Upcoming Programs at Backcourt Hoops

Basketball Academy With Coach Matt Shaffer

Lay-Ups will be for students entering Pre K to 2nd grade. Bounce Passers will be for students entering Grades 3 to 5. Learn the skills necessary to enjoy the game of Basketball. Skills learned will include passing, dribbling, shooting and defense. Your camper will also improve his or hers physical fitness and endurance.

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Private Training

Our experienced and knowledgeable professional coaches on staff specifically design training to improve and develop either overall basketball skillsets or specific basketball skills depending on the needs of each athlete. Backcourt Hoops professional instructors include Coach John E. Bucci, Coach Dave Martin, Coach Bill Callahan, Coach Corey Valvano, and Coach Errol Mannick. Our specialized basketball training is designed for athletes ranging from 5th grade through college. Sessions can be scheduled in a private or small group setting. Small groups are responsible for their own organization and coordination.

Fall Tournaments

We host numerous competitive travel tournaments for boys and girls both in the Scranton area and throughout the northeast.  We boast quality competition and well organized tournaments with PIAA referees on hardwood courts.  Please view and register for our upcoming our tournaments below.

Fall Boys and Girls Elementary League

Our fall leagues are designed to provide young teams grades 4-6 with competition and an opportunity to improve their basketball skills in a structured game setting. Games will be played Monday evenings at Backcourt Hoops.

PNC Bank Summer League

PNC Bank sponsors our Summer League at Backcourt Hoops.  The league is divided into divided into  multiple divisions for both boys and girls.  The divisions are as follows: Boys & Girls Varsity, JV, Junior High ,  Boys 6th, Girls 5-6th Grade,  and Boys 4-5th Grade. Games are played during the evenings in June and July.  For more information or to register visit our PNC Bank League page by clicking below.

Summer Camps

Backcourt Hoops offers numerous clinics and camps over the summer to improve your game.  Camp dates and times for all age groups to be announced soon!

Coach’s Corner / Parents’ Perspective

Mike Show Accepts Administrative Position at Mekeel Christian Academy

Congratulations are in order for Backcourt Hoops Coach Mike Show. Coach Show has accepted a position at the prestigious Mekeel Christian Academy in Scotia, New York. His new position on the institution’s administrative team will allow Coach Show to return…

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