Aug. 10, 2022
Contact:Paul HeinertSanford Health Media Relations605-366-2432 / [email protected]
SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – The prime two membership basketball programs within the state of South Dakota, Sanford POWER Basketball Academy and South Dakota Attack Basketball, are combining to create extra alternatives for athletes and lift the extent of improvement, play and experiences for ladies and boys.
The Sanford POWER Basketball Academy is probably the most complete coaching academy within the area. It runs aggressive fall/winter and summer time groups for girls and boys, operates at an elite facility – the Sanford Pentagon – and has direct entry to energy and conditioning, sports activities bodily remedy, sports activities science and sports activities drugs. South Dakota Attack Basketball, based 10 years in the past by Bill Cartwright, has a historical past of manufacturing sturdy groups and growing excellent gamers.
Coaches and workers from each programs will be a part of collectively to kind the brand new group.
“This is a superb transfer for the state of South Dakota and our athletes to have the 2 premier programs within the state come collectively beneath one roof,” stated Freddy Coleman, director of the Sanford Pentagon Basketball Academy. “Bill Cartwright has constructed an unimaginable tradition, and our aim is to create an expertise for athletes that can not be matched by every other program in our area. Our groups will compete on among the nation’s largest levels in AAU basketball that can finally create lifelong recollections and create publicity on the highest ranges.”
“First, I would love to thank Freddy Coleman and Todd Kolb for this chance and their collective imaginative and prescient for the way forward for South Dakota AAU Basketball,” stated Bill Cartwright, founder and director of South Dakota Attack Basketball. “It’s not on daily basis you’ve gotten the chance to mix two elite and iconic basketball programs and provide this area an unequalled expertise – unparalleled services and coaching plus skilled coaches and administrators with an unmatched community of faculty coaches and recruiters.”
Tryouts for 2023 boys groups 14U-17U will happen on Aug. 20. Tryouts for 2023 women groups 14U-17U will happen on Aug. 21 on the Sanford Pentagon. Athletes who beforehand participated in 2023 tryouts on the Sanford Pentagon mustn’t register. They shall be accounted for by coaches and can obtain separate e-mail communication quickly.
About the Sanford PentagonThe cornerstone of the Sanford Sports Complex in Sioux Falls, South Dakota, is the Sanford Pentagon, a 160,000-square-foot, five-sided facility that includes 9 basketball courts, together with the Nineteen Fifties/Nineteen Sixties-inspired Heritage Court. The venue combines state-of-the-art facilities—together with high-definition video boards and government suites—with period-specific finishes which might be a nod to the nostalgic days of basketball.
The 3,200-seat Pentagon is residence to Sanford POWER Basketball Academy, Sanford POWER Volleyball Academy, the NBA G League’s Sioux Falls Skyforce, Augustana males’s and girls’s basketball, the Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference Women’s and Men’s Basketball tournaments and the South Dakota High School Basketball Hall of Fame. For extra data, go to sanfordpentagon.com.