Welcome to Championship Vision. Impact, Grow and Share!! I believe that coach's must have an impact on their players and fellow coaches. They must continually grow and get better and we must all share ideas to make the coaching profession better for our student-athletes.
Dan Young is currently the Executive Director of the Basketball Coaches Association of Michigan (BCAM). Dan began his coaching career as a student-manager at Central Michigan University in 1987. After graduation from CMU he garnered the Assistant Basketball position at Western Michigan University, before moving on to a similar slot at Detroit Catholic Central High School. Dan then served as Head Basketball Coach at Brighton, Plymouth Canton and John Glenn High Schools. He has also been the Head Golf Coach at Plymouth High School, since 2012, that has won 2 State Championships. Dan has been named COY from the Detroit Free Press, Detroit News, Ann Arbor News, Associated Press, Michigan Golf Coaches Association and BCAM. From 2000-present, Dan has been a member of the Basketball Coaches Association of Michigan Board of Directors / he served as Assistant Director of BCAM 2005-2018 / named Executive Director of BCAM in January 2019. Dan has had an integral responsibility as a committee member with the BCAM/MHSAA collaboration (“Reaching Higher Top Michigan Basketball Showcase”) since its inception. He also served as Director and coordinator of all basketball related functions with the Michigan Elite 25 Camp, which was directed by Tim McCormick, former University of Michigan and NBA player. Dan received the Thomas Hursey Distinguished Service Award from BCAM in 2017. Dan is married (Jacqueline) and has 2 son’s (Derek 24, Ryan 21) and resides in Plymouth Michigan.
Ray Lokar has taught, been an Athletic Director, a High School Administrator, a YSO Board Member and President, and coached a variety of sports for over 35 years at the youth, high school, and college levels in Southern California. He has a son and two daughters who have gone on to play college athletics, as well as a young son currently playing youth sports. Ray was the Head Basketball Coach of the 2002 California Interscholastic Federation Champions while at Bishop Amat High School and is a Past-President of the Southern California Interscholastic Basketball Coaches Association.
Coach Ray Lokar is the Basketball Coaching Education Coordinator for the Amateur Athletic Foundation and the editor of Basketball.Lifetips.com . He was the Head Basketball Coach of the 2002 California Interscholastic Federation Champions while at Bishop Amat High School . Ray is also a Trainer and Mentor Coach with the Positive Coaching Alliance and coordinates their Partner Development efforts in Southern California, concentrating on grants to underserved