SON PLAYED ON 5TH GRADE CLUB TEAM
We want to thank all of you for a wonderful spring season. Our whole family is excited about Joey being a part of the Crispin Basketball program.
Joey has spent most of the last few winters with some sort of cough, cold, or infection, that has restricted his time out on the basketball court. When he was out there, he wasn’t able to have fun. That was NOT the case this past month. He looked forward to practice and loved the games/tournaments. He enjoyed every minute of this spring season and cannot wait to start the summer league. He will have surgery in 10 days, but he is already making plans to get back out on the court afterwards. Saying “He had a lot of fun” does not accurately describe this past month for Joey.
We (Joey’s family) have learned from all of you too. Not just fundamentals, or Xs and Os, but in how you all approach coaching the kids. We did not hear a single, negative comment from any of the coaches. NOT ONE!! In today’s youth sports world, that is borderline amazing. We received 2 Crispin Basketball “Newsletter” emails from Joe. Both letters stated all of the right things about learning, playing hard, having fun, etc, but many coaches say those things. Few, if any, actually follow through with it, but you all (Crispin Basketball coaches) do not just say the right things, or practice the right things- you live and breathe them right into the kids that you are coaching. It did not take long before we could see/hear that things were different with Crispin Basketball.
We believe the sky is the limit for Joey, not just in basketball, but in life. We see Joey becoming a great basketball player, but also becoming a classy young man. I cannot imagine another organization providing a better opportunity for Joey to continue to accomplish this.
Crispin Basketball is a Class Act and we are proud to be a part of it.
SON PLAYED ON 5TH GRADE CLUB TEAM
Our family has nothing but positive things to say about our experience with the Crispin Basketball program. Everything from the quality of the training and coaching staff, the training atmosphere, opportunity to work with members of the Rowan basketball team, information sharing with the parents, etc., was top notch. For the past three years, we’ve had a seldom used basketball hoop in the driveway and basketball was just another winter activity. Upon joining the club, Zach took the initiative to try to get better on his own, applying what he learned during his training sessions even when the weather conditions were less than ideal. While it’s too soon to predict the type of basketball player he might become, he definitely developed a greater appreciation and love for the game at a time when he was contemplating giving up the sport for good.
Brendan & Tessa Petersen
SONS PLAYED ON 3RD GRADE CLUB TEAM AND 8TH GRADE CLUB TEAM
As parents, we truly appreciate the care and thought that goes into the Crispin Basketball program. It is really refreshing to find a high-level basketball program that has the best interest of kids at heart – not only developing skills, a basketball IQ, and a love for the game, but most importantly character.
Also, it’s difficult to match the wealth of experience and knowledge of Crispin Basketball! Your coaches have coached and played at the highest levels and know the game inside-out. Unlike a lot of coaches and basketball programs that focus on winning at any cost, Crispin Basketball takes the “long view” and gives kids every opportunity to develop their skills and become smart, fundamentally-sound, hard-working, well-rounded, team-oriented players. We believe this approach will really benefit our sons as they continue to play the game, but also in many other areas of their lives.
Brendan & Tessa
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