Our Coaches


rob fry

2020 RED

I have over 15 years coaching both boys and girls basketball as well as a 17 year veteran basketball official. I had the opportunity to play collegiately as well as semi pro in the USBL and EuroLeague. As a coach I have assisted in over 100 young athletes receiving scholarships to continue their playing careers. I pride myself in not just teaching the game of basketball but also teaching athletes the game of Life.


vince brooks

2021 BLACK

Vince Brooks is a graduate of Southwood HS (Wabash, IN) & Indiana University (Bloomington, IN).  He is a teacher at Westfield Middle School and a boys basketball coach at Westfield High School. In his 15+ years of experience, Vince has also coached at Goshen HS, Lebanon HS, and Rosslyn Academy in Nariobi, Kenya.


Jamares McCloud, Head Coach for Grand Park Premier 2021 Black, former basketball standout at Noblesville High School. Coach Jam was apart of the 2010 Noblesville High School Boys Basketball Sectional title team. After playing two years of Varsity Basketball at Noblesville went on to play basketball at Anderson University for 2 years. At Anderson University appeared in 30 games, after playing career ended at Anderson University went on to coach at Shenandoah High School. Spent two years coaching at Shenandoah as a varsity assistant coach and one year as the JV Head Coach at Shenandoah. Currently coaching at Anderson High School as varsity assistant/player development coach. 

JAMARES MCCLOUD

2021 WHITE


Dustin Smith

Program Director

2022 RED

Dustin has spent a large portion of his life in a gym and around the game of basketball.  Whether he was playing the game or coaching the game, the level of commitment to the sport has remained. 

Dustin grew up in Kokomo, Indiana where he attended Northwestern High School.  While at Northwestern his teams won two Sectional titles, and a Regional title.   Dustin then continued his basketball career at Joliet Junior College where he still holds the school record for assists with 647 over two years.   In 2000 at JJC he was also named Conference Player of the Year.  After two seasons at JJC ,Dustin moved on to play at Arkansas Tech University.  During his stint at ATU he had a great impact on the game; he is still the only player to have a triple double, and ranks 8th in school history for assists in only 2 years of playing.  Upon graduating Dustin went into sales and spent 15 years in the field.  In that time he continued to play in men’s leagues, coach youth sports as well as high school sports.  While living in Arkansas he was a boys and girls high school assistant at Bismarck High School. 

Through a series of events and some health issues, Dustin moved back to Indiana to be near his family.  Since being back in Indiana he has inundated himself with basketball.  Dustin has been an assistant at Westfield High School, he ran the Westfield Boys Travel Program for four years and is coaching the Grand Park Premier 2022 Red team.  

Dustin has two sons, Braden and Maddox, with his wife Ginny.  When he’s not in the gym he loves to travel with his family and friends.


Coach Van Den Berg has been coaching basketball in central Indiana for the last 15 years. He spent 7 years coaching at Carmel High School and is currently in his third year on the staff at University High School. He helped found Indiana Primetime Basketball and has coached teams in grades 1-9 in the Primetime program.   Coach Van Den Berg is a full time elementary teacher at Oak Trace in Westfield and enjoys spending time with his wife Amber and two children, Avery and Tyson.

Chris van den berg

2022 BLACK


An Alumni of The University of Tennessee Martin. Finished school as the 3rd all time leading scorer and 5th leading rebounder. A two time All-OVC selection averaging 18.8 pts 6.6 rebounds and shooting 41% 3pt his senior year, Jared was inducted into the Basketball Hall of Fame in 2014 at UTM. Deemed an OVC Legend by the Ohio Valley Conference in March of 2018. In His 13 professional year career Jared played in Germany, France, Australia, Poland, Finland, Puerto Rico, for the NBA D-league and a stint with the Dallas Mavericks in 2007 under head coach Avery Johnson.

JARED NEWSON

2022 WHITE


Jacob Hinson

2023 RED

Jake Hinson, 8th season coaching, 2nd season with Grand Park Premier. Jake has been a Varsity assistant, JV and Freshmen coach at some of the top high programs in the state including Marion, Zionsville and Alexandria. Jake has trained a handful of athletes that have increased their skill level through his dedication to player development that have went on to succeed at the Division 1 level. 


I am a graduate of Alexandria-Monroe High School and Purdue University. I am a self employed farmer and a Production Manger in a Magnesium Foundry in Anderson. I have been coaching youth and high school kids for over 20 years. I am currently coaching 8th grade basketball at Madison Grant Jr./Sr. High School. I want all my players to learn, develop and play the game the right way. When not in a gym, my wife, Shannon, and two kids, Kaden and Jase, love spending time traveling and being on the water boating. 

 

BRAD HOWELL

2023 BLACK


SEAN BUSICK

2024 RED

Coach Shaun Busick just finished his 12th season as Varsity coach at Zionsville Community High School and his 25th Varsity season overall.  At Zionsville, Coach Busick has compiled a 183-89 overall record, which includes four Hoosier Crossroads Conference Championships and one Sectional title.  For his career, Coach Busick has won 358 games, which includes eight conference titles, six sectional titles, one regional title, one semi-state title, and his 2004 Bellmont Braves were the 3A state runners-up.  Coach Busick is a graduate of Grace College and has been married to his wife Cathy for 30 years.  They are the proud parents of their son, Drew, who is a member of the GPP 2024 Red team.  


