Why you'll love our Camp?

In 2017 we are offering 11 days 10 nights of New York HoopStars Camp at Syracuse, NY. Skills sessions will be offered daily and will be provided by coaches from USA.  This is specifically designed camp program for players want to improve their language skills along with their basketball skills. Basketball skills instruction, facility usage, housing, 3 open buffet meals, team building activities, trips to Niagara Falls & New York City and local areas, camp t-shirt along with camp back pack and various prizes are included.

Daily game competition against other players of similar age and ability levels will be scheduled. Participants will play at least 7 games during the camp. Every participant will play a minimum of one half of every game. In addition to games, a minimum of ten clinics concerning individual and team fundamentals will be presented during the week long session. Drills are a big part of each clinic. We design our program to have a eight player to one coach (8:1) ratio and guarantee your son will receive an excellent 9 days of BASKETBALL INVOLVEMENT.

New York HoopStars treats each player as an individual. An online Personal Player Report Card will be kept on all campers throughout the week, and given to them at the conclusion of camp. This report card will note particular strengths and weaknesses, and offer suggestions for individual improvement once they have left New York HoopStars Camp.

Campers will also enjoy evening basketball scrimmages which put their newly honed basketball skills to the test. 

A full basketball camp and language learning experience! Immerse yourself in basketball, new friends and off-court activities while improving your language skills too.


Highlights Include

  • *Experienced college coaches from Syracuse University (Prestigious NCAA Division I Ranked Men's Basketball Program)
  • *Unique Team building activities
  • *Online report card and discussion of skills with a personal evaluation (parents can access the online evaluation with the username and password we will provide)
  • *Inspirational Guest Speakers
  • *Make new American friends while improving your game
  • *Sport training tailored to camper age and skill level
  • *Daily Instruction, lectures, and demonstrations on fundamentals
  • * Intense drills aimed at improving each camper's individual skill development and knowledge of the game
  • *Daily games against players of similar abilities - games until 10:00 P.M. at night!
  •  *8:1 camper to instructor ratio
  • *Official NYHS Camp T-shirt
  • *NYHS Camp welcome package and other great NYHS prizes! 

Skills Develoment Curriculum:This program is a great place for any young basketball player who is looking to develop and refine their fundamental basketball skills.  All aspects of the game are covered with special emphasis being placed on individual skill development, offensive moves, individual and team defensive principles and competitive team play. This program also includes a curriculum for intermediate/ advanced players looking to enhance their skill set at the post, wing, or guard position. Emphasis is placed on fundamental development, shooting, offensive moves, defense, rebounding, team play, and more.

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Program Coordinator Coach  Ben Bellucci MS

Director & Owner of Bellucci Basketball Academy &Co-Owner of NYHoopStars

Ben Bellucci played professional basketball for various teams in Europe from 2006-2008.  He was named MVP and won his first professional championship playing for Iceland in 2006.  He also played in Romania where he was an all-star and finished his last season of Pro-Basketball in Florence Italy.  He has also worked out with the Golden State Warriors.

Prior to his professional career, Ben was an All-American at SUNY Brockport, leading the team his senior year averaging 22.3 points, 7.5 rebounds, and 4.1 assists while shooting 43% from three point line, and 85% from the free throw line.  Ben was also an all-star standout at Cicero North Syracuse (CNS) and was one of the top scorers in New York State behind NBA superstar Ben Gordon.

Ben is a Certified Personal Trainer (AFPA Certified), Sports Metric Specialist (ACL Knee Prevention), and Certified Nutritionist (AFPA). Ben is also Virtus trained, CPR trained, and First Aid trained. 



Camp Director Coach Onur Gokce MS, SPM

Director & Co-Owner of NYHoopStars

Coach Onur Gokce was named the Head Boys’s Basketball coach on May 27, 2008 after serving as assistant coach for the past two seasons. During that time, ATOMS posted five straight over .800 wining seasons.In 2010-2011, the ATOMS won numerous titles and finished second in the state tournament. ATOMS won 3 Onondaga High School League titles with his leadership in five years.Coach Gokce has received numerous accolades, including being named Coach of the Year three times and earning OHSL Coach of the year in 2010,NY State Coach of the Year in 2011. He also captured Section III and Region IV Championships in 2011 and helped ATOMS to play Class C Final Four. Gokce earned a BS from Europe as an electrical and electronics engineer. He also has a sports management masters degree from SUNY Cortland State University.




