Athletic-Direction 

Our Mission

Porter Victoria Sports Club is a mission-rich lifestyle brand that focuses on helping individuals create and maintain healthy lifestyles and overall wellbeing through the promotion of athletics and exercise. Our Philosophy is teaching skills, values, and wellness in a positive and fun environment. Helping novice and serious athletes understand that hard work is the engine for success. Our holistic approach is intended to strengthen the culture of basketball, teach life lessons, and empower people to live a full and healthy life. We believe this philosophy leads to developing complete and well-rounded not only athletes but individuals.

Our Athletic-Director

Coach Justin Black is currently the Physical Education Teacher and Head Basketball coach at the Washington Episcopal School in Bethesda, MD. An alumnus of DeMatha Catholic High School, Justin originally hails from the D.C. metro area. He served as a professional basketball player for five years as part of (FIBA) The International Basketball Federation. Having played in Germany, Paris, London, Malaysia, and Kosovo, where he was named FIBA International Player Of The Year in 2017. He won 2 State championships (2009,2010) and a USA Today National Title (2010) at the prestigious DeMatha Catholic High School. Black has also been featured in SLAM Magazine, Sports Today, Washington Post, and numerous international publications. He has 10+ years of coaching experience in basketball training, skill development, youth and collegiate sports, including serving as the skill development coach at the University of East London. He is a student-focused mentor with proven experience in motivating amateur and professional athletes. He holds a B.S. from Morgan State University and an M.A. in Fine Arts from the University of East London, where he studied under 1992 Turner Prize winner Grenville Davey.

Articles: 

1. https://www.slamonline.com/college-hs/justin-black-morgan-state/    (Slam Magazine) 

 

2.  https://www.usbasket.com/NBA/news/605808/Justin-Black:-The-most-underrated-Player-in-Fiba-Hoops       (2019 FIBA BASKETBALL) 

 

3. https://www.sports-reference.com/cbb/conferences/meac/leaders/pts-player-career.html 

(Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference ALL-TIME Career Points Leaders Reference)

Accolades:

Pro Awards: 

(2015) FIBA International Rookie of the year Slovakia SuperLiga 

(2015) Slovakian Cup Semi-Finalist

(2016) Goodman League MVP

(2016) Goodman League Scoring Title 

(2016) ABA League Championship (Maryland NightHawks)

(2016) ARPD Champion & FINALS MVP 

(2017) FIBA Player of the year Kosovo/Germany Superliga

(2017) FIBA Guard of the year Kosovo/Germany Superliga

(2017) First Team All-Import Team Kosovo Superliga

(2017) Germany Superleague Runner-up 

(2018) ARPD Champion & FINALS MVP 

(2019) Melaka International Basketball Championship Finalist 

(2019) Melaka International Basketball Championship First-Team All-Tourney 

 

NCAA D1 Awards:

                                              

(2011) All-Rookie Team 

(2013) 2nd Team All-MEAC

(2014) 1st Team Boxtorow All-American 

(2014) AP Mid-Major All-American 

(2014) 1st Team All-MEAC

(2014) 1st Team All-Distract (15)

(2014) All-Tournament 1st-Team 

(2011,2013,2014) 3x MEAC Conference Tournament Finalist

Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference (NCAA D1) ALL-TIME Career Points Leaders (#49) 

Past Coaching Affiliations:

 

Washington Episcopal School — Present

Classics AAU Program— 2021

Pro-Fit Basketball Training — 2021

London Lions (British Professional Team) — 2018

International Basketball Federation (FIBA) Helping Hand Initiative

University of East London — 2018 

Nike Top 100 Skills Academy, Paris France, 2017

Victor Oladipo Basketball Skills Academy, Summer of 2016 & 2017

Five-Star Basketball — 2014

DeMatha Catholic High School — 2012

Youth Sports Coordinator, Soul of the City – D.C. 2011, 2012