Our Staff

 

Taylor Wayer

Founder & Director of Player Development

Head Coach, Indianapolis Bishop Chatard

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Bio

Taylor Wayer has been involved with the game of basketball as a player, coach, and trainer for 20+ years.  He played high school basketball at Bishop Chatard High School in Indianapolis, IN and continued his playing career in college at Indiana University as a walk-on under Coach Tom Crean.

 

Shortly after that, Wayer founded Competitive Greatness to provide athletes in the Greater Indianapolis area an affordable way to develop their game with a program proven effective in his playing career, as well as drills and concepts learned along the way from some of the most prominent coaches in basketball.  Coach Wayer is honored to be the head coach at his alma mater Bishop Chatard in Indianapolis.

College - Indiana University

- 4 years of NCAA Division I Playing Experience

- 2013 Big Ten Conference Champion

- 2 NCAA Tournament Sweet 16 Appearances

- Holds multiple single season, and school records for IU Basketball weight-lifting (Bench Press Max, Bench Press 185lb. Reps, Squat Max)

- 3-time Academic All-Big Ten selection

High School - Bishop Chatard

- All-State selection

- City-County All Star

- Indianapolis All-City Selection

- Finished Top 25 in the state of Indiana for 3-point Field Goal Percentage twice (2009 & 2010)

Coaching

-Head Coach - Bishop Chatard (2019-)

- Associate Head Coach - Bishop Chatard High School (2016-2018)

- Varsity Assistant Coach - Mt. Vernon High School (2015-2016)

- AAU Head Coach - Indiana Faith 2016 (2015-Present), Hayward Hoops - Nike sponsored group (2017-Present)

- AAU Assistant Coach - Indiana Elite Magic (2012-2014)

- Experience working with high-caliber athletes, including current Professional Athletes, and college basketball players currently playing NCAA Division I, Division II, DIII, NAIA, and junior college basketball.

 

Miles Wayer

Trainer/ Asst. Director Player Development

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

High School

- 4-Year Varsity Letter Winner, 3-Year Starter at Mt. Vernon High School (2011-2015)

- All-Conference Player, All-County Player

- Played AAU Basketball with Indiana Elite (2010-2014) and Indiana Faith (2015)

- Over 15 years of playing experience

College

Miles played basketball at the University of Indianapolis graduating in 2020.

Michael Thompson

Trainer

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

High School

- 3-Year Varsity Letter Winner, 3-Year Starter at Mt. Vernon High School (2011-2015)

- All-Conference Player, All-County Player

- Played AAU Basketball with Grassroots Indiana (2014) and Indiana Faith (2015)

College

Michael played basketball at Trevecca Nazarene University in Nashville, TN (NCAA Division II) through 2019.

Michael is currently playing at Indiana Wesleyan University.

Cooper Lewis

Trainer

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

High School

- Played all levels at Bishop Chatard in Indianapolis becoming team captain (2019)

- First Team All Circle City Conference 2019

- Played AAU Basketball with Indiana Hoop Dreams and Indiana Faith

College

Cooper plays at Wittenberg University