Ron Johnson is an American athlete and former professional international basketball player. Ron provides certified professional training, specializing in basketball skills and athletic development.
After experiencing a successful international sports career, Ron turned his focus to personal training and athletic development. As a certified professional trainer, Ron strongly believes that basketball is a game to be enjoyed by all ages and abilities. It is Ron’s goal to provide his clients not only with basketball and athletic fundamentals but skills that will increase their chances of success in daily living. Ron is dedicated to improving his client’s abilities through professional training, believing that with hard work anyone can improve their game.
With stellar work ethic, Ron enjoyed a 10 year international professional basketball career playing throughout Asia, Europe and South America. Ron contributed to and elevated the play of teams representing China, Israel, Turkey, Poland, Belgium and Mexico. While playing for Ramat Gan in Israel, Ron enjoyed his best statistical season averaging, 19 points 4 rebounds 4 assist, and 2 steals per game. Prior to achieving success abroad Ron participated in NBA sanctioned summer pro leagues with stints in the NBA Developmental League.
Ron Johnson enjoyed a stellar collegiate career at California State University Long Beach. A four year letterman and a 3 year starter, Ron lead the 49ers to a 24-6 record during his sophomore year and a successful bid to the National Invitational Tournament (NIT). Known as a fearless defender, Ron lead the Big West Conference with 69 steals in a single season which placed him on the universities top ten all-time list in steals. Awarded the inaugural “Big West” Best Hustle Award for his tenacious defense, Ron often left his opponents shaken. Although known as a fearless defender, he continued to improve his offensive skills by increasing his scoring from 3.3 points per game as a freshman to 13 points per game by the end of his successful collegiate career.
Ron Johnson attended Helix High School located in La Mesa CA, (San Diego County). Johnson lead the Helix Highlanders to a 25-5 record and to the championship game of the California Interscholastic Federation (CIF) San Diego sections Division 1 play-offs. Johnson lead Helix in scoring averaging 17 points per game 5.1 rebounds and 7.2 to assist and was named to the Grossmont South Player of the Year. He was also named First Team All-County by the San Diego Union Tribune, after scoring double digits in 27 of 30 games. Helix was 48-11 over his last two seasons as a Highlander and 64-23 during his 3 years as the starting point guard.
Mentally Fit is a not-for-profit organization led by CEO and Founder Ron Johnson. The goal of Mentally Fit staff is to access and elevate each client’s individual athletic ability, improving areas of strength while identifying challenged areas. Skills are developed through drill repetition, practiced scenarios, statistical review, motivation, game speed intensity and mental challenging exercises. Mentally Fit clients enjoy a rewarding experience gained through hands on coaching, professional training and development.
Mentally Fit is to ensure that our participants are physically fit, through physical awareness and sports activities.