April Vacation Basketball Clinic - Behn Basketball Norwood, Massachusetts

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Behn Basketball Camp is coming to the Norwood Savage Center for April school vacation. This three day clinic is a well organized, efficient program for the development of individual skills and team play. Keep your game and your body in shape over spring break!

The largest and most successful basketball camp in New England, Behn Basketball has grown throughout Eastern Massachusetts for the past 25 years with a reputation of excellent teaching focused on fundamentals. Our experienced coaches create an intense yet comfortable atmosphere that encourages learning and development. The goal is for each player to leave camp with improved skills, increased confidence, and acquired knowledge on how to practice and succeed. And of course we have fun too!

Highlights Include

  • Shooting technique
  • Ball handling
  • Dribbling with both hands
  • Passing
  • Boxing out / Rebounding
  • Team Offense
  • Individual and team defense including man to man and zone
Meet your coaching staff
Camp Director

Jamie Kelley

A former standout player at Assumption College in Worcester Massachusetts, Jamie Kelley is in her 23rd year as director with Behn Basketball Camp. She is the longest serving coach at camp and remains one of the most popular. She has successfully taught and mentored thousands of campers during her years with Behn Basketball.

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Prior to Assumption College, Jamie was a four-year varsity star at Foxboro High School. In her senior year she led her team as Captain to the school’s first and only girls State Championship in 1995. Along the way she was rewarded with all-star honors from the Boston Globe, Herald, and the Sun Chronicle.

After graduating college in 1999, Jamie became the Assistant Women's Basketball Coach at Framingham State College. She later served as the Assistant as well as Head Women's Basketball Coach at Franklin Pierce College in Rindge, NH.

After gaining experience at the college level, Jamie chose to return to her high school alma mater and become the Assistant Head Coach for the girls varsity team along side Sarah Behn.  Recently, Jamie again joined Sarah as a volunteer assistant at University of Massachusetts at Lowell and now Brown.

Co-Director

A.J. Stephens

Coach A.J "The Beast" Stephens is entering his second summer as one of our basketball camp directors. Stephens is currently the Boys' Head JV Basketball Coach at the Cambridge School of Weston, where he has been for the past 4 years. Stephens also completed his first collegiate season coaching as the top Assistant Men's Basketball Coach at Daniel Webster College '16-'17 and is the Founder & Co-Director of the Beast 'Em Basketball Training Academy, a company which teaches life lessons through the game of basketball which includes; year-round AAU, seasonal camps/clinics, individual training, mentorships, academic support, little leagues and a great program to help with college recruitment.

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Stephens basketball camp directing experiences are tremendous:

Director of MBSC Nike Basketball Camps in Boston and also Miami '13, '14 & '15
Director of former 2008 Boston Celtics NBA Champion "Brian Scalabrine's Basketball Camp '16
Director of "Road to becoming a Beast" Basketball Camp '17
Director of Sarah Behn Basketball Camps '17

Prior to his coaching career, Coach Stephens has many years of playing experience. Due to a few injuries before pursuing his D1 career, Stephens ended up playing D3 Basketball at Curry College. His 2012-2013 team went 21-8 overall and 15-3 in the Commonwealth Coast Conference (CCC). Curry won both the regular-season and conference tournament titles. The 21 overall wins and 15 CCC wins were both school records. The team went on to appear in the NCAA Tournament. Stephens finished the season #1 in the conference in rebounds, #3 in the conference in points, #5 in the conference in FG%, and #1 in the conference in double-doubles.

Stephens attended prep school and played one season of basketball at The Storm King School (Cornwall-on-Hudson, NY) under the leadership on Army's All-Time leading Scorer "Kevin Houston", and is a graduate of Westhill High School. At Westhill, Stephens earned First Team All-Fairfield County and All-State honors. He averaged 29.3 PPG and 16.5 RPG as a senior and also averaged 24.7 PPG and 13.2 RPG over his high school career.

Learn more about April Vacation Basketball Clinic - Behn Basketball

Check-in: Tuesday morning 8:30 AM - 9:00 AM. Any outstanding medical forms are due at this time.

Hours: Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday 9:00 A.M. – 12:00 noon.

What to Bring: Campers should wear comfortable clothing (shorts & a T-shirt), socks, and sneakers. You should bring a water bottle.

Coed:  This camp is for girls and boys.  Competition will be separated by age and ability.

Sample Daily Schedule

  • 9:00-9:15 Roll Call and Warm Up
  • 9:15-9:30 Agility Stations: 3 at 3 minutes
  • 9:30-9:45 Skill Stations: 3 at 5 minutes (ball handling, lay-ups, shooting)
  • 9:45-10:00 Defense Principles (shell drill, stance and sliding)
  • 10:00-10:15 Full Court Drills: 2 minute dill by team and 3 v 2, 2 v 1
  • 10:15-10:30 Break
  • 10:30-10:45 One on One Tourney: 5 dribble per offensive turn, one point for baskets, one point for steals, one point for offensive rebounds
  • 10:45-11:00 Defensive Boxing Out and Rebounding
  • 11:00-11:20 Positional Drills Stations: 10 minute offense and 10 minute defense
  • 11:20-11:30 Steal the Bacon
  • 11:30-11:40 Free Throw Tourney
  • 11:40-11:50 Dribble Knock-Out
  • 11:50-11:55 Conditioning
  • 11:55-Noon Quiz for prizes and dismissal
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April Vacation Basketball Clinic - Behn Basketball

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Norwood, Massachusetts 02062

508.549.0997
behncamp@gmail.com

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Camp Schedule, Fees & Registration

Register below for BEHN Basketball Camp through our registration partner US Sports Camps.

BEHN Spring Basketball Clinic Savage Center   Apr. 16 - Apr. 18, 2019 Register

Programs: Complete Skills

Age Group: 8 - 17 Gender: Co-Ed

Co-Ed Skills clinic held during April School Vacation at the Savage Center gym in Norwood, MA.

HALF DAY 9AM-12PM: $179.00 Availability: Open

For additional camp information and dates call us at 508-549-0997 we would be happy to help you.

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