Basketball

The Round Rock Sports Center offers basketball training programs and camps for children 7-13 years of age and for all skill levels. New programs are added as needed, and are offered year round so your athlete can continually advance their game. The programs are designed to measure skills and improve performance of the participants over a 8-10 week period. Our programs and camps are coached by Coach Carlos Tosado. For information on discounts for multiple registrations please email sportscenter@roundrocktexas.gov or visit our Round Rock Sports Center Staff page.

MEET OUR COACH: Carlos Tosado

SPECIALTY: Basketball Skills Training

Carlos Tosado has been the Head Coach of the Round Rock Sports Center Basketball Academy programs since 2015. Before joining the Sports Center team, Carlos played professional basketball in Puerto Rico, then served in the United States Army for 12 years. In the Army, Coach Carlos learned the value of discipline, dedication and teamwork. Since his Army service, Coach Carlos has spent more than 20 years focused on coaching youth basketball, hoping to not only help young athletes improve their basketball skills, but also pass along important life values. We’re very excited to have someone like Coach Carlos on our coaching staff!

 

MEET OUR COACH: Pape Gning

SPECIALTY: BASKETBALL SKILLS TRAINING

Coach Pape began his professional basketball career in 2006 in the African Cup – Guinea. He continued to play professionally in Senegal and South Africa before coming to the US to play in the Nike Global Challenge in 2010. By 2019 he worked his way into the New York Nets training facility in the Basketball Africa League, Africa’s premier men’s basketball league. He began coaching with the Liberty Basketball Association in Illinois in 2018 and joined the Magic coaching staff in 2020. Coach Pape brings energy and basketball expertise to the kids he works with and they love learning from him!

  • Basketball Training Academy - Winter (Jan 7 - Mar 4)
    Jr Rookie Academy (Fri)
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    Fridays, January 7 – March 4; 6-7pm  (7 sessions)
    *No class February 11 and February 25*

    Cost: $199

    Coach: Pape Gning and Magic Basketball Club staff          Training class size: 16-20 athletes

    Your athlete will develop, and improve while working and training with an experienced coaching staff.  Each athlete will develop new skills and improve their playing ability through drill work and consistent repetition on the fundamental skills of the game of basketball.  In this program, participants will benefit from a high volume of skill repetition to maximize the effectiveness of the training for each athlete.

    Our Jr. Rookie curriculum is designed for children ages 7-9 who are new to basketball or have played on a recreational team previously and would benefit from additional training.

    Areas of Focus: Footwork, Ball control, Defensive positioning, Proper shooting mechanics

    All sales are final and refunds will not be given.

    Rookie Academy (Fri)
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    Fridays, January 7 – March 4; 7-8pm  (7 sessions)
    *No class February 11 and February 25*

    Cost: $199

    Coach: Pape Gning and Magic Basketball Club staff          Training class size: 16-20 athletes

    Your athlete will develop, improve, and advance while working and training with experienced coaching staff. Each athlete will develop new skills and improve their playing ability through drill work along with small-sided scrimmages to help players better understand the concepts that they are taught each week.  In this program, participants will benefit from a high volume of skill repetition to maximize the effectiveness of the training for each athlete.

    Our Rookie curriculum is designed for children ages 10-13 who are new to basketball or have played on a recreational team previously and would benefit from additional training.

    Areas of Focus: Footwork, Ball control, Defensive positioning, Proper shooting mechanics

    Rookie Academy (Wed)
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    Wednesdays; January 12 – February 23, 4:30-5:30pm   

    Cost: $219

    Coach: Carlos Tosado and Sky Hook Basketball staff          Training class size: 20-24 athletes

    More info to come soon!

    Developmental Academy (Wed)
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    Wednesdays; January 12 – February 23, 5:30-6:30pm   

    Cost: $219

    Coach: Carlos Tosado and Sky Hook Basketball staff          Training class size: 20-24 athletes

    Our Developmental Training curriculum is designed for young athletes (around ages 10-14) who are capable of performing basic basketball skills (dribbling, shooting, passing) with little-to-no hesitation or trouble.  Generally, these are young athletes with several years of Recreational playing experience or are new to Select or School teams that play competitively.

    This program will refine and improve skills with the end goal of preparing the participants for Select or School team tryouts/seasons after a couple of seasons in the program. Your athlete will develop, improve, and advance while working and training with experienced coaching staff. Each athlete will develop new skills and improve their playing ability through drill work along with small-sided scrimmages to help players better understand the concepts that they are taught each week.

    Participants will be evaluated during the first class and then split into skill & age-appropriate training groups to maximize effectiveness.  Coaches may also recommend that your child move to a different class if it is a better fit for the participant.

    Areas of Focus: Footwork, Ball control, Defensive positioning, Proper shooting mechanics, Team tactics

    Point Guard Academy (Wed)
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    Wednesdays; January 12 – February 23, 6:30-7:30pm   

    Cost: $219

    Coach: Carlos Tosado and Sky Hook Basketball staff          Training class size: 10-12 athletes

    Our Point Guard Academy curriculum is designed for young athletes (generally ages 12-16) who have at least two (2) years of competitive basketball playing experience.

    This program is our most advanced training and will teach participants how to push themselves to the next level through drills, scrimmages, and games.  Participants will also benefit from offensive and defensive team drills to complement the individual skills training they receive.

    Areas of Focus: Ball handling, Mid-range shots, Creating space v defenders, Attacking gaps, Passing & Shooting off the dribble, Reading defenses, Finishing at the rim

    Advanced Academy (Wed)
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    Wednesdays; January 12 – February 23, 6:30-7:30pm   

    Cost: $219

    Coach: Carlos Tosado and Sky Hook Basketball staff          Training class size: 10-12 athletes

    More info to come soon!

