At 7’7”, Gheorghe Muresan played in the NBA for seven seasons earning the Most Improved Player Award in 1995-1996. Drafted in 1993 by the Washington Wizards (Bullets), Gheorghe used his 7’10” wingspan to dominate around the basket. A native of Romania, Gheorghe led the NBA in field goal percentage during the 1996-1997 season. Before being drafted by the Bullets, Gheorghe averaged 18.7 points, 10.3 rebounds and 2.8 blocked shots while playing professionally in France.
Gheorghe has been coaching youth basketball since his retirement from professional basketball in 2002. He has trained and coached top AAU teams in the area. He also currently serves as the Vice President of the Romanian Basketball Federation.
Giant Basketball Academy Coaches
Coach Albert has worked with Gheorghe Muresan and Giant Basketball Academy for 14 years. He brings a wealth of experience in coaching youth basketball.
Coach Adrian was a top player for the Dallas Mustangs AAU program and New Mexico Junior College. Coach Adrian currently coaches and trains players of all ages.
“My mission is to educate and develop players in ways that will aid them in achieving their personal goals. Having played head to head against the best basketball players in the country, I know what it takes to excel. My main goal is to train and develop athletes which will prepare them to play at the next level."
Coach Jennifer most recently served as the Head Coach of Middleburg Academy. Prior to that she coached with Giant Basketball Academy.
Coach Peter was a standout player in Fairfax County. He is also an alumni of GBAs basketball leagues and camps.