Ohio Panthers

Ohio Panthers

5.0 (2)
3 hires on Lessons.com
1 employee
7 years in business

About this pro

Founded in 2015, Ohio Panthers Basketball Academy is an elite youth basketball program for aspiring athletes. Ranging from an afterschool basketball program, weekly skills training,to weekend clinics and summer camps. OP Mission combines fundamental skill instruction with organized AAU team competition with the goal of providing an enjoyable and educational outlet to develop youth on and off of the court.

Ohio Panthers Basketball Academy was created to respond to the widespread and concerns of drugs, crime, education, failure, and social decay of families and absentee parents. These conditions are affecting some of our youth in ways that may lead to future generations of less male productivity and more incarcerations and dealing a serious blow to our economy. The solution is competent parents, faith-based entities, schools, after-school programs and funding sources—all working together to strengthening families and communities. Coach Lewis fundamental belief is that children are capable of achieving great things. There are many opportunities and each child has a specific gift or talent that can be used to help them succeed in life. He is dedicated to their success—working one day at a time and one child at a time.

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Sylvania, OH 43560
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2 Reviews


  • Keith Mauder

    Coach Lewis is a great teacher of fundamentals and runs an organized practice.

  • Holli Bone


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

Meeting with parents and Clients to discuss overall goal.

Put together individual skills training session tailored made for client.

Start workouts ASAP!!!!!!!!

Review/ track progress of client improvement monthly basis.

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

 ESPN Top#100 Combo Guard  C/O 07)

4 Year Varsity starter ALL MET, ALL LEL 04,05,06, (High School)

Division 2 Juco All-american 23.4 ppg (Glen Oaks C/o 08) 

Founder/Coach of Ohio Panthers AAU Travel Club

Skills trainer  (09-current ) Ages 8yrs-15yrs

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

Individual sessions $25 session

Group session $15 session(Most kids start with group training)

How did you get started teaching?

After I graduated from Glen Oaks I transfered to University Of Toledo. Shortly After I suffered a career ending injury. I started to train Local Kids at Slyvania Ymca. Parents enjoyed the training sessions,and kids asked for more sessions. Shortly after I started to train fulltime. Also training/mentoring is my way of giving back to kids to help make the right decisions on/off the court.

What types of students have you worked with?

Beginner level Ages 8yrs-15yrs

Intermidiate Ages    8yrs-21yrs

Advanced     Ages    8yrs-30yrs

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

Honesty about overall current skill level

Basketball Goals, Expectations

How much training are you willing to do to get better?