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Global Professional Sports is a full service youth basketball organization located in the Upper West Side of Manhattan started by Mark Jerome and John Ballesteros. The number of youth basketball programs in New York City has grown significantly but very few organizations excel on teaching the game of basketball and preparing youth basketball student-athletes to play at a higher-level whether it be elite AAU basketball and/or high school basketball.

Register for 2018 Fall and/or Winter Season

Global Professional Sports is composing teams to compete this Fall and Winter.

Fall Season

  • 3rd to 12th grade teams
  • Season begins - September, 2018
  • Weekly Practice, once a week
  • Compete in 3-4 local tournaments
  • Practice Location: Central Baptist Church on 92nd and Amsterdam
  • Cost: $950

Winter Season

  • 4rd to 9th grade teams
  • Season begins - November, 2018
  • Weekly Practice, twice a week
  • Practice Location: Central Baptist Church on 92nd and Amsterdam
  • Cost: $1700

To inquiry how to be evaluated to join team, please call JP (718) 407-9489 or Mark Jerome (917) 923-7103.

If you are on the team, please submit your payment.

Live City Basketball Leagues and Tournaments

Global Professional Sports also is host of one of the most popular elite leagues amongts the top NY metro regional AAU youth elite teams as well as other well known leageus and tournaments. For more info visit


Mark Jerome's and John Ballesteros's ( aka JP ) proven track record is evident by the success of players they have coached and trained:
  • Donovan Mitchell - Louisville
  • Shavar Newkirk - St. Joes
  • Eric Paschall - Villanova
  • Rodney Miller - University of Miami 2016
  • Ty Jerome - University of Virginia 2016
  • Taurrean Thompson - ESPN Top 100
  • Koree Hargraves - Dominican College
  • Brandon Aughsburns - Hampton University
  • Jack Daly - Middlebury College
  • Andrew Becil - Columbia Prep