About NetWorks Basketball
Founded in 1993, NetWorks Basketball is the Triangle’s original basketball training organization. When NetWorks was founded, we were the first to offer personal basketball training and coaching programs in Raleigh, NC and the surrounding areas. Years later, we’re still going strong!
With our years of experience and coaching expertise, we’ll help equip you with the motivation and tools to bring your game to the next level. Below, you can read up on our fantastic basketball coaches and support staff.
Mike Hollis, President
Mike Hollis founded NetWorks in 1993. Before NetWorks, he coached high school, college and professional teams in Europe for the first ten years of his career. He has coached thousands of NetWorks players since 1993.
Coach Hollis grew up in Jacksonville, Florida. He played basketball for four years at Liberty University where he received a degree in Christian ministries. He also holds a master’s of education from Campbell University.
Coach Hollis is currently attending Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary and working on a doctorate in Education. Personal stats include: wife Beth and children Jared, Jana and Jesse.
Kevin Nunley, Executive Director of NetWorks Basketball
- Has coached with NetWorks since 1998
Coaching Experience: 10 years as a collegiate coach
- Head Women's Basketball Coach: John Carroll University, University Heights, OH (Division III)
- Head Women's Basketball Coach: Newberry College, Newberry,SC (Division II)
- Assistant Men's Coach: St. Andrew's College, Laurinburg, NC (Division II)
- Assistant Men's Coach: Santa Fe Community College, Gainesville, FL (Junior College)
- Assistant Men's Coach: Coastal Carolina University, Conway, SC (Division I)
- Education: University of Arkansas 1986 (physical education), Kent State University 1988 (sports adminstration)
- Married: Kim
Children: Carrie Nielander (University of South Carolina), Adam Nielander (California Tech)
- Attends Hope Community Church, cancer survivor (2004)
Jay Huffman, NetWorks Basketball Lead Coach, Skill Instruction
- Has coached with NetWorks since 2006
- Elementary Physical Education Teacher: Wake County Public Schools, 2004 - present
- Head Varsity Girls Coach: Apex High School, 2011 - present
- Assistant Boys Varsity Coach: Cary Academy, 2009 - 2011
- Head JV Girls Coach: Sanderson High School, 2007 - 2009
- 33-10 Overall record as a head coach
- Born in Raleigh, NC, raised in Cary
- 1999 Graduate of Cary High School
- 2003 Graduate of Lees-McRae College with Bachelor of Science in Physical Education
- Happily married to Mary Channing Huffman
Beth Wurst, NetWorks Basketball Office Manager and Program Coordinator
Beth Wurst is the office manager at NetWorks, Inc. and has been with the company for 3 years. She is also the Program Co-ordinator for NetWorks' "Because I Can" Character at Work through Physical Education program, also known as the "Ballhandling Clubs" or "BCs". Beth is a graduate of Meredith College in Raleigh NC. She lives in Apex with her husband, Kurt, and two daughters, Kathryn and Alyssa.