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Guam - Learn & Play with an NBA Champion – 5 Point Play Guam basketball clinic hosted by St. Anthony Catholic School brings clinic facilitator and NBA Champion Sam Vincent to the island of Guam.
Mr. Vincent has an impressive NBA resume that includes playing with the Boston Celtics on the 1986 championship team, the Chicago Bulls, and the Orlando Magic. His most notable teammates include Larry Bird, Bill Walton, Scottie Pippen and the legendary Michael Jordan. He also served as the former head coach of the Charlotte Bobcats and Assistant Coach for the Dallas Mavericks. His other coaching duties include the Olympics Team Head coach for the 2004 Nigerian Women’s Team and 2002 World Champions Nigerian Men’s Team and has also coached the 2001 NBA Development League Champions, the Mobil Revelers.
As a former NBA player, Mr. Sam Vincent oversees the Retired Players Youth Development League a Florida based organization with a mission to improve the well-being of children by providing a role model that can support them academically, socially or personally. The RPYDL provides opportunities in the youth development community for retired players. They believe in staying active in the community, schools, and local organizations.
This special four day event is for middle school students to attend a one day session to learn the fundamentals of basketball and life skills to develop their game. The opportunity focuses on helping these young athletes, with a strong interest in basketball, improve their skills and develop their talent by learning basic drills and emphasizing the fundamentals of the game with a true professional. Mr. Vincent will offer his playing and coaching experience the in the NBA, his additional coaching experience at the Olympic level, expertise and knowledge in the game of basketball to the participants.
The following information describes the clinic sessions being offered.
Dates: (4) One Day Sessions, Sat., Sun., Mon., Tue., April 12-15, 2014
Time: 9am - 4pm (Lunch Break 12-1pm)
Place: Saint Anthony Catholic School Gym
Fee: $100 per session
Who can participate: Middle School Students (Ages 10-14 years old)
Clinic sessions: Intermediate Level-April 12 & 14, Advance Level-April 13 & 15
REMINDER: Lunch is NOT included. Food concessions will be available at the gym to purchase or bring your own lunch.
Register in person at school's main office on Chalan San Antonio, telephone 647-1140.
Registration forms available for download on the school website www.sacsguam.com
Registration forms and payments will also be accepted at GPO on Sat, Sun, Mon, Tue, April 5th-8th from 3pm to 6pm. Limited slots available. Tshirts and other special items presented to all participants.
Event Organizer: Leah Metra, Saint Anthony Catholic School Advisory Board Secretary