Clinics & Camps

Do you want to have fun and become a better player? It does not matter how much experience you have. What does matter is that you have the desire to improve and prepare for the upcoming season. Everyone will be back playing whether it be with your school, Super League or CYO. We have top basketball coaches ready to work with you in a positive and constructive manner where having fun and increasing your ability are the goals. There is still time to register for as little as one day or for several weeks.

Experiencing and training as an attendee of our Clinics/Camp allows a player to build up strength, endurance, improve their skill and help instill a greater sense of motivation, goal setting and confidence.
 
Our training sessions also allow an athlete to gain more knowledge of the sport they love as well as an opportunity to learn about the importance of being healthy in both mind and body.
 
All of our staff are dedicated to making those who attend these Clinics/Camps, better athletes and basketball players. We hope you take advantage of these outstanding training opportunities.

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TOP 60  for BOYS ONLY 2-Evenings
Entering Grades 6th – 8th
Tuesday, 9/28 & Wednesday, 9/29
TIME
6PM – 9PM

2-EVENINGS CLINIC FEE: $225

Jim Fox and his staff at the Jim Fox Elite Basketball Camps provide basketball training that is both instructional and informational along with creating a great atmosphere to learn! We work to get better every day, but we also place an emphasis on having FUN while doing so.

The coaching staff here prides itself on teaching the game of basketball to players of all ages and ability levels. All camps are taught by all different kinds of coaches and players. The mechanics and drills that are taught at our camps are used with players at the highest level.

We are determined to provide the best possible learning experience for our campers.

COACH JIM FOX
Basketball coach at the Division 1 level for 19 years. Jim began his coaching career as a coach with the Long Island Lightning Program. He spent 13 years as an assistant at Davidson College in North Carolina. Davidson played in several NCAA Tournaments during that time. Jim recruited many players that went on to professional careers, none more well known then 2-time NBA MVP Stephen Curry. Jim and Steph still have a friendship to this day.

Jim continued his career in Boone, North Carolina as the Head Coach at Division 1 Appalachian State. Jim built that program over his time there and rescued them from NCAA sanctions and put them in position to compete for titles in the very competitive Sun Belt Conference.

Jim has now returned to his roots on Long Island. Jim has been known as someone who has a knack for developing players – for finding that diamond in the rough and helping them achieve their dreams of playing basketball for their high school or college.


PREPARE FOR MIDDLE AND HIGH SCHOOL TRYOUTS
Cost will be $200 per session (for 4 weeks)

Do everything you can as a player to be ready for school team tryouts. This includes refining of skills and other techniques that will help you stand out from the crowd at tryouts.

The training sessions will be led by two of the most successful coaches ever to come out of Long Island. Jim Fox who is quickly being accepted as one of the top clinicians in the area based on the player development techniques that he has acquired as a high school coach for four years and a Division l college coaches for 18 years.

Coach Fox will be joined by the newest addition to our staff, Bill Harkins. He coached St. Mary’s High school for eight years during which he won (1) State Championship, (2) Long Island Championships. Coach Harkins is an extremely hard worker who always has been extremely dedicated to the development of his players, many of whom went on to play college basketball at all levels. Few coaches know more than Coach Harkins as to what is needed to be successful at the high school level. He is proud to say “I got my start at Long island Lightning”.

The groups will be limited to no more than 15 players to insure individual attention. Each group will play on four consecutive weeks for an intense 60 minute session.

Players can register for one of the following
Middle School ( 7th and 8th Grade) MONDAYS from 7 PM to 8 PM
High School MONDAYS FROM 8:10 PM to 9:10 PM

Middle School (7th and 8th Grade) WEDNESDAYS from 7 to 8 PM
High School WEDNESDAYS from 8:10 to 9:10 PM

**A player can select either Mondays or Wednesdays

The dates will be for Mondays; October 4, 11, 18 and 25
The dates for Wednesdays: October 6, 13, 20 and one Thursday, the 28th.

GIRLS 4th & 5th Grade Boot Camp
(6 Weeks)
1-Days per week
Coach: Scott Lagas

Price $175(Girls attend 1-days for the 6-weeks!)

