Upcoming Programs at Backcourt Hoops
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 Mike Show, Coach Dave Martin, Coach Bill Callahan, Coach Jon Showers, Coach Megan Callahan, 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.
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.
Presidents Day Weekend -No School Clinic
Backcourt Hoops offers athletes a chance to sharpen their basketball skills in the over the long weekend break . Clinics are offered for two age groups; Basketball School (Prek-4th Grade) and Basketball Shooting Clinic (5-8th Grade). Young athletes will learn passing, dribbling, shooting, and defense. Older athletes will learn and develop advanced basketball techniques, and focus on more efficient shooting with coaching and instruction by experienced basketball professionals.
AAU Team Try-outs
Backcourt Hoops hosts multiple AAU organizations and teams for our local basketball athletes ages 4-11th grade. Try-outs begin over the Winter Holiday break for our elite JB Hoops teams for 7th and 8th grade. All other try-outs will be held in January, February and March for JB Hoops high school, Backcourt Hoops, NEPA Flames, and Wyoming Valley Barons. Please click link to learn more about dates, times, relative to each organization.