George Lynch and Sportsplex Back To School Hoop Camp
With former Dallas Mavericks strength and conditioning coach Robert Hackett
Grades 3rd - 12th
9:00AM - 3:00PM
$75 per camper
Q&A session after the camp for kids and parents to discuss training, conditioning, college recruitment, playing and training in the NBA.
This Fun and Exciting Camp will give your basketball player on opportunity to get ready for the fall season or start the training to prepare for basketball season this winter. The day will be packed with skills training and live game action. Also, the camper will learn what he or she needs to do to train and prepare the right way when they are on their own.
George Lynch spent the last six years at SMU, four as Director of Player Development. He was the strength and conditioning coach in 2013-14 after serving as the assistant in 2012-13.Lynch, a 12-year NBA veteran and NCAA Champion, played for the Philadelphia 76ers and helped them to the 2001 NBA Finals.
Lynch averaged 22.8 minutes, 6.6 points, 5.0 rebounds and 1.2 steals in 774 games during his 12 NBA seasons (1993-2005). He was selected in the first round (12th overall) by the Los Angeles Lakers in the 1993 NBA draft and played for four franchises: the Lakers, Vancouver Grizzlies, Philadelphia 76ers, and New Orleans/Oklahoma City Hornets.
At North Carolina, he was a team captain his senior year as he helped the Tar Heels win the 1993 NCAA Championship as he was named to the All-Final Four Tournament team. That year, he was selected All-Atlantic Coast Conference as UNC won the ACC regular season. As a sophomore in 1990-91, Lynch helped UNC win the ACC and reach the NCAA Final Four.
Lynch graduated from North Carolina in 1993. He and his wife Julie have three children; Jalen, Mia and Santana.
Robert Hackett is the owner of MABA sports, a sports training company for youth and adults. With 25 years as a professional strength and conditioning coach at the highest levels, Hackett brings a unique and proven program for the driven athlete. Most recently, he spent three years with the Milwaukee Bucks.
Robert Hackett was the Mavericks strength and conditioning coach from 2002 to 2013 highlighted by the championship run of 2011.
Hackett joined the Mavericks in the summer of 2002 after spending seven seasons with the Memphis Grizzlies in the same capacity.
Prior to working for the Grizzlies, Hackett designed and directed the strength and conditioning programs at the University of Wisconsin for the school’s men’s and women’s basketball, football and track teams. He has extensive experience in testing, teaching and coaching athletes.
He also served as an assistant track coach for three years for the Badgers. Hackett is a graduate of Wisconsin with a bachelor’s degree in science. While at Wisconsin, he competed as a sprinter on the Badger track team. He was a three-time USA Olympic Trial Qualifier and NCAA Champion in the 100 and 200 meters. Hackett and his wife, Renee, have three children, Amari, Kiara and Laila.