Shooting Stars Youth Basketball Club: NE Basketball Academy

Wednesday, September 28
New England Basketball Academy

Shooting Stars is happy to announce the merger and partnership with New England Basketball Academy and Coach Enright.

Coach Steve Enright - Bio

 Steve Enright began working with the Shooting Stars Youth Basketball Program in September of 2011. With Shooting Stars Director Scott Leip, Coach Enright co-founded the New England Basketball Academy, and will serve as Director of the New England Basketball Academy, Academy Elite AAU, and head of high school coaching for the shooting stars. Prior to working with the Shooting Stars, Coach Enright was the Co-Director of the New England Cyclones AAU program, and coached a regionally and nationally competitive Cyclones 16u team in the spring and summer of 2011. In addition to his work for the Shooting Stars, Enright is also an assistant Men’s Basketball Coach at Endicott College in Beverly, MA, and works camps and events for Hoop Mountain, The Hoop Group, The New England Recruiting Report, and Zero Gravity Basketball.

Basic Information - New England Basketball Academy

Players, Parents, and Coaches:

            The New England Basketball Academy will kick off with its first player development events this coming November of 2011. The Academy was founded by former New England Cyclones Co-Director and current Endicott College assistant Men’s Basketball Coach Steve Enright, and will be operated under the administrative umbrella of the Shooting Stars Youth Basketball Club and Shooting Stars director Scott Leip. Geared toward high school players looking to take their game to the next level, we will provide a developmental program, offering individual skill workouts and workout groups with an academy coach as well as skill and positional clinics throughout the fall, spring and summer. The programs mission is to give players on the AAU circuit the necessary player development, coaching, and skill improvement that seems to be overshadowed by the spring and summer AAU grind.

            In addition to the development programs, the academy will also offer two elite AAU teams, one at the 17u level and one at the 16u level, as well as form 16u and 17u developmental teams from academy tryouts for the shooting stars organization. The mission of these teams will be to compete at the highest level both regionally and nationally, while still maintaining the player development principles on which the academy was founded. The Academy and its events are open to all interested players, not just those playing for the academy teams or the Shooting Stars. Therefore, you are welcome to attend all of our clinics, sweatshops, boot camps, and individual workouts even if you play your AAU basketball for another organization outside of the shooting stars or the academy teams.

Upcoming Events

  • November Post Play Academy
  • November Guard and Wing Play Academy
  • Early-Mid March AAU Tryouts
  • April Point Guard Academy
  • April Shooting and Scoring Academy
  • May Post Play Academy
  • June Guard and Wing Play Academy
  • June Open Run (Division II and III coaches invited)

Programs Offered

  • Weekly Individual Workouts (No more then 4 players per group)
  • 3 Day “pre-nationals” July sweatshop
  • August 2 day per week Skill Academy
  • Preseason Basketball Boot Camp