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If you have a son that will be in 9th - 12th grade next year (2018/19) and are interested in staying up-to-date on summer basketball opportunities and other important information as it becomes available, please provide the Back Court Club with your current email address.
Email the Back Court Club at firstname.lastname@example.org
2017/18 Irish Boys Basketball Team
Information on each of these opportunities is available below. If you have any questions, please feel free to contact Coach Walsten.
JV/Varsity players -- June 7th-9th -- Weekend camp in Omaha, Nebraska
5th-9th Graders -- July 15th-19th -- Weekend camp in Northfield.
All Ages -- Varying schedules throughout the summer -- Irish Skills Camps
Current 9th-11th graders -- Tuesdays in June & July -- South of the River Summer League
All Ages -- 10,000 shots/dribbling -- track your progress throughout the summer
High School ages -- Strength Training -- track your progress using Volt
Thursday, June 7th - Saturday, June 9th (The bus will be leaving right after school on Thursday and returning Saturday evening.)
This camp is open to current 10th & 11th graders. Priority will be given to older players. The cost is $130 which includes some meals as well as lodging for both Thursday and Friday. The Booster Club has absorbed the cost for transportation so that all players and coaches will be able to ride together.
Please email the RHS Back Court Club with whether or not your son will be attending by Tuesday, May 1st.
Your completed application along with a check for $130 payable to Creighton Basketball Camp can be given to the coach and they will all be submitted together. (You can print an application via the link below.) **Do not submit the application online.**
If you would like more information, please feel free to contact Coach Walsten.
Three teams will be created at the 9th/10th, JV and Varsity levels.
Games will be played on Tuesday evenings in June & July. (Schedule below) Each team will play 2 games per evening.
Communication will be crucial to ensure we have full teams available to play each game. If players will be unable to make it to any of the scheduled games, players younger players participating in the Irish Skills Academy program may be asked to fill-in.
Cost will be approximately $50.
If your player is interested in playing, please email the RHS Back Court Club by May 1st with their name and grade. More information about how to submit payment will be provided at a later date.
If you're looking for more opportunities for your 5th-9th grade player to work on basketball fundamentals over the summer, Coach Walsten recommends Coach Koz's camp at St. Olaf college in Northfield.
For more information and to register, visit the link below.
Coach Walsten and the rest of the boys basketball coaches are excited to announce some opportunities for all ages of aspiring Irish Basketball players to work on important skills during the summer.
Register through District 196 Community Education. (See link below)
**ATTENTION HIGH SCHOOL PLAYERS -- This program is crucial for team and individual development! All high school players are expected to attend.**
Do you want to be sure to stay informed with what's going on in the program? There are a variety of ways to do that.
And better yet -- be involved! If you have a player in the high school program, you are automatically part of the Back Court Club and you can be a part of making the program great. Come to the monthly Back Court Club meetings to share your ideas, weigh in on decisions and hear what's going on. Visit the Back Court Club page to the left for more information.
Coach Walsten helping coaches prepare the youth for their future as Irish Basketball Players.
Rosemount High School Boys Basketball - Head Coach