SUMMER ACADEMY

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THE PROGRAM

Due to the ever-changing nature of the COVID-19 pandemic in the US and abroad we are currently proposing three different, “phases,” for our 2021 Summer Academy that take into account differences in restrictions both in the US and at Mercersburg Academy specifically. It is our top priority to keep both our staff and athletes safe and healthy. Athletes do not get to pick a phase, the phases are to show you the potential aspects of the program based on what restrictions are in place. See details below regarding our three proposed phases.

• Recruiting exposure to the NCAA
• 15+ games vs U.S. competition
• 30+ hours of high level skill development
• 30+ hours of team practice & training
• 30+ hours of strength & conditioning
• Basketball classroom sessions
• Access to excellent coaches & trainers
• Fantastic player to coach ratio (3:1)
• EDUCATION COURSES – NEW!!!
• Top academic university campus tours
• Guidance on recruiting process
• 24/7 chaperones on duty
• Living accommodations & housing
• Breakfast, lunch, & dinner
• Team uniforms & practice jersey
• Transportation to & from airport
• Gym & weight-room access
• Coaches clinics & leadership classes

PHASE A

PHASE B

PHASE C

• 30+ hours of high level skill development
• 30+ hours of team practice & training
• 30+ hours of strength & conditioning
• Basketball classroom sessions
• Access to excellent coaches & trainers
• Fantastic player to coach ratio (3:1)
• 24/7 chaperones on duty
• Living accommodations & housing
• Breakfast, lunch, & dinner
• Team uniforms & practice jerseys
• Transportation to and from airport
• Gym & weight- room access
• Inter-squad scrimmages
• Highlight video and virtual recruiting assistance
• Virtual US College/University Tours
• Guidance on US College admissions process

• 30+ hours of high level skill development
• 30+ hours of team practice & training
• 30+ hours of strength & conditioning
• Basketball classroom sessions
• Access to excellent coaches & trainers
• Fantastic player to coach ratio (3:1)
• 24/7 chaperones on duty
• Living accommodations & housing
• Breakfast, lunch, & dinner
• Team uniforms & practice jerseys 
• Transportation to and from airport 
• Gym & weight- room access
• Highlight video  
• In person and virtual recruiting assistance 
• Potential games V. top US competition
• Potential US college tours 

• 30+ hours of high level skill development
• 30+ hours of team practice & training
• 30+ hours of strength & conditioning
• Basketball classroom sessions
• Access to excellent coaches & trainers
• Fantastic player to coach ratio (3:1)
• 24/7 chaperones on duty
• Living accommodations & housing
• Breakfast, lunch, & dinner
• Team uniforms & practice jerseys 
• Transportation to and from airport 
• Gym & weight- room access
• Highlight video  
• In person recruiting assistance 
• 15+ games V. top US competition
• US college tours 

• 30+ hours of high level skill development
• 30+ hours of team practice & training
• 30+ hours of strength & conditioning
• Basketball classroom sessions
• Access to excellent coaches & trainers
• Fantastic player to coach ratio (3:1)
• 24/7 chaperones on duty
• Living accommodations & housing
• Breakfast, lunch, & dinner
• Team uniforms & practice jerseys
• Transportation to and from airport
• Gym & weight- room access
• Inter-squad scrimmages
• Highlight video and virtual recruiting assistance

PHASE B

• 30+ hours of high level skill development
• 30+ hours of team practice & training
• 30+ hours of strength & conditioning
• Basketball classroom sessions
• Access to excellent coaches & trainers
• Fantastic player to coach ratio (3:1)
• 24/7 chaperones on duty
• Living accommodations & housing
• Breakfast, lunch, & dinner
• Team uniforms & practice jerseys 
• Transportation to and from airport 
• Gym & weight- room access
• Highlight video  
• Mixture of in person and virtual recruiting assistance 
• Games V. top US competition
• US college tours potentially

PHASE C

• 30+ hours of high level skill development
• 30+ hours of team practice & training
• 30+ hours of strength & conditioning
• Basketball classroom sessions
• Access to excellent coaches & trainers
• Fantastic player to coach ratio (3:1)
• 24/7 chaperones on duty
• Living accommodations & housing
• Breakfast, lunch, & dinner
• Team uniforms & practice jerseys 
• Transportation to and from airport 
• Gym & weight- room access
• Highlight video  
• In person recruiting assistance 
• 15+ games V. top US competition
• US college tours 

TOURNAMENTS
TOURNAMENTS & GAMES

Global Squad players participate in 15+ games against elite competition in the United States. Underclassmen gain valuable experience while upperclassmen play in front of NCAA coaches.

