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Vicken Eskidjian

Vicken Eskidjian

Head Coach


Vic Eskidjian, known as Coach Ve, has a rich history in basketball, both as a player and a coach. His 18-year career as a professional FIBA basketball player includes a 12-year tenure with the Lebanese National Team. Following his retirement from playing, he transitioned to coaching, joining the World Basketball Coaches Association and obtaining a FIBA coaching license.

Coach Ve has an impressive coaching portfolio, having led numerous professional teams in Lebanon, the Women’s National Team of Lebanon, and the U20 Armenian National Team in FIBA Europe. His career is decorated with numerous awards, reflecting his success both as a player and a coach.

Known for his versatile training skills, he coaches athletes of all levels, from beginners to professionals, including NBA and WNBA players. Currently, he serves as the Athletic Director and Head Trainer at Academy USA and owns Coach Ve Elite Training Inc. in Los Angeles.

Additionally, he is the Head Coach of the Los Angeles Ignite, further showcasing his extensive expertise and influence in the world of basketball.