Founder and Director
Brian Doyle

Brian Doyle has coached high school basketball in Northern Virginia for 34 years.  He served as the Head Coach at Langley High School from 1995-2005, leading them to Liberty District titles in 1997, 1998, 2001, and 2003.  He then served as the Head Coach at Centreville High School from 2005-2008, before being named an Assistant Principal.  He has also coached at Paul VI, Madison, and most recently Fairfax High Schools, and also spent four years on the AAU circuit, coaching with the Nova Cavaliers.  Additionally, Coach Doyle was a Senior Writer for, writing about college basketball, hosting a college coaches’ podcast series and serving on several national awards committees. Coach Doyle and Coach Kevin Weeren have hosted the Nova Hoopcast, Northern Virginia's first podcast and YouTube show focusing on local public school boys basketball.  Coach Doyle and Coach Jerry Lin (Marshall) also assist founder Kevin Weeren with the annual Nova Challenge, the annual public school all-star game.  The event has raised over $12,000 for local charities.  Coach Doyle founded VPA in 2021 and they completed their first season of play in 2021-22.

Head Coach
Henry Martinez

Coach Henry Martinez joins VPA after serving two years as an assistant at the University of Utah. In addition to his collegiate coaching experience, Coach Martinez has an extensive background in grassroots and international basketball.  He has previously served in numerous capacities in the Costa Rica national team, and on the high school, college, and professional levels in his native Costa Rica.  Coach Martinez also serves as a trainer for Evolution Basketball.


Assistant Coach
Darius Jennings

Coach Jennings enters his 12th year of coaching. He  hails from Nathalie (Halifax), Virginia. He attended Virginia Union University and has coached two 5A state semifinal teams with Halifax and helped them win their first regional title in 45 years! "Coach D" is an  extremely eager young coach who really enjoys the development aspect of  coaching young people, and creating great relationships!