Tim Springer / Head Skills Trainer
Through dedication to his players and a commitment to hard work, Coach Springer has developed into one of the most sought after skill development coaches in Texas. Passion is a understatement to the dedication Coach Springer has to the game of basketball. More than anything he wants to see all players win on and off the court.
Coach Springer’s playing career reached the collegiate level while living in New York. It was there that he learned the game under the coaching of the New York State Junior College Coach of the Year (2005-2006). It was this same coach that helped him find his passion for teaching the game.
Since arriving in San Antonio, Coach Springer has helped multiple middle school and high school programs reach the district finals. He is currently the Girls Varsity Basketball Coach at Castle Hills First Baptist School. In 2011, Coach Springer led the CH Eagles to the Tapps Regionals Finals and was nominated for 1A Coach of the Year.
He currently works with D1, international, NBA and WNBA players. In 2011, Tim was a coaching intern with the San Antonio Silver Stars (WNBA) and participated in much of the player development for the team.
Coach Springer keeps a strong commitment to personal growth for the sake of helping others. He is a infantryman in the Army National Guard and has a Bachelor’s degree in Kinesiology. In 2012 Coach Springer was selected as a Ganon Baker certified coach and trainer.
Read Coach Springer’s blog here: www.spartanpt.com/blog
Layton Westmoreland / Head Performance Trainer & Assistant Skills Trainer
Layton Westmoreland is a basketball skill development trainer and strength and conditioning coach who helps athletes reach their athletic goals. While pursuing his athletic career in college, Layton studied and learned from many great trainers and coaches. He later went on to became a certified skill development trainer through Ganon Baker Basketball.
Layton started his career by training his fellow teammates in his spare time while he was playing basketball and interning as a Strength and Conditioning Coach for William Penn University in Oskaloosa, Iowa. Since then, Layton has received his degree in Strength and Conditioning and has become certified through USA Weightlifting as a Sports Performance Coach. Before joining Spartan Basketball, Layton ran a successful training program, Crunch Time Athletics, in Abilene, Texas.
He specializes in basketball specific performance training as well as ACL injury prevention.
“Layton’s attention to details and desire to help athletes is unmatched. He is a HUGE asset to the Spartan program.” – Tim Springer
Read Layton’s blog here: http://spartanpt.com/category/performance-training/