The Dentmon Center will be operated in conjunction with the Justin Dentmon brand and will provide opportunities for athletes of different ages to train, compete and excel within their sport.
The Justin Dentmon Athletic Center is a multi-sport training, recreation, and events facility that will serve as a hub for a full spectrum of sports as well as many other recreation, community, and entertainment pursuits. The sports facility will provide an atmosphere of community to sports clubs, event organizers, and participants. The facility will focus on three principle offerings:
1. Youth sports training programs, clinics, and camps
2. Youth and adult leagues, tournaments, and events
3. Sports performance and fitness training
A native of Carbondale himself, Justin flourished as a high school basketball star and set his sights on the
highest level of competition. Aside from all his basketball success Justin is just as if not more passionate
about his family, and giving back to his community. He sponsors numerous AAU teams, hold his annual
camps and basketball tournaments in Carbondale as well as operates the Justin Dishing Dimes foundation,
which actively supports the community. Justin sees two of his main passions, basketball and giving back
coming together in the perfect partnership to form JD Skills Academy. Justin looks forward to
cultivating all the talented children in the local Carbondale area as well as and international countries.
Aaron Lee has over 20 years of experience with high school and college students with learning disabilities.
He is a People Manager with business knowledge and a successful history of delivering projects on time and
within budget. Mr. Lee also has over sixteen (16) years as a Championship-winning Basketball Coach with
exceptional skills of recruiting and developing domestic and international talent. Mr. Lee is a reliable Coach
who has coached basketball at the college and semi-professional levels. He is adept at developing a
competitive roster, managing a staff of coaches and assistants and assisting players in taking care of off-field
issues. Mr. Lee also specialize in smaller colleges and the developmental of semi-professional teams.