Basketball Manitoba and the NBA's Minnesota Timberwolves & Lynx are very excited to announce details on an upcoming player development camps scheduled for Winnipeg on Friday October 21 and Saturday October 22, 2011.  The camp is being targeted to boys and girls currently ages 10-13.  Steve Brown, the Minnesota Director at the National Basketball Academy of the Minnesota Region for the Timberwolves and Lynx will run the camps for a maximum of 50 boys and 50 girls.  Registration will occur on a first come, first served basis.  The 2-day camp will run in Winnipeg at Tec Voc High School (1555 Wall Street) from 11:00 am - 1:15 pm for the girls and 2:00 - 4:15 pm for the boys on both days.  The Friday of that weekend is the province-wide 'SAG' in-service day, allowing students at this age to attend!  In all, each camper will receive 4.5 hours of court time, a Basketball Manitoba Wilson basketball, a Timberwolves t-shirt and a certificate to attend an upcoming Timberwolves game in Minneapolis.   Deadline to register is THURSDAY OCTOBER 20 AT 12 NOON.   The registration fee is $75.00 per player.  For full details....


Minnesota Timberwolves & Lynx

Player's Camp


Dates:      October 21 and 22, 2011

Times:      Friday - Girls = 11:00 am - 1:15 pm; Boys = 2:00 - 4:15 pm

                Saturday - Girls =  11:00 am - 1:15 pm; Boys = 2:00 - 4:15 pm

Location:  Tec Voc High School, 1555 Wall Street, Winnipeg (full map below)

Camp Fee: $75.00 per person  (registration below)

Registration Deadline:  Wednesday October 19, 2011, 5:00 pm or when each camp fills to 50 people

Ages:  Any Manitoba student who is currently age 10, 11, 12 or 13.  A maximum of 50 boys and 50 girls will be permitted to register on a first come first served basis. Register now to avoid disappointment!

Camp Coach:  Steve Brown (bio), Minnesota Timberwolves Community Basketball Specialist

Camp Notes:

  • The Friday of this weekend is the province-wide 'SAG' in-service day (no classes) and the Saturday will see no WMBA games scheduled as the Super Coaches Clinic is running all day for all league coaches. 

  • Players are to attend BOTH days of the camp (4.5 hours of court time in all)

  • Players are asked to show up 15 minutes prior to the Friday session to register.  Registration will begin at 10:45 and 1:45 pm respectively (no sooner)

  • The camp will focus on individual skills suitable for this age level.

  • No previous basketball experience is required - all are welcome!

  • Players are asked to come dressed ready to participate including non-marking runners, shorts and a t-shirt. 

  • Parking at Tec Voc on the Friday may be limited as the school is being used for a teacher's in-service that day.

  • Each player in attendance will receive a Minnesota Timberwolves t-shirt and a Wilson size 6 basketball to keep and a certificate to attend an upcoming Timberwolves game in Minneapolis.






BOYS REGISTRATION                                  GIRLS REGISTRATION 







For more information on the Minnesota Timberwolves Junior Wolves Player's Camp, please contact Basketball Manitoba's Chris Chong at chris@basketballmanitoba.


Steve Brown – Director of the Minnesota Timberwolves and Lynx National Basketball Academy

Steve has been heavily involved in the sport of basketball for over 35 years and has served in a wide variety of capacities as both a high level player and coach. After finishing a successful playing career for South Dakota State University in the 1970’s breaking a number of scoring records and being named an All-Star and MVP, Steve went on to pursue a basketball coaching career. Steve is still the 4th all-time leading scorer in SDSU history – even after 30 years! 

Steve has worked as an assistant coach at his alma matter South Dakota State University along with Dickinson State College, University of Minnesota. He has head coached at Michigan Tech University and is currently the Minnesota Timberwolves Community Basketball Specialist. He has coached and trained players at all levels from youth, AAU, high school and college levels of the game. Steve was also recently inducted into the South Dakota State University Hall of Fame and the South Dakota High School Hall of Fame this past year



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