Paul Gudde has had a 20 year international basketball career. Known for his outstanding ball control, creative playing style and a good eye for his teammates, he was able to celebrate numerous individual and team successes both in the 5on5 and 3on3 games. With his team Germany‘s Finest, founded in 2000, PG successfully participates in international competitions – at the beginning as a player, today as a coach.
PG has been active as a coach since 2000. Starting as a team coach for youth teams, he has been focusing on Skill Development Coaching (personal training for basketball players) for the last ten years. His clients include NBA players, professionals and up-and-coming talents.
The „Paul Gudde Signature Basektball camp“ and his specially created Skill Development Workshop series offer players the opportunity to work intensively with PG on the details of their game. Since 2005, Paul Gudde has also been a guest coach at basketball camps throughout Germany introducing his philosophy of basketball training to participants and coaches.
During the summertime and basketball off-season Paul Gudde has been touring with his basketball team Germany’s Finest for almost 20 years. Formerly as a player, today as the head and coach of the team, he takes young professionals to international tournaments to give them the opportunity to play at a high level and develop their game.
Paul Gudde has been organizing events since 2010. Specializing in basketball events of all kinds, he began early to gain experience as a helping hand at small tournaments. In 2016 Paul became the Global Sports Director of Red Bull Reign, Red Bull’s global 3on3 tournament with 16 countries taking part in 2019.
Project Management / Consulting
With his expertise in many aspects in the game of basketball, PG supports companies as an external project manager or consultant to execute their strategies and activations. He particularly specialises in topics such as finding the right look for basketball imagery and advertising, the renovation of old playgrounds in cities and the cultural details of basketball events.
Host | Commentator
Paul Gudde is a part of the basketball culture. For 15 years he has been able to share his passion for the game with spectators by being on the microphone and in front of the camera. At events he acts as commentator, expert and host at eye level with the participants.
Testimonial | Content Creator
As an authentic testimonial in the basketball world, PG works with brands that want to use the sport as an activation. If required, PG creates ideas together with his team as well as delivering the audio-visual content.
„We are proud of our partnership with Paul Gudde, a true basketball enthusiast. His expertise and dedication to the game of basketball make PG a highly valuable part of the Spalding team!”
„Paul Gudde helped me work on my game during my time in Germany. Especially when it came to my ball handling he was able to show me a lot of drills that I am going to keep working out with.”
„Paul‘s basketball know-how and his excellent contacts within all areas of the basketball eco-system make him a valuable partner in supporting our basketball activities“