Jamil Abiad: Meet this Impressive Coach, Professional Basketball Trainer, and Mentor
When basketball came into Jamil’s life, his world forever changed. And change it did. With dedication and hard work, he built a career out of his passion. Today, his calling card reads like a who’s who with an impressive career as a Professional Basketball Trainer and also as an Influencer for Under Armour. That alone would be impressive, but it barely scratches the surface. He’s played basketball professionally, won awards, been listed as an Under Armour Rising Star “Instructor,” is a motivational speaker, has a media company, and finds time to mentor kids. He’s also worked with elite athletes, coaches, and top trainers.
This impressive coach didn’t just change his life, but he’s also changing the lives of basketball players through his mentoring, and his coaching programs that teach kids how to reach their full potential.
Jamil Abiad believes that through dedication and hard work, your dreams are achievable. He should know. He pushed himself to build his mental stamina and skills to improve his own game, something that years later led him to play basketball professionally. Today, he’s a well-known and respected basketball coach and professional trainer helping other players raise their game to the next level.
One of the things that set him apart is his commitment to not only helping youthful ballplayers improve their technical skills but understand that balance is important, as well as being the best person you can be. When a player joins his ball team, Team Believe, there are standards in place that each player must meet. They need to maintain a certain grade average, which will help them with their education as well as give them more opportunities to play at the college and university level, as well as dedicate 20 hours of volunteer time during the basketball season. A strong sense of character, balance, and a solid education are all vital to a well-lived life.
He extends that dedication to those he mentors with NBYMP, which helps basketball players under 19 with not only training and skills but provides programs that are inclusive and range from sports psychology to financial literacy to give kids a great start.
Ottawa and Eastern Canada have a dedicated stand-up coach and trainer in Jamil Abiad. To learn more about his youth basketball team in the age 17–19 bracket, visit 613Believe.com. If you’d like to learn more about his 1:1 coaching, film coaching, or team coaching, along with his clinics and camps, be sure to check him out at Jamil Abiad — NL Fitness.
You can also find Jamil on Instagram here.