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HEAD COACH: (Girls and Boys Elite Teams)

Todd Matkin (Former 2023 National Coach, Current 2026 National Boys Coach)

-Former Head Coach @ Rocky Mtn. HS(8 yrs.)

     -Sweet 16 2012-2013, HS teams made it past 1st round every

      year but one.

-Former Head Coach @ Highland HS(3 yrs.)

-11 years experience as Club Coach

-7 years as NOCO Triple Threat Elite Head Coach (Record of 190-44, with over 30 Championships w/ 2023 Elite Team)

-4 years w/ Rocky Mountain Fever Top Girls team (Record of 107-35, Several National Runner Ups)

-20 years coaching girls basketball (Head and Asst.)

-College Basketball Camp Instructor Colorado State University and Colorado School of Mines

-Wife Lindsey & 3 kids

(Delaney-17, Peyton 15, Brodee-11)

-Many former players that have gone onto major Div. I, II, III, Juco, and NAIA levels

-Former Players:

(Coach M. Training Academy)


Contact Information:


Twitter: @NTripleThreatBB

Instagram: @nocotriplethreat 

(NOCO Triple Threat Basketball)

Several Former Players:

Asiah Lawson


      Tori Fisher

Univ. Colorado -Springs

Kaylee Johnson


     Lena Long-Shore

Univ. Colorado -Springs

         Steph Lee

Univ. Northern Colorado

      Sara Jones

Holy Names University

      Gabby Ramirez

Univ. Colorado -Springs

      Kara Spotton

Colorado State University

Girls Coaching Staff:

Ashlee Runyon

-Triple Threat 10th Class of 2025 Head Coach

-Former Head coach for Silver Creek High School

(2 years), Teaches Biology at Silver Creek

-Former Head coach at Killdeer High School in Killdeer, ND (6 years as head, 1 year as freshman coach)

-Undefeated Region Champs at Killdeer High in 2018, Runner-Up State Champions

-Voted Coach of the Year for Region 13 in 2018

-North Dakota All Star Game Coach in 2018

-Former Head coach at South Heart High School in South Heart, ND (2 Years as head, 1 year as freshman coach)

-10 years Head High School coaching experienc and 14 years of high school coaching

-Played College Basketball for Dickinson State University, Made it to the Elite 8 at the NAIA National Tournament and Finished 5th in the Nation.

Boys Coaching Staff:

Lee Espinoza

Current Head Coach @ Berthoud High School

o   Entering 3rd year

o   Has totally revitalised the program and has  created stability, excitement, and dedication. 

o   10 Years High School Club Coach

o   Former players went on to play NAIA, DIII

o   Camp instructor for Prep Hoop and Colorado Chaos


Brent Uhrich

-2026 Regional Head Coach

-PE Teacher Zach Elementary

-Former Varsity Asst. Coach

@FCHS Girls Basketball Program

-Current JV Girls Coach @ Fossil Ridge HS

Justin Vallejo

-Triple Threat 10th Class of 2025 Assistant Coach

-Current Head Coach @ Rocky Mountain HS

-Former Asst. Coach @ Fossil Ridge & Rocky Mtn.

-Former Club Coach Triple J Hoops


Todd Benson

-2026 Regional Asst. Coach 

-Former HS Standout Eaton HS

-Team finished runner up in state my senior year at Eaton High School

-Played tennis in college

-Coached youth sports since early 2000’s ranging from skill camps overseas to local youth organizations. 


Dave Giusti

-2027 National Head Coach

-Former Fever Head Coach 

-High School Asst. Livermore HS (CA.)

-6 years as Fever Coach 13/14 top Black team

-3 years Bay Area AAU 15/16 teams

-6 years Individual skills trainer CO/CA

-2 Children


Luke Kingsley

-Asst. Coach Triple Threat Elite

-Mortgage Broker N. Colorado

-Standout career at Niwot HS.


Brad Bunting

-2027 National Asst. Coach

-Former Athletic Director University HS

-Former NOCO Crush Head Coach

Kenny Van Ryn

-2027 National Head Coach

-Former Collegiate Player MI.

-Former HS Head & Asst. Coach at Pine Creek and Regis

-Former Club Coach Boulder Rockies

-Youth Pastor Two Rivers Church


Sara Jones

-2029 Elite Coach

-Former Asst. Coach 2023 National Team

-Former Rocky Mtn. HS All State Player

-Team MVP @ Rocky Mountain HS 2x

-3x Front Range All-Conference Player

-Former Player DII @ Holy Names Univ. (CA.)

-Rebound Leader as a Freshman @ Holly Names


Dorian McClelland

-7th Grade Elite Head Coach

-More TBA


Steve Latuda

-2030 Boys Head Coach

-Former Asst. 2024 National Girls

-Long time youth and competitive Coach in Long Beach CA

-Former HS & MS Asst. Coach

-Currently Kinard MS Head Boys Coach


Jay Kurth

-2029 National Asst. Coach

-Honorable mention Allstate Iowa class 3A as Junior and 1st Team Allstate as senior

-Dr. Pepper Allstar and Honorable Mention McDonalds All America as a senior

-4 years of college basketball at Briar Cliff University in Iowa.  1998 Sweet 16 finalist NAIA National Championships

-Coaching kids recreation and competitive basketball since 2008


Joe Giusti

-2030 Boys Head Coach

-Former Asst. 2024 National Girls

-Long time youth and competitive Coach in Long Beach CA

-Former HS & MS Asst. Coach

-Currently Kinard MS Head Boys Coach


Josh Lemos

-2030 Boys Head Coach

-Former Asst. 2024 National Girls

-Long time youth and competitive Coach in Long Beach CA

-Former HS & MS Asst. Coach

-Currently Kinard MS Head Boys Coach

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