The Tradition of Hoop Group Skills Camp

Campers Today, Stars Tomorrow!

Hoop Group Skills Camp is the longest running basketball camp in the United States. Since 1963, the top high school and college coaches have come to the Poconos to pass along their knowledge to youth basketball players, making Skills Camp the Nation’s #1 Instructional Basketball Camp. Countless Hoop Group Alumni, both coaches and players, have gone on to have success at the high school, college, and professional level.

NBA Legend, Dr. J, Julius Erving

NBA Legend, Dr. J, Julius Erving.

Hoop Group Skills Coaches:

  • Have won 7 NBA Championships
  • Have won 6 Olympic Gold Medals
  • Have won 27 NCAA Championships
  • Have won over 200 High School State Championships & Counting!
  • List includes: Bobby Knight, Larry Brown, Chuck Daly, Jim Valvano, Rollie Massimino, Bob Hurley, Kevin Boyle, Herb Magee & many, many more!
Coach Hurley with four 2015 Camp Alumni as they sign their NLI with FDU, Georgetown, NJIT, and Merrimack

Coach Hurley with four 2015 Camp Alumni as they sign their NLI with FDU, Georgetown, NJIT, and Merrimack

In 2016-2017, there are 131 players in the NBA that have participated in Hoop Group events, including at least one player on every team in the league!

Hoop Group Skills Camp is THE training ground for Legends of the Past & Stars of Tomorrow. Hoop Group Skills Campers include: Dr. J, Moses Malone, Vince Carter, Kobe Bryant, Kyrie Irving, Kyle Anderson, Karl Anthony Towns & more!

NBA Hall of Fame Player and current St. John's Head Coach, Chris Mullin

NBA Hall of Fame Player and current St. John’s Head Coach, Chris Mullin

 

Hoop Group Skills Camp has been a "Who's Who" in the game of basketball. Shown above are: Jimmy V, Chris Mullin, Moses Malone, Darryl Dawkins, Lou Carnesecca, Rollie Massimino, Henry Bibby and Artis Gilmore

Hoop Group Skills Camp has been a “Who’s Who” in the game of basketball. Shown above are: Jimmy V, Chris Mullin, Moses Malone, Darryl Dawkins, Lou Carnesecca, Rollie Massimino, Henry Bibby and Artis Gilmore