Michael McClendon

Michael McClendon  


17U White  – Head Coach


McClendon owns more than 20 years of combined basketball playing and coaching experience. His most recent collegiate position was as an assistant at Felician College in Rutherford, NJ from 2013-15. He also held a collegiate position as an assistant at Raritan Valley Community College in Branchburg from 2008-10. He has also served as an assistant at St. Paul’s Prep of Brooklynville, Md., and at his alma mater, Absegami High of Galloway.

From 2008-13, McClendon was a head coach in the Pure Basketball AAU program, based out of Somerville. He coached and mentored boys from age 12 to 17 with that group.

Following high school, McClendon played two seasons at Wesley College in Dover, Del., from 2001-03. He led the Wolverines in assists both years. He went on to earn a BS in broadcast communications from Caldwell College in 2012.

Operates and owns skill development company named Athelet Inc. A business geared towards mentoring young athletes in life, sport, profession. Website- Athleteinc.biz
Works as a Basketball Skill and Development Trainer at Life Time Athletic Fitness in Montvale, NJ

Coach McClendon brings to us playing and coaching experience from all levels of basketball. Plus, his enthusiasm for basketball and for working with young men will provide a boost of energy. I am very pleased with his addition to our staff, and I expect him to contribute in all aspects of our program.