A quick not to every player and Parent…The hoop Group Core Skills program starts this Saturday. If your child is an advanced 7th and 8th grader, I urge you STRONGLEY to put your kid in this program. I believe no program does more for a kid’s development and starts the process of getting your child […]



Tiny Green’s Pre-Season Top Ten in the Shore Conference from Jake Brahney on Vimeo. 2013-14 WEEK 1 POWER RANKING PREVIEW SJV- The team to beat for a number of reasons. None bigger than the person coaching the team. Head Coach- DAWN KARPELL. Coach Karpell uses her entire roster then holds everyone accountable.  She has a […]



Tiny Green’s Pre-Season All-Shore Teams from Jake Brahney on Vimeo. First Team All-Shore: Second Team All-Shore: Third Team All-Shore: Fourth Team All-Shore: IMPACT FRESHMEN: And don’t forget to check out our Holiday Break Hoop Fest! The only place to get in the gym while school is out! Follow on Twitter: Coach Tiny Green @CoachTinyGreen Jake […]

Basketball Instruction with Coach Ryan Finch: X-out Shooting

Ryan Finch

Ryan Finch with X-out Shooting from Jake Brahney on Vimeo. Coach Ryan Finch, Director of Hoop Group Skills, is back with you today to teach you a great rebounding and shooting drill called X-out Shooting! In this drill, you will learn how to score in the paint from a variety of spots and positions. Remember, […]



Tiny Green 12-09-13 from Jake Brahney on Vimeo. Every year there are players who step their games up. In some cases the player is simply living up to expectations. Sometimes it’s a late developer starts to shine. Then we have that gym rat that just will’s themselves into a good and sometimes great player. This […]

Gift of Camp is Here!!!

Gift of Camp Rotator (1)

Ryan Finch is here with Gift Of Camp! from Jake Brahney on Vimeo. Coach Ryan Finch is back again with the greatest promotion of the year! The Gift of Camp is back and only for a limited time. Going until December 20th, if you buy a camp with this promotion, you get 70$ off any […]

Work Hard with Tiny Green!

Tiny Coaching

Time Lapse video of Coach “Tiny” from The Hoop Group in Neptune, NJ putting the kids through his drills. from Michael Paras on Vimeo. Michael Paras of FirstHoops stopped by the Hoop Group Headquarters the other day to film a typical Monday night for Coach Tiny Green. Between Point Guard Camp, Rookie Roundballers and the […]

Future Shore Stars…..


Tiny Green Talkin’ Shore Conference Basketball! (12-02-13) from Jake Brahney on Vimeo. Since I am talking about all the newcomers in the shore this season, I thought I take a second to talk about some 8th graders who will be making their impact on the shore conference next year. I just heard about the Annual […]

2013 Turkey Tip Off Results and Champion Photos

7th Grade Travel- Neptune

A special thanks goes out to all the players and coaches that participated in this year’s 2013 Turkey Tip Off. The stellar showing of basketball continued to hold up to its reputation as one of the premier holiday tournaments in the country. Thank you to all the teams that made the event a success and […]

St. Anthony’s is Unique

Coach Hurley leading drills and instruction at Hoop Group Skills Camp

In a recent interview with Dave Krupinski of “St.Anthony2020″, our very own Rob Kennedy had some very inspiring words to say about the history and tradition that exists at St. Anthony’s in Jersey City. He talked about Coach Bob Hurley’s reputation, the winning culture of the program, and what St. Anthony’s meant to him growing […]