Our Vision: To have a world class Basketball Academy that will transform lives, produce college-bound graduates, and future leaders for our community.
Our Mission: UHBA mission is to train, teach, and develop aspiring basketball players of all ages and skill level.
1. existent or operative everywhere or under all conditions: (universal basketball skills) 2. of, pertaining to, or characteristic of all or the whole: (universal experience.)
Our dynamic coaching staff will strive to produce “Universal Ballers” who skills will transfer to any level of play. We plan to offer a systematic, level based training program from Beginner level through Elite.
On the Court we focus on– 1. Skill Development 2. Mastering the Fundamentals 3. Repetition & Competition 4. Learning, Growing, & Competing 5. Having FUN
Off the Court we focus on– 1. Leadership Training 2. Character Development 3. Team Building 4. Holistic approach to basketball (mind, body, spirit) 5. Community Service
Our Founder: Jerimie Archie, affectionately known as “Coach Archie” was born and raised in Houston, TX. His faith and his family are the driving force in his life. He discovered a love for basketball at a very early age. Coach Archie used this love for basketball as a vehicle to escape the rough inner-city pitfalls of drugs, alcohol, and violence. This birthed Coach Archie’s vision to lead others to success by using basketball as his platform and vehicle for changing lives.
Coach Archie combined his experience as a public educator and High School Basketball coach to develop a systematic and level based basketball training program for Beginner level through Elite. He decided to combine his passion for youth, teaching, and basketball, to open Universal Hoops Basketball Academy.
Coach Archie also wear many hats as a loving husband, father, and spiritual leader.
Master’s Degree in Sports Management & Leadership
Played and coached organized basketball over 17 years
Certified Health Instructor
USA Youth Basketball Certified
Former High School Head Basketball Coach
Former Athletic & Basketball Camp Director
Coached and assisted many top flight area basketball camps in Houston including James Harden Hoops Camp
Selected as James Harden Hoops “Coach of the Camp” 2014
Mentored and coached many athletes to Division I, II, III, and Junior Colleges
Member of Ganon Baker Basketball (Elev8/GBB Nation); Amateur Athletic Union (AAU); Texas
Association of Basketball Coaches (TABC); National High School Athletic Coaches Association (NHSACA); Texas High School Coaches Association (THSCA); Houston Area Basketball Coaches Association (HABCA); Texas Girls Coaches Association (TGCA) Motivational Speaker, Mentor, and Life Coach
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Our Goals: 1. To provide a safe, fun environment where our athletes can learn, grow, and compete 2. To provide a vision for success on and off the basketball court for all our athletes 3. To provide exposure opportunities for our athletes to earn a college basketball scholarship or pursue any other professional basketball endeavors 4. To be client driven and always strive to meet the needs of our players and parents 5. To provide a qualified coaching staff specific to the needs of our players so they can be equipped to succeed in middle school, high school, college, and beyond.
Our Promise: 1. To be professional at all times 2. To never compromise integrity 3. To value your business and always strive to meet your child’s needs on the court and off the court