19th Annual Dip Metress Basketball Academy June 12-16

19th Annual Dip Metress Basketball Academy June 12-16

AUGUSTA, Ga. – Augusta University men's basketball head coach Dip Metress announced the 19th annual Dip Metress Basketball Academy will be held from June 12-16 at Christenberry Fieldhouse.


The coed came is for first graders to 11th graders and will be held from 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. Monday-Thursday and 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. on Friday. Lunch is provided daily and campers will get a free T-shirt while they work with the Augusta Jaguars players and coaching staff!


For more information, please call Dip Metress at 706-667-4765 or email at dmetress@augusta.edu


See photos from past camps by clicking here



The purpose of the Dip Metress Basketball Academy is to teach basketball fundamentals and develop sportsmanship skills and team play. The camp will include daily instruction on ways to improve individual skills such as passing, shooting and ball handling.



The coed camp is open to all boys and girls that will be rising first graders through 11th grade. All campers will be grouped according to age and ability, and separate leagues will be run throughout the week. There will be 8-inch goals provided for younger campers.



The cost for the camp is $160.00 per camper per week. The fee is all inclusive, and there are no additional costs.  Lunch is included (Monday-Thursday). Camp ends on Friday at 12:00 p.m. At the end of the week, each camper will receive an official camp T-shirt!



The camp will be held at Augusta University Christenberry Fieldhouse (3109 Wrightsboro Road, Augusta, Georgia 30909).



Because the camp is run on a "day-camp" basis, campers will be expected to arrive ready to play each morning. Athletic clothing and basketball shoes are required.



Register early by mail (1120 15th Street, CFH 214, Augusta, GA 30912); by telephone (706-667-4765) or by email (dmetress@augusta.edu)


Daily Camp Schedule

  • 9:00am           Full Court Dribbling
  • 9:20am           Stations
  • 10:15am         3-on-3
  • 11:00am         Shooting & Free Throws
  • 11:45am Lunch
  • 12:30pm         Daily Contests
  • 1:30pm           5 on 5 games
  • 3:45 pm          Camp Contests
  • 4:00pm           Dismissal

*NOTE:  Camp ends at 12:00pm on Friday


Fans of Jaguar Athletics can subscribe to the email listserve by clicking here. Fans can follow Augusta University at www.AugustaJags.com and receive short updates on Facebook at Augusta University Athletics and on Twitter at @AugustaJags


-- 30 --