  • Small Group Basketball Training - Winter (Jan 7 - Mar 4)
    Small Group - Jr Rookie (FULL)
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    Fridays, January 7 – March 4; 5-6pm   *No class February 11 and February 25*

    Coach: Pape Gning and Magic Basketball Club staff          Training class size: 6-8 athletes

    Small-Group Basketball Training is an extension of the RRSC Basketball Academy consisting of fewer participants in each class.  In this program, participants will benefit from a high volume of skill repetition and more one-on-one instruction to maximize the effectiveness of the training for each athlete.

    Our Jr Rookie beginner curriculum is designed for children ages 7-9 who are newer to basketball or have played on a recreational team previously and would benefit from additional training.

    Areas of Focus: Footwork, Ball control, and handling, Attacking, Defense (Positioning and Awareness), Teamwork

    Small Group - Rookie
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    Fridays, January 7 – March 4; 5-6pm   *No class February 11 and February 25*

    Coach: Pape Gning and Magic Basketball Club staff          Training class size: 6-8 athletes

    Small-Group Basketball Training is an extension of the RRSC Basketball Academy consisting of fewer participants in each class.  In this program, participants will benefit from a high volume of skill repetition and more one-on-one instruction to maximize the effectiveness of the training for each athlete.

    Our Rookie beginner curriculum is designed for children ages 10-13 who are newer to basketball or have played on a recreational team previously and would benefit from additional training.

    Areas of Focus: Footwork, Ball control, and handling, Attacking, Defense (Positioning and Awareness), Teamwork

  • Private Basketball Training (1 on 1, small groups, teams)
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    Our coaches are available for individual, small group, and team trainings.  Email us at SportsCenter@RoundRockTexas.gov for availability and to schedule your training session.

    Pricing:
    Individual Training – $100/hr
    Small Group Training – $50/hr per person (up to 3 athletes)
    Group/Team Training – $40/hr per person (4-8 athletes)

  • Basketball Training Academy - Fall 2 (Oct 22 - Dec 15)
    Jr Rookie Academy (FULL)
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    Fridays; October 22 – December 10; 6-7pm   *No training on November 26*

    Cost: $189

    Coach: Pape Gning and Magic Basketball Club staff          Training class size: 16-20 athletes

    Your athlete will develop, and improve while working and training with an experienced coaching staff.  Each athlete will develop new skills and improve their playing ability through drill work and consistent repetition on the fundamental skills of the game of basketball.  In this program, participants will benefit from a high volume of skill repetition to maximize the effectiveness of the training for each athlete.

    Our Jr. Rookie curriculum is designed for children ages 7-9 who are new to basketball or have played on a recreational team previously and would benefit from additional training.

    Areas of Focus: Footwork, Ball control, Defensive positioning, Proper shooting mechanics

    Rookie Academy (FULL)
    Register Here

    Fridays; October 22 – December 10; 7-8pm   *No training on November 26*

    Cost: $189

    Coach: Pape Gning and Magic Basketball Club staff          Training class size: 16-20 athletes

    Your athlete will develop, improve, and advance while working and training with experienced coaching staff. Each athlete will develop new skills and improve their playing ability through drill work along with small-sided scrimmages to help players better understand the concepts that they are taught each week.  In this program, participants will benefit from a high volume of skill repetition to maximize the effectiveness of the training for each athlete.

    Our Rookie curriculum is designed for children ages 10-13 who are new to basketball or have played on a recreational team previously and would benefit from additional training.

    Areas of Focus: Footwork, Ball control, Defensive positioning, Proper shooting mechanics

    Developmental Academy
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    Wednesdays; October 27 – December 15, 5:30-6:30pm   *No training on November 24*

    Cost: $219

    Coach: Carlos Tosado and Sky Hook Basketball staff          Training class size: 20-24 athletes

    Our Developmental Training curriculum is designed for young athletes (around ages 10-14) who are capable of performing basic basketball skills (dribbling, shooting, passing) with little-to-no hesitation or trouble.  Generally, these are young athletes with several years of Recreational playing experience or are new to Select or School teams that play competitively.

    This program will refine and improve skills with the end goal of preparing the participants for Select or School team tryouts/seasons after a couple of seasons in the program. Your athlete will develop, improve, and advance while working and training with experienced coaching staff. Each athlete will develop new skills and improve their playing ability through drill work along with small-sided scrimmages to help players better understand the concepts that they are taught each week.

    Participants will be evaluated during the first class and then split into skill & age-appropriate training groups to maximize effectiveness.  Coaches may also recommend that your child move to a different class if it is a better fit for the participant.

    Areas of Focus: Footwork, Ball control, Defensive positioning, Proper shooting mechanics, Team tactics

    Point Guard Academy
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    Wednesdays; October 27 – December 15, 6:30-7:30pm   *No training on November 24*

    Cost: $219

    Coach: Carlos Tosado and Sky Hook Basketball staff          Training class size: 20-24 athletes

    Our Point Guard Academy curriculum is designed for young athletes (generally ages 12-16) who have at least two (2) years of competitive basketball playing experience.

    This program is our most advanced training and will teach participants how to push themselves to the next level through drills, scrimmages, and games.  Participants will also benefit from offensive and defensive team drills to complement the individual skills training they receive.

    Areas of Focus: Ball handling, Mid-range shots, Creating space v defenders, Attacking gaps, Passing & Shooting off the dribble, Reading defenses, Finishing at the rim

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