Basketball Tao Academy is Denver’s developmental youth basketball program founded in 2003 by Brian Howard. The program operates in Central Denver providing basketball classes, clinics, camps, individual and small group basketball lessons on a year round basis. Group Classes are instructed by Brian and Steve Howard for Pre K – 8th grade boys and girls as well as advanced sessions for competitive players elementary through college. Brian has been the personal coach to many successful players who have received the opportunity to play college basketball as a result of receiving Basketball Tao training.

Our Mission

To provide youth basketball students the most enriching, fun, and memorable basketball experience of their childhood as well as teach life skills, promote physical fitness, mental toughness and provide safe competition.

Our Methodology

We instruct students in a curriculum based format that simultaneously promotes structure,discipline, creativity, spontaneity, and freedom of expression on the court.


Coach Brian Howard
Coach Steve Howard