Jay is being recognized by many basketball icons to be the leader of the next generation of trainers. Jay trains a number of NBA players as well as aspiring amateurs. Jay also works with Collegiate Programs like the University of Maryland, Villanova, Hofstra, Temple and others.
Jay is featured on Sportskool, a cable television channel in NY where subscribers get free sports advice from players and coaches like Bill Walton, Mia Hamm and others. Jay also produced a video with Boston Celtics Star, Wally Szczerbiak on driils and skills. More videos are coming through a new series called Advanced Basketball Training. Jay is a a featured expert on Hoopsking.com and has been published in FIBA Assist Magazine. Jay has played with and against the likes of Kobe Bryant, Elton Brand, Desmond Mason, Earl Watson, Steve Francis, Ron Artest, Lamar Odom, Speedy Claxton, Carlos Arroyo, Wally Szczerbiak, Rafer Alston and others. What he has seen up close he has applied in his teachings.
Jay played professionally in Puerto Rico for 4 years where he was named Captain, was top 10 in the league in Assists and won a 3-point shooting competition. In college Jay was a 4 year starter at Hofstra and UNH, 1,000 point scorer, defensive player of the yr, shooter of the yr, All Rookie Team, Chevrolet Player of the Game versus UCLA and 2x captain of Hofstra's back to back NCAA Tournament appearances. Jay is the youngest Legend ever selected by the CAA. Jay played HS ball at St. Dominic where he led the team to 2 LI Cathloic Championships and 1 State Catholic Championship. Jay was picked by Newsday as one of the top 10 Catholic School Players of all time.
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"Jay has the talent and skill to play the game at a high level but its his ability to simplify complex concepts for players young and experienced that seperates him from other trainers." -Jay Wright (Villanova Heach Coach)
"From the first day I worked with Jay my game was expanded through a variety of skill sets that I will use in the NBA." -Raja Bell (Phoenix Suns)
“The Pro Hoops Program has been exciting to be a part of. The drills and skills are challenging and have tested me in a variety of ways.” - Jameer Nelson (Orlando Magic)
“If you are looking for someone to help you with individual skill development for the game of basketball, Jason Hernandez is as good as anyone in the country. He has helped develop the individual ability of basketball players all around the country and at all levels.”- Gary Williams (Maryland Head Coach)
"I have played against and with Jay for over 10 years and he is as skilled as anyone I know. Jay's knowledge, passion and applicable techniques to games makes him a sought after trainer by many of the best professional players. That is why I will continue to workout with Jay during the off-season." -Speedy Claxton (Atlanta Hawks)
"Jay was an instrumental part in helping me prepare for the NBA." -Cedric Simmons (New Orleans Hornets)
"I have worked with Jay for years and he helped me become an NBA Al-Star." -Wally Szczerbiak (Boston Celtics)
"Jay is a great trainer and that is why my granddaughter trains with him." -Herb Brown (Atlanta Hawks)
"Jay has taken my advice to not go into coaching and has become a trainer instead. He has been able to garner the respect of players, coaches and parents through his positive attitude, work ethic and knowledge of how to take players to the next level." -Tom Pecora (Hofstra University)