Dennis Hopson Institute of Excellence

d_hopson_smallThe Paragon is proud to offer basketball training led by Toledo's finest basketball experts and coaches.  Coach Dennis Hopson is a former NBA player and is the current Ohio State leading scorer. Coach Tandy Bradford brings strong experience with girls and women’s basketball teams at the high school and college levels and has an extensive coaching background. Both Coach Hopson and Coach Bradford enjoy training kids and sharing their basketball tips and tricks with young players!

AUGUST OPEN GYM SCHEDULE: 

Glass City Athletics is proud to be the only all-access facility to practice your volleyball and basketball skills with our monthly Open Gym Schedule. All players are welcome to attend an open gym.

Open gyms will be organized by sport (see schedule below for dates and times). If you are looking for a game or a place to practice, you have found one: Glass City Athletics - The Paragon. We look forward to seeing you on the court!

Basketball Open Gym Dates & Times: 

• Sunday, August 20 from 7 – 9 p.m.
• Thursday, August 24 from 6 – 8 p.m.

• Sunday, August 27 from 5 – 7 p.m.

Volleyball Open Gym Dates & Times:

• Thursday, August 17 from 6 – 8 p.m.

• Sunday, August 20 from 5 – 7 p.m.

• Monday, August 21 from 6 – 8 p.m.

• Sunday, August 27 from 7 – 9 p.m.

COST: $5 per player per two hour session (cash please). NOTE: Glass City Athletic Members are free (this does not include Fury or Volleyball members). 
LOCATION: The Paragon: 1590 Albon Road Suite 12, Holland, Ohio 43528

No reservations required -- just show up ready to play or practice! If you have any questions, please contact Dana Hooper at 419-261-0067 or dahooper@roadrunner.com.

 

Basketball Training Programs - Fall 2017

The Fury is proud to be hosting a variety of training programs for all ages! See below for an overview by age group of the programs available. Details per program are listed below. Discounts are available! 

AGE GROUP TRAINING PROGRAMS OVERVIEW
Ages 5, 6 & 7 Bitty Basketball Biddy Volleyball    
Grades 2, 3, 4 Hoops Group Youth Perfect Your

Shot I (grade 4 only) 

Perfect Your

Shot II (grade 4 only) 

 
Grades 5 & 6 Hoops Group Intermediate Perfect Your

Shot I 

Perfect Your

Shot II

Fall League
Grades 7 & 8 Hoops Group Advanced Fall League    
High School Advanced Skills Scoring Skills Fall League  
DISCOUNTS! Players (not per family) that sign up for TWO programs will receive a $20 discount! To receive the discount, please register by paper sign-up form. Contact Dana at 419-261-0067 or dahooper@roadrunner.com to complete registration. Sorry, we are unable to process discounts with the online registration.

BITTY BASKETBALL

If you have a son or daughter that wants to begin learning basketball fundamentals or improve them, the Fury’s Bitty Basketball program is the place for them to succeed. The training is done with smaller basketballs on lower hoops to make learning more successful.  Our instructors are the best in the area.  

  • PLAYERS: Ages: 5,6,7
  • DATES: Wednesdays: 9/6, 9/13, 9/20, 9/27, 10/4 and 10/11
  • TIME:  5:30-6:30 p.m.
  • COST:  $85.00 and all participants receive a small basketball
  • REGISTER: Register online at or by completing the sign-up form -register by 9/1/17 
  • Interested in learning volleyball as well? Check out our Biddy Volleyball program! 
HOOPS GROUP - YOUTH

This program will focus on fundamental skills and be fun at the same time! Register by 9/1! 
  • PLAYERS: Boys and girls in grades 2nd, 3rd and 4th as of September  of 2017
  • WHEN: Wednesdays: 9/6-10/4 from 6:30 - 7:30 p.m.
  • COST: $75 per player. Each player receives a mini basketball.
  • REGISTER: Register by 9/1 -- Register online or complete the sign-up form by mail. 

HOOPS GROUP - INTERMEDIATE

This program advances basic skills. The instruction will involve offense and defense concepts. Register by 9/1! 
  • PLAYERS: Boys and girls in grades 5th and 6th as of September of 2017
  • WHEN: Tuesdays: 9/5-10/3 from 5:30 - 6:30 p.m.
  • COST: $80 per player. Each player receives a dry-fit training shirt. 
  • REGISTER: Register by 9/1 -- Register online or complete the sign-up form by mail. 

HOOPS GROUP - ADVANCED

The goal of this program is to advance the already learned skills of basketball. Register by 9/1! 
  • PLAYERS: Boys and girls in grades 7th - 8th as of September  of 2017
  • WHEN: Tuesdays: 9/5-10/3 from 6:30 - 7:30 p.m.
  • COST: $80 per player. Each player receives a dry-fit training shirt. 
  • REGISTER: Register by 9/1 -- Register online or complete the sign-up form by mail. 

PERFECT YOUR SHOT

Perfect Your Shot is designed to help basketball players improve their shots. Under the direction of Dennis Hopson, the players will work on all of the shots that can make or break their game. Size of camp is limited.  To receive this kind of basketball instruction from the current Ohio State leading scorer is unmatched in the area. *There will be two sessions: Perfect Your Shot I and Perfect Your Shot II. Sessions are conducted back-to-back on the same day. Perfect Your Shot I will focus on stationary shooting and shooting technique and Perfect Your Shot II will focus on shooting off the pass and shooting off the dribble.

  • PLAYERS: Boys and girls who are entering grades 4, 5 and 6 in the Fall of 2017
  • WHEN: Sundays: September 10, September 17, September 24 and October 1.
  • PERFECT YOUR SHOT I TIME: 10 a.m. - 11 a.m. 
  • PERFECT YOUR SHOT II TIME: 11 a.m. - 12 p.m.
  • LOCATION: All sessions will take place at the Paragon: 1590 Albon Road Suite 12, Holland, OH 43528
  • COST: $70 per session per player. 
  • REGISTER: Register by 9/6 -- Register online or complete the sign-up form by mail. 

ADVANCED SKILLS

This program is designed to take your High School players' game to the next level by challenging players to be their very best. 
  • PLAYERS:  Boys and girls in grades 9-12 as of Fall 2017
  • WHEN: Mondays: 9/11, 9/18, 9/25, 10/2 and 10/9 AND Thursdays: 9/14, 9/21, 9/28, 10/5 and 10/12 from 7:30 - 9 p.m. 
  • COST:  $125 per player
  • REGISTER: Register by 9/3 -- Register online or complete the sign-up form by mail. 

SCORING SKILLS CLINIC

This program focuses on the offensive game including shooting technique and footwork, position, transition scoring, and more. 
  • PLAYERS: Boys and girls in grades 9-12 as of 2017
  • WHEN: Sundays: 9/10, 9/17, 9/24 and 10/1 from 6:30 - 8 p.m. here
  • COST:  $75 per player 
  • REGISTER: Register by 9/3 -- Register online or complete the sign-up form by mail.  

FALL LEAGUE 

To play on a Fury team in our Fall League this September and October, visit our Glass City Fury page for complete details! 

Forms & Flyers

Players (not per family) that sign up for TWO programs will receive a $20 discount! To receive the discount, please register by paper sign-up form. Contact Dana at 419-261-0067 or dahooper@roadrunner.com to complete registration. Sorry, we are unable to process discounts with the online registration.

Private Lessons