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Pre Season Camp – Annually Aug 12th, 13th and 14th

9 am to 2 pm

St Laurence College Loughlinstown



We are Family 

We accomodate up to 35 players at the camp

Ages 12yrs – 18 yrs (Secondary School Students Only)

Cost €80

Days Monday ,Tuesday & Wednesday  (5 hours per day)

3 hours of structured basketball

1 hour of breathing /mindfulness

1 hour of Functional Movement/ assessment and tasks

Times: 9 am to 2 pm

Location: St Laurence College Loughlinstown

Meet the Head Coaches

Gillian Clarges

Gillian Clarges

Head Coach and Founder Hoop Skool Basketball Ireland


Gillian is the Director of Hoop Skool Basketball in Ireland. She has been Coaching basketball for 20 years. She is currently Head girls Coach at St Andrews College in Booterstown.

Her background is in Sport and Exercise Science. when she is not in the gym she is working as a Health Fitnesss Tutor to early school leavers in Youthreach. She is a qualified Sports and Physical Therapist.

 -Head Girls Coach St Andrews College Booterstown

 -East Regional Academy Assistant Coach 2018

 -Dublin Raiders Basketball Club Coach (4 years)

 -Assistant Coach St Josephs of Cluny Killiney (4 years).

 -St Johns National School. *Hoop Skool Acadamy

 -St Kevins National School. *Hoop Skool Acadamy

 -Firhouse Educate Together National School. *Hoop Skool Acadamy

Our Favourite Irish Belle 

Michelle Young

Michelle Young

Head Coach and Founder of Elite Basketball Skills


Michelle is the Founder of Elite Basketball Skills in Scotland

Her background is in Fitness and Event Managment. She has worked for Basketball Scotland on numerous projects such as Jump to it. Her enthusiasm for basketball is infectious and her joy for life and the game is beyond anything one could measure.

 – Head Girls Academy Coach – Basketball Scotland

 – Past Glasgow Fever Basketball Coach

– Networks Basketball and Hoop Skool Basketball Alumni

– Wife to Ronnie and Kickass Mom to Shea