Brian Tanger

Founder

Coach Brian founded the company in 2000. His late father Brent J. Tanger was the driving force for which ESM Camps was created. There mutual love of sports helped inspire the philosophy and camp motto of “Never be afraid to make a mistake”. Brian played in college as well as professionally oversees. He has coached at various venues including the Pump Classic which attracts the top 50 high school players in the country annually.

Doug Bullard

Frank Dirksen

Frank was a High School Basketball Coach for 31 years throughout Santa Clara County. Currently referees high school boys & girls basketball games throughout the Bay Area. Frank’s knowledge of basketball is unmatched. We are very fortunate that Frank passes this knowledge to all of our coaches and players every week throughout the summers.

Anthony Williams

Coach / Camp Counselor

Coach Anthony has worked at ESM camps the past three summers. Anthony was the CCS Mecury News Sophmore,Junior and player of the year his senior year at Oak Grove High School in San Jose. He currently plays division 1 basketball at Grambling University. His athleticsm and basketball IQ are very useful to our campers & coaches.

Larry Young

Has been coaching at ESM Basketball Camps since 2010. He also coaches the 7th & 8th grade Boys & Girls at Moreland Middle School. Larry is also a referee at various venues throughout the area. Larry’s enthusiasm and love for the game is evident to anyone who has ever attended ESM Camps!

Nate Jordan

Athletic Director of St. Lawrence School for the past 8 years. Currently coaching the 8th grade boys at St. Lawrence. Nate also coaches High School Varsity Football at Carlmont High School

Jack Bullard

Attended the 1st ever ESM Basketball Camp as a player in 2003. Played Basketball at Bellarmine High School. Currently coaching basketball at St. Andrews. Jack has also been coaching at ESM camps since 2010. Jack’s competitive spirit is enjoyed by all who attend our camps.

Brian Jones

Coach

Coach Jones has coached at ESM Camps since 2004. Brian has an excellent basketball backround. He played four years at SCU where he was a Western Conference first team performer three years running. He had tryouts with many NBA teams over the past few years. Brian currently plays professionally in Germany. Brian brings a great understanding to the game. He has a knack for being able to explain to the kids many of the drills we go through in our camps. He also is a tremendous role model for all of the children to look up to.

Ryan Cooper

Camp Coach/Counselor

Currently Varsity Boys Head Basketball Coach at Valley Christian.

Kevin Yenchik

Coach

Coach Kevin worked at our camps in 2004 & 2005. Kevin played basketball locally at Milpitas high where he was an all CCS selection his senior year. He went on to play at West Valley College & Holy Names College where he was appointed Team Captain his senior year. He has also coached at Peidmont Hills High School where he helped them to a #1 ranking and 28-1 record in 2003.