Founder/Director/Coach John fields Jr
Coach John Fields is the founder of NYC Next Up Elite Basketball. He founded the organization the same year he began his coaching career, in 2015. John grew up in Flatbush, Brooklyn where he played CYO, BCBA & AAU Basketball. His high school basketball career began at Bishop Ford High School and he played at Samuel J Tilden H.S. as well. John went on to attend Herkimer County Community College in Herkimer, NY. Aside from serving as a coach for his own organization, John is also the Assistant Varsity Coach for Cristo Rey Brooklyn High School. He is excited to see what his future holds as he strives to empower, educate and cultivate relationships with each player by giving them what they need to be successful teammate/ Pillar of their community.