Tru-Playaz Basketball Club Coaching Staff

Terry Balous
Colorado Tru-Playaz Coach Since 2003
Bio coming Soon
Shawn "Puncho" Carter
Texas Tru-Playaz Coach Since 2017
Coach Carter was born in Monroe, LA.  At a young age he grew to love the game of basketball and his passion for the game has continued.  He attended Grambling State University for three years and is a graduate of Northwood University with a Bachelor’s of Science Business Management.
Coach Carter has 15 years of experience in coaching basketball at the high school level.  He has coached and mentored several AAU players throughout this time as well.  Throughout his experience he was instrumental in coaching teams/ players to a 4A State Championship win.  In addition, he works with colleagues to assist with strengthen techniques for their players.  He has been officiating on all levels for over 15 years and is currently a certified member of the University Interscholastic League with Plano Independent School District PISD & Carrollton Farmer’s Branch Basketball Association.  He has also coached his own AAU the last four years and has some of the best talent in the country.
Coach Carter is a husband, proud father and young adult advocate!  He is very excited to play a vital role in the development of young men to becoming productive individuals in the community. He believes athletics, guidance and discipline will inspire these young individuals to strive for greatness.
Curtis Brown
Illinois Tru-Playaz Coach Since 2010
Bio Coming Soon.