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Jr. Hoopers Basketball Developmental Program

The Michigan Junior Hoopers Fundamental program is entering its 8th season and is the fastest growing basketball program for ages 4-9 in Metro Detroit. Players will experience success, as each drill/instruction will be adapted to a players appropriate skill level. The Junior Hoopers program is also a feeder program to the Midwest Athletics Bitty-ball league for more advanced players.

2018-19 Season Sessions-All programs are on Saturdays-9:00am-10:00am

  • Session I-Fall 2018 | Saturday, October 13th to Saturday, November 10th 
  • Session II-Winter 2019 | Saturday, January 12th to February 9th 
  • Session III-Winter 2019 | Saturday, February 23rd to Saturday, March 16th 
  • Session IV-Spring 2019 | Saturday, May 18th to Saturday, March 16thI

Program Overview:
Learn the importance of listening |Work on improving body control | Learn what the triple threat position is and when/why to use it | Gain strength and confidence in ball handling | Learn and practice proper shooting mechanics | Learn different types of passes & when to execute | Team concepts


Director: Rob Crandall Jr. is in his 4th season as Jr. Hoopers diretcor and is the owner of FLASH Training. Coach Crandall graduated from Grand Valley State University in 2005 with a B.S. in Movement Science.

Crandall has been a part of many collegiate and high school programs within the past 7 years. Also, he has spent time working with young players in the middle schools and through AAU programs. Crandall looks forward to improving players’ games and lives. His final goal is to make a difference and be a positive role model.

Location: Basketball City-16400 Eastland Dr., Roseville, MI 48066

Cost: $120 per player

For more information contact Steve Benard at: (313) 580-0351 or

Middle School Offensive Basketball Camp- June 25th-28th | Boys & Girls 6th-8th Grades

The “Middle School Offensive Basketball Camp” is for anyone serious about learning the finer points of the game of basketball. Athletes will leave with the knowledge of offensive concepts and skills that will work in any coaches’ offensive scheme. The camp will be held Monday, June 25th to Thursday, June 28th, form 2:00pm to 5:00pm at the Grosse Pointe Academy-171 Lake Shore Dr., Grosse Pointe Farms, MI 48236. Director- Kevin Richards 313-244-1523 or  | Click Here For More Info

Enhanced Shooting Techniques with Joel Whymer July 16th – July 18th | 9:00am-1:00pm | Boys & Girls 5th-12th Grades

The “Enhanced Shooting Techniques Basketball Camp” will focus on individual shooting form, break down each camper’s shot and shot selection. Shooting Focus Include: Improve individual form, getting your shot off quicker, shooting off of screens, improving your range, shooting off of the dribble and creating your own shot. The camp will be held from 9:00am to 1:00pm at the Grosse Pointe Academy-171 Lake Shore Dr., Grosse Pointe Farms, MI 48236. Joel Whymer 810-300-3709 or | Click Here For More Info

4th Annual Back to School Camps-Session I Aug. 6th-9th | Session II Aug.13th-16th

The GP Lakers AAU program is a “Fundamental First Program”. It is our goal to teach players important aspects of the game and to make them successful in the future. The camp is aimed for the player that is serious about playing and thinking the game. The camp will be held at the Grosse Pointe Academy-171 Lake Shore Dr., Grosse Pointe Farms, MI 48236. Director-Kevin Richards 313-244-1523  | Click Here For More Info

A.W. Canada Skill Development Camp- (Hosted by Midwest Athletics) August 27th-29th | Boys & Girls 3rd-11th

Prime Athletic Development is focused on individual skill development centered around a team first concept. Prime has developed unique opportunities for numerous Southeastern Michigan players with our weekly training sessions. The 3-day skill development program is designed to enhance players strengths and weaknesses. The camp will be held from 9:00am to 1:00pm at Basketball City-16400 Eastland Dr., Roseville, MI., 48066. Director-A.W. Canada 214-418-5617 or | Click Here For More Info