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About Us

Teamwork makes the dream work.

What is “Triple D”?


Athletics is committed to strengthening fundamental skills and playing ability, players develop self-esteem, confidence and motivation through sport.


The importance of teamwork, perseverance, commitment, passion, leadership and work ethic are emphasized throughout Triple D Athletics programming.


Triple D Athletics has established a long tradition of excellence as evidenced by our successful Men’s basketball leagues, AAU Girls & Boys teams, popular training clinics and day camps.

Our Founder

Monika Roberts

Triple D Academy was founded by Monika Roberts, a former Big East basketball player at Providence College in Rhode Island. Coach Roberts also was a professional player in European leagues in countries such as Turkey, Greece and Poland for six years.

Monika has a Bachelor of Arts degree in Sociology and a Master of Science degree in Sport Administration and Management.

She is a member of the National Coaches Registry and the Positive Coaching Alliance.

See Monika’s experience at The Basketball Embassy partnered with World Learning for a cultural exchange program in Tunisia in November of 2019 in the video below.

Our Team

Aaron Young

Aaron Young is a lifelong resident of Houston, TX. He has been apart of the Triple D family since 2014. His hobbies are plenty ranging from/ physical activities to traveling to studying history, and  lastly writing children’s stories. Currently, Aaron is in the process of finishing up his first children’s book set to be published in 2021.

Teaching kids about health and fitness is important to me. It’s about being fit for life. – Jackie Joyner-Kersee