600 El Capitan Drive
Danville, California 94526

Bart Gijbels

Coach Gijbels

Bart Gijbels's Bio

Coach Bart Gijbels has been coaching youth sports for the last 15 years which included soccer and basketball. Bart grew up in Belgium where he played soccer early on but shifted to basketball at the age of 16, playing for a local professional basketball club. Bart played division 1 basketball at Long Beach State University. After his college days he went back to Europe and played professionally for 8 years (Belgium, France & Germany).

Bart is a passionate coach that loves the teaching aspect of a coaching. With his European background, fundamentals is where it is at for him. Understanding and teaching why things are done and explaining it to the players so they know why coaches are asking to execute on certain skills. Bart uses his energetic coaching style to motivate and inspire his players to be their best self, and you will hear him often talk to his players about current skills and how they will translate in the real world when those school years are over. In his professional career, Bart has been a sales performance coach, supporting leaders in maximizing performance using different coaching techniques. Bart has been supporting Cal High Varsity basketball team as assistant coach for the last 3 years.