Braintree - Behn Basketball Pre-Season Camp Braintree, Massachusetts
Behn Basketball Camp is returning to the East Middle School location in Braintree for another preseason. Our excellent and experienced coaching staff will prepare you for the upcoming season. Whether you are trying to make the team, be part of the starting five, or just improve your game and have fun, we will get you going this fall.
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!
Preseason Camp is divided by age. Grades 2 - 7 attend from 9:00 AM - 10:30 AM. Grades 8 - 12 attend from 10:30 AM - Noon.
- Emphasis on fundamentals
- Improve individual skills
- Focus on positional play
- Learn the correct shooting technique before the season
- Understand team concepts and game play
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.
Preseason Camp is grouped by age. Grades 2 - 7 attend from 9:00 AM - 10:30 AM. Grades 8 - 12 attend from 10:30 AM - Noon.
Check-in: The first Sunday morning check in will be 20 minutes prior to your groups start time. Any outstanding medical forms are due at this time.
Hours: Preseason runs for 6 Sunday mornings starting on October 14th.
Camp Store: We also sell Behn Camp clothing.
What to Bring: Campers should wear comfortable clothing (shorts & a T-shirt), socks, and sneakers. We advise you bring your own water although coolers will be available.
Gender: This camp is for girls and boys, grouped by age
Pricing and Ages: Six Sundays for $225 (Ages 7-17)
Sample Daily Schedule
- 9:00-9:10 Roll call and introduction to the day
- 9:10:-9:15 Stretch and warm-up
- 9:15-9:30 Agility Stations
- 9:30-9:45 Offensive skill stations (shooting, lay-ups, dribble moves)
- 9:45-9:55 Mini Team Practice
- 9:55-10:00 Water Break
- 10:00-10:20 Scrimmages: games to three
- 10:20-10:30 Lesson of the Day