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Nicole Ohlde


Nicole Ohlde is the founder and creator of Nicole Ohlde Basketball Academy and the Ohlde Elite Program. Nicole brings multiple years of basketball knowledge to the Ohlde Elite team. During her time playing at Kansas State University as well as 10 years professionally Nicole has studied to the game and the many diverse ways to play. Nicole was blessed with the opportunity to play for 3 different WNBA teams as well as play professionally overseas in 5 different countries. Her legacy remains as one of the best players to ever play at Kansas State University. She was inducted into the Kansas Sports Hall of Fame in 2011. 


Nicole's passion for basketball and the development of athletes is unmatched. After retirement from her professional career Nicole began finding ways to give back to the game of basketball. Ohlde Elite girls basketball program is in good hands with Nicole leading the way. The players under Nicole's guidance are learning skills that will help better their game under any system as well as help Ohlde Elite compete at the highest level. Hard work and dedication to basketball have been staples for Nicole's program over the past year. 

Drew Johnson


Drew Johnson is another great addition to the Ohlde Elite team. Drew grew up in Valley Center, KS where as a high school athlete he was a 5A All-State selection. During his college career Drew coached at Valley Center High School for 3 years and Derby High School for 1 year. Drew has immersed himself in the game of basketball for many years. Drew has a passion for helping athletes become the players they dream about. He is the co-founder of Nicole Ohlde Basketball Academy and spends lots of hours designing workouts that fit specifically into a players skills and needs. Drew is currently an assistant coach at Clay Center Community High School. 


Drew will bring a level of energy to Ohlde Elite that is contagious to everyone he is around. He is the type of coach that players love to play for because he cares so deeply about their growth as a player and a person. Drew is very experienced helping high school players work and develop in order to take their games to the college level. 


Julie Ostermann

John Rutherford

Adam Sobba

Craig Nicholson 

Alex McAfee

Josh Burt

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