Basketball Academy

Girls: June 12-16, 2023 & Boys: June 20-23, 2023 | 9 am-3 pm

The Fightin’ Irish Basketball Academy will offer instruction in shooting, ball handling, footwork and agility. Athletes will be placed in groups with participants of similar age, size and ability to ensure a beneficial learning environment. Team strategies, competitive games and scrimmages will be incorporated.

Cost: $425 Early Bird. $475 after April 21, 2023
Ages: 9-14

Lunch is included!

Academy Director: Caesar Smith '98 (Boys Basketball)

Caesar Smith ’98 is the head of the boys basketball program and is currently one of the Athletic Directors. He has been coaching basketball in Texas and the Bay Area for several years. Prior to coaching, he was a two-time All-WCAL and All-Metro performer as well as a member of the ’95-’96 WCAL Basketball Championship Team. In college, he was All-League performer at City College of San Francisco and Defensive Player of the Year for Sonoma State University Men’s Basketball Team. He is a member of the National Interscholastic Athletic Administrators Association (NIAAA) as well as the World Association of Basketball Coaches (WBAC) and National Association of Basketball Coaches (NABC).

Academy Director: Demetrius Jackson (Girls Basketball)
Demetrius Jackson is currently the head of the women’s basketball program at SHC. He has been coaching with SHC for 5 years including 3 years as the men’s assistant coach. Prior to that, he was coaching women’s middle and high school programs in the Bay Area for 12 years. He is known around the community from his work as the Athletic Director at the Boys and Girls Club and now at Mission Rec.

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Heart of the city