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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CORE Hoops

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  • Summer Basketball League - REGISTRATION OPEN NOW

    CORE Hoops Basketball Leagues are for Boys and Girls
    K - 8th grade 

    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.
    Summer League Details for RISING K-8th Grade
    Players and Teams should register for the grade they will enter in the 2022-2023 School Year

    Early Registration will open on April 15th
    Normal Registration
    open until May 31st
    League Dates: July 5th - Aug 7th 
    End of Season Tournament Included
    Games will be played at Montgomery Bell Academy 
    Mondays - BOYS 4th - 6th Grade - With the season starting on Tuesday July 5th, these teams will play on Wednesday evening for the first week ONLY
    Tuesdays - BOYS K - 3rd Grade 
    Thursdays - ALL GIRLS TEAMS 
    *Note - Boys 7th/8th grade teams will be assigned a night once all registrations are received. 
    Practices - Each team will be given an hour of practice time on at least one rim on Sundays during the Summer League. 

    Players and Teams should register for the grade they will enter in the 2022/2023 School Year

    K - 2nd- 3v3 Game Play
    (for girls K-3rd)
    Individual Registration - $125 per player
    Team Registration - $750 per team

    3rd - 8th - 5v5 Game Play
    Individual Registration - $150 per player
    Team Registration - $1200 per team 


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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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  • 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 Clinics

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


    • 1st - 4th Grade (9am - 10:30am)
      September 11th and 18th
    • 5th - 8th Grade Experienced Players (9am - 11am)
      September 25th, October 9th, 23rd, and 30th
    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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  • 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