*Note, when signing up for camps or clinics, it's the grade your child is entering this fall.
Skill training & player development opportunities:
10,000 Shot Club: If you'll have a Hoops Club player participating next season, have them track their shots from June through September. Players will be recognized and rewarded at a varsity game next year: 10,000 Shot Club
Forest Lake High School Boys' Basketball Camp: (Varsity Coach Kyle McDonald) June 12 - July 19 (Grades 5-8). Register for the FLHS camp (boys) here.
Forest Lake High School Girls' Basketball Camp: (Varsity Coach Dave Ostercamp) June 20 - July 27 (Grades 5-8). Register for the FLHS camp (girls) here.
Jared Berggren: Jared will be back at Forest Lake Lake High School this summer to work with our players. Sessions will most likely be Fridays in June (after school is out), July and August (until fall sports begin). We'll share details when we have them. Jared also has his own small groups all summer in Ramsey. Click on this link for more details.
Listed below are some additional camps our players have enjoyed in the past. These camps are not affiliated with Forest Lake or Hoops Club.
Minnesota Heat- The Heat will host several camps throughout the summer, with at least three at Forest Lake High School. Minnesota Heat camps. (boys and girls)
Breakthrough Basketball: These camps, with a strong focus on skill development, are well-received by players. Breakthrough Basketball camps. (boys and girls)
Johnny Tauer Basketball Camps: These camps, held at the University of Saint Thomas, are run by Dr. Johnny Tauer, the head boys basketball coach at UST. Johnny Tauer basketball camps. (boys only)
Lindsay Whalen Basketball Camps: The legendary Gophers star Lindsay Whalen (and former Gopher coach) has two girls' summer camps. Lindsay Whalen basketball camps. (girls only)
As we get closer to wrapping up another exciting season of Hoops Club basketball, a few of our board members are completing their two-year terms - opening opportunities for you to join the board and make a difference.
Benefits of being a board member:
• Positively impact youth basketball players
• Get involved in the local community
• Share ideas in a relaxed, supportive environment
• Hang out with other fun board members
Per the Hoops Club bylaws, members serve a two-year term. Find board descriptions here.
Terms ending this April:
Girls’ coordinator (you'll work with another coordinator)
Boys’ coordinator (you'll work with another coordinator)
Forest Lake Area Athletic Association (FLAAA) rep
If you're interested in joining the board, reach out to any current board member and express your interest in writing (an email works perfect). New board members will be voted in at the April 10 board meeting and begin their term immediately.
The deadline for nominations is April 1.
Thank you, thank you, thank you to all Hoops Club parents who showed up, volunteered, and helped make our Freeze tournament such a success! Thank you to the teams who participated!
We couldn't run a tournament of this size without your support.
By the numbers:
• 3,650+ people attended over the course of the weekend
• 402 Chick-fil-A sandwiches were sold
• 235 games played
• 152 teams competed
• 20+ refs officiated on 13 courts
• 10 board members logged a ridiculous amount of steps
• One AMAZING basketball community helped make it one of the best tournaments around.
Please share tournament feedback with Alyce, Melinda, Neil or Rachael. We're always looking for input!
Thanks again! We appreciate every one of you.
~ Your Hoops Club board
Did your team place at a tournament?
Did they volunteer together in the community?
If so, send photos our way!
Email to firstname.lastname@example.org
Include the name of the team and the name of the tournament or volunteer event. GO RANGERS!
President: Neil Cooper
Vice President: Rachael Rose
Treasurer: Melissa Benson
Secretary: Chrissy Sorenson
Boys Coordinators: Dyle Westman & Jeremiah Boe
Girls Coordinators: Jody Serritslev & Alyce Kaufman
FLAAA Rep: Shanthi Westman
Tournament Director: Melinda Antonson
Fundraiser/Event Coordinator: open
Scheduler: Jeremiah Boe