4.5 (8)
1 employee
8 years in business

About this pro

My name is Samarie Walker, former UCONN, Kentucky, and international pro women's basketball player. From youth to the pros, I've won several MVP and First Team awards. I was a McDonald's and WBCA All-American (before they had the Jordan Games), was invited to the USA Olympic team tryouts 3x, and was also projected to be a WNBA draft pick.

My life, basketball career, and lack of support for my mental health taught me to be who I need at all times. This has led me to being a lifestyle coach and basketball and sport performance trainer. With kids, I always try to put myself in my shoes at that age. How would I want someone to treat me if I was nervous or didn't understand something? What would I want my coach to say when I'm having a bad practice or game? As an adult, how do I want someone to speak to and see me when I'm trying my hardest but the results may not always show? 

Book with me to get LIFE CHANGING RESULTS! You WILL become a legendary leader.

Genuinely connecting with others and positively impacting their lives forever

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Vandalia, OH 45377
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8 Reviews


  • Kaylee Billet

    Coach Walker taught me things I would have never learned with another coach. She helped me become more confident and helped me become a better basketball player. Not only did she teach me about basketball but taught me life lessons and I will always remember!!

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    you quit boiiii

  • Eve McCormick

    Coach Samarie Walker was a great coach to me. She encouraged, taught, and guided me! I believe, even though it didn't work out for the lady hoop stars, that one day she will be an amazing coach! Coach Samarie may of quit but no matter what she will always be my coach...she made me more confident than any coach I had before and when I stopped believing in myself or when I told myself I couldn't do something, she told me otherwise! Coach Samarie if your reading this, THANK YOU!

  • Jayla Johnson

    Samarie has a great deal of experience at all levels of basketball. I know that I am receiving truthful information on what I can expect and what I need to do to get to the next level.

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

Start and end with the basics 

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

NLP Certification, Life Coach Certification

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

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How did you get started teaching?

A wonderful fan of UK women's basketball asked me to train her daughter after my senior season and I haven't been able to get away from it since!

What types of students have you worked with?

Youth, high school, college, pros in the US, Europe and Australia

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

Work with someone who has been where you want to go

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

Why am I playing basketball and why do I want to spend money on training to get better? What are my goals with basketball?