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The Undisputed Leader in Hoops Education

Mission

To lead the way in basketball education, providing guidance, mentorship and opportunities to coaches, parents and players.

Philosophy

Our goal is to consistently provide a focused, structured learning environment while instilling passion, work ethic and skill to our basketball community. We will do this through all that we do, including every facet of our instruction - at camp, at our events and our products.

History

In 2000, Steve Beck brought the Five-Star vision to the Greater Washington area. Now with 1,000 children a year attending a Five-Star of Greater Washington camp, Five-Star is the leading instructional basketball camp in the area. Five-Star is most proud of the opportunity to work with players and raise their game to their highest level. This has enabled tens of thousands of Five-Star participants to play basketball in college and beyond.

More than 360 Five-Star participants have played in the NBA, including:

Michael Jordan / Lebron James / Carmelo Anthony / Dwyane Wade / Vince Carter / Sam Cassell / Rasheed Wallace / Alonzo Mourning / Grant Hill / Stephon Marbury / Elton Brand / Rip Hamilton / Ron Artest / Brad Miller / Isiah Thomas / Michael Jordan / Eric William / Hakim Warrick Robert Swift / Randy Foye / JJ Redick / Rudy Gay / Hilton Armstrong / Quincy Douby / Josh Boone / Kyle Lowery / Mardy Collins / Paul Davis / Dee Brown / Patrick Ewing / Moses Malone / Ben Gordon / JR Smith / Sebastian Telfair / Kevin Martin / Morris Peterson / Speedy Claxton / Jerry Stackhouse / Chris Paul / Raymond Felton / Julius Hodge / Jarrett Jack / Steve Blake / David Lee

Boys Day Camp

2016 Dates and Locations (Ages 9-15)

June 20 - June 24 @ Riverdale Baptist

June 27 - July 1 @ Riverdale Baptist

July 18 - July 22 @ Bowie City Gym

Cost: $230.00
Group Discounts: 5 or more campers = $20 off
Multiple Sessions Discount: Sign up for multiple sessions and receive $20 off
Family Discounts: $20 off for each child in the family attending camp
*To register at any of the above discounted rates, please contact Steve Beck at 301-762-2121.

Riverdale Baptist
Camp Director: Louis Wilson (Head Coach, Riverdale Baptist HS)
1133 Largo Road
Upper Marlboro, MD 20774

Bowie City Gym
Camp Director: Sedric Baker
4100 Northview Drive
Bowie, MD 20716

Meet the Directors

Louis Wilson is in his sixteenth year as the head basketball coach at Riverdale Baptist High School. Wilson is the second winningest coach in the State of Maryland with 637 wins and 269 losses. Coach Wilson made his debut as a head coach at his alma mater Frederick Douglass High School, where within 3 years he directed the school to a County and Regional Championships, and the school’s first State Championship appearance. Wilson, a graduate of Howard University was an assistant there for two years. He also coached for 12 seasons at Largo High School, winning the school’s first State Championship in 1993, along with winning 5 County Championships. In 1997 he was named the Junior Men’s National Coach of the year and 1999 coached the Capital Classic All-stars to a victory over the US All-stars. In 2010 Coach Wilson was named “Coach of the Decade” by the Prince George’s County Gazette. During the 2012–2013 season, Coach Wilson and the Crusaders won the Capital Beltway League Championship and he was named Coach of the Year. In 2014 Wilson guided the Riverdale Baptist to its first Maryland State Private School Champions. In 2014 coach the 2014 McDonalds All American East squad. In 2015 Coach Wilson received the Morgan Wooten Lifetime Achievement Coaching Award.

Sedric Baker is in his fifth season on the Bowie State University men’s basketball staff.  His primary responsibilities with the Bulldogs include scouting, recruiting, game preparation, and working with the guards. Baker has been a fixture in high school basketball for decades in the Washington Metropolitan area and has developed and enhanced the fundamentals of over 65 Division I student-athletes. The majority of that time was spent working under preparatory school coaching legend Chris Chaney. Baker helped Chaney establish nationally recognized programs at the Canterbury School, Laurel Baptist Academy, The Newport School, and more recently Princeton Day Academy (post graduate team) during the 2010-2011 season. Baker has also coached at Archbishop Carroll High School of the Washington Catholic Athletic Conference, as well as, Oxon Hill High School during its reign as a powerhouse of Prince George's County 4A.

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Personal Training

Small Class/Team Instruction

5 Star Basketball is now offering personalized training for individuals who are committed to bettering themselves with the proper instruction. Whether your child is trying to make a team, trying to better his or her skill set and knowledge of the game, or attempting to be a special player on his or her team, 5 Star's Personal Instruction will assist players in reaching their goals. 5 Star's Instruction will focus on improving the child's attributes mentally and physically.
With a focus on fundamentals, the teachings will attempt to maximize your child's potential in the game of basketball.

Specific Areas of Focus

• On Court Attitude and Assertiveness
• Mental Approach to the Game of Basketball
• Skill Development, Proper Fundamentals and Technique
• Individualized Drills Customized Toward Acheiving Identified Goals
• Overall Conditioning Modified for Basketball
• Understanding of the Game within the Game
• Developing Confidence and Self-Assurance
• Enhancing the Players' Skill Set: Shooting, Ballhandling, Defense, Passing and Footwork

Development Sessions

Our sessions are for players who are serious about player development. We want to target young boys and girls who want to push themselves to be the best basketball players that they can be. We want self-motivated players who want to get better. Individualized Instruction Sessions are small group workout sessions for boys and girls of all ages. Workout sessions will work on all facets of the game. We will spend the most time emphasizing ball handling, shooting, and offensive footwork. Sessions will consist of small groups of 1-6 players at a time. Sessions are for 60-minute periods.

• Cost per class (4 sessions): $120
• Call for group discounts: 301.762.2121

For locations, times, and more information please contact Bryan Wilson at bwilson@bowiestate.edu.

Directions

Riverdale Baptist High School

1133 Largo Road
Upper Marlboro, MD 20774
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Bowie City Gym

4100 Northview Drive
Bowie, MD 20716
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Contact

Five-Star Basketball, Inc.
101 West Jefferson St.
Rockville, MD 20850

301.762.2121 Phone
301.279.7755 Fax
info@5starbasketball.com

Follow us on:
www.Twitter.com/5StarBBALL

For more information about obtaining a Five-Star camp grant:
Steve Beck
President
301.762.2121 Phone
301.279.7755 Fax
info@5starbasketball.com