Flash Coaches and Staff

/Flash Coaches and Staff
Flash Coaches and Staff 2019-04-22T14:22:30-06:00

Stu Sells

Flash Academy Founder

Stu Sells is back with his roots and the program he help found. He just finised the last three seasons coaching Division 1 basketball at Utah State University where he was involved with recruiting, position development for shooting guards and posts as well as off season individual workouts for players. Stu also was responsible for camps, budget, scheduling, and opponent scouting.

One of the original founders of Idaho Flash girls basketball club, Sells spent 9 years providing coaching, skills training, and showcase opportunities for athletes. Sells developed F.I.T. (Flash Intensity Training) a circuit workout that isolates and breaks down individual skills and a ” read and react “ philosophy to applying those skill in competition. In that time over 80 athletes that either played or were F.I.T. trained went on to fulfill their dreams of playing at the collegiate level.
Sells was the Head Coach at Vallivue High school for 5 years with a record of 97-28 and finishing no worse than 4th at state in four of the five seasons, with a runner-up finish and an undefeated 26-0 Championship in 2006. In addition to Coaching, Stu along with his wife Sandra are the owners of Register Graphics, a printing and promotions company that they have operated together for over 20 years.

Stu and his wife Sandra live in Nampa Idaho and have two children, a son, Kyle and a daughter, Cassie. Stu and Sandra also have one grandson, Clayton. Currently, Stu is operating his printing company and expanding on his passion of basketball instruction, forming Flash Academy LLC. The academy will provide much needed skills development for players and coaches alike. Also, Expansion of teams in Utah with Director Natalie Williams Forming Utah Flash along with our existing teams in Idaho under Director John Hartman will bring more opportunity for players to showcase those skills as they develop.


John Hartman

Director of Operations /Speed & Agility Coach

John has been with Idaho Flash since 2005.  John has coached several Flash teams, and serves as speed and agility coach.  In addition to his duties with Flash, John owns a training facility and works as speed/strength coach for the Northwest Nazarene University Woman’s Basketball team.


Cam Long


​Cam has been coaching with Idaho Flash since 2009.  He is originally from Colorado Springs CO and now resides in Caldwell, ID He played 4 years of basketball at McPherson College in McPherson KS and was an assistant coach there for 1 year.
He has been a head girl’s basketball coach in the treasure valley for the last 14 years – 11 at Nampa High, 3 at Nampa Christian and currently the head coach at Homedale High School where he teaches elementary PE.
Cam also has a Master’s degree in coaching education from Ohio University.

Trinity Jackson