About Mike Shaughnessy
A native of Linwood, New Jersey, Mike Shaughnessy continues to rise as one of the best young coaches in the south jersey area. Mike has already been a top men's assistant of two college programs, Kean University and currently Stockton University. Along with coaching at the collegiate level, Mike has also coached at the high school and youth levels in years past. He is now a professional skills coach for Dr1ven Training working with players of all levels throughout the world.
Player development is where Mike got his start in the coaching profession, being the player development coach for the men's basketball team at Kean University a year after graduating from the university. He later became the owner of a training business named LabWork Basketball working with players in the south jersey area. After two years of running training sessions locally through LabWork, Mike partnered with Dr1ven Training to expand his outreach to work with players throughout the east coast and internationally. He has become the most sought after trainer in south jersey working with some of best in the area including, Dennis Horner (pro), Gene Teague (pro), Sa'eed Nelson (American U), Junior Saintel (Stony Brook/Pro), Marlon Hargis (Holy Cross), and Kylee Watson (ESPN 2020 #2 Overall).
Mike has been fortunate to learn from his mentors who are some of the best in their professions; Mike Gatley (former D1 assistant, DIII head coach, Athletic Director), Scott Bittner (Stockton U men's head coach), and Damin Altizer (Owner/Founder Dr1ven Training). He has been able to share his knowledge for the game throughout China working with the national teams along with various camps such as Duke Men's Basketball Camp, Dr1ven NEXT Project, and EGT Live. Mike's intense, detailed workouts have drawn interest from thousands of players who are immersed in an hard working atmosphere that helps them maximize their potential.
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