ProSkills Team

Our Team

Justin McCurdy

Founder/Head Coach/Camp Director

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Justin McCurdy founded ProSkills after graduating from Redondo Union High School in 2008. Redondo Union Basketball coach, Tom Maier, mentored McCurdy to launch ProSkills . While going to school full time at USC, McCurdy built ProSkills from the ground up with a bag of basketballs and 23 kids. ProSkills is now the premiere club basketball program in the South Bay, with over 140 club players ages 8U-12U, developmental players at the kinder & 1st grade level, and hundreds of summer campers.

Lindsey Fox

Club Director

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Lindsey has a BA in film from the University of Southern California and a Master's Degree in Teaching from Chapman University, specializing in curriculum development. She is a fully credentialed teacher still active in the school community. She has volunteered with MB City Council, the board of South Bay Pony Baseball, Manhattan Beach Unified PTA Council, MBUSD Special Education Advisory Committee, and the MBUSD Board of Equity, Diversity and Social Justice.

Andy Fox

Chief Financial Officer

Andy Fox grew up in the South Bay. He attended American Martyrs, Loyola High School and then USC. He grew up around basketball his whole life. He learned about the  business of basketball from 1992-1999 when his family was part of the Sacramento Kings ownership.

Mark Nitake

Shooting Specialist

Mark is a Doctor of Physical Therapy and  an Orthopedic Resident at Kaiser Permanente.. Mark grew up in Torrance and played varsity basketball at West Torrance High School. His credentials include practice player for UCLA women’s team, trainer at Sichuan Sports Skills Academy in Chengdu, China, player for the Southern California Fukienese Association, and two time winner of the Super Sheung Kung Cup. He currently plays for The Sleeping Pandas, the number 1 Asian Basketball team in the country.

Nemanja Komadina

Head Coach

Nemanja was a double major in marketing and international business from Cal Poly and works locally at RP & Associates in Hermosa Beach. He was a shooting guard for West Torrance High School. As a Sophomore he was named All Bay League alongside Russell Westbrook and Deon Thompson. He was named to the All-Area team as both a Junior & Senior. Nemanja loves coaching, sharing his knowledge and love for the game.

Christen Clark

Head Coach, Strength & Conditioning

Christen has extensive experience working with youth as a case manager for Tessie Cleveland Community Services. He played Varsity basketball as a starter at West Torrance High School and was awarded First Team All Bay League his Senior Year and All Star game MVP. Christen was also a 2 year starter for the El Camino Warriors Men's college basketball team in Torrance and was awarded First team honorable mention in his Freshman season. Christen was a recipient of the Norm Very Athletic Scholarship and “Scholar Baller” award. Coach Christen played for Hank's Panthers in the legendary summer Drew League for two seasons. In his first season he received 3 player of the game awards and led his team to a playoff appearance.

 

Niko Filipovich

Head Coach

Niko was the starting point guard at Bishop Montgomery where he was a 4 year varsity player, two time all league selection, and won two league championships. He went on to play D1 basketball for University of Hawaii. Currently he works as an NBA agent for BDA Sports Management.

 

Matthew McKenna

Head Coach

Matthew is Notre Dame alumnus with a degree in political science. He grew up in Spartanburg, SC before relocating to Southern California. A 2nd-degree blackbelt (and a US Open silver medalist in point fighting), Matthew’s first assistant instructor position came at age 13.  During the day, he’s a listing manager for a Hermosa Beach-based real estate brokerage. However, working with children and giving back to the community is his passion.

Daniel Williams

Head Coach

Coach Daniel is a shooting guard who played for Junipero Serra High School in Gardena where he was a 2x Dey Rey League MVP, 2x All-CIF,  2x All-Area, All-State Nominee, as well as the Daily Breeze All-Star selection in his Senior year. He played NAIA college basketball for Lewis-Clark State College. For two seasons he played overseas with Shahrdari Arak in Iran. From 2015-2020 he played for Cactus Titebi of the Georgia Superleague. He helped lead his team to 2 Georgian League championships and was named All-Georgian A-League Player of the Year, Import Player of the Year and Guard of the Year by Eurobasket.com. He has trained NBA, overseas, and college bound athletes over the past 10 years.

 

Jonah Miller

Assistant Coach

Jonah Miller grew up in the South Bay and began playing basketball with Proskills in 2nd grade. He played for Coach Gordon and Coach Justin until moving onto the high school level at Mira Costa High School. He is currently a senior at Mira Costa where he played point guard/shooting guard for 2 years.

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