ALBERT BARTEE

2024 BLACK

Coach Bartee is originally from Clarksville, Tennessee where he graduated from Rossview High School (RHS). As a player for RHS, he was a 2-time All-District selection.  Coach Bartee also helped lead his high school team in achieving its best basketball record with 24 wins and 6 losses. Coach Bartee led his team by averaging 14 points and 6 rebounds a game. 

Bartee graduated from the University of Indianapolis, where he played collegiate basketball and also studied Sports Management. 

Coach Bartee is credible in the sports industry athletically, academically and professionally. Bartee has been fortunate enough to gain networks and do work for the Indiana Pacers and Indiana Fever in their Marketing – Game Operations department.  Bartee has also served as an assistant varsity basketball coach for University High school since 2013.   

Coach Bartee is excited to join Grand Park Premier. He brings with him a great deal of basketball development and fundamentals beneficial for Grand Park Premier athletes. He plans to develop players athletically and fundamentally with hopes to help assist them in taking their individual basketball careers to the next level.


tony wells

2024 BLACK

Coach Wells grew up in the Indianapolis area where he attended St. Rita’s Catholic school as a youth. He began playing basketball in the sixth grade and went on to play on the varsity team at North Central High school who at that time was ranked #1 in Indiana and #10 in the nation. Coach Wells received a scholarship to play for Polk Community College in Winter Haven, Florida where he played for two years before transferring to Ball State University to complete his Bachelor Degree in Business Management and Counseling Psychology.  Coach Wells is an entrepreneur and business owner who owns a chain of cell phone stores in Indianapolis and the surrounding areas but coaching is his passion. Coach Wells has been coaching youth basketball for over 10 years in the Indy area and excited to help young athletes achieve their goals.


Justin Swan grew up in Tipton IN and has been coaching basketball there for the last 18 years.  In those 18 years he has coached various levels from 4th grade to high school.  He was a three sport athlete in high school, gaining all-state honors in tennis, honorable mention all-state in basketball, and still holds the Tipton single season pitching record by going 11-0 in baseball.  He resides in Tipton with his wife Jill and their 3 boys, Lukas, Mylan, and Nolan.  Justin is excited to join the GPP coaching staff and looks forward to helping mold these young athletes into fine young men both on and off the court!

JUStin swan

2024 WHITE


BRANDON CRAIG

2026 RED

Coach Craig has been coaching youth basketball for over two decades. He has coached ages ranging from kindergarten all the way up to high school. Coach Craig is the head coach of the Grand Park 2026 ThunderCats. This team is known as one of the most successful and competitive teams in the class of 2026 and have won several tournaments and league championships. His goal is to not only teach the game of basketball but to prepare his players to be successful in the game of life as well.


JAY WILKINS

2026 RED

Raised in Muncie, IN. Attended Muncie Central HS and went on to play basketball at NAIA DII Taylor University Ft. Wayne.  Jay was a 4 year letter winner and 3 year starter under NCCAA Championship head coach Bud Hamilton.  Jay returned to Muncie and was hired to the Muncie Central Bearcats staff by the late Indiana Basketball HOF coach Bill Harrell when he returned to Muncie Central at the end of his coaching days.  He loves coaching and teaching the game of basketball and has been doing it for over 15 years.  He is married to his wife Amy and has a daughter, Hallie (14), and two sons, Quinn (11) and Klein (8).


Evan Suttner is a graduate of Indiana University, where he earned his master’s degree in Sport Management and bachelor’s degree in Communication and Culture. While at IU, Evan worked for five seasons with the Indiana Women’s Basketball team as a manager and graduate assistant. He also spent three seasons as an advance scout for the WNBA’s New York Liberty and two summers traveling the country as an instructor for PGC (Point Guard College) Basketball. Evan joined Primetime in 2012 as Director of Basketball, before transitioning to Vice President of Pacers Athletic Center in 2016. Named President of Pacers Athletic Center in 2018, Evan oversees all leagues, training, teams, marketing, operations, and more for the facility. He and his wife Lauren reside in Carmel, IN with their daughters Sydney and Sophie.

EVAN SUTTNER

2026 BLACK


SHANE SUMPTER

2027 RED

Shane Sumpter is now in his 4thseason as the Head Boys Basketball Coach at Westfield High School.  Sumpter has helped guide the ROCKS to several marquee wins while the program continues to gain great respect across the state.  

Prior to becoming the boys coach, Sumpter spent 7 years at the helm of the girls program where he lead the Lady Rocks to two sectional titles and a combined record of 137-46. Sumpter was selected Indy North Coach of the Year in 2010, and ICGSA District 3 Coach of the Year in 2013.

Before coming to Westfield Sumpter spent 6 years as a boys assistant coach at Anderson High School. In his tenure coaching at the Anderson Wigwam, Sumpter helped guide the tribe to a combined six year record of 104-35, two NCC, a sectional, and a Hall of Fame Championship.

Shane Sumpter is a graduate of Frankton High School and Anderson University.  Sumpter and his wife, Stephanie, have two children: Emma (14), and Logan (10).


Interested in Joining our GPP Program?  Do you have a whole team ready to be part of Grand Park Premier?