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The International Sports Academy’s (ISA) staff has helped prepare hundreds of athletes for the collegiate level and beyond through a dedicated approach to training. Balancing academics, athletic development, recovery, and nutrition, our staff creates a foundation for the future in each and every student-athlete in our programs.

With over 40 years of combined coaching experience, ISA’s staff is dedicated to student-athlete success on and off the court. Founded on the principle of providing students high-level athletic training without sacrificing a strong academic focus, ISA is a leader in sports programming and the student-athlete development process.

Bob Bossman

Executive Director of Academy – Co-Founder of ISA

For over 10 years Bob Bossman has been emerging as a trailblazer in the Sports Academy world. His sought after approach in developing and growing wildly successful basketball programs all over the US has caught the attention of the international basketball community with new and emerging partnerships in China, India, Russia, Spain, Dubai, Singapore and more.

John Kopcso

Executive Director of Athletics – Co-Founder of ISA

A well-respected former NCAA collegiate coach, recruiter, and clinician, John has extensive experience in program development and delivery which enables offering of the ISA brand across the world to diverse groups of student-athletes and customers. John brings over 15 years of professional experience to ISA as a coach, director, and athletic administrator.

Dave Briski

Director of Basketball & National High School Prep Head Coach

Dave Briski has been the head coach of the ISA National Prep program since 2018.  Dave has significant experience and familiarity with the ever changing high school and college athletic landscape from his time as a collegiate coach and as a prep head coach, which enables him to successfully direct ISA training programs while building strong relationships with student-athletes and their families.

Sean White

National High School Prep Associate Head Coach

Sean has enjoyed a successful coaching career at all levels including at the high school, prep school, AAU and NBA levels. Sean continues to develop an expertise in player development both on and off the court. Sean focuses on developing player-specific protocols with the goal of helping each player reach their maximum potential. Sean’s elite caliber player development experience can be applied to athletes of all ages and skill sets.

Fabian Lara

National Post-Graduate Head Coach

Achieving success at multiple Division I universities as a coach, Fabian brings a winning culture to player development and when leading teams into competition. Having worked with players from all ages and levels including NBA All-stars, Fabian pushes student-athletes to achieve their maximum potential.

Danny Karliak

National Post-Graduate Associate Head Coach

Having previous experience at multiple large-scale sports academies, Danny’s talented approach to promoting student-athletes enables ISA to maintain high levels of success in college placement and exposure for student-athletes.

Solomon Zurier

Varsity Head Coach

Having served as a high academic college coach prior to joining ISA, Solomon has the experience to assist high school players develop into college ready athletes.  Having recruited high-quality student-athletes to the NCAA level for over 5 years, Coach Solomon has a keen eye for talent and what it takes to succeed at the NCAA level.   Solomon has also been invited to coach at some of the most prestigious basketball camps in the United States throughout his career.

Angel Maldonado

Varsity Assistant Coach

A tireless player development coach, Angel brings energy and enthusiasm to the gym like no other.  Having coached state championship winning high school basketball teams and national tournament qualifying AAU programs, Angel works with ISA high school players to make sure they put maximum effort into their craft on the court and develop the skills necessary for the next level.

Josh Smith

Post-Graduate Head Coach

A former dual sport NCAA athlete, Josh brings a national championship ring to ISA, won as a collegiate coach.  Josh’s experience is invaluable to the ISA student-athletes as he works on developing college ready players who can make an immediate impact on a college roster.

Ben Slaton

Post-Graduate Assistant Coach

Ben comes to ISA after serving as an assistant at the NCAA level.  Ben’s work ethic shows daily in his commitment to being available to students on and off the court.  Coach Ben brings diverse coaching experience from multiple colleges including the Division I level.

Dr. Jack Lemmon

JL Sports Performance

Doctor of PT in Acute and OP Sports Med

Sports Performance Training

Advanced Certified Personal Trainer

Player Development

Movement and MSK Specialist