BASKETBALL TRAINING

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.

 

RICE HOLIDAY CAMP

If you want to improve your basketball skills over your Holiday break, take part in the Rice Holiday Camp! The camp will include skill work in all areas, games, contest and amazing door prizes. The camp will be led by Coach Lamar Rice. Coach Rice is a very seasoned basketball player and brings many years of experience to the game as a player and a coach. He has played internationally in five countries and has trained youth basketball players for several years. 

Amazing door prizes will be given out to campers! The 2017 camp filled up quickly - don’t wait to register! There are a limited number of spots per age.

  • PLAYERS: Boys and girls grades K - 3rd. Players will be divided by age and skill level. 
  • WHEN:  12/26, 12/27 and 12/28 from 10 - 11:30 a.m. 
  • COST: $70 per player. Each camper will receive a shirt. 
  • REGISTER: Registration closes Friday, December 21 at 6 p.m. - register and pay online or mail in the sign-up form with payment. There will be no refunds.   

HOPSON HOLIDAY CAMP

If you want to improve your basketball skills over your Holiday break, take part in the Hopson Holiday Camp! The camp will include skill work in all areas, games, contest and amazing door prizes. The camp will be led by Coach Dennis Hopson, the director of training for the Fury basketball program. Coach Hopson is a former NBA player and is the current Ohio State leading scorer! 

Amazing door prizes will be given out to campers! The 2017 camp filled up quickly - don’t wait to register! There are a limited number of spots per age.

  • PLAYERS: Boys and girls grades 1st - 8th. Players will be divided by age and skill level. 
  • WHEN:  12/26, 12/27 and 12/28 from 6 - 7:30 p.m. 
  • COST: $70 per player. Each camper will receive a shirt. 
  • REGISTER: Registration closes Friday, December 21 at 6 p.m. - register and pay online or mail in the sign-up form with payment. There will be no refunds. 

HOOPS GROUP - NOVEMBER/DECEMBER

The Fury Hoops Group program is designed to teach players’ skill development thru a system that builds fundamentals from beginner to advanced. The Hoops Group Program is designed in similarity to the USA Youth Development Program. The focus will be on ball handling, shooting, man defense principles and footwork. There will be three levels: Biddy, Intermediate, and Junior.

Biddy Ballers will be led by Coach Jalen Bouma. Coach Bouma played basketball in high school at Ann Arbor Huron and helped the team make it to the state championship. He was offered many scholarships to play basketball in college, but he chose to play baseball for Eastern Michigan University. Coach Bouma also coached AAU basketball for 03. The Intermediate Hoops and Junior Group will be led by Coach Lamar Rice. Coach Rice is a current Fury coach and brings many years of experience to the game as a player and a coach including playing internationally across five countries. Currently, Coach Lamar works as the Basketball Director and a Skill Development Coach for 03 Sports Complex where he oversees general operations of the facility, leagues, tournaments and training. 

Online Registration is Closed.

  • PLAYERS:
    • Biddy: Boys and girls in grades K - 3rd 
    • Intermediate: Boys and girls in grades 4th, 5th and 6th
    • Junior: Boys and girls in grades 7th and 8th
  • DATES: Tuesdays November 20, November 27, December 4 and December 11
  • TIMES: Biddy: 5:30 - 6:30 p.m.; Intermediate: 4:30 - 5:30 p.m.; Juniors: 5:30 - 6:30 p.m. 
  • LOCATION: The Paragon: 1590 Albon Road Suite 12, Holland, OH 43528
  • COST: $60 per player 

Private Lessons