He’s also taking his Oz Elite Basketball to the next level with a new academy.
He says his nonprofit boys basketball travel club, which has 10 teams that compete regionally and nationally, now has an academy to help the players practice and develop their skills.
Oz started a year ago with one team. The 10 teams he now has cover a range of ages.
“Because of the growth rate, we have had a lot of interest in people wanting private instruction and group workouts,” Haynes-Robertson says.
For now, the academy will be based at the S&P Sports Complex near 35th Street North and St. Francis.
“It works fine, but I think eventually we’re going to outgrow it,” Haynes-Robertson says.