Sports Instruction


                        COACH K                    

Coach K   

Coach Brent Carmichael began his coaching and mentoring after 4 years of playing high school basketball at United Township High School in East Moline, Illinois. From there he went to Olney Central Junior College in Olney, Illinois. After junior college he accepted a scholorship to play at Division I University of Nothern Iowa (UNI). At UNI he led the team in minutes played, assist, steals and rebounds. He was second in scoring. During his two years at UNI, he was selected to first team all conference his junior year, and second team his senior year. He went on to play professional basketball in the Continental Basketball Association (CBA 1986 to 1991) and overseas (1990).

During his work and professional playing days in Rockford Illinois. Brent spent over 1000 hours of volunteering with the Rockford Public Schools, Rockford Park District, Special Olympics and Youth & Family Oriented Programs. Brent spent 2 years as the Assistant Youth Director at Pilgrim Baptist Church in Rockford. 

After spending time in Rockford and Denver, Colorado, Brent was asked to assist John Perez (his mentor) with his son’s summer basketball travel team. After one summer, the Quad City Basketball Academy (QCBA) was organized in 2000.

From 2000 to 2005 Coach Carmichael was able build a strong presence in the Quad City Illinois area and the Midwest Summer AAU Tournaments. Under his direction Brent was able to develop over 130 players on 12 teams from 16 different schools. His teams won two American Youth Basketball Tour (AYBT) National Championships in the 8th grade and High School Divisions. His high school division championship team was able to dethrone the Minnesota Icemen in who compiled a 72 -0 record over three years of Summer AAU participation.


         @ Northern Iowa vs. University of Iowa 


   Quad City Basketball Academy-2006 AYBT AAU National Champions







 Professional Basketball (1986-1991)







 SPECIAL NEEDS Basketball        (Baseball)               Track 




         (Dis-abled and Non-Disabled Athletes) (4 - 1 hours sessions - $50)

  • Skill Development through Extensive Drills
  • Individualized Training
  • Speed Work, Agility, Discipline
  • Evaluation
  • Assessment, Guidance and Advice
  • Increase Sports IQ
  • Enhance Self Confidence
  • Enhance athletic versatility
  • Create mentor/mentee bond
  • Teach life lessons through sports




Advanced Coaching & Development for 10 or 25 hours per month

  • hours of skill assessment, skill development, intense drills and written evaluation
  • hours of sporting events, activities of interest, educational activities and community activities
  • hours of disciplined workouts, strength conditioning, speed work and body flexibility
  • hours of video review, parental involvement, character development, guidance and support services



          Coach Carmichael                                              


Brent returned to the University of Northern Iowa to complete his degree requirements in 2008. In 2010, Brent coached the YMCA Capital City College Summer League in Des Moines, Iowa before moving to Lewisville Texas.  He volunteered with the USA Hoops Basketball Program in Lewisville. He also served as a volunteer coach for Carrollton, Texas Recreation League. In 2011 he accepted the head varsity boys basketbll coaching position at Coram Deo Academy in Flower Mound Texas. After making the playoffs with 5 Sophomores and 4 Freshman his second year, he moved on to Dallas Lutheran High School in the same capacity. 



* 130 players total ( 8 players played all 5 years)

* 12 total teams (2002-2006)

* 16 different quad city area schools represented 

* Two National Championship Teams (2003 - 2006)

* One Natonal Championship second place (2004)

* Beat the undefeated Minnesota Icemen (72-0)

* 30 former QCBA Players played college sports

* One former player still playing professional basketball overseas


    My Son  Assistant Coach



                                FIRST TEAM - 2000 (4TH-5TH GRADE)


               AYBT NATIONAL CHAMPIONS - 2003- 8TH GRADE DIVISION                                 






If you are interested in learning more about Basketball Instruction or CHAMPIONS Elite Team Basketball.

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 Work + Worth = Success