Behn Basketball February Vacation Clinic Mansfield, Massachusetts
Behn Basketball Camp is back at the Mansfield SportsPlex in Mansfield. This three day clinic is a well organized, efficient program for the development of individual skills and team play. The 3 day clinic will take place from February 19-21, 2013.
The largest and most successful basketball camp in New England, Behn Basketball has grown throughout Eastern Massachusetts for the past 18 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!
- Shooting technique
- Ball handling
- Dribbling with both hands
- Boxing out / Rebounding
- Team Offense
- Individual and team defense including man to man and zone
Behn Coaching Staff
Since 1993 Sarah has grown Behn Basketball to be the largest and most successful camp in New England. Over the past 18 years she has cultivated an expert group of directors, some of which have been with her for all 18 years, to help teach her curriculum at our various locations. Her passion for teaching, attention to fundamentals, and love of basketball has helped develop a unique group of loyal coaches who return to camp summer after summer.Read Full Bio
Sarah’s basketball career began at Foxboro High School where she was an All-America selection in basketball and soccer. Sarah set the Massachusetts state scoring record in 1989 with 2,562 points for her High School career. She was named the Gatorade Player of the Year as a senior.
At Boston College, Sarah was the first BC woman in school history to surpass the 2,000 point plateau. She set a Big East freshman scoring record (428 points) and was the league's "Rookie of the Year." Sarah was the first Boston College player ever to earn All-America honors as a freshman. She is the only four-time All-America basketball player in Boston College history.
As a senior at BC, Sarah became women's basketball all-time leading scorer in the Big East, men or women with 2,523 career points.
Sarah was inducted into the Boston College Athletic Hall of Fame in 1998. In 2003, Boston College retired Sarah's jersey, the only female athlete at Boston College to have her jersey retired. Sarah has been Named One of Top Ten Athletes in BC History by Sports Illustrated.
Prior to starting camp, Sarah played professional basketball in Ettlebruck, Luxembourg, where she was the leading scorer in central Europe with 35 points per game.
Currently, Sarah is in her first year as Head Women’s Basketball Coach for the University of Massachusetts in Lowell.
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
- 11:50 Quiz for prizes and dismissal
Pricing and Ages:
$199, ages 6-16Read camper reviews