Mike Atkinson

Mike Atkinson, CSCS, is the co-owner of Elite Pro Performance and on-court performance director at Sierra Strength and Speed. Atkinson is a hybrid basketball performance trainer focused on strength, movement and basketball fundamentals. His work with NBA player development specialist Aubrey McCreary have given him a unique set of skills for training players in sport-specifics patterns and positioning. Atkinson has trained numerous Division I athletes, NBA draftees and other professional clients. He also worked as a performance consultant for the NBA Development League and as a director of basketball performance training camps and clinics for young athletes on the West Coast.

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