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Take Your Game to the Next Level

Train for Success


Intense Small Group Sessions are a great choice to improve your athletic performance. Through a strategic mix of drills and real game situations, you'll become confident and take your game to the next level! These training sessions focus on the Marathon Mentality, game time readiness, mental toughness, and strong, aggressive play. I'll work with you to develop the proper mindset to become an elite player. I can relate to athletes because I have been in your shoes before as a former professional, collegiate, high school, and AAU player.


Do you want to train with players from your club or high school team? Group sessions are ideal for building chemistry, teamwork, and competition. All basketball training is based on the players' needs and overall development.

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My Experience, My Passion

The world of sports is full of fierce competition, and you are going to want the best trainer in your corner. My name is Marlon Parmer and I have played with and against tons of talented athletes, including some of the biggest names. I played professionally in the NBA, NBA Summer Leagues and Mini Camps (Timberwolves, Bulls, Warriors, and Heat), overseas in France, Israel, Poland, Estonia, Venezuela, Saudia Arabia, and Qatar; and Continental Basketball Association (Sioux Falls Skyforce, Yakima Sun Kings, and Rockford Lightning). 


  • 2008-09: Colorado 14ers (NBA D-League) 15.0 ppg, 9.0 apg, 2.0 spg

  • 2008: Al Ittihad (Saudi Premier League) (35 games): 29.0 ppg, 11.0 apg

  • 2007: BC Kalev/Cramo (Estonia - KML) (17 games): 17.0 ppg, 8.0 apg, 6.0 rpg 

  • 2007: Guaros De Lara (Venezuela - LPB) (13 games): 23.5 ppg, 8.7 apg, 4.2 rpg, 2.5 spg

  • 2006: Israel Bnei Hashron Club: (15 games) 23 ppg; 9 assists 

  • 2006-2007: Qatar Club (Qatar - D1, 1T) (21 games): 28.3 ppg, 8.7 apg, 2.5spg

  • 2005: Rockford Lightning (CBA, 1T); (44 games): *20.9 ppg, 10.0 apg, 4.4 ppg, 1.5 spg

  • 2005: Minnesota Timberwolves (NBA)

  • 2005: (July) Southern California Summer Pro League; (Miami Heat

  • 2005: Chicago Bulls NBA Mini-camp

  • 2004-2005: Yakima Sun Kings (CBA, 1T) (22 games): 24.0 ppg, 11.0 apg, 3.6 rpg, 1.56 spg

  • 2004, 2003: Southern California Summer Pro League (Golden State Warriors)

  • 2004: Florence Flyers (USBL, 1T) (24 games): 18.8 ppg, 8.1 apg, 4.2 rpg, 1.8 spg

  • 2003: Drafted by Sioux Fall Skyforce (NBA D-League)

  • 2003: Portsmouth Pre-NBA Draft Invitational Tournament

  • 2003: Chicago NBA Combine

  • 2002-2003: Kentucky Wesleyan (NCAA-II)

  • 2002: Kentucky Wesleyan (NCAA-II) Led team in scoring and assists - 20 ppg, 9.5 apg

  • 2001-2002: New Mexico (NCAA) 15 ppg, 7.2 apg, 5.4 rpg

  • 2000-2001: New Mexico (NCAA): 11.4 ppg, 5.3 apg, 4.1 rpg

  • 1999-2000: New Mexico (NCAA)

  • 1995-1999: Los Angeles, CA/Verbum Dei High School: 28 ppg, 9 apg

  • 1998, 1999: Los Angeles, CA/Verbum Dei High School - Back-to-back CIF Titles

  • 1998, 1999: Los Angeles, CA/Verbum Dei High School - Back-to-back California High School State Championships 



Awards & Achievements

  • 2009: Awarded Kentucky Wesleyan All-Century & All-Decade Teams 

  • 2008: Saudia Arabia Cup Winner

  • 2008: Saudia Arabia League MVP & Champion

  • 2007: Qatar Player of the Year

  • 2007: Qatar Emir Cup Winner

  • 2006: Israel Cup Winner

  • 2006: Second Team All Israel League

  • 2006: Asia-Basket Asian Club Championships 1st Team & Best Guard

  • 2006: CBA Player of the Year

  • 2006: All CBA 1st Team

  • 2006, 2005: CBA All-Star Game

  • 2004, 2005: Led the CBA in scoring & assists

  • 2003: Portsmouth Invitational Championship (Led Camp in Assists)

  • 2003: NCAA-II Player of the Year

  • 2003: Great Lakes Conference Player of the Year; Midwest Regional Player of the Year

  • 2003: Six-time player of the week (four consecutive) NCAA-II

  • 2003: Kentucky Wesleyan, Broke School Single Season Assists Record

  • 2002: Led the Mountain West Conference in assists

  • 2002: Preseason All-Conference First Team

  • 2001: Led the Mountain West Conference in assists

  • 1999: California - John Wooden High School Player of the Year Award

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"Athletes, please stop doing all these crazy drills that don't apply to your game. A trainer or coach should be able to show you how this translates to your game. If he or she can't, stop the madness now." Deion Sanders

I take great pride in helping young men and women reach their goals. Get in touch today to schedule a session with
Marathon Basketball Academy.

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