The Storm Organization has devised a youth program that targets male and female youth ages 7 yrs – 15 yrs that will mirror the goals & aspirations of the current Virginia Storm Basketball Organization. This program will give the youth the opportunity to work towards current and future basketball goals, while teaching the importance of education, hard work in order to achieve life goals, pro-social friendships, strong interpersonal skills and individual responsibilities to follow through on a path of adulthood with a sense of pride and accomplishment.
Storm Basketball Organization to include staff, coaches and adult players, will influence by surrounding the youth in an environment of caring and inclusive learning while passing on work ethics, goals, visions and missions our program provides to the adult basketball organization.
To Provide and Incorporate the importance of education and goal setting while inspiring respectful pro-social friendships and improve basketball skills for future advancement.
Objectives & Services
- Basketball Skills Development Program: Player Development, Camps, Clinics, Travel Ball, Tournaments, Showcases and Future League Program.
- Involvement With An Established Professional Basketball Organization: Learn what is involved in providing a functioning organization. In-season and off-season activities by working close with the team/organization. Offer proper development skills of the organization(s) promotional skills and off-season skills development.
- Community Involvement: Supporting and bringing awareness to youth community programs and raising community sponsorships and fundraiser activities along with community outreach. Teaching the importance of Fundraising to aid the program will help to provide monies for uniforms, gym usage, insurance and equipment while also aiding in the promotion of the Storm Organization/Team as a whole.
Keys to Success
- Establish strong education and work ethics.
- Establish and improve basketball skills and team play.
- Establish an effective Training Program.
- Establish a strong network within the Community.
- Establish a program that instills lifelong goals.
- Establish and launch a series of fundraising activities that will successfully expand the program.