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What is Maximum Hoops?

Maximum Hoops is a player development organization. Coach Steve Brodzinski & his staff, demand high levels of concentration & effort on every repetition! No Gimmicks – Just hard work, attention to detail, along with expert teaching and coaching! 


Our mission at Maximum Hoops, is to instill confidence in every player, and focus on qualities that will ensure success both on and off of the court. Maximum Hoops player development focuses on improving you as a person, not just basketball player. We work with athletes of all ages, genders, and ability levels.

With an emphasis on MASTERING THE FUNDAMENTALS, by implementing advanced teaching & coaching, based on actual experience, Maximum Hoops will help you set a rock solid foundation, and build your game!


Steve Brodzinski

Founder of Maximum Hoops 


Maximum Hoops Coaching Staff

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Coach / Director - Dave Spell

Seven Years As Coach With Maximum Hoops


HS, Chartiers Valley HS / Baldwin HS - College, CCAC 


Assistant Boys Coach - Bishop Canevin HS

Assistant Boys Coach - Shaler Area HS

Girls Coach - Shaler Area HS

Daugther, Maggie Spell is lifetime Maximum Hooper, just scored 1000th Point as Sophomore and MVP of WPIAL Championship Game for Shady Side Academy.

Bachelor in Secondary Ed - Clarion University of PA
Teacher at Shaler MS


Family - Wife (Keri), Daughters (Bailey & Maggie)


Coach - Lauren Allinder

8 Years As Coach With Maximum Hoops

Lauren Allinder graduated from Mt. Lebanon in 2010, where she played a crucial role in the championship-winning team in both 2009 and 2010. Her contributions were instrumental in securing consecutive WPIAL and PIAA titles, including an undefeated season in 2009, which propelled the team to a remarkable 5th national ranking. Recognized for her hard work and skills, Lauren was named MaxPreps National Player of the Week during her junior year. Transitioning to collegiate basketball, Lauren pursued her passion at the Division I level with Central Connecticut State University. Currently, she serves as the Head JV Coach and Assistant Varsity Coach at her alma mater, Mt. Lebanon, where she continues to inspire the next generation of athletes. Lauren has been with Maximum hoops for 7 Years.

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