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Tim Schuring

Founder/Director/Lead Clinician
M.S.- Sports Management, USSA
B.A.- Education, Wartburg College

  • Founded TNT5 Basketball in 2008
  • 28 years of basketball coaching and training experience.
  • Eight seasons Asst. Men’s Basketball Coach at Luther College.
  • Three seasons as Head Coach at Saint Mary College (KS).
  • Four seasons as Head Coach at Dakota State University (SD).
  • 2001 NAIA National Tournament Appearance (Sweet 16).
  • 2001 Kansas Collegiate Athletic Conference Coach of The Yr. 7 seasons as a head high school coach in Iowa and Illinois.
  • 1990 Iowa State High School Tourney appearance.
  • 1990 IBCA District Coach of The Year.
  • 2012 Inductee into Saint Mary College Athletics Hall of Fame.


Eric Karius


  • Currently in 10th season as assistant coach, Luther College
  • Currently in 6th season as Head Women’s Golf, Luther College
  • Five seasons as Assistant Boys Basketball Coach, Slinger HS (WI)
  • Fifth year as TNT5 Clinician and Iowa Prep Team Coach
  • Fifth year as Iowa Prep Team Coach

Drake Schuring


  • B.A. (candidate) P.E., UNI
  • Two seasons- played basketball at Luther College
  • Second  year as TNT5 Clinician
  • Third year as Iowa Prep Team Coach 

Troy Ersland

Assistant Director/Clinician
B.S. – Education, University of Northern Iowa
M.S. – Coaching and P.E., Indiana State University

  • Second season as Head Boys Basketball Coach at Janesville High School
  • Four seasons as a head boys basketball coach at Waterloo Columbus HS
  • 19 years of basketball coaching and training experience
  • Fourth year as TNT5 Clinician
  • Fourth year as an Iowa Prep Team Coach






Paxton Molinari

B.S. – Luther College
M.B.A – Wayne State University
B.A. – Sports Psychology, Luther College

  • Currently in 3rd season as Asst. Men’s Basketball Coach at Coe College
  • One year Graduate Assistant at Benedictine University, KS
  • One season Assistant Men’s Basketball Coach at Nebraska Wesleyan University
  • Third year as TNT5 Clinician

Jake Misener

B.A. in Criminal Justice, Mt. Mercy University

  • Currently the Men’s Basketball Coach G.A. at Mount Mercy University
  • Two year Captain for Mount Mercy Mustangs Men’s Basketball Team
  • Honorable mention All-Metro Selection as a player at Cedar Rapids Kennedy
  • Third year as TNT5 Clinician
  • Third year as Iowa Prep Team Coach

what people are saying

Tim's message to our youth coaches on process based coaching vs outcome based coaching was excellent! His seminar gave us valuable information beyond the X's and O's of coaching. We plan on having him back again.

Dan Rosacker, Head Boy's Basketball Coach, Forest City High School, IA

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