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About Us


Founder & Head Trainer of BTY Basketball

  • Assistant Coach for Saint John Riptide (NBL - Canada)
  • Played professionally in Denmark
  • Former Head Skills Trainer/Director of Basketball at Elevate Basketball Academy (Columbus, OH)
  • Full Scholarship to The Citadel (NCAA D1 - Southern Conference)
  • Number 1 in school history in 3-pointers made (295)
  • Number 9 in career scoring (1,321)
  • Number 6 in career assists (353)
  • Rated 7th best shooter in Division 1 by Fox Sports (2010)


We are excited to bring to you Austin's best Basketball Training Programs.  Through years of high level playing, coaching, and training experience, we have developed training programs that are proven to take your game to the next level.  We understand your development as a player is vital in achieving your goals, and we are prepared to guide and empower you to fulfilling your potential on the court.  Your intense passion for the game combined with our high level instruction is a formula for success.  Welcome to B.T.Y. Basketball, where every time we step on the court, we strive to be ​Better Than Yesterday


  • Purposefull Skill Work
  • Shot Building
  • Game Moves & Shots
  • IQ Build Up
  • Situational Play

Players, challenge yourself by being around coaches and players that will push you to improve.  BTY college and pro trainees return every off season to workout with BTY not only to continue to improve themsleves, but also to give back to the BTY family by working with, challenging, and going at our younger players.


High School, College, Pro

Join us for BTY Group Training.  High intensity, fast paced, and purposefull workouts that are proven to help elevate your game.  Skill work, shooting, and situational play will be the bases of the program.  Our goal is to help our players develop elite level habits, as well as empower players with the knowledge to train themselves the BTY way.

Upcoming Workouts

In-Season Workout Schedule

Southwest (Austin Waldorf School)

Sunday, December 9 (5:30-6:30pm)

Sunday, December 16 (5:30-6:30pm)

Sunday, January 6 (5:30-6:30)

Sunday, January 27 (5:30-6:30)

Sunday, February 3 (5:30-6:30)

Sunday, February 10 (5:30-6:30)

Sunday, February 24 (5:30-6:30)

-For 7th-12th grade, serious players only!

-Pricing is $25/workout or register online for package rate.

Ballogy Shooting Tests

Throughout the program, we will be incorporating Official Ballogy Shooting Tests.  These tests will help players get tangible feedback of their shooting results to help track progress and development, as well as compete with other players.  All players must download the app and create a Ballogy profile.

Ballogy on AppStore

Ballogy on GooglePlay Store

What They're Saying About BTY

"Coach Zach is one of the best skills trainers I have ever been around at any level." -Nelson Terroba (Head Coach at Saint John Riptide - NBL Canada)

"Purposeful training that translates to games." -Avery Sullivan (Lamar University)

"I've gotten to work with Zach in the summer in between seasons for several years now and have seen growth in my game due to the game-like scenarios of each session as well as high level coaching from his playing experience.  He approaches his workouts with great attention to detail with preparation for each drill.  If you are looking to improve your game as well as learn what it takes to succeed at the high school, college, or professional level then I would highly recommend Zach." -Daniel Alexander (current pro player in Sweden)

"Zach is one of the purest basketball minds I have had the pleasure of knowing.  His attention to miniscule details and repitition of fundamentals gives his players all the essentials to be great." -Jeremy Green (current pro player, last played in Middle East)

"Zach is one of the best trainers in the game because he treats his guys like family.  He takes the time to study his players and expose their weaknesses and turns them into their strengths." -Liam O'reilly (current pro player in Slovakia)

"Zach is the best I have seen with player development.  Z puts in real work with his guys, no gimmicks, just real, game like skills that players can put into play right away.  I would reccomment Zach and BTY Basketball to anyone who is serious about taking their game to the next level!" -Trey Lindsey (Assistant Coach at St.Edwards University)

"Z is confiding, principled, genuine, and trustworthy." -Eric McClellan (current pro player in Lithuania)

"Zach is a special person who will have a positive impact on everyone around him." -Ed Conroy (Assistant Coach at University of Minnesota)


Coach Zach demonstrating a Ballogy shot building drill.


BTY Skills Clinics are a great way for us to be able to reach and help players on a larger scale.  Our clinics are strategically designed to ensure player improvement, and most importantly empower players with the knowledge to train themselves.  BTY Skills Clinics are for the player serious about learning what it takes to elevate their game, and willing to put in the work to do just that.

Camp points of emphasis include:

  • Ball Handling
  • Finishing (Lane Game)
  • Shooting (shot breakdown & building, game shots, Ballogy shooting assessments and competitions)
  • Live Situational Play (i.e. attacking closeouts, lane game, pick & roll reads)

Our workouts will focus intimately on the details, skills, and habits required to be great at these items as well as the attributes that make a great "all around" player. 

Recent BTY Clinics

  • August 6-9: Elevate Basketball Academy (Dublin, OH)
  • August 15-17: Anderson High School Clinic: *For Anderson High School players only. (Austin, TX)
  • September 22: Texas Top 100 Fall Combine
  • November 18: CTX Middle School Combine

Upcoming BTY Clinics

  • THP 17U Open Workout (12/2/18)  Lanier HS, 2:30-4pm

Learn More

BTY Basketball offers its player development services as clinics.  Coach Zach Urbanus and his team will travel to your gym and cohost a BTY Basketball Clinic.  Click the button below to get details on how to get Coach Zach and BTY Basketball to your gym!

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(512) 944-4905