Back Court Camp

Dates: July 5th, 2018 - July 7th, 2018
Price: $450.00
Grades: 4th-12th
Location: Roger Williams University (Bristol, RI)
Contact/Director: Steve Gibbs - (978)922-3342

Back Court camp is for players who desire to become better educated in the craft of being exceptional guards. The Back Court Camp will cover every aspect of being an exceptional "floor general." Unparalleled 25 hours of on the court teaching and instruction while attending this camp.

The director for all ten years of the Back Court Camp is the highly decorated High School coach of Bishop Hendricken High School; Jamal Gomes (pictured right). Jamal was a four year scholarship player at Stonehill College. Jamal has led Hendricken to an unprecedented nine state titles and coached back court stars as Billy and Jimmy Baron and Justin and Joey Mozzulla.  His staff is comprised of former back court stars who now coach at the high school and college level.  

“Without the Hoop Mountain Back Court Camp, I would not have reached my potential as a point guard. I received a P.H.D. in point guard play at this camp.  It’s a must if you wish to become a superb high school or college back court star”   -Chad Dicenzo,  (Hoop Mountain Back Court camper 2012-2016)

Back Court Camp is for players entering the 4th-12th grade. Players at the camp will be divided by age and skill level. This is an overnight camp.

Check-in is from 10:00am-12:30pm, check-out is at 11:30am. 

The following topics are covered at the Hoop Mountain Back Court Camp

►Attacking the basket                                  ►Ability to penetrate the lane                         ►Running an offense 

►Run a fast break                                         ►Skills to finish plays                                     ►Read defenses to call out accurate plays

►Excellent court awareness                         ►Proper foot work                                          ►Ability to change the pace and tempo of the game

►Open court and half court scoring             ►Skill to recognize defenses                          ►Finish plays in the open court




More Details

Camp Location

Our camps are located at Roger Williams University in scenic Bristol, Rhode Island. Campers will stay on campus in RWU dorms and eat all meals in campus dining halls. The RWU dining halls have be rated among the best in the country by the USA Today among other publications. 

Price and Discounts

►Price: $450 

Daily Schedule

7:00 Wake up
7:30 Breakfast
8:00 Early bird workouts
8:30 Attendance
8:45 Art of running a team
9:30 Finish around the basket
10:15 Advanced ball handling
11:00 Three-on-three and five-on-five games incorporating newly acquired skills
11:45 Lunch
12:30 One-on-one personal instruction
1:00 Attendance
1:00 Film study with coaches
1:45 In game leadership
2:30 Mid range shooting
3:15 Three point shooting
4:00 Three-on-three and five on five games
5:00 Dinner
5:45 One-on-one personal instruction
6:15 Attendance
6:15 Attacking the basket
7:00 Footwork
7:30 Transition offense
8:15 New European ball handling
9:00 Three-on-three and five-on-five games
10:00 Return to dorm

Camp Safety

Campers reside in the Roger Williams University dormitory. A safe environment is provided for the campers. The camp director and his staff reside in the dorm with the campers. Campers are with the staff the entire day and night in the athletic center or dining halls. Parents can visit the camp anytime during their child's stay. Take advantage of the budget minded Roger Williams University motel.