Saturday, June 23, 2018

The Patrick School Introduces The New Jersey Basketball Academy

The well renown basketball school, The Patrick School in Hillside, is announcing the ground breaking New Jersey Basketball Academy, an athletic and academic program for 7th/8th grade boys and girls. The student-athletes accepted will be a part of an entirely new school experience that combines elite basketball training for a portion of the school day all while receiving a stellar education. Basketball skills and training on the school’s Kyrie Family Court and supervised workouts with high level trainers in the campus weight room will all take place during school hours in combination with academic courses. 

The Patrick School basketball program, led by longtime Coach Chris Chavannes, has a reputation for not only being one of the top in the state, but for combining with its school guidance program that has the best relationships with universities and national/international basketball opportunities to give its students the best possible start to their careers. 

"A Basketball Academy in NJ will forever change the landscape of Middle School basketball. It has been a vision we have worked on for a while and we are happy to finally have it materialized’ says Coach Chavannes. 

There are limited spaces at The New Jersey Basketball Academy for the 2018/2019 school year. Any student who is interested in a chance to greatly improving their basketball skills while receiving a quality education, reach out to to apply. 

The Patrick School: The Patrick School has produced alumnae such as NBA stars Kyrie Irving (Boston Celtics), Michael Kidd-Gilchrist (Charlotte Hornets), Deandre Bembry (Atlanta Hawks) and recently drafted Angel Delgado (Los Angeles Clippers) in addition to numerous top college and international players.