North Starz Basketball

North Starz Basketball

5.0 (3)
1 employee
13 years in business

About this pro

I've been a trainer for 12years training kids as young as 4 and my oldest trainees are in college. 

My service stands out because I use basketball as a tool to help shape youathletes'tes minds, so one day they can become contributing citizens to society. 

I take great pride in building confidence and working on a player's weakness. 

What I enjoy most is watching the kids face when they learn something new and they figure out how to do it. 

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Portland, OR 97203
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3 Reviews


  • stephen del Giudice

    Jasse genuinely cares about the athletes and every aspect of their life. He helped my son to increase both his confidence and physical abilities. He was always supportive and gave the right amount of encouragement and motivation to help my son become not only a better athlete but person and student as well!

  • Bruce Moreira

    Great coaching. Great technical abilities. Great with all kids.

  • Vanessa Walker

    Coach Jasse is amazing with the kids and really cares about their well being. My son has learned a lot from him in a short amount of time. The team welcomed us with open arms and made us feel like part of the family.

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

Depending on the students age and level of play, I put them through a series of fundamental drills to gage their understanding of the game. 

I enjoy working with kids from all levels because watching evolve into their best version of them is the best feeling. 

Hard work always pays off and never goes .ced

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

I played college ball at Long City College we won Conference back to back years 2006 & 2007. 

I am a high school girls coach at Douglas, I have an AAU boys program called North Starz. It's mainly a mentoring program that I started 11years ago, I have two players in college at Lin Benton Community and the other on his way to Chaminade University. 

"Coaching life by way of Basketball"

~Jasse Chimuku

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

I charge $30 an hour for one on one sessions. We spend that hour working on our weaknesses and improving our strengths while building self-confidence.

How did you get started teaching?

I have always liked being around kids and when I returned from college I had a few kids in my community ask me to train them and they paid me by having God report cards and good attitudes at home. 

What types of students have you worked with?

I work with all types of students, my youngest student is 4years old, and my oldest student 20 years old. I coach high school girls and I coach high school AAU boys called North West Spartans. 

Describe a recent event you are fond of.

Watching two of the kids from my program sign to colleges the last two years. 

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

Come ready to work and have an open mind to learning something new. 

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

What do they want to improve on? What are their strengths? What are their goals? How do they plan on executing their goals? 

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