Tuesday, August 26, 2008

Information for the loaded Georgia Hoops 2008 Fall Showcase

The 2008 Georgia Hoops Fall Showcase is coming together nicely. It will be held at the New Birth Church in Lithonia, Georgia on Sept. 6.

The Georgia Hoops Fall Showcase promises to be the best collection of players from the Peach State. Rivals.com’s Justin Young and Utah Flash (NBDL) assistant coach Kevin Young are excited about the players that were personally invited and have already signed up.

Here is a look at the schedule for the day's activities:

9:00 a.m. – Put into teams/pictures/stretching/warm-up

9:30 a.m. – Skill Development work

10:30 a.m. – Water break/team meeting and instruction

11:00 a.m. – Games/Recruiting process workshop

12:15 p.m. – Games/Recruiting process workshop

1:30 p.m. – Games/Ballers for Books seminar

2:45 p.m. – Games/Ballers for Books seminar

4:00 p.m. – Games/Skill Development work

5:15 p.m. Games/Skill Development work

6:30 p.m. – Top 40 all-star game

7:45 p.m. – Top 20 all-star game

The teams are still being put together and the match-ups are still being worked out. Each player will know prior to the camp what team he is on in a pre-camp email that will be sent out.

Coaches and instructors working the camp include:

Andrew Lang, a 12-year veteran of the NBA (Atlanta, Phoenix, Philadelphia, Minnesota, Milwaukee, New York and Chicago)

Mike LaPlante, former head coach at Jacksonville State and assistant at Auburn

Ken Potosnak, former coach at The Citadel, Wake Forest, Furman and South Carolina

Jon Babul, former coach at James Madison, Jacksonville and Mt. Paran (Ga.)

Drew Catlett, former coach at Georgia State and West Virginia

Billy Faulkner, former coach at Jacksonville

Corey Baldwin, head coach at Truett-McConnell College

Roger Kvam, head coach at Cherokee High School

Sharman Whte, head coach at Miller Grove High School

Jesse McMillan, head coach at Norcross High School


Further details will be released at a later date and time here on the website as well as in an email.

Thanks for your registration and we look forward to having the best Georgia Hoops Fall Showcase we've ever had!

Wednesday, August 06, 2008

Want exsposure?

The Georgia Hoops Fall Showcase is a a great advertising opportunity to advertise your brand amongst the top athletes in Georgia. The camp will have coverage (story, pictures, etc.) on Yahoo! Sports and Rivals.com.

Yahoo! Sports is the number one sports website on the Internet. Rivals.com is the online leader in college athletics.

Other media invited to the camp include: Fox Sports, Scout.com, Prep Stars Magazine, Atlanta Journal Constitution and others.

For more information, please email Kevin Young, co-director of this year's camp, at georgiahoops@gmail.com.

Sunday, August 03, 2008

It's coming!


fall showcase - 2008

WHEN: Saturday, September 6, 2008

WHERE: New Birth Church 6400 Woodrow Rd, Lithonia, GA 30038

WHO: The camp is an invitation only camp for the top elite basketball players from Georgia and Georgia only. The camp will comprise players from all high school classes (2009 to 2012). If you have received a Save the Date flyer, now is the time to email me for your registration packet. More information coming for those already invited.