About Us

Ricky Price

Founder and Lead Trainer, Game Ready Skills and Development

McDonald’s All American

All ACC Performer

Decade long Pro career

5+ years as a coach/trainer

Motivational Speaker

“Ricky understands the game well and he is still young enough that he can demonstrate it.

He can have great empathy with a youngster trying to get better and he loves kids.

He gets along well with people and is a team player.”

–    Coach K, Men’s Basketball Coach at Duke University and Team USA

Meet the Game Ready Coaches!

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Ricky Price

Lead Trainer & Founder

Born and raised in Los Angeles, Ricky Price was one of the best prep players in the history of California. A McDonalds All-American Slam Dunk Champion, he was unanimously named a USA Today/AP/Parade Top 5 player in the country. These talents helped Ricky achieve early success and opened an opportunity to represent the USA in the Junior Olympics in Argentina where he won a gold medal. Ricky is an alumnus of Duke University where he was an All-ACC performer and 2 time ACC regular season champion. Ricky became 1 of 75 players in Duke history to score 1,000 career points. His decade long Pro career included stints with several teams throughout Europe and Asia, as well as the Miami Heat, Detroit Pistons, Orlando Magic, and Charlotte Bobcats of the NBA.

Following his playing career, Ricky worked as VP of Operations for Worldwide Hoops Sports Marketing, and has been featured as a correspondent with Raycom Sports for ACC College Basketball. In 2010 he Founded Game Ready Skills and Development LLC and has quickly become one of the most sought after trainers in North Carolina.

 

Devon Bell

Devon Bell

Lead Speed and Agility Trainer

Devon Bell was born in Baltimore, Maryland. From a very young age Devon had a strong passion for athletics, especially basketball. After high school Devon continued his education at the University of North Carolina at Pembroke where he studied strength and conditioning. Devon graduated from UNCP with a Bachelor of Science degree in Exercise and Sport Science with a concentration in Exercise Physiology. Devon has a American Sports and Fitness Association certification in Personal Training. Devon specializes in Speed, Agility, Durability, and Core Strength necessary to become a high level athlete.

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Kevin Martin

Assistant Lead Trainer

Born and raised in Landover, MD, Kevin Martin has been playing organized basketball since the age of 9. He played varsity-level basketball in high school for 2 different programs. He was the leading scorer in both programs. Kevin is a recent graduate of Johnson C. Smith University (2012), where he received a Bachelor’s Degree in Sports Management. He plans on utilizing this degree to obtain a law degree and venture into Sports & Entertainment Law.In addition to Game Ready, Kevin works as the  Head Basketball coach at Trinity Episcopal School (6th grade boys) and as an assistant coach at Charlotte Parks and Recreation.