Competitive Small Group Summer Workouts

Competitive Small Group Summer Workouts are for experienced (typically travel level) players looking to improve their fundamental skills in a structured environment. Players will work on shooting techniques, ball handling concepts, and defense. The court will be split up into small groups at each basket and are directed by experienced coaches.

 

Rising Grades = Grade entering in the Fall of 2021

Boys

Rising Grades 2&3:
Wednesday: 6pm-7:15pm & Sunday: 8am - 9:15am

Session I: June 27, 30. July 7, 11, 14, 18, 21, 25.
Session II: July 28. August 1, 4, 8, 11, 15, 18, 22.


Wednesdays at
Quidnessett Baptist Church Outdoor Basketball Courts
6356 Post Rd, North Kingstown, RI.


Sundays at
Kent County YMCA Outdoor Courts
900 Centerville Rd., Warwick, RI


*Spots are first come first serve & limited per half court. If sessions fill, players will be put on a waitlist but we will do our best to add sessions (if possible). *Rain date is on Monday night from 6-7:15pm.

Boys

Rising Grades 4&5:
Tuesday & Thursday 9:45am-11am
Session I: June 29. July 1, 6, 8, 13, 15, 20, 22.
Session II: July 27 & 29. August 3, 5, 10, 12, 17, 19.

Rising Grades 6-8:
Tuesday & Thursday, 8:30am-9:45am
Session I: June 29. July 1, 6, 8, 13, 15, 20, 22.
Session II: July 27 & 29. August 3, 5, 10, 12, 17, 19.

Quidnessett Baptist Church Outdoor Basketball Courts
6356 Post Rd, North Kingstown, RI.

*Spots are first come first serve & limited per half court. If sessions fill, players will be put on a waitlist but we will do our best to add sessions (if possible). *Rain dates are on Monday and/or Wednesday at the same time as a scheduled workout.

Girls

Rising Grades 3-5:
Wednesday: 6-7:15pm
Session I: June 30. July 7, 14, 21.
Session II: July 28. August 4, 11,18.


Wednesdays at
Quidnessett Baptist Church Outdoor Basketball Courts
6356 Post Rd, North Kingstown, RI.


Rising Grades 6-8:
Tuesday: 9:45-11am
Session I: June 29. July 6, 13, 20.
Session II: July 27. August 3, 10, 17.


Tuesdays at
Quidnessett Baptist Church Outdoor Basketball Courts
6356 Post Rd, North Kingstown, RI.


*Rain date for Wednesday night is the following Tuesday night from 6-7:15pm **Rain date for Tuesday morning is Wednesday morning at the same time/location

*Spots are first come first serve & limited per half court. If sessions fill, players will be put on a waitlist but we will do our best to add sessions (if possible).

COST:

Boys
$100 – Once a week per session
$200 – Twice a week per session

Girls
$100 – Session I or II
$200 – Session I & II

SAMPLE SMALL GROUP WORKOUT

9:00 Warm-up/conditioning
9:10 Ball handling and finishing
9:25 Shooting and moving without the ball
9:40 Individual offense
9:35 Team defense
10:00 Fast break game or 3 on 3 competition
10:15 Wrap up

IMPORTANT DETAILS:
*We will follow Rhode Island Department of Health Guidelines for COVID.

QUESTIONS:

Please email Eric Simonelli: emsimonelli@gmail.com

DIRECTOR:
Eric Simonelli: President of Warwick Youth Basketball, Co-Director of Higher Learning Basketball and Director of College Counseling at La Salle Academy. Former State Champion Varsity Boys Basketball Coach at La Salle Academy and the Prout School. Division III All American at Endicott College and Former Collegiate Assistant Coach at Roger Williams and Salve Regina University.

HEAD COACHES:
Jim Garcia: Jim is directing the Boys 2&3 Division. He is Chairman of the Advisory Board for Warwick Youth Basketball. Instructional Division Director Warwick Boys and Girls Club YouthHoop. Former Assistant Varsity Boys Basketball Coach at Warwick Vets.

Matt Bannon: Matt is Director of Grades 4/5 and 6-8. He is the Co-Director of Player Development for the Advisory Board for Warwick Youth Basketball and is an Assistant Coach for the 3rd and 6th-grade travel teams and RI Magic AAU Club. Matt is a lifelong Warwick resident and former collegiate player at Dean College.

Jed O’Malley: Jed is directing the Girls 4-6 Division. He is a former Head Coach at the Prout School and Assistant Coach at Westerly High School. He is also a teacher at Westerly High School and coach for Narragansett Youth Basketball.