Arlington Travel Basketball (ATB) is a member of the Fairfax County Youth Basketball League (FCYBL). Girls and boys residing in Arlington are eligble to play on a ATB team; non-Arlington residents are ineligible.

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ATB BOYS COACHES

Team

Name

Position

Background Information

Boys-5A

Martin Lowen

Head Coach

16th year with ATB with experience at all grades; 2 FCYBL championships; 2 FCYBL runner-ups; 3 years awarded FCYBL Most Valuable Coach; Coaching experience with BTH Bulldawgs and Matrix travel programs

Boys-5A

Jason Ballard

Assistant Coach

4th year with ATB coaching winter and spring grades 4th, 5th and 6th; Former college player who played in European tour of five countries and worked out with two NBA players in senior-year preseason; FCYBL runner-up winter 2017 boys D3; Fairfax Stars runner-up winter 2016; coaching experience with Nova Cavaliers AAU program; 4 years coaching Arlington recreational basketball

Boys-5B

Vidal Sadaka

Head Coach

8th year with ATB coaching grades 5th, 6th and 8th; Coaching experiences with Matrix travel.

Boys-5C

Alex Filides

Head Coach

4th year with ATB coaching grades 5th and 6th; 18 years coaching Arlington Recreational leagues and YMCA travel; Coaching experience at Headfirst Basketball Camp

Boys-6A

David Maher

Head Coach

17th year with ATB; ATB founding member and former ATB Boys commissioner; 10 years coaching Arlington Recreational league; 5 years coaching at Bishop O'Connell High School; Coaching experiences for boys and girls from 5th grades through High School Varsity

Boys-6A

Jeremy Billy

Assistant Coach

3rd year with ATB; assistant coach 2017 5th grade boys ATB Spring, Co-coach 2017 ATB 5th grade boys Summer/Fall, assistant coach 2016 ATB Spring 4th Grade; 4 years coaching Arlington recreational basketball; 4 years coaching Arlington Youth NFL Flag Football including two trips to the Superbowl; 4 years assistant coach Arlington Babe Ruth baseball

Boys-6A

Steve McPhail

Assistant Coach

3rd year with ATB; assistant coach winter seasons and head coach spring seasons; 6 years coaching Arlington Youth NFL Flag Football including multiple championships; multi-year coach/assistant coach for Arlington recreation basketball including multiple championships; 3 years assistant coach Arlington Little League including multiple championships

Boys 6A

Sam Fox

Assistant Coach

25th year with ATB; 18 years as head coach and 7 years as assistant coach; 4 FCYBL Championship and 4 FCYBL Most Valuable Coach award; 10 years with Arlington recreational league

Boys-6B

Jesse Remedios

Head Coach

1st year with ATB; 4 year ATB player; 2 years with Wakefield Basketball; 4 years playing club basketball for Duke University and 4 years working as an assistant in the Men's Basketball coach's office at Duke University

Boys-6B

Tim Butala

Assistant Coach

1st year with ATB

Boys-6B

Matthew Van Liedekerke

Assistant Coach

1st year with ATB

Boys-6C

Ben Urbanski

Head Coach

1st year with ATB; 4 years of coaching experience in FCYBL with Great Falls Select (grades 5-8); 2014-15 FCYBL Coach of the Year boys 8th D3; 7 years recreational league coaching experience (boys grade 5-12) between Great Falls and Charlottesville; 1 year AAU coaching experience

Boys 7A

Bobby Shelley

Head Coach

5th year with ATB coaching girls and boys grades 5th and 6th; Former Arlington County House League coach for 5th and 6th grade boys; Former 6th grade SYA coach

Boys-7A

Joe Kouba

Assistant Coach

5th year with ATB as assistant coach for grades 5th through 8th

Boys-7B

John Nettles

Head Coach

2nd year with ATB; Former high school and AAU player. 4 years of youth coaching experience with the YMCA and Boys & Girls Club

Boys-7C

Kevin Farrell

Head Coach

6th year with ATB coaching grades 4th, 5th and 6th; FCYBL runner-up winter 2017 boys D3

Boys-8A

Vint Davis

Head Coach

7th year with ATB coaching girls and boys; 6 years coaching Matrix AAU Girls with 4th place finish at AAU Nationals; 19 years coaching East Prince William Basketball Association Boys; 5 years coaching Arlington Flag Football Boys and Girls

Boys-8B

Will Jones

Head Coach

2nd year with ATB; coached 2017 6th grade boys ATB Spring team; 5 years coaching Arlington Recreational league; 4 years coaching Arlington Youth Flag Football including 2 select teams that competed in the NFL Flag Football regional tournaments

Boys-8B

Ben Davidson

Head Coach

3rd year with ATB; 12 seasons of total coaching experience, including basketball and soccer; Played JV basketball at James Madison University

 

 

 

 

ATB GIRLS COACHES

Team

Name

Position

Background Information

Girls-5A

Rachel Piacenza

Head Coach

1st year with ATB, 6 years of coaching experience at AAU level (grades 3-8), 3 years of coaching at the high school level, girls JV assistant at West Springfield high school

