The perfect team — Dedicated to the process, VBA will provide the ultimate basketball training experience.

Brendon Lavender


VBA Co-owner & Head Skills Specialist

Brendon Lavender grew up in Mesa, AZ and attended local basketball powerhouse Mesa Mountain View High School.  He played varsity as a sophomore on a multi-talented team that won back-to-back state titles.  After his outstanding high school career, he was one of the top prospects on the west coast pulling in numerous division-I scholarship offers.  After being recruited by the legendary Lute Olsen, Brendon decided to play basketball for the University Of Arizona Wildcats.  During his senior year at U of A, he led the Pac-12 in three-point FG percentage (.516).  His FG percentage from behind the arc ranked fourth on U of A's all-time single-season three-point FG percentage list.  During his four years, the Wildcats advanced to the Elite 8 and the Sweet 16 .  After receiving his Bachelor's degree, Brendon played professional basketball for the White Eagles Stockholm (Sweden) before starting the Ventura Basketball Academy with partner Vaughn Compton.

VBA Facilities

Rancho Solano Prep

9180 E Via De Ventura Rd., Scottsdale, AZ 85258

Jewish Community Center

12701 N Scottsdale Rd., Scottsdale, AZ 85254

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