John Calipari Basketball School Slated for University of Memphis Campus
April 11, 2001
Applications are now being accepted for the 2001 John Calipari Basketball School, which features seven different camps throughout the summer on the University of Memphis campus.
Highlights of this summer's schedule is a camp featuring former U of M Tiger Penny Hardaway called "Penny & Friends," a unique overnight camp for fathers and sons as well as day camps, overnight camps and an individual skills camp.
Penny & Friends is slated for July 29 through August 2 and will feature Hardaway lecturing on what it takes to become a successful basketball player and, more importantly, a successful person. The camp will feature guest appearances by NBA players.
The Father/Son camp is slated for Father's Day weekend, June 15-17, and will allow fathers and sons the opportunity to learn and compete together.
Two day camps for boys ages 7-18 are slated for June 25-28 and July 9-12 while an overnight camp will run June 10-14 for boys ages 8-18. An individual skills camp for rising sophomores, juniors and seniors which will be devoted to the offensive and defensive skill development of campers runs June 29-July 1.
Also, a team camp, which will offer high school and AAU coaches an opportunity to coach and teach their teams in a controlled environment, will run June 18-22.
For more information on the John Calipari Basketball School or to obtain a camp brochure/application, contact the U of M basketball office at (901) 678-2346 or write to the office at 230 Athletic Office Building, Memphis, TN 38152.