Christopher Corbett

Basketball Trainer Chris Corbett
Chris Corbett.


Chris Corbett is a former writer for ThoughtCo. He holds the designation as a USA Basketball, Certified Development Coach. Chris received endorsements for his coaching and training programs from former NBA and WNBA players, other coaches, and NBA scouts. He grew up playing basketball on the playgrounds of Queens, New York and is a lifelong student of the game. Chris played collegiately at the University of Maine at Fort Kent and the University of Southern Maine.

Chris is the founder and player development trainer at Austin Youth Basketball, a training program for middle school thru college level players. He is a partner with, a site offering videos on techniques and strategy for basketball enthusiasts. Chris is also the principal partner of, giving dedicated players access to recorded coaching tips from master coaches around the sport. Concurrent with these other positions, Chris also founded and managed Buzzworthy Basketball Marketing which provides a platform for coaches wishing to open coaching businesses.


Chris Corbett grew up playing basketball on the playgrounds of Queens, New York​ and is a lifelong student of the game. Chris studied Political Science and Communications at the University of Southern Maine and the University of Maine. He played basketball for both schools.

Awards and Publications

ThoughtCo and Dotdash

ThoughtCo is a premier reference site focusing on expert-created education content. We are one of the top-10 information sites in the world as rated by comScore, a leading Internet measurement company. Every month, more than 13 million readers seek answers to their questions on ThoughtCo.

For more than 20 years, Dotdash brands have been helping people find answers, solve problems, and get inspired. We are one of the top-20 largest content publishers on the Internet according to comScore, and reach more than 30% of the U.S. population monthly. Our brands collectively have won more than 20 industry awards in the last year alone, and recently Dotdash was named Publisher of the Year by Digiday, a leading industry publication.

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