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.
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List of 5 frequently asked questions.


    CORE Hoops Summer Basketball League is open for
    Boys and Girls in Kindergarten through 8th grade

    Summer League Details:
    Games will be played during the week on Mon, Tues, and Thurs evenings starting at 5pm. Tentative nights are
    Monday nights - Boys 4th - 8th grade
    Tuesday nights - Boys K - 3rd grade
    Thursday nights - Girls teams 

    League games will be played on the following weeks:
    June 12th
    June 19th
    July 10th
    July 17th
    July 24th
    July 31st - End of Season Tournament 
    (NO GAMES the week of June 26th and July 3rd)

    Players and Teams should register for the grade they are entering for the 2023-2024 school year.  

    Registration fees:
    Rising K - 2nd Grade Free agent $135/Team Registration $800
    Rising 3rd - 8th Grade Free agent $150/Team Registration $1200 

    Fees includes reversible jerseys, practice space, regular season and the end of season tournament.  A practice schedule will be sent to all coaches in May.



    Practices - As a team playing in the CORE Hoops league, you will be given a 55 minute practice spot on a half court each Sundays during the league.  Practice schedule will come out once registration closes.

    Game Play - 
    Rising K - 2nd grade will play 3v3
    Rising 3rd - 8th grade will play 5v5

    Frequently asked questions and Rules
    3v3 Rules
    5v5 Rules

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  • Personal and Small Group 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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  • Basketball Clinics 

    CORE Hoops Fall Basketball Clinics are now open for registration
    Cost is $25 per session
    Limited spots available

    September 10th, 17th, and 24th
    October 1st and 8th

    CLINIC TIMES 9am - 11am

    At this time we are taking registrations for 5th -8th grade experienced players ONLY.  We are limiting the registration to only 30 players as this will allow the coaches to spend more one on one time and really focus on the skill development of each player. 

    Clinics will focus on every aspect of the game with scrimmages at the end of each session. 
    CORE Hoops clinics focus on:
    • 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.


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  • Spring Showcase Basketball Tournament

    CORE Hoops Basketball Tournaments are for male teams 3rd 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 29th - May 1st 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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  • 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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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