Herb On Hoops

Herb On Hoops

5.0 (14)
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About this pro

The Best In Basketball Shooting Instruction and the Game.  Over 39 years of Teaching and Coaching Basketball. I have Coached more than 75 players who went on to play College Basketball!  I have learned directly from the Best in the History of the game:  Hubie Brown, Rick Pitino, Bob Hurley, Pete Newell, and Morgan Wootten.

Basketball and Teaching are my Passion.  Helping players develop confidence and improve is important.  I love the game!

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Denver, CO 80232
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14 Reviews


  • Jhana Piche

    Coach Herb was friendly, responsive to questions, transparent, and very willing to help my grandson in his High School pursuit of Basketball excellence. Scheduling time and all the details were seamsless.

  • Robert Pandolfi

    I didn't work with her my son did but my son was really happy and said he learned a lot and I really like herbes attitude he really cared about helping out my son

  • Chris Edwards

    Master Teacher of the Game!

  • Roy Enright

    Herb Welling is a master instructor in the game of basketball. He has a wealth of experience in coaching and individual instruction. He was my youth basketball coach and taught me everything I know about the game. I went on to play basketball at the Division I and professional level because of the guidance of Herb Welling. He truly cares about helping youth achieve their dreams in this great game.

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What is your typical process for working with a new student?

I put players through various Skills Test to see where they are at with their Skill Level.  Shooting is the most important Skill to have as a player, with testing I can see how good their shot is.

What education and/or training do you have that relates to your work?

I coached at the World Famous Five Star Basketball Camp for over 20 years and received a PHD in Basketball there.  Also have worked over 400 weeks of Basketball Camps such as Duke, Princeton, Bob Hurley Basketball School, Creighton, Pocono Invitational Camp, Nebraska, Mason Dixon Basketball Camp, and many others.  I also coached 3 State Championships teams at Omaha Central High School.  I have had the number 1 selling Basketball Instructional DVD in 2008.  I was featured in Sports Illustrated in the aritice Fast and Furious.  I have spoken at Missouri and Iowa State Basketball Coaches Association Clinics.  I work for Pro Shot Shooting Systems as a Clinician.

Do you have a standard pricing system for your lessons? If so, please share the details here.

My sessions are $60 an hour.

How did you get started teaching?

I started Coaching and Teaching at 16 years old coaching My High School Summer League Team.

What types of students have you worked with?

From Kindergarten to NBA players.

Describe a recent event you are fond of.

Having finished on 5 game winning streak at Monarch High School Freshman team with 4 players moving up to play at the JV/Varsity.

What advice would you give a student looking to hire a teacher in your area of expertise?

Go with a True Teacher who has a proven Track record and experience to get you better.  I am the best because I invest 365-24-7 in my Craft.

What questions should students think through before talking to teachers about their needs?

Will I become better?

Will I increase my confidence?

Will my love for Basketball grow?

Will my Skills and Knowledge of Basketball increase?

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