About

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Total Kid Project Basketball offers boys and girls the opportunity to play and enjoy the great game of basketball. TKP provides an instructional league, developmental league and AAU teams. TKP exists because of the tremendous support of many individuals that volunteer their time to be on the board, coach, and assist during the many games and tournaments held throughout the season. This website will be used keep players, parents, coaches and the community informed about TKP events and related information.

Mission

Total Kid Project (TKP) is a California based sports organization that aims to enrich the lives of youth ages 5-18 years through mentorship, athletics, educational development and community engagement. We are focused on affording opportunities to talented young athletes by relieving the financial burden associated with competitive travel sports.

 
 
 

Staff Biography

 
 

HENRY D. LINCOLN    Director of Basketball

Henry D. Lincoln, Jr.

DIRECTOR OF Boys BASKETBALL

was born in Trinidad & Tobago. He’s Gulf War Veteran and served proudly in the United States Navy for 10 years. After receiving a number of medals and commendations, he left the Navy with an Honorable Discharge.

Since returning to civilian life, Henry has traveled throughout the U.S. to empower individuals looking to reach their full potential financially, personally, spiritually, and professionally. Through his company HIGH DEFINITION LIVING (H.D.L), he seeks to motivate, inspire, and instill some of the same wisdom, passion, work ethic, that he possesses to help them be successful.

Henry currently serves as an Athletic Director for a charter school system. With over 25 years of expertise in coaching and mentoring, he endeavors to ensure youth are skilled in the areas of sports, he promotes student development, growth and achievement.


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Felicia Eaglin

DIRECTOR OF GIRLS BASKETBALL

Felicia Eaglin is a native of Northern California. She attended St. Joseph the Worker School in Berkeley and also De Anza High School in Richmond, CA. She is a sports enthusiast and competed in track and field, volleyball, softball and basketball as a kid.

Upon entering high school, Felicia narrowed down her sports interest to softball and basketball. She was a starting freshman point guard on the De Anza High School Girls Varsity Basketball Team. In softball, she broke a record for the most strikeouts in a single game as starting pitcher her sophomore year.

Although Felicia dreamed of playing basketball professionally, the Women’s National Basketball Association did not become established until Felicia became a wife and mother.

Currently, Felicia works in the field of Special Education working with young people who have severe disabilities. Her love of basketball remains and for many years she has coached the techniques and fundamentals of basketball.

Total Kid Project is fortunate to have such a passionate coach as part of the staff. Her drive to help young people succeed is a tremendous value asset to our program.


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David Barksdale

BASKETBALL COACH

David Barksdale grew up in the East Bay. He attended Salesians High School but ultimately graduated from De Anza High School in the summer of 1987. Becoming a professional basketball player was a childhood dream and as he got older, he worked hard to pursue his dream.

That dream became reality when he played professionally for ten years (1995 -2005) in Sinaloa, Mexico; Seoul, Korea and Manila, Philippines. He also played for the Harlem Clowns Show Team between 1997 and 2010. He has many accomplishments to be proud of. Accomplishments such as but not limited to 1986 Salesians Varsity MVP. 1987 De Anza High School Varsity MVP. North Coast Section Champs, State Champs and 2nd Runner Up All-East Bay Best Defensive Player of the Year. He was the co-captain for Contra Costa College in 1989. Cal State Hayward MVP in 1992. And, was the Budweiser 3 on 3 National Slam Dunk Champion.

Academically he attended Grambling State University and Cal State Hayward where he studied in Communication.


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Pat Saindon

BASKETBALL COACH

Pat Saindon began playing the game of basketball at a young age. He played in high school and continued to play in college.

For nearly 40 years, Pat has coached youth sports and high school basketball. Many of his mentees have played in college and some have become college coaches. Pat has a long list of accolades, which include coaching kids who’ve earned places on the prestigious McDonald’s All-American teams. Two of his most esteemed players are professional players Chelsea Grey (LA Sparks) and Marcus Lee (Miami Heat).

Pat currently resides in Northern California with his wife of 27 years. He’s a father of two and a grandfather of three.