Basketball Shot Builder

Category: Athletics


NOTE: This camp has sold out for the past three years! Mark your calendars to register on January 14th!

Does your son want to learn the finer points of the lay-up, free throw, pull-up jumper, and 3-pointer? In the Basketball Shot Builder camp, boys learn Northridge’s “Simplified Shooting Method,” as taught by Northridge Head Coach Will Rey (a former NCAA Division 1 coach with 41 years experience). Coach Rey’s proven method is behind many team and individual shooting records at both the High School and College level. 

Why Basketball Shot Builder?

Our philosophy is players “Learn Best by Doing.” Maintaining a high energy level on the court, players will practice key shooting skills in game-like scenarios at camp. And to help campers build on-court awareness, the camp includes instruction using video analysis of campers’ shooting form. Campers will also receive an individualized shot improvement program, a 2019 Camp T-shirt, and a Northridge Basketball Handbook.

Skills and drills covered at camp include: 

  • Competitive Shooting Games
  • Simulated Game Situations 
  • Personalized Shooting Form Analysis
  • Shooting Footwork, Grip & Release
  • Shooting Off Dribble
  • Strong Side & Crossover Moves
  • Lay-up breakdown from Both Sides
  • Footwork & Ball Protection

Testimonials from Campers

“…helped me improve my speed and my shot.” – Student in Chicago
“I loved the hot-spot shooting drill.” – Student in Arlington Heights.
“This is the best camp I’ve been to.” – Student in Lincolnwood
“…helped me shoot, run, dribble and concentrate on setting goals.” – Student in Park Ridge

Camp Counselors

Camp Counselors will be members of the Northridge Basketball program: Assistant Coaches and senior members of the Varsity Basketball squad. They are hardworking, knowledgeable, and carefully selected for their attentiveness to young players.

Camp Leadership

Will Rey
  • About:

    Coach Rey has been the Athletic Director and Varsity Basketball Coach at Northridge since 2004. In January 2021, the Chicago Sun-Times identified Northridge as one of the Top 50 winningest high school basketball programs in the greater Chicagoland area during the previous decade. Drawing on his 43-year career as an NCAA Division 1 and High School coach, the Northridge varsity team has accumulated a 321-154 (.676) overall record and a 151-43 (.778) mark in conference games. In addition, Northridge teams have captured 6 IHSA Class AA Regional Championships, advanced to the state’s “Sweet 16” in 2009 and 2015, won 4 conference championships and 6 conference 2nd place finishes. A passionate educator, Coach Rey has worked with the industry’s leading distributors of coaching education resources to produce 13 instructional videotapes for coaches and players. A firm believer in the role of competitive athletics in the growth and development of student-athletes, he recently launched a Coaching4Character initiative to help coaches at all levels view sports as a tool for building character. Questions about the camp? You can contact Coach Rey at [email protected].

Camp fee: $225

Session 1: July 5 - July 8

Hours: 9:00 am - 12:00 PM

Entering Grades: 4, 5, 6, 7, 8

Enrollment cap: 50

Camp location: Northridge

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