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About Us

Our Mission Statement


The El-ite Experience is designed to provide a platform for young athletes to get high level basketball instruction and physical training from the best trainers in the Metropolitan area. Our extensive knowledge in basketball and physical training allows us to properly explain, instruct and develop talent of all ages. Our commitment to excellence is evident in the fact that many high school, college and professional players are trained by one of our clinicians on a regular basis. The El-ite Experience gives you the skills and instructions on how to become the best basketball player that you can be.


Our motto is…

”It’s not the game…It’s the skills that matter."

If your answer is YES, join the El-ite Experience for private one-on-one basketball training!


Each training is customized and designed to your specific needs. Whether it's during the season or in the offseason, private lessons will give you a leg up on your competition. Guaranteed!


We give you more than basketball, we give you the El-ite Experience!

The El-ite Experience provides players with a mental toughness that they will carry with them for the rest of heir lives and Coach Marcus Toney-El is committed to providing athletes with the fundamental basketball skills they need to excel on the court. Coach Marcus is a former 4-year professional basketball player in Australia, Japan and the Dominican Republic, 4-year starter for Seton Hall University, High School All-American, Division 1 Associate Head Coach and current Head Coach for the Nike Playaz Basketball Club & Assistant Coach at Immaculate Conception High School in Montclair, NJ.


Private trainings are designed to help you grow in basketball. You will:

  • Learn Coach Marcus' exclusive MTE (Mechanics, Toughness & Efficiency) techniques to perfect your game.
  • Get a full evaluation on your skill level and give you an analysis of your strengths and weaknesses.
  • Learn the El-ite drills on attacking man-to-man defenses, ball handling, playing the open floor, and shooting.


Coach Marcus has coached and trained the likes of Kyle Anderson (San Antonio Spurs), Isaiah Briscoe (Univ of Kentucky), Myles Powell (Seton Hall Univ), Tempple Gibbs (Notre Dame Uni), James Scott Jr. (Kennesaw State Univ), Kyiarah English (Bucknell Univ), Trevon Duval (HS All American), Jalen Carey (HS Top 100) and many more. Register for private training with Coach Marcus today!


Marcus Toney-El

Founder and Head Coach

Former HS All-American, and 4 year-starter for Seton Hall University.  Professional basketball player overseas for 4 years.  Division 1 Associate Head Coach, and currently coaches varsity basketball at Immaculate HS, and Head Coach for the Playaz basketball club.

Joe Hohn Coach

Professional skills trainer for over 25 years, personal clients include Kyle Anderson, Kyrie Irving, Sterling and Temple Gibbs, and Brevin Knight.  New Jersey's current top high school athletes are clients of his.

Chris Brickley Coach

Chris Brickley is a NBA Skills Trainer. He's worked with the likes of Carmelo Anthony, Kawhi Leonard, Andre Drummond, Jr Smith, ect. Chris played basketball at the University of Louisville and was named one of the House of Hoops Top USA Trainers.

James Rodman Coach

James “Crunch” Rodman was a weight lifter turned strength/conditioning Coach for boxers Alex Perez and Mikey 'The Artist' Perez. After leaving the boxing scene, Coach Crunch has been a personal trainer and conditioning coach for kids and adults of all ages. His techniques have been very instrumental in muscle building for many people not just athletes. Crunch also has a first rate weight loss program that he prides himself on that is beneficial for anyone of any age.

Shenee Clarke Coach

Coach Clarke is the all-time leading scorer for men’s and women’s basketball at Ridgefield Park High School. She was Inducted into the 2009 Hall of Fame at her high school and in 2015 she went into the Hall of Fame at Caldwell University where she was a four year starter. After her playing days she became the head coach at Teaneck High School from 2007-2016 where she has won over 200 games. Since 2004 coach Clarke has trained Division 1 & 2 athletes who have continued their careers at the collegiate level.

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