For Immediate Release: June 24, 2009
Contact: Kim Becker
City of Henderson Parks and Recreation Department
City of Henderson to Host Howie Landa’s Hoop Camp in July
HENDERSON, Nev. – Kids and teens hoping to hone their basketball skills can take part in Howie Landa’s Hoop Camp from 9 a.m. to noon July 13-15, at Del Webb Middle School, 2200 Reunion Dr. The three-part program is open to players ages 8-16 for $75 per person, and includes a camp shirt. Register online at cityofhenderson.com (activity 623018-69) or at any City of Henderson recreation center. Space is limited. The camp is sponsored by the City of Henderson Parks and Recreation Department.
Howie Landa, a former WBL and WNBA assistant coach and former UNLV Runnin’ Rebels head coach, provides instruction on the mechanics of basketball, including ball handling, defense, passing and shooting. The camp is designed to provide players with a strong foundation on the fundamentals while giving them the confidence they need to improve their skills and work to their potential.
“It’s not every day that kids can learn to play basketball from one of the premier coaches in the nation,” said Ted Lockamon, Recreation Services supervisor for the City of Henderson Parks and Recreation Department. “Landa is known for his ability to inspire players to strive for greatness, and he’s an outstanding role model for our young players.”
For additional information, call 267-5700 or visit cityofhenderson.com.