Rise Basketball Apparel

Who We Are


Our Vision is to be the leader in basketball training and sports performance. Our goal is to be the number one choice for basketball players in Northern California.

Our Mission is to empower athletes to develop their potential on and off the basketball court. We use innovative, cutting edge training methods that focus on consistently improving a players basketball skills as well as their mental performance.

Our Philosophy on training and skill development is proven to get results. RISE Training consists of high level fundamentals, combined with mental confidence, toughness and sports performance training.

Our Team consists of experienced basketball players and professionals, bringing a strong worth epic and passion for developing young players to their full potential.

What We Do

One on One
Individual Training is a personal setting that provides maximum teaching time and attention to detail with the amount of repetition required to master a specific skill.
Group/Team Training effectively improves players skills and decision making when competing against other players of the same skill level. Helps improve team chemistry.
Camps & Clinics: We offer Camps and Clinics throughout different times of the year. If you would like to stay in the loop on our upcoming camps check out our Calendar page.
Training Facility
Training Facility: RISE is a 8000 square foot basketball training only facility, located in San Leandro, CA. Rise consists of one full court and six basketball courts.
“I have had the good fortune to coach and watch Gus workout elite college basketball players. I have witnessed some of the most respected player development coaches and trainers in the world and I can say with great confidence Gus Abellar is right there at the top. His passion for skill development is unmatched. His attention to detail, combined with his own teaching style and flare will challenge you and take your game to the next level. He will bring the best out of you as a basketball player.”

-Fred Langley
Former Head Coach University of Wyoming, Current NCAA T.V. Analyst

Who We Train

RISE Basketball trains players of all ages, from AAU through professional.

Our athletes are dedicated to achieving a high standard of excellence. Some examples are:

Aaron Gordon
Aaron Gordon was an All-Pac-12 first team player at Arizona before being drafted by the Orlando Magic


Josh Owens
Josh Owens was a star at Stanford and now plays for Aquila Basket Trento in Italy


Drew Gordon
Drew Gordon went to New Mexico and currently plays for the Dallas Mavericks

AAU Team


California RISE is a college-prep year round non-profit basketball program specifically designed for basketball players ages 6 to 18. We welcome players from all over the Bay Area regardless of their athletic skills, capabilities or social economical background; we turn no player away.

We have studied some of the most elite basketball programs around the country
and have patterned what we believe to be a revolutionary program for our kids. We have a full on workout program with our young athletes, ranging from physical fitness to core strength and conditioning.

We currently have 2 AAU Teams:
Boys 14U and 15U

For inquiries and info contact Gus Abellar at