Camps


2021 Summer Camps & Clinics – 

All camps and clinics run by our Player Development Coach John Gianforte (Coach G).  Coach G combines his energy, long basketball resume, and broad array of skill development drills into a fun atmosphere that encourages players to want to work hard.  Your child will want to come back for more skill camps with Coach G!

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Coach G’s Drills 4 Skills

Session I – June 14 – 17   9 AM – 12 PM

Session II – July 19 – 22  9 AM – 12 PM

3rd – 8th Boys & Girls (Based on 2021 – 2022 School Year)

Held at Iowa Sports Center  3055 Robins Rd, Hiawatha IA 52233

Registration Fee: $60

This well balanced fundamental basketball camp provides all players foundational individual offensive and defensive skills. Our Drills for Skills part- whole teaching series is designed to introduce and increase player footwork including stance, slides, pivoting, cutting, screening, passing, and shooting. Our Small Group Drills for Skills series introduces defending screens and screening off the ball concepts to players. All campers will learn advantage/disadvantage transitional situations in the open court and play competitive games. We will recognize effort and attitude after each day of camp and award the campers of the week.

Having fun is getting out of your comfort zone, learning new skills and competing!

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Coach G’s Advanced Drills 4 Skills

Session I – June 21 – 24   10 AM – 12 PM

Session II – July 26 – 29   10 AM – 12 PM

3rd – 8th Boys & Girls (Based on 2021 – 2022 School Year)

Held at Iowa Sports Center  3055 Robins Rd, Hiawatha IA 52233

Registration Fee: $60

Coach G’s unique part – whole teaching series will focus on small group and team instruction in the half court including end of game time and score situations. All players will increase court awareness and vision on both ends of the court, along with communication skills in this intense 2 hour camp. Players will interpret basketball decisions in our motion read, react and anticipation offensive and defensive sets. Players are expected to navigate hard closeouts, helping the helper defense on the fly making quick concise decisions. Advanced fundamental skills emphasized include pivoting in traffic, relocating, scoring as opposed to shooting and playing through contact. Due to the specialized skill instruction a limited number of experienced campers will be enrolled.

Having fun is getting out of your comfort zone, learning new skills and competing!

Register for Coach G’s Advanced Drills 4 Skills


Coach G’s Position Camp – Scoring in the Paint

Session I – July 12 – 15   9 AM – 12 PM

3rd – 8th Boys & Girls (Based on 2021 – 2022 School Year)

Held at Iowa Sports Center  3055 Robins Rd, Hiawatha IA 52233

Registration Fee: $60

This fundamental camp focuses on specific moves for players to score in the paint.  Whether you are a guard penetrating the lane or a big man posting up in the lane – all players need to learn how to score in the lane.  Coach G will break down position specific moves for all players.  Guards will learn to break the defense down in the lane as well as different scoring moves once in the lane.  Guards will also focus on passing in the lane and learning when to shoot and when to pass.  Posts will learn different post moves as well as increase their knowledge to know when the best time is to use each move.  Post will also learn to read the defense and pass out of double teams.

Having fun is getting out of your comfort zone, learning new skills and competing!

Register for Coach G’s Position Camp