Elite Skills Basketball Clinic
Host Coach: Taj Gray, a former Wichita City League Standout, named first-team All-Big 12 pick by Sports Illustrated, named to the Big 12 All-Defensive Team.
Clinic Director: Laverne Smith, city league standout & former European league player, will lead Elite 25 players through advanced skills and fundamentals workouts.
Strength & Conditioning Coach: Renaire Palmer, owner of Fundamental Fitness and Co-Founder of Legacy Youth Sports Advocates, will lead participants’ footwork and agility drills.
Two sessions. Boys and girls welcome. Registration is open.
-Grades K-8 (8:30am-10:30am)
-Grades 9-12 (10:30am-12:30pm)
The Elite 25 participants will be served lunch, participate in an ACT Prep/NCAA Eligibility Seminar, and a free Elite Skills Clinic and have the opportunity to play in the Elite 25 Basketball Showcase.
Elite 25 Basketball Showcase
The participants, 9-12 grades have been pre-selected by a small committee.
-First game (5PM) will feature the top high school girls
-Second game (6:30PM) will feature the top boys’ basketball players in Greater Wichita area.
The Elite 25 Basketball Showcase games’ proceeds will be donated to Wichita’s Littlest Heroes, a local 501c3 that gives physical and emotional support to families with children fighting life threatening medical battles.
Our Elite 25 Commitee's mission is to teach these STUDENT-athletes to be great on and off the court. We have succeeded with them if we have inspired them to spread the message of community involvement and humanity.