The Perfect Camp for point guards, off guards and small forwards looking to fully develop their perimeter skills. Fundamentals like the triple threat position will be reviewed and advanced moves like the rocker step and counter rocker will be taught. Camp will be 8:00 – noon, Monday, August 2nd thru 6th.
Girls Camp is for girls ages seven thru eighteen. The fundamentals of the game will be stressed with footwork, offensive moves, and passing skills emphasized. Camp will be from 8:00 to noon, Monday thru Friday, July 19 thru 23. All camps will be held at South Austin’s Life Time Fitness world class facility located off Mopac and William Cannon. Meet Coach Edwina Brown
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Edwina Brown was born in Dallas, TX and shortly after moved to Lockhart, TX. As a natural athlete, Edwina grew up playing all sports but excelled in basketball. In her senior year, she was named the Class 4A Player of the Year and was awarded a basketball scholarship to The University of Texas at Austin.
College Career (1996-2000)
Edwina had four successful seasons at The University of Texas.
A list of her accomplishments include:
– Two-time All-American
– First-team All Big XII Conference Selection (Junior & Senior Years)
– 2000 Margaret Wade Trophy Winner (National Player of the Year)
– 2000 Kodak All-American Team (Top 10 Players in the Nation)
– 2000 Big XII Conference Tournament MVP
– 2000 University of Texas Friar Society Award
– 1999-2000 ESPN.com National Player of the Year
– 1999 USA Pan American Games Bronze Medalist (Canada)
– 1998 USA R. Williams Jones Cup Gold Medalist (Taiwan)
Additionally, Edwina still holds a number of UT records including 1,705 career
points, 517 career assists and 257 career steals, and she remains the only
individual in school history to lead the team in scoring, rebounding, assists
and steals in the same year, an accomplishment she achieved in both her
junior and senior years.
Professional Career (2000 – Present)
As the third overall pick in the 2000 WNBA Draft, Edwina played five years in the WNBA with the Detroit Shock (2000-2002) and Phoenix Mercury (2003-2004) before playing professionally overseas.
Edwina has played internationally in Lebanon, Austria, Spain, France
and most recently in Israel where she is currently playing in the
Israeli Basketball League for the team ASA Jerusalem (http://www NULL.safsal NULL.co NULL.il/eteam NULL.aspx?id=86).
Edwina’s most recent accolade is her impending induction
into The University of Texas Women’s Hall of Honor, scheduled
for November 20, 2009. Visit the official Texas Sports (http://www NULL.texassports NULL.com/genrel/072009aaa NULL.html) website to
learn more about the induction and Edwina’s collegiate career accomplishments.
Off the court, Edwina is pursuing her passion of giving back to the community and recently founded a non-profit, MAP’D Out (Mentoring Athletes and Providing Dreams). Raised by her mother and grandmother in Lockhart, TX, Edwina realizes the importance of an inspirational mentor and started MAP’D Out to lend a helping hand to youth in the community that exemplify sportsmanship, integrity and the desire to “map out” their future goals. Visit www.mapdout.org to learn more.
Call Chris Corbett for more info and pricing at 512.921.4444.
This camp is for forwards and centers aged 11-17 looking to master the footwork and offensive moves to dominate in the post. Shot blocking skills, offensive rebounding and passing out of the post will all be covered in great detail and drilled until these moves become intuitive.
Mike VandeGarde will be leading our Big Man Basketball Camp. Austin Youth Basketball is proud to welcome Mike to their coaching ranks. Mike is a distinguished former professional basketball player in Europe and South America. Mike played college basketball at Illinois State where he left as the all time leading shot blocker in school history. Mike has served as a coach at Texas State and Southeastern Community College in Iowa. Mike currently serves as a scout in the NBA.
Mike’s extensive coaching in hundreds of basketball camps nationally and working for 10 years in player development help in delivering a dynamic and passionate learning experience for our students and campers. Our Post Player Camp will be a great deal of fun and will maintain a strict instructor to player ratio so we recommend calling Coach Chris Corbett at 512.921.4444 to discuss this program and your child’s basketball experience.
Learn moves like this video features this summer from Mike VandeGarde.