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The Core Of GTET Starts With Our Trainers' Knowledge Base And Ability To Develop Players. Our Trainers Frequently Educate Themselves In Order To Stay Up-To-Date On The Latest Trends Of The Collegiate And Professional Game.

One Thing That Makes Us Unique Is Our Small Sided Games Approach. After We Work On Skills Or Offensive Concepts We Put Players Into 1v1, 2v2, Or 3v3, Small Sided Games Where Players Are Forced To Implement What We Just Worked On.

This Allows Players To Freely Experiment And Get A Feel For How Certain Skills Work and Where They Work The Best. These Small Sided Games Ultimately Breed Confidence In Players And Translates To Games Where Players See Results. Players Will Also Experience Game Like Simulations That Helps Them Envision When To Properly Use These Skills During Competition.

From Basketball IQ, Decision Making, Ball Handling, Passing, Shooting & Footwork Skills Are Our Main Focus Points During Training. We Also Use Competitive Drills, Contact Drills, To Live Play, And To Film Analysis And Breakdowns, Players Can Be Assured They Will Not Receive This Type Of Training Anywhere Else In San Diego.

We Provide Quality Skill Building, And Player Development Training That Helps Athletes Reach New Levels They’ve Never Experienced.

About Gabe Macias

Gabe has worked with all levels including: NBA, Overseas, College, High School, and Youth.

Gabe has worked with one of the top NBA trainers in the world Jordan Lawley. He assisted Jordan and his staff with NBA Pre Draft/NBA Workouts up in Irvine at Jordan’s facility.

Gabe has ran camps and clinics across San Diego with NBA skills trainer Ryan Razooky. Players have traveled across the country to exclusively work with Gabe. He has worked with hundreds of players throughout the country. Gabe is the head skills/player development trainer for one of the top club programs in SoCal, Coastal Elite.

Gabe has been running Game Time Elite Training for over three years now. He prides himself in quality skills/player development training that leads to consistent improvement through productive and efficient techniques that holds each player accountable. With commitment to the training you will see growth and success!


  • Orange Glen High School (Present): Head Skills and Player Developmental Director/JV Head Coach
  • Coastal Elite Club Basketball (2019-Present): Head Skills and Player Development Director/ Head Coach
  • NBA Pre Draft workouts with NBA trainer Jordan Lawley (2019): Skills Trainer
  • NBA Workouts with NBA trainer Jordan Lawley (2019): Skills Trainer
  • Ramona High School (2018-2019): Head Skills Trainer/Varsity Assistant
  • Skills Clinic with NBA trainer Ryan Razooky (2018): Co-Director
  • Skills Camp with NBA trainer Ryan Razooky (2018): Co-Director
  • Ramona Bulldog Basketball Academy (2017-Present): Head Skills/Player Development Director


Gabe is not only an energetic and passionate trainer, but person as well. I believe it is important to have a trainer whose character doesn’t change when they step off the court. Gabe is energetic and passionate on the court, but also off the court about the success of his players as individuals. His training expands beyond skill development. However, his prowess as a skill developer is top tier. Gabe’s attention to detail and preparation for his workouts leads to well-organized and beneficial sessions. Each session is built around an on-court translation rather than just cone work. Gabe breaks down each drill and explains the in-game situation. He analyzes the move but also what you’re reading while you’re making it. I have trained with Gabe since he started Game Time Elite Training and his drive has never wavered. His drive will match yours, so come get better!

Blake Seits

Cal State San Marcos

Shooting Guard

Gabe is a very detail oriented coach and cares about every single one of his players. He listens to all his players and helps them design their game the way they want to play. He holds me accountable and pushes me to be the best player that I can become. He built a relationship with me that goes farther than basketball as I can go to him and ask him questions about things I may be struggling with away from basketball. Gabe is one of the best coaches that I have ever had and I recommend him if you are trying to take your game to the next level.

Carl Hamilton

Classical Academy High School

Shooting Guard

Gabe is an incredible force in this space! He’s on the cutting edge of the game and the business of basketball. I’m thrilled anytime we get to collaborate as I know ‘top quality’ is a sure bet when Gabe is involved. He and his company are the real deal!

Max McCoy

Video Producer/Podcaster

Before training with Gabe, I used to struggle with my decision making and predetermining my moves.

It was very frustrating as I was never able to consistently make the right reads and the game felt too fast for me.

Working out with Gabe helped me understand the game and slow it down as he breaks it down into much smaller, understandable breakdowns which helped me make great progress in not only my skills but also my confidence.

I’m now miles better than when I started back with him in 7th grade as I went from being the worst player on the court to now hanging with the best in San Diego.

Eli Vogelhuber

Ramona High School


Before training with Gabe, I had a huge problem with my confidence and being able to forget the previous plays. If I couldn’t finish a drill or couldn’t knock down my shots, I would get down on myself. I wouldn’t allow myself to forget the past and try to move forward. They all lead to more and more frustrations that didn’t allow me to grow as a player. My struggles would leave me in a terrible mood for the rest of the day, all because I couldn't forgive myself for the mistakes I made while playing. It would affect everyone around me in a negative way. I always felt down whenever I wasn’t proud of myself, and I couldn’t grow from my mistakes. All of this changed when I found Gabe and Game Time Elite Training. He was able to take my game, find my weak spots, and use them to make myself better. When workouts got tough or I couldn't finish a drill, he would come to me and tell me to restart, fix my head, take a deep breath, and forget about the past. This mindset of turning the page helped my game tremendously. I was able to fix my mindset and dominate workouts. I would use my mistakes to my advantage, and expanded my bag further then I could ever imagine. Missing shots were going to happen, but the next day, none of it was going to matter, especially if you could prove yourself wrong the next. My life is different now because I can forget bad things in the past, and allow myself to move forwards in every workout, game, or practice. I will always be better when I leave the floor, all because I was able to turn the page, and get stuff done the way I want it to.

Trey Vergenz

San Marcos High School

Shooting Guard

Before working with Coach Gabe, I was struggling on my confidence and just being able to play my game, when it was game time. I used to watch YouTube videos about it every night, but it still did not work.

My struggles and frustrations had a major affect on my game because I was playing like the worst player on the court when I knew I was better than everyone.

Gabe's training helped me a ton by actually talking about my confidence once or twice a week and doing game situation drills which had a major impact on my game.

My life is definitely different now. I’m way more confident on the court no matter how good the other players are and I’m able to play my game. Working with Coach Gabe from June 2020 to now has put my game into a whole another level. I’m very thankful for everything that he has done for me from day 1, he always believed in me when I was at my lowest. I recommend his training to any hoopers that are willing to get better. I appreciate you for everything!

Kyle Kim

IMG Academy

Point Guard


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