Camps & Special Programs

Welcome to CORE Hoops

Welcome to CORE Hoops, your one stop for everything Basketball in the new state of the art Frank Burkholder Wellness Center!

CORE Hoops will offer year round basketball events that are designed for athletes who love the game of Basketball. CORE Hoops is committed to helping young men be and achieve their best both on and off the court. Our programs are designed to build confidence, develop, and improve skills needed to be an all-around better player and teammate.  At CORE Hoops, we believe in hard work, commitment, sportsmanship, respect, and honesty. Come ready to Play Hard . Play Smart. Play Together
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CORE Hoops

List of 8 frequently asked questions.

  • Summer Basketball League

    CORE Hoops Basketball Leagues are for Boys K - 8th grade REGISTRATION CLOSED

    CORE Hoops Basketball Leagues are the best way to use the skills you have been working on in actual game settings.  Our Leagues support the growth and development of each player while allowing game play in a structured competitive environment.
    Team and Individual registrations accepted
    Open to Beginner, Intermediate, and Competitive Teams and Players. 

    Summer League
    Mandatory Coaches Meeting June 2nd at 5pm at MBA
    Pre-Season Jamboree June 12th
    Season runs from July 5th - August 8th 
    End of Season Tournament August 5th - 8th

    Games will be played on Mon, Tues, and Thursday nights starting at 5pm. Each team will play one night a week.
    Grades 2nd, 7th, and 8th will play on Monday nights
    Grades 3rd and 4th will play on Tuesday nights
    Grades 1st, 5th, and 6th will play on Thursday nights
    Kindergarten will play on Tuesday nights but could play on other nights depending on number of teams. 

    K - 2nd grade will play 3 v 3, max 5 players - $550 Team Registration or $110 Individual registration.  
    Please read K-2nd grade RULES HERE

    3rd and 4th grade will play 5v5, max 10 players on a team - $950 Team Registration or $110 Individual registration. 

    5th through 8th grade will play 5 v 5, max 10 players on a team - $1100 Team Registration or $125 Individual registration.  

    Please read 3rd - 8th Grade RULES HERE

    Winter League information coming soon

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    We are excited to start the 2021 Summer League.  The schedules for the first two weeks are below. Additional weeks will be added once the league begins.


    1st and 2nd Grade

    3rd and 4th Grade

    5th and 6th Grade

    7th and 8th Grade
  • Basketball Training Registration Open

    CORE Hoops Personal or Small Group Training is for young Gentlemen in 2nd Grade – High School
    Fundamentals are the foundation from which every player will develop their game.  Personal training sessions are meant to build confidence and develop your individual skills each session.   

    For more advanced players, CORE Hoops trainers will help you develop position-specific skills, motor function skills, multitasking, and reaction time. Each session is tailored to your skill level, position and individual needs.
    Don't get left behind the competition this summer. Grab a few of your friends and sign up for a small group training that will focus specifically on what you all need to get better. Choose a date that works for your group and the session that fits your need. Sessions are for 3-6 players at a time

    Training session selections include:
    Ball Handling
    Defensive skills and footwork
    Speed training
    Post Moves
    Dribble and Drive
    Finishing at the rim

    Small group training sessions are very important in developing the complete player while taking your skills to another level. Despite being in a group setting, you will still develop individual skills, which will be applied in the team setting. Group sessions add an essential element to developing a Team Mindset and Team Skills when learning the game. 

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  • Middle School Team Basketball Camps 

    CORE Hoops will host our 1st Annual Middle School Team camp open to Middle School Teams grades 5th -8th throughout TN.

    Team bonding is something all teams strive to accomplish, Middle School teams are no different. CORE Hoops will be offering a 2 day camp that provides ample opportunity for Middle School teams to compete against teams within and outside of your district. 


    COVID Protocols will be in place and provided to each coach and team prior to the tournament. Some general precautions to be aware of are:

    Temperatures will be taken for each person entering
    Limited fans per team
    Mask are required for all spectators 
    Coaches and Players must wear a mask at all times other than during Game Play

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  • Basketball Open Runs 

    CORE Hoops will offer a series of Basketball Open Runs throughout 2021. 
    Players will participate in a variety of different basketball activities such as 3 on 3 games, five-on-five competition and other basketball-related games. Sessions will be grade specific.
    Bring your best attitude and come prepared to compete and have fun. 

    Upcoming Dates and Times 
    January 17th 4pm - 6pm
    January 31st 4pm - 6pm
    February 14th 4pm - 6pm
    February 28th 4pm - 6pm

    Cost $20
    Space is limited and by registration only


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  • Basketball Clinics

    CORE Hoops Basketball Clinics are for Boys 2nd - 8th grade 
    Clinics will focus on every aspect of the game.
    Skills that are often taught at CORE Hoops Basketball clinics are:
    • Ball handling
    • Shooting
    • Driving
    • Defensive play
    • Agility
    • Strength and Conditioning    
    • Post moves, and much more
    Skills learned from our clinics allow you gain knowledge about position play, using what you have learned in game settings all while increasing your Basketball IQ.

    Shooting Clinics
    Post Moves
    Ball Handling

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  • Basketball Tournament 

    CORE Hoops Basketball Tournaments are for male teams 2nd grade – High School
    CORE Hoops Tournaments are the best way to get your team more games and higher competition. At CORE Hoops all of your games will be under one roof for seamless access to games with certified referees. Limited spots available so register soon. 
    Multiple team discounts available. Contact

    April 30th - May 2nd CLICK HERE TO REGISTER
    Entry Fee 12 and older
    Friday $7
    Sat $10
    Sunday $7
    Weekend Pass $20
    Entry Fee 7 - 11 years old
    Friday $5
    Saturday $7
    Sunday $5
    COVID Protocols

    Tournament Rules

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  • Competitive Teams

    Interested in trying out and competing on local or travel teams?

    Visit for information on tryouts and 2021 local and travel team opportunities.

CORE Hoops Contact

Jamie O'Neal
Director of Basketball Operations
CORE Hoops at Montgomery Bell Academy
4001 Harding Pike
Nashville, TN 37205

Montgomery Bell Academy

4001 Harding Road
Nashville, TN 37205
(615) 298-5514