Coach, Author and Basketball Trainer Cilk McSweeney discovered his love and talent for basketball at a late age, when he was already in high school. His natural talent and hard work distinguished him from his colleagues. McSweeney’s professional career started off right out of college; Cilk went on from being one of the most talented players at Penn State to playing professional basketball in Italy, Iran & Puerto Rico. Even when faced with adversity after injuring himself, he rose above his circumstances & Cofounded Kingdom Training, a basketball training company for young athletes. Kingdom Training started off with just one client, & now there are over 30 clients and 3 basketball after school programs.
He is the author of “From the Pit to the Palace,” a faith based basketball book about his past basketball experiences. He has reached a countless number of people by sharing the story of his life. Cilk brought his talents to Calvary Christian Academy as their Varsity basketball coach & has shifted the basketball program in less than two years. He not only impacts people through the game of basketball, he is also a youth leader in his church. His talents & accomplishments do not end there. He is an actor & has worked in commercials with many athletes, such as Lebron James, Dwayne Wade, Peyton Manning, J.J. Watt & He is the double for Carmelo Anthony Cilk has accomplished all this & much more while caring for his beautiful family.