Lava Mermaids Basketball Academy
We’ve heard the demand for our programming in Edmonton, so we might as well do it the best possible way. Located in the heart of Edmonton at the Northern Alberta Institute of Technology (NAIT), we are offering the Lava Mermaids Basketball Academy. Programming and Coaching from some of the best basketball minds in the country.
Heading up the Academy is Todd Warnick, current Head Coach of the NAIT Ooks WBB, and will be assisted by the most dedicated coaches around.
LMBC National Teams
Building off the success of our current club team structure we will be introducing year-round National Teams. The main goal of these teams is to locate and play against the best competition in North America. Opportunities will be given to players within the club, who have held themselves accountable and have earned their spots.
Costs will be determined on an ad-hoc basis when opportunities arise.
LMBC National Teams will be headed up by Sherwin Ward, Aphia Ward, Aliyah Johnson, Todd Warnick, Keaton Smith, Colton Smith, Andrew Reid, and Stephanee Slater. Team Coaching at it’s finest.
Lava Mermaids Basketall Club Teams
The foundation of Lava Mermaids is our Club Teams, this is where we, as coaches, are able to develop players of every skill level. Players are expected to hold themselves accountable, when they do, they are able to grow exponentially on and off of the court.
Ages groups available: U11, U13, U15, HS
Once high school basketball begins tryouts in mid-November, athletes playing school basketball will switch from team play to individual training.
Club Teams will be overseen by Andrew Reid and Stephanee Slater (Female) and Keaton Smith (Male)
Little LAva Mermaids
Our youngest age group the Little Lava Mermaids, Kindergarten to grade 4, will give these little athletes the foundation to succeed in whatever path forward they choose. Athletes will focus on fundamental skills, learning the game and rules, and also how to be a part of a team, all while having fun!
Train with international Skill Trainer Khurram Sultan of In The Dark Academy. Khurram spent many years alongside NBA skill trainer Micah Lancaster, founder of I’m Possible Training. Utilizing the Skill Enhancement Training systems developed by the I’m Possible Training team, Khurram exposes a player’s weakness and throughout the training, turns that weakness into a strength.
All Girls Holiday Extravaganza
All Proceeds will be donated to the NAIT Ooks WBB Scholarship Fund and the Lava Mermaids Scholarship Fund. helping athletes find their dreams both on and off of the court.
More details are to be released at a later date.