Basics Spring Teams: March to June


Lakeshore & Rockford Teams (Youth, Middle & High School)

Spring Teams Include:

  • No Tryouts (No cuts), NO TRAVEL, NO WEEKEND practices, No circus!
  • 2 Practices a week AND unlimited Skills Clinics all spring
  • Includes 2 Basics local tournaments (Fruitport) — 2024 Dates:  April 27 & May 18  (AM) NO ADMISSION FEE
  • IMPORTANT:  Teams limited to 7-8 players for Basics Tourneys
  • Reversible Basics jersey
  • Basics Shooting Shirt
  • Basics Mindset training included
  • We will accommodate siblings or buddies playing on the same team.
  • End-of-season picnic with hoops and lots of other fun!

SPONSORSHIP AVAILABLE: Great visibility for your business: See Our Sponsors page.  Please inquire to 616 402-1600.  3 spots taken, 3 open.

NOTE: Nearly 10% of Basics Varsity Spring Team players have made it to the college level versus the national average of 1% (15 D-1)  See stats on our Franchise Video

VIDEO BELOW:  Likely the MOST IMPORTANT skill your sons and daughters will sharpen this spring, INCLUDED with the fee.  The Basics Mindset (3:15)

TIP: MS and HS players should GRAB A SPOT.  You will not find more competitive coaches, better trainers, players who know how to win. Both players also available for Private Training.  Please inquire.   

Sophia Wiard, @ the University of Toledo

  • On track for 1500 points, 600 boards and 600 assists
  • Junior/Senior years:  58-11 (so far!)
  • Back-to-back MAC Conference Champions
  • Beat Michigan twice (2022 and 2023)
  • 29-5 Junior year, made the Big Dance, beat Iowa State in the 1st round
  • Best Free Throw % in school history
  • School record: 42 points in 1 game;
  • Shooting Demo here; can flat out FILL IT UP!
  • Ball Handling Demo here: one of the best ball handlers in the country 

Gabe Newhof, @ Spring Arbor University

  • All State at Hudsonville Unity Christian
  • All American potential this year
  • Averaging 26 its, 12 boards, high game: 36
  • 6’8″, 220 lbs: Get any post player in front of Gabe and they will improve. 

LAKESHORE 2024 Spring Teams-scroll down for Rockford

ALL SKILLS CLINICS ARE INCLUDED ALL SPRING for Basics Spring Team Players. This is a GREAT benefit.

Youth Co-ed (9-12 age) Lakeshore

Practices: T/TH 5:30-7:00 or 7:00-8:30 PM
Locations: Ferrysburg: 17520 Ridge Rd

Middle School BOYS Lakeshore

Practices: M/W 6:00-7:30 PM
Locations: Fruitport High School

Middle School GIRLS Lakeshore

Practices: T/TH 6:00-7:30 PM
Locations: Fruitport High School

High School BOYS Lakeshore

Practices: M/W 7:30-9:00 PM
Locations: Fruitport High School

High School GIRLS Lakeshore

Practices: T/TH 7:30-9:00 PM
Locations: Fruitport High School

ROCKFORD 2024 Spring Teams: 6060 Belding Rd


  1. Sunday Skills Training on these dates: April 14, 21, 28, May 5, 19, June 2  200-400 PM
  2. Tuesday and Thursday Skills Training included ALL Tu/Th dates 630-730 PM

Rockford: Youth and MS Boys

Practices: T/TH  500-630 PM and optional SKILLS HOUR 630-730 PM

Location: 6060 Belding Rd in Rockford

New players may register at any time below


Rockford Spring Teams include practices on Tuesdays and Thursdays 500-630, then a SKILLS HOUR from 630-730 PM (optional) and also SUNDAY SKILLS Hours (200-400 PM-optional). Also all players will participate in the Basics Mindset Training with Coach McGannon.  

Basics Mindset

Mental strength tools and routines are powerful.

The Basics Mindset training improves confidence, resilience, and fosters stronger commitment & attitude. Learn how to approach adversity and challenge with resolve, creating a competitive advantage in generating positive outcomes with life-long applications.

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