Dear HD Nation, As I was watching the Final Four games last night it got me thinking back to when I got the chance to play in the NCAA tournament and what a dream come true it was for me. I started to think what it took for me to put myself in a … [Read more...] about There Are No Magic Wands
We are proud to have helped so many players fulfill their "Hoop Dreamz" of playing at the college level. Listed below are former Hoop Dreamz players who have gone on to play in college. These are all local kids who have grown up in Bergen and … [Read more...] about From Hoop Dreamz to College – Dreamz Come True
The game of basketball is played in an open environment. This means the environment is random and chaotic. Many of the skills used are not repeated in exactly the same way because of the changing environment. Many coaches and programs teach drills … [Read more...] about Why Choose Hoop Dreamz
Psychology! As a coach, I see it all the time. We get players of equal skill set and sometimes even better skill set then another player. However the player with the better psychology and less skills will perform better. So many players and coaches … [Read more...] about What Separates the Best from the Rest?
Hoop Dreamz players filled the courts this past weekend! We want to share a big CONGRATULATIONS to our 9th grade "HOOP DREAMERZ" who are playing for their high school teams in the BCCA (Bergen County) Freshman Tournament. We recognize all your … [Read more...] about Strong Showing for HD at Freshman Tournament
Hoop Dreamz summer campers got a surprise visit from former NJ Nets and current Detroit Pistons Head Coach Lawrence Frank. He gave an engaging speech and put campers through drills he uses with his NBA teams. We'll be rooting for the Pistons … [Read more...] about NBA Coach Lawrence Frank Comes to Camp!
Our President's Week Camp honoring TJ O'Brien was a huge success. Campers learned a lot and had a lot of fun, but most importantly, we were able to donate $2500 to the Tomorrows Children's Fund on behalf of TJ. Please donate if you can to … [Read more...] about Remembering TJ
Do you remember "The Ryan Lee Story"? Ryan was one of the hardest workers we have ever had at Hoop Dreamz. Once again his hard work has paid off as we are so proud to announce he has been accepted to Harvard, Yale, Princeton, Stanford and MIT! He … [Read more...] about Ryan Lee Chooses Harvard!
Billy's JV team steamrolled through the season and with only one tough loss to Kennedy their final record is 21-1. They finished their season in style with an impressive win over Teaneck in the JV County Championship. There were some great individual … [Read more...] about BC JV Mission Accomplished
We are proud to report that six 8th grade Hoop Dreamerz were selected to play in the NVPSBL All-Star game for their respective CYO teams. Congrats to Ryan Matthews, Michael Crowley, Daniel Fitzmaurice, Perry Veras, Brian Mulligan and Ian Marini. Way … [Read more...] about Hoop Dreamz All-Starz