The Backyard Basketball Academy is directed by Andy Cox. Andy has played, coached, or instructed basketball for more than 20 years. After graduating from Hawley High School in Hawley, MN, Andy went on to play at Dana College in Blair, NE. Since then, Andy has coached at the college level for 5 years (Dana College and Concordia College Moorhead), while also coaching at the High School level for 9 years. He is a licensed USA Basketball youth coach that has been a part of the youth programs at each school as well as coaching AAU basketball.