Coaches at the Camp
Camp Director and Coach Landon Loya
Coach Landon Loya is the current Men's Basketball Head Coach at Penn Highland's College in Johnstown, PA. He is been the coach for the six seasons, and is the longest tenured coach in the Western Pennsylvania Collegiate Conference. He coached the Black Bears to a Conference Runner-Up in 2013-2014. He has built his team into annual contender in the WPCC and highly competitive NJCAA Region XX, which includes Western Pennsylvania, Maryland, and Washington, DC. The Black Bears play their home games at Penn Highlands Community College in Johnstown, PA.
Prior to coaching the Black Bears, Coach Loya spent two years as the assistant Women's basketball Coach at Frostburg State University. Prior to that he was the head girls and boys basketball coach at Salisbury-Elk Lick High School. He has coached in numerous summer leagues, basketball camps, and other basketball programs. He is a former member of the CCACC mens collegiate basketball team, where he led the team in steals, and recieved the Academic Scholar Athlete Award. He was a member of the Johnstown Vo-Tech boys basketball team, where he received Laurel Highlands Conference Awards.
Coach Loya has coached at all different levels and has an abundance of knowledge on the game. He passion and enthusiasm are contagious, and he will help you to succeed!
Phil Rimmer - Coach Rimmer is an assistant boys basketball coach at Juniata Valley High School. He is a 6'8" former member of the Mount Aloysius College men's basketball team, Five Towns College men's basketball team, and CCACC men's basketball team. He also is a former pro player for the Manchester Jets Basketball in Manchester, England.
Aaron Belier - Coach Belier has coached the Varsity Boys Basketball team at Meyersdale High School and Salisbury High School. Coach Belier was a 1000 point scorer in High School!
Kurt Hoffman -
Dan Tomak -
Quan Brit -
There are also several other coaches and players that may be assisting you during the camp, as well as some guest speakers. You may work with:
Lana Phillips- Coach Phillips is the sister to Director, Landon Loya. She has coached as the Head Varsity Girls Basketball and Junior High Girls Basketball Coach at Paw Paw High School in Paw Paw, WV. She is a former member of the Mount Aloysius College Women's Soccer team, and also played basketball for Bishop McCort High School.
Katie Ryan -
Quinyon Mays -
Tony Acrie -
Stephanie Straka- Coach Straka graduated Conemaugh Township as a 3 time First Team All-County member and was a 1,000 point scorer. She then went on to be a 4 year letter winner at Frostburg State University, where she was a captain.
Mark Wissinger- Coach Wissinger is the former Head Varsity Boys Basketball Coach at Ferndale High School. He is currently the a Cambria County Commissioner. He is also the former athletic director at Ferndale H.S., and the former Head Varsity Boys Basketball Coach at Johnstown Vo-Tech and Windber High Schools. He is a former member of the Division I Drexel University Men's Basketball Team.
Greg Burke- Greg is the current Richland High School Varsity Boy's basketball coach. His team's have showed consistent success in the Laurel Highlands Conference.