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Programs For The Serious Student-Athlete

Maximize Your Potential

DME was born out of a passion for coaching, and a desire to find a better way to train and develop players, while addressing the unique needs of the student-athlete. 

Our athletes get the training and guidance they need to succeed, access to the best coaches and educators, technologies and facilities, and exposure to the highest levels of competition and opportunities to continue the pursuit of their dreams. This is the DME promise.  

120+ student-athletes

have advanced on to

Top NCAA Programs




On-the-Field Training


Like It is a game.

DME student-athletes come to Daytona from across the Globe. Training every day with motivated athletes prepares us for the tough competition that we face on the court. We line up against top programs like IMG Academy & Montverde Academy every year.

Off-the-Field Training


Hours per Week

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We focus just as much time into the development of our athletes off the court as we do on it. We offer advanced strength and conditioning programs, an elite sports performance facility, mental training sessions & video technology to give an edge to our aspiring student- athletes.

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Dan Panaggio

The Foundation For


Dan Panaggio is the Co-Founder of DME Academy and head of all basketball operations. He has coached three NBA teams as well as a trio of the most prestigious NCAA Division I programs including Oklahoma, Indiana, and Marquette.

Mindfulness Methodology


is our philosophy

We believe that a positive & nurturing environment brings out the best in all athletes. Positive words have an encouraging impact on a person's confidence and are vital for healthy development. Our mindfulness methodology is engrained in our program.

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We focus just as much time into the development of our athletes off the field as we do on it. We offer advanced strength and conditioning programs, an elite sports performance facility, mental training sessions & video technology to give an edge to our aspiring student- athletes.

Joining the DME


We recognize the importance of a strong work-life balance. The flexibility the DME Academy provides is unmatched. We take pride in how we work with our athlete's families regarding scheduling conflicts. Our commitment to training is unwavering yet flexible.

We have roots within the NBA, giving student-athletes a unique perspective into the highest level of competition in the world.  With dozens of former DME athletes playing at top programs, our network is vast, growing and our relationships are strong.

DeQuan Abrom

Urbana University

Sidney Alcena

North Country Community College

Justin Anaemejeh

Belmont Abbey

Tristen Armas

Austin College

John Batts

Labette Community College

Zine Eddine Bedri

Columbia University

Nicholas Bird

Ave Maria

Justin Brown

Meridian CC

Marlo Brown

Northern Illinois University

Marvin Brumfield

Coker College

Alejandro Castellanos

Mohawk CC

George Christopoulos

University of Tulsa

Vadim Clanet

Southeastern Oklahoma St.

Ahmad Clark

St. Petersburg College

Matthew Cole

Milligan College

Nigle Cook


Joshua Curls

California State University Chico

Cedric Dedecker

Aris Leeuwarden Pro

Baptiste Diaz

Point Park

Assane Diouf

Fresno State University

Alex Doyle

Stetson University

Josh Edwards

Colby College

Malcolm Farrington

Arkansas St.

Richard Feagin

Morehead State University

Connor Ferrell

Wagner University

William Finnie

William Penn University

Calvin Freeman

Embry Riddle University

Jacco Fritz

Canisius College

Peter Fuchs Jr

Minnesota Crookston

Jashaun Garrison

Austin Peay State University

Jeremiah GIlyard

Bethune Cookman

Matija Gledic

Arizona Western CC

Jeremy Golson

Valdosta State

Felipe Gonzalez

University of Northwestern Ohio

Arminas Griska

Ohio Valley University

Yuping Gu

Judson University

Matt Hallam

Iowa Central Junior College

Kevon Harris

Stephen F. Austin

Glenn Hawkins

Southside Virginia CC

Zachary Hill

Frostburg State

Elijah Hinds

Penn State Beaver

Tobias Howard

Western Kentucky University

Guanda Huang (Dada)

Judson University

Anthony Iglesia

Skagit Valley College

Justus Jackson

Hawaii University

Myles Johnson

Spring Hill College

LB Jones

South Carolina State

Franck Kamgain


Ted Kapita

NC State

Antonin Kemkeng

Jefferson University

Michael Kimble

Fullerton CC

Mohamad Kraidly

Jacksonville CC

Nathan Lasseaux

Gardner Webb

Umar Lawson

Catawba University

Jackson Lenyear

Albany State

Ivan Madunic

Southern Utah University

Bernard Malual

ASA College

Damien Marquez

Central C. College

Jermaine Marshall

Akron Juco

Dylan Mcfee

Simon Fraser

Jay Medor

Santa Fe Juco

George Mejia

Mount St Vincent

Ronaldo Messam

Lamar CC

Bobby Miller

Miami Dade College

Deondre Mitchell

Barton CC

Frank Mompoint

West Hills College Coalinga

Niccolo Moretti

Illinois University

John Muange

Wheeling Jesuit

Yedidia Mubiayi

Lamar CC

Eterniti Mundell

Northeast Oklahoma Juco

Osman Murillo

Ulster County CC

Keegan Murray

Iowa University

Kris Murray

Iowa University

Mame Niang

Florida Atlantic University

Charles Nogard

Norwich University

Carl Ntifo

Claflin University

Osi Nwachukwu

Antelope Valley

Jordan Oakley

Louisburg College

Petras Padegimas


Victor Panov

Cal State Fullerton

Aiden Pashley

Transylvania University

Sal Pedevillano

Wheaton College

Tyrese Potoma

Cleveland State University

Isaiah Reese

Canisius College

Jonathan Reno

St Josephs of Brooklyn

John Rivera

Houghton College

Craig Rolle

Culver Stockton

Nicolo Romanelli

Columbia University

Aidan Rubio

Central Michigan

Xavier Ryan

Penn State Beaver

RJ Sancio

Belmont Abbey

Jaden Santana

Warner University

Alon Schiller

Judson University

Hugo Silva

Erie CC

Milan Skoric

Embry Riddle

JJ Smith

Moberly College

Fahad Tarjali

Doane University

Moustapha Thiam


Quincy Tjon Affo

Hill College

Joe’l Towers

Rocky Mountain College

Jacob Tracey

Daytona State

Evan Tricker

Nebrasaka Omaha

Kerian Uhlen

Averett University

Julien Vonovier

St Vincent College

Damerius Wash

Daytona State

Aaron Washington

The Citadel

Avi Wizwer

Brooklyn College

Aslan Wondergem

Belmont Abbey

Camren Wynter

Drexel University

The Next Step


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