Chase Groves is the owner of Next Level Athletics LLC, a local company that offers fundamental basketball skills development and training programs. He strategically evaluates each player in his innovative program and develops a plan to increase athletic performance. According to Chase, “I find it important to evolve players as individuals by enhancing such key skills as concentration, listening, and focusing.”
Groves started his business 7 years ago after finishing playing professional basketball in Qatar . “I have always been committed to basketball 100 percent”. Before his professional career, he attended Glenville State College, in West Virginia, where he played in more than 120 games scoring over 1600 points. During this time, he was also named to West Virginia Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (WVIAC) All Conference.
Basketball began early for Chase. At the age of 4, he started shooting with his dad. A graduate of Buckeye Local High School (Rayland, Ohio), Chase started 3 years on the Varsity team. As a senior he was awarded the Herald Star Player of the year. “I have always been determined to contribute to the team in any way possible to help my team win”, says Chase who was able to turn the sports he loves into a promising career.
Now, Chase brings his skills and professional background to Bluewave Center, where he is helping kids grades Kindergarten to College to improve their basketball skills and knowledge.