Program Coordinator Coach Preston(Mert) Shumpert

Associate Trainer of Ben Bellucci Basketball Academy


NYHS is proud to have Preston Shumpert as their associate trainer on their team!  Preston started his career at Syracuse University as a valuable sixth man, and finished his career as one of the most prolific scorers in SU history.  Preston is a pure shooter with tremendous shooting range. 

 He went on to play professional ball for a Turkish Club in Europe.  He received the Turkish TBL Play Off Final MVP Award in 2008-09 and was named Regular Season MVP for the Turkish TBL in 2007 and 2008. Preston also worked out with NBA team Chicago Bulls and has returned home to Syracuse with his family.

2012 - 2013 Turkish Stats:

GP 21   FG% 45.9   3FG% 38.6   FT% 81.7   REB 4.43   STLS 1.76   AST 1.33   PPG 13.4

 2001 - 2002 Syracuse Orange Stats :

GP 36   FG% 43.3  3FG% 37.8   FT%  81.8  RPG  6.1  SPG 1.9   APG  2.3   PPG  20.7


Bobby Bossman - Director/Head Coach, SPIRE Basketball

Bobby Bossman, the Director of SPIRE Basketball has successfully built nationally ranked basketball academies across the country. As the former Head Coach at Westwind Prep (AZ) and La Jolla Prep (CA), Coach Bossman has demonstrated a commitment to the development and placement of student-athletes into collegiate programs that best fit them academically, athletically, and socially. A former NCAA Division I and Division II college player, Coach Bossman has coach at the NCAA Division I, Division II, and high school levels. In addition, he has played and coached internationally with teams in Russia, China, and Spain.






Strength and Conditioning Coordinator Coach Corey Parker MS, CSCS

Director & Owner of Strength in Motion

Corey Parker earned both his Bachelors and Master’s degree in Exercise Science from the University of Maine. Formerly, Corey worked with the University of Maine athletic program and was the Strength and Conditioning Coach at Syracuse University. During his tenure, he designed comprehensive programs for athletes of all sports, and helped to produce athletes who have excelled in the NFL, NBA, NHL, MLB, MLS and the Olympics.

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Sample Daily Schedule

   7:30 – 8:00 Breakfast

   8:00 – 8:15 Preparation

   8:15 – 9:45 Strength & Conditioning (Agility, Speed)

   9:45 – 10:15 Preparation

   10:15 – 11:45 Skills Session (Station 1)

   11:45 – 13:00 Lunch (Service Area A)

   13:00 – 13:45 Skills Session (Station 1)

   13:45 – 14:00 Preparation

   14:00 – 14:45 Team Building

   14:45 – 15:00 Preparation

   15:00 – 18:00 Local Trip

   18:00 – 18:15 Preparation

   18:15 – 19:15 Dinner

   22:00 – 22:15 Preparation

   22:15 – 22:30 Shower

   22:30 – Lights out

Check-in Times
NY Hoop School Camp check-in Tuesday, June 9th at 8:00 A.M. 

Check-out Times
NY Hoop School Camp closing ceremony: Tuesday, June 16th at 7:00 P.M.

Departure: Wednesday, June 17th 7:00 A.M. Trip to New York City.

Registration Packet
A detailed camper registration packet containing check in location, health/release forms, emergency contact numbers, and a checklist of things to bring will be emailed to all registered campers in the Spring. The NYHoopSchool Camps health and release forms do not require a doctor's signature and they will be collected on the first day of camp.









Please label all belongings.
Basketball shoes (please note that your camper will play some on outdoor courts if you would like to pack a separate set of shoes for that purpose)
At least three pairs of basketball shorts
At least six pairs of athletic socks
At least six t-shirts
Toiletries and shower shoes (campers share hall bathrooms in the dorms)
Each camper is responsible for bringing his own linens and towels,
We recommend:
Sheets (twin, extra-long)
Pillow case Bath and face towels
Alarm clock
$10.00 Room key deposit
Campers are permitted to bring cell phones, iPods, etc to camp but we strongly recommend that these items be left locked in the camper's dorm room. The camp is not responsible for lost or stolen items. If you chooses to carry a bag around to gyms, please make sure the bag is clearly identifiable. For campers who need to carry medication with them throughout the camp day, we recommend a string backpack labeled clearly with the camper’s name.


July Skills Classic 2017(Syracuse, New York)   July 10-19,2017

Programs: Complete Skills

Age Group: 10 - 16 Gender: Girls & Boys

Non-refundable Deposit ONLY :


Availability: Open

Extended Day:


Availability: Closed


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