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About the Coach

Coach Walter Perkins (

Walter Perkins, a Brandon native and Brandon Academy Alumni, has served as Assistant Varsity Coach / Head JV Coach at King HS the past two seasons and Middle School and Assistant at Tampa Prep prior. In Addition to his HS/MS coaching experience, Perkins is the current VP and trainer for the Brandon Bolts Basketball Club.

Coach Perkins, a 2007 graduate of Tampa Prep High School, finished his career leading his team to an FHSAA final four appearance and 1,498 points earning him a Scholarship to St Leo University. After a successful college career, Perkins played for the Tampa Rain in the ABA, along with stints as part of the Quebec Kebs and the 2014 Dominican Basketball Tour.

Coaching Experience:
  • BAHS Head Basketball - (2017 to present)
  • Brandon Bolts Basketball (AAU) - Vice President, Coach, Trainer
  • King High School, Tampa, FL - JV Head Coach and Assistant Varsity Coach (2015-2017)
  • Tampa Prep, Tampa, FL - JV Assistant Coach and Middle School Coach (2011-2015)
  • NCAA SEBA Showcases, Atlanta, GA – Coach and Player Evaluator
Post College Play
• Tampa Bay Rain (ABA) – Semi-pro, Coached by former NBA Player Wayne "Tree" Rollins
• Quebec Kebs (NBL Canada) – Training camp
• Dominican Republic – 2014 Basketball Tour
• Saint Leo University – BA, Marketing/Management, 2011, MBA, 2015
• Saint Leo University – 4-year player, MVP, Excellence Award
Coach Walter Perkins
Coach Walter Perkins
BA Summer Camps