TIME: 7:15-8:30pm
THURSDAYS – 9/23, 9/30, 10/7, 10/14, 10/21, 10/28

GIRLS 6th/7th/8th Boot Camp
(6 Weeks) 1-Days per week
Coach: MaryBeth Kane

Price $175(Girls attend 1-days for the 6-weeks!)

Time Choices: 6-7:15pm OR 7:15-8:30pm (Select the time during registration)
THURSDAYS – 9/23, 9/30, 10/7, 10/14, 10/21, 10/28

GIRLS High School Boot Camp
(6 Weeks) 3-Days per week
Coaches: Rich Slater, MaryBeth Kane, Greg Flynn

Price $425(Girls attend ALL 3-days for the 6-weeks!)

TUESDAYS – 9/21, 9/28, 10/5, 10/12, 10/19, 10/26 – 830pm-945pm
****PLEASE NOTE TUESDAY 9/28 IS AT MITCHELL FIELD NOT IG****

THURSDAYS – 9/23, 9/30, 10/7, 10/14, 10/21, 10/28 – 830pm-945pm

SUNDAYS – 9/26, 10/10, 10/17, 10/24, 10/31, 11/7**** – 10am-1115am
****PLEASE NOTE SUNDAY 11/7 IS AT MITCHELL FIELD NOT IG****

BOOT CAMP STAFF
COACH SLATER One of the top high school coaches in the country, Perennial finalist in New York State Girls basketball. Has been to the finals and has won multiple championships, Is responsible for placing multiple players in high level college programs throughout the country over the past 15 years, Considered to be one of the top high school girls basketball coaches in the country, Has won multiple Coach of the Year awards in the past decade

COACH FLYNN Lindenhurst Coach for 23 years (Varsity Girls Head Coach for 13 years, Boys Coach 10 years) during which he built the program into one of the most successful on all of Long Island. He has received multiple awards including the 2020 Suffolk Coach of the Year. Lightning Basketball Hall of Fame Inductee, coached 44 college players in 7 years, including 18 scholarship players and 5 in D1, Played at Chaminade HS and Molloy College, Greg has also been responsible for placing all of his Lightning players in college programs. Realistically, there are few, if any, more successful coaches than Greg in all of Long Island basketball.

COACH KANE Long Island Native, 2 time Top 10 Nationally Ranked High School Basketball Player, 1,000-point scorer, DI Basketball Player with Scholarship to Lehigh University, Played 5 years in the LI Empire State Games.

 

“GIVING TODAY’S YOUTH A BETTER SHOT”

Little Lightning is basketball instruction for youth, that provides younger children and parents unmatched quality, value and program satisfaction.

LITTLE LIGHTNING NASSAU LOCATION

5pm – 6pm (6) Thursdays, starting Sept 23rd through Oct 28th (Sept. 23, 30, Oct. 7, 14, 21, 28)
FEE $150

9am – 10am (5) Sundays, starting Sept 26th through Oct 24th (Sept. 26, Oct. 3, 10, 17, 24)
FEE $125
OR REGISTER FOR BOTH for $235

Boys & Girls
K-2nd Grade

Island Garden 45 Cherry Valley Avenue, W. Hempstead, NY 11552

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LITTLE LIGHTNING SUFFOLK AND NORTH SHORE LOCATIONS

LIU Post-Fee $125
720 Northern Blvd, Greenvale, NY 11548

Saturday
9am – 10pm
Dates: 9/25, 10/2, 10/19, 10/23, 10/30
***10/16 no session***

Sportshub – Fee $150/session (Monday or Wednesday)
or BOTH for $240
165 Eileen Way, Syosset, NY 11791

Monday 5pm – 6pm
Dates: Mondays: 9/20 , 9/27, 10/4, 10/11, 10/18, 10/25

Wednesday 5pm – 6pm
Dates: Wednesdays: 9/22, 9/29, 10/6, 10/13, 10/20, 10/27

Boys & Girls
K-2nd Grade

PRE-REGISTRATION MANDATORY

 

 

 

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