SB Mavs open new training facility, announce Spring/Summer youth programs

By Kirk Copeland
(318) 525-8853 cell

Wednesday, January 28th

(Shreveport, LA.) – Earlier this week, the Shreveport-Bossier Mavericks opened a new training facility just across the street from their Hirsch Memorial Coliseum home, and Wednesday they announced 11 programs and camps for youth basketball scheduled for late Spring and Summer.

Located at 3201 Pershing on the State Fair Grounds, the Shreveport-Bossier Mavericks Training Facility is now the site of Mavs practices and special events (birthdays, youth tournaments, games, etc.), and is available for rental when not in use by the team from May 1 to November 8. The approximately 11,000 square foot building features a full-length Shreveport-Bossier Mavericks hardwood floor, as well as bleachers. For information on availability for your special event, please call Sarah Gayler at 214/853-3719 or Miann Ferison at 318/518-7910.

In conjunction with the opening of the training facility, the Mavs announced the following camps/programs for youth basketball, including private one-on-one sessions with Mavericks players and coaches:

* Mavericks Camp of Champions (Boys & girls, ages 5-18, April 4, free)

* Mavericks Select Teams (High school boys & girls, tryouts April 18-19, tournaments May-June)

* Mavericks Developmental Team (Middle/high school boys & girls, tryouts April 18-19)

* Friday Position Training (Middle/high school boys & girls, May-July)

* Mavericks Monday Madness (Boys & girls, ages 8-18, May-July)

* Saturday Train 2 Play (Middle/high school boys & girls, Saturdays in June)

* Mavs Basketball Academy (Middle/high school boys & girls, 5-day camps, June 1-5 & June 15-19)

* Mavericks Basketball Camp (Boys & girls, 3-day camp, May 26-28)

* Team Training (Mavericks coaches train your team, must be a valid team)

* Group Training (Boys & girls, training in a smaller group setting)

* Private Lessons (1-on-1 sessions with Mavericks players and coaches)

For further information on any of these exciting camps and programs, contact Sarah Gayler at 214/853-3719 or Miann Ferison at 318/518-7910.

The Mavericks will also be holding a tryout camp on October 3 for the 2015-16 season. More information on this camp will be available after the ABA Championship Finals.

Tickets for 2014-15 Shreveport-Bossier Mavericks games are on sale now at or at Hirsch Memorial Coliseum box office, which can be reached at (318) 631-4930.

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