ABOUT US

Established in 2021, RINTCH ACADEMY is a sports academy that provides Athletic and Multisport activities to children and youth.

Our Athletic program with Basketball as the blueprint is specialized in customized individual player development including One on One Training, Dual Training, Small Group Training, Basketball Camps, Basketball for Beginners and Player Consulting Program. Throughout our Athletic program we have been successfully developing basketball players in Norway with numerous players in the Firi-Ligaen (Norwegian Top League), US College and Professional leagues in Europe.

Our motivation is to recreate a dynamic in the sports community by making the atmosphere inclusive, educative, multicultural, athletic and fun.

Currently, we’re having an expansion process with 2 new franchises in Sao Paulo Brazil and in New England USA.

Find out more information about our specific activities in the following countries:

MISSION

“Increase the interest of basketball among youth by offering players opportunities to develop their basketball and personal skills throughout high quality training within a multicultural enviroment”

VISION

“To be the reference academy in terms of the development of people within an educational, athletic and fun environment”

OUR VALUES

“We promote values through sports: ethics, respect, discipline, cohesion, self-confidence, social responsibility, environmental awareness and diversity in education and sports”

PLAYERS

  • +2200 players in Norway, Brazil and USA
  • +100 players who played pro
  • +100 players in national teams
  • +35 US College/University

CAMPS

  • 40 Camps in Norway
  • 12 Camps in Italy
  • 3 Camps in France
  • 3 Camps in Belgium

TRAVELING TEAM

  • Traveling teams in Italy, Belgium, Lithuania and Morocco.
  • 1st Scandinavian team that played in Africa.

Who is Rintch?

Born and raised in Brussels Belgium with a Congolese background, I started my career in Belgium prior playing US College Basketball at Montgomery College in Maryland and pursued my higher education at University of Maryland U. College. When being a student athlete in the US, I coached youth in notorious organizations until I became an assistant coach in my “alma mater” at Montgomery College. As a professional player, I played in the Scandinavian Top Leagues in Denmark and Norway. At the end of my playing career, I started my own basketball academy in Norway and I continued to further my international experience by attending high level camps and clinics around the globe. Eventually, throughout my extended international network I was appointed as an assistant coach with the Ivory Coast National Team during the 2015 African Championship in Tunis. My goal is to share my experience with young players who wish realizing their dreams. Teaching them values of basketball and life.

Multilingual Coach Educator Entrepreneur

Belgium

US College Basketball

Pro in Scandinavia

Youth Development

US College Basketball

Pro in Scandinavia

Ivory Coast Senior National Team

NASM Certified Personal Trainer

I am a NASM – National Academyof Sports Medicine- certified personal trainer and group instructor both in the US and Norway.

Special Educator

Physical Education Teacher

Kindergarten Instructor

RINTCH.COM Basketball Academy

A.A. Foreign Languages

B.A. Communications

2 years College Degree

4 years College Degree

When playing and coaching in different countries, I got to speak 8 languages:

French

English

Spanish

Lingala

Norwegian

Danish

Flemish

Italian