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UC Santa Cruz Men's Basketball Camps
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Slug Basketball Camps
at UC Santa Cruz
Santa Cruz, California
We are excited to announce our fall Slug Hoops Academy! Over an 8 week period (16 training sessions) we will teach youth players, ages 8-14, the essential fundamentals and skills of basketball. Players will learn the functional movements of the game and progress towards application of these fundamentals into real game scenarios.

The Academy, which will run Thursday nights 5-7PM (exception: 9/11@7-9PM) and Sunday afternoons 1-3PM, will begin with one hour of skill training followed by one hour of organized full court games. Players will have the option of attending one or both classes in any given week. To ensure improvement from each participant, the "Hoops Academy" has a 24 player limit. Class members will be instructed by the UC Santa Cruz Men’s Basketball Program, noted for its skill training experience at every significant level of basketball from the NBA down to Youth AAU. All classes will take place at the UCSC West Field-House, training facility for the Men's and Women's Basketball Programs.

The first class (Thursday August 21st 7-9PM) will be a Free Academy Showcase. If you would like to "try before you buy" you are welcome to do so, however, to "guarantee" one of the 24 spots in the Academy, you will need to sign up online. Please notify Kyle Bossier at if you plan on attending the Free Academy Showcase so that proper space can be reserved.  

For Elite Players ages 14-18, On Court Performance Enhancement and/or Weight Room Athletic Enhancement is also available. Players looking to take their game from good to great, will be trained by UCSC Men's Basketball Coach and Certified Personal Trainer Kyle Bossier. Instruction will utilize the same methodology used to develop UC Santa Cruz' NCAA Athletes.Training is available for individuals as well as groups. Email Kyle at to for pricing information and to schedule training sessions.


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