SUMMER JAM FEST
• Manheim, Pennsylvania
• 38 indoor basketball courts
• 800+ NCAA coaches
• 500+ top U.S. teams

Considered one of the best tournaments in the entire country for both exposure and competition. 

CROSSOVER NATIONALS
• Manalapan, New Jersey 
• 10 indoor basketball courts
• Tournament winners (invite only)
• D2 and D3 exposure

The Crossover Hoops Championship features all the tournament winners during the spring season.

U.S. JUNIOR NATIONALS
• Washington, D.C. 
• 30 indoor basketball courts
• 800+ NCAA coaches
• National champ contenders

One of the top summer events for women’s basketball. The competition and exposure is elite.

MID SUMMER BLAST
• Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
• 8 indoor basketball courts
• D2 and D3 exposure
• 250+ top U.S. teams

This tournament features the best of the best. Non-shoe sponsored teams require an invitation.

SUMMER JAM FEST
• Manheim, Pennsylvania
• 38 indoor basketball courts
• 800+ NCAA coaches
• 500+ top U.S. teams

Considered one of the best tournaments in the entire country for both exposure and competition. 

CROSSOVER NATIONALS
• Manalapan, New Jersey 
• 10 indoor basketball courts
• Tournament winners (invite only)
• D2 and D3 exposure

Crossover Hoops National Championship features all the tournament winners during the spring season.

U.S. JUNIOR NATIONALS
• Washington, D.C. 
• 30 indoor basketball courts
• 800+ NCAA coaches
• National champ contenders

One of the top summer events for women’s basketball. The competition and exposure is elite.

MID SUMMER BLAST
• Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
• 8 indoor basketball courts
• D2 and D3 exposure
• 250+ top U.S. teams

This tournament features the best of the best. Non-shoe sponsored teams require an invitation.

SUMMER JAM FEST
• Manheim, PA
• 38 basketball courts
• 800+ NCAA coaches
• 500+ top U.S. team

Jam fest is one of the best tournaments in the entire country for both exposure and competition. 

CROSSOVER NATIONALS
• Manalapan, NJ
• 10 basketball courts
• Invite only event
• D2 and D3 exposure

Crossover Hoops National Championship features all the tournament winners during the spring season.

U.S. JR NATIONALS
• Washington, D.C. 
• 30 basketball courts
• 800+ NCAA coaches
• Top 100 teams

The top summer event for women’s basketball for both elite competition and exposure.

MID SUMMER BLAST
• Philadelphia, PA
• 8 basketball courts
• D2 and D3 exposure
• 250+ top U.S. teams

Features the best of the best. Non-shoe sponsored teams require an invitation.

SPECIAL EVENTS
Global Squad scrimmages some of the best club and high school teams in the area. Over the years Global Squad players have matched up with Top-10 AAU teams like Team Takeover and Team Final. Global Squad players play elite programs like the Bullis School and Reading High School. Battling future NBA players like Loni Walker and Markelle Fultz is common place.

COACHING STAFF
GLOBAL SQUAD COACHES

Global Squad has an unmatched 3 to 1 player to coach ratio. This ensures each player receives focused instruction from our elite team of coaches throughout camp.

COACHES REQUIRE ONE OF THESE FOUR PREREQUISITES:

• Coached at the NCAA level
• Played at the NCAA level
• Coached at the professional level
• Played at the professional level

ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS INCLUDE:

• USA Basketball Gold Certification
• Vertimax Certification
• NCAA background check
• FBI background check

Global Squad coaches come from high academic universities and elite basketball programs.

COACHES REQUIRE ONE OF THESE FOUR PREREQUISITES:

• Coached at the NCAA level
• Played at the NCAA level
• Coached at the professional level
• Played at the professional level

ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS INCLUDE:

• USA Basketball Gold Certification
• Vertimax Certification
• NCAA background check
• FBI background check

Global Squad coaches come from high academic universities and elite basketball programs.

EXPOSURE
EXPOSURE & RECRUITING

Global Squad has helped 280+ international basketball players get recruited to play NCAA basketball. Our success comes from experience and perfecting the recruiting process.

SHOWCASE EVENTS

Global Squad athletes play in the biggest exposure events of the summer, which attract hundreds of NCAA coaches and the best high school competition in the United States.

COACHES NETWORK

Global Squad has developed a reputation with U.S. coaches for having talent.  Global Squad players immediately plug themselves into this extensive network of coaches.

SPORTS RECRUITS

Global Squad players use this online platform to connect with any NCAA basketball coach in the U.S. Our staff assists in finding the right school for our players.

