Founder & Director- Jason Benadretti


BENADRETTI was born and raised in Southern California. He went on to study at the University of Arizona where he obtained a Business Management degree and later furthered his education, earning a master’s degree from the University of Texas-Pan American.


He has extensive basketball experience on multiple levels of the game, including HS, JUCO, NAIA, NCAA D1, and the NBA. As an international basketball consultant, his travels have taken him to all parts of the world and 6 continents total. 

His NBA experience includes working as a regional advance scout for the Orlando Magic of the NBA where he was responsible for in-person scouting of future Magic opponents. 

Benadretti’s scouting background does not stop there as he has worked for scouting services dedicated to assisting NBA teams with in-person scouting of NBA Draft prospects.

In addition to his extensive scouting and coaching background, Benadretti has player development experience working with individuals from the youth levels to collegiate, international, and NBA players. He is currently the Director for Ground Zero Training.


To date, he has been part of a team that has had 32 players taken in the NBA Draft in the last 6 years, with 19 of those being selected in the 1st Round.

The Experience Speaks For Itself

NBA Scout / Trainer


Scouts college and pro players for the purpose of identifying talent for the NBA Draft and Free Agency. 

To date, has been part of a team that has trained over 50 NBA players. 

College Coach

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Extensive experience on multiple levels of the collegiate game in the U.S.A., with time spent at the NAIA, JUCO and NCAA D1 levels.

International Consultant

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Consults with teams and academies around the world on their business and basketball operations.

He has trained athletes from over 40 countries.

The Core Focus Staff

Basketball Operations

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Through our unique and dynamic way of training, our athletes have gone on to become MVP’s, Olympians, and NBA All-Stars. With clients and contacts around the world, we foster player development at all levels. From youth levels, international athletes, teams, and NBA players, we set our players up for success.  Our TEAM has experience on the high school, college, international and NBA levels to bring player development to you.

Train alongside the pros and become the player you’ve always wanted to be.

Train Like The Pros

Strength & Conditioning

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Backed by a team with some of the most impressive credentials around, CFT incorporates state-of-the-art strength & conditioning programs available for players, and teams. In addition, CFT has partnerships with industry leaders, OC Sports & Rehab and 4Athletes to ensure our clients have access to the most cutting edge training features and locations. 

Our team develops bodies resulting in a spike in athletic ability through biomechanical and body composition testing, performance testing, cardiovascular enhancement, core basketball strength, as well as agility and movement training. 

Get Stronger Than Ever

Physical Therapy & Recovery

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Whether you have gone through a sports injury, have had a rough game, or you just want to learn how to take care of your body to perform at the peak level, our team and partners will ensure that you will receive proper techniques and therapy in helping you recover your edge. Our patients achieve improved flexibility, balance, and coordination through physical therapy under the supervision of one of our team of experts.

We have the most innovative methods for recovery. Feel energized, healthier, faster and stronger than ever.

Discover Your Edge

Take Your Game To A New Level