Kevin Cantwell - Business Development
Kevin Cantwell focuses on business development for Blue Magnet Partners. His network of relationships throughout the United States in the sports and entertainment community is a strong foundation for sourcing new and add-on opportunities for Blue Magnet.
Kevin has 27 years of college basketball coaching experience, including 16 years as associate head coach at Georgia Tech under legendary coach Bobby Cremins. Kevin was considered one of the best recruiters in college basketball during his coaching career. He recruited and coached 22 NBA players and helped guide the Yellow Jackets to the Final Four in 1991.
Kevin is responsible for the basketball player development teaching processes for Suwanee Sports Academy, a Blue Magnet Partners portfolio company. Kevin's passion and knowledge for teaching the game of basketball has put the Suwanee Sports Academy on the map for its approach to training. www.ssasports.com. His vision successfully launched On Court Player Development®, the nation's premier off-season basketball development program. Current plans are to launch a licensing version of this program for expansion throughout the United States.
Kevin began his coaching career at Appalachian State University as an assistant coach and also served as head coach for five seasons. He earned a Bachelor's degree in social science from UNC-Asheville and a master's degree in physical education from Appalachian State.