RECRUITING VIDEOS

Global Squad’s subscription to Hudl gives players access to hours of game footage. This game film is key to building a strong recruiting profile to share with interested NCAA coaches.

SHOWCASE EVENTS

Global Squad plays in the biggest exposure events of the summer, which attract hundreds of NCAA coaches and the best high school competition in the United States.

COACHES NETWORK

Global Squad has a reputation with U.S. coaches for having talent. Our players are immediately plugged into this extensive network of coaches.

SPORTS RECRUITS

Global Squad players use this online platform to connect with any NCAA basketball coach in the U.S. Our staff assists in finding the right school for our players.

RECRUITING VIDEOS

Global Squad gives players access to hours of game footage. This is key to building a strong profile to share with interested NCAA coaches.

SCHEDULE

July 9th – August 2nd, 2021

ARRIVAL

JUNE 27th

• Fly into Washington Dulles Int. Airport (IAD)
• Shuttle buses provided for players from IAD
• GS buses not available from other airports
• Players are also welcome to arrive by car

EVALUATIONS

JUNE 28th

• Basketball combine, athletic & skill testing
• Evaluate player strengths & weaknesses
• Baseline metrics: height, wingspan, vertical
• Players are also welcome to arrive by car

DAILY TRAINING

MONDAY – FRIDAY

• Shooting coaches are NCAA record holders
• Skills coaches are former pro players
• NBA athletic performance trainers
• Classroom sessions for bball IQ

TEAM PRACTICE

MONDAY – FRIDAY

• Practices run by USA Gold Certified Coaches
• Simulates intensity of NCAA level practices
• Competition is paramount to team success
• Prepare teams for tournament competition

BBALL CONCEPTS

MONDAY – FRIDAY

• Structured bball competitions & scenarios
• Designed to enhance performance in games
• Challenges to recognize & activate triggers
• Builds a competitive environment

TOURNAMENTS

SATURDAY – SUNDAY

• Competition against elite U.S. teams
• Players put their hard work to the test
• Tournament difficulty increases each week
• Weekly improvement is the objective

EXIT INTERVIEWS

JULY 27th

• Players receive comprehensive evaluations
• Compare & track short-term improvement
• Players given a road map for long-term
• GS coaches will continue to be a resource

DEPARTURE

JULY 28th

• Fly out of Washington Dulles Int. Airport (IAD)
• Shuttle buses provided for players to IAD
• GS buses not available to other airports
• Players are also welcome to depart by car

ARRIVAL

JULY 9th

• Fly into Washington Dulles Int. Airport (IAD)
• Shuttle buses provided for players from IAD
• GS buses not available from other airports
• Players are also welcome to arrive by car

BBALL CONCEPTS

MONDAY – FRIDAY

• Structured bball competitions & scenarios
• Designed to enhance performance in games
• Challenges to recognize & activate triggers
• Builds a competitive environment

EVALUATIONS

JULY 10th

• Basketball combine, athletic & skill testing
• Evaluate player strengths & weaknesses
• Baseline metrics: height, wingspan, vertical

TOURNAMENTS (TBD)

SATURDAY – SUNDAY

• Competition against elite U.S. teams
• Players put their hard work to the test
• Tournament difficulty increases each week
• Weekly improvement is the objective

DAILY TRAINING

MONDAY – FRIDAY

• Shooting station taught by NCAA record holders
• Skill development taught by former pro players
• Athletic performance taught by NBA trainers
• Classroom sessions for bball IQ & leadership 

EXIT INTERVIEWS

JULY 30th

• Players receive comprehensive evaluations
• Compare & track short-term improvement
• Players given a road map for long-term
• GS coaches will continue to be a resource

TEAM PRACTICE

MONDAY – FRIDAY

• Practices run by USA Gold Certified Coaches
• Simulates intensity of NCAA level practices
• Competition is paramount to team success
• Prepare teams for tournament competition

DEPARTURE

AUGUST 2nd

• Fly out of Washington Dulles Int. Airport (IAD)
• Shuttle buses provided for players to IAD
• GS buses not available to other airports
• Players are also welcome to depart by car

PRICING

This year Global Squad will cost $4,950. This breaks down to less than $200 per day.

LOCATION

This year Global Squad will use Mercersburg Academy to house, feed, and train the players. They have state of the art athletic facilities, excellent classrooms, and comfortable dorms.

CONTACT US

For more information or to apply, please fill out the form below.  We’ll respond as soon as possible.

Abby Wilson

(540) 692-0130
awilson@globalsquad.org
Available from 10am-6pm

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