, Nars spent multiple years as a head and assistant coach with the Northwest Blazers girl's program. As a head coach, his 15u Blazers team placed second in the country at adidas Nationals in 2019. He was also an assistant for the top Blazers team that placed second at adidas Nationals in 2017. Nars has coached and trained over 40 players that have moved on to the Division 1 level and dozens more at lower levels. His network now expands nationally and he travels the country covering top boy's and girl's events, as well as covering the entire state of Washington in depth. Nars plans to bring more visibility to the talent Washington basketball has to offer on the boy's and girl's side.
Tony Callero has over 25 years of coaching experience including time as an assistant coach at Seattle University. Callero has also been the head coach at four different high schools. He is the founder and director of a youth basketball program and served as Youth League Director for 10 years. Callero played collegiately at Central Washington Univesity. His brother Joe led D1 Cal-Poly to an NCAA Tourney birth. His brother Marc has been a head JuCo college coach and assistant D3 coach. His brother Kasey is a professional basketball player's agent in Spain. Callero holds a Master's Degree in Sports Management. Callero is a high school English teacher.