Girls-5A

Jaclyn Gutierrez

Assistant Coach

1st year with ATB, 2 years of coaching experience boys AAU (grades10-11) in Texas, currently a military retiree

Girls-5A

Erin Earhart

Assistant Coach

1st year with ATB, 2 years of coaching experience with Arlington Recreation Leagues (grades 3-5), 2 years of coaching at AAU level (grades 3-4)

Girls-5B

Leah Hurst

Head Coach

1st year with ATB, experience coaching 5th-8th graders, former Marymount University 4 year point guard, appeared in 3 NCAA tournaments reaching as far as the sweet sixteen, 2018 CAC champion and player of the year

Girls-5B

Paul Hurst

Assistant Coach

1st year with ATB, 3 years coaching girls recreational basketball, 5 years coaching boys recreational basketball, 2 years coaching girls AAU, 3 years coaching boys AAU, 5 years coaching recreational soccer and baseball

Girls-5B

Madelynne (Maddy) DeCou

Assistant Coach

1st year with ATB, 2 years playing Marymount University basketball

Girls-6A

Michael Abundo

Head Coach

2nd year with ATB; 9 years coaching experience at all age levels (boys and girls); Current Varsity Girls Assistant Coach at TJHSST and also Head Coach with the Matrix AAU Program; FCYBL runners-up in 2017-18 season with the ATB 5A Girls team

Girls-6A

Luke Polito

Assistant Coach

2nd year with ATB; 6 years coaching experience at all age levels (boys and girls); Coach with the Matrix AAU program; FCYBL Runners-Up in 2017-18 season with the ATB 5A Girls team

Girls-6B

Craig Boyles

Head Coach

3rd year with ATB; 6 years coaching at the Recreational, CYO, AAU, and Travel teams

Girls-6B

Matt Perkins

Assistant Coach

2nd year with ATB; 4 years coaching girls and boys in Arlington Recreational Leagues

Girls-7A

Jim Fowler

Head Coach

4th year with ATB; 15 years coaching at the Recreational, CYO, AAU and Travel levels; ATB Board Member; ATB Girls Commissioner

Girls-7A

Annalena Winer

Assistant Coach

7th year with ATB; 6 years coaching Arlington Recreational girls basketball; 2 years assistant coach for AAU girls basketball; ATB Treasurer

Girls-7A

Steve Webber

Assistant Coach

2nd year with ATB coaching 7th grade; 7 years coaching Arlington Recreational Basketball; 5 years coaching Arlington Youth Football; 3 years coaching McLean Softball; 3 years certified baseball umpire and basketball referee

Girls-7B

Marc Scarcella

Head Coach

1st year with ATB, 1 year coaching at AAU level (grade 6), 2 years coaching girls in Arlington Recreational leagues, 4 years coaching Arlington Recreational soccer, 4 years coaching Arlington Babe Ruth baseball

Girls-7B

Michael Inserra

Assistant Coach

2nd year with ATB as assistant coach, 2 years coaching at AAU level (grades 5-6), played college tennis for Penn State, former high school boys and girls tennis team coach

Girls-8A

Alex Eisenberg

Head Coach

6th year with ATB; 2016-2017 FCYBL Coach of the Year for Girls 7th D1; 1 FCYBL D1 Girls Championship; Current Yorktown High School Boys Freshman coach; Experience at the Recreational, AAU, Travel and High School levels

Girls-8A

Charles Shaw

Assistant Coach

6th year with ATB coaching grades 4th through 8th; 1 year FCYBL Most Valuable Coach; 4 years coaching Arlington Recreational league for boys and girls; Coached an after school club while in the Peace Corps; Graduate of Washington-Lee High School and HB Woodlawn Middle School; Played one year basketball at Lynchburg College; ATB FCYBL League Representative

Girls-8B

Andy Berner

Head Coach

3rd year with ATB; 4 years coaching girls and boys recreational basketball and soccer in both San Diego, CA and Arlington, VA

Girls-8B

Mike Burns

Assistant Coach

3rd year with ATB; 7 years coaching boys and 5 years coaching girls in Arlington Recreational leagues; 2 years at AAU coaching experience; 4 years coaching boys recreational

Girls-8B

Greg Gonzalez

Assistant Coach

6th year with ATB;7 years coaching at Recreational, Travel, and AAU levels; 4 years with ATB Boys (grade 5-8); 2017 Assistant Coach VA Hurricanes 6th grade girls; Former tennis instructor and coach for town of Amherst, NY recreation department

Girls-8B

Bob Len

Assistant Coach

3rd year with ATB; 5 years coaching Arlington Recreational basketball; 5 years coaching Arlington Little League baseball

Girls-8C

Patrick O’Reilly

Head Coach

3rd year with ATB; 6 years coaching boys and girls in Arlington Recreational Leagues; 2 seasons as boy's head coach at the middle school level

Girls-8C

Michael Ciatti

Assistant Coach

1st year with ATB; 6 years coaching CYO girls basketball team and 6 years coaching Arlington girls recreational soccer team

Girls-8C

John Lomas

Assistant Coach

1st year with ATB; 6 years coaching girls in Arlington Recreational Basketball league; 1 year coaching girls in Arlington NFL Youth Flag Football