US Sports Camps Announces its 2015 Santa Barbara Snow Valley Basketball School Camp Schedule

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Celebrating its 54th year of operation as the top summer basketball school in California, Snow Valley is pleased to welcome Casey Jacobsen as a coach for 2015.

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Casey brings immeasurable experience as a standout student-athlete, as well as a teacher of the game at all levels of basketball.

Founded in 1961, the Snow Valley Basketball School has helped boys and girls of all ages take their game to the next level. Located at Westmont College in Santa Barbara, CA, Snow Valley attracts campers from all over the world and provides a unique opportunity to learn from the best high-school, college and pro-level coaches. Campers will have the option to reside on campus in the newly renovated Van Kampen Hall or they can commute by selecting the extended day option (8am-8pm). Daily instruction focuses on individual skill development, leadership, team games and other activities.

US Sports Camps is excited to announce the 2015 Snow Valley Basketball School camp schedule for girls and boys:

SNOW VALLEY GIRLS BASKETBALL SCHOOL
Complete Skills: July 12-16 (Ages 11-18)
Weekend Offensive Skills Program: July 17-19 (Ages 14-18)

SNOW VALLEY BOYS BASKETBALL SCHOOL
Complete Skills Session I: July 19-23 (Ages 11-18)
Weekend Offensive Skills Program: July 24-26 (Ages 14-18)
Complete Skills Session II: July 26-30 (Ages 11-18)

"We are excited to have Casey Jacobsen join Snow Valley as our guest coach for boys (session I and the weekend offensive skills program)," said VP of Basketball Operations for US Sports Camps, Brent Koonce. "Casey brings immeasurable experience as a standout student-athlete, as well as a teacher of the game at all levels of basketball. His passion and energy will provide a major boost to the program going forward and he will be able to help bridge the gap for anyone who wants to learn how to compete at the high school, college, overseas and NBA level.”

About Coach Casey Jacobsen

Jacobsen played at Glendora High School, and he was a McDonald’s All-American. After that, he attended Stanford University and was a three-time Pac-12 all-conference selection. In his three years in college with Stanford, he finished #3 in points scored (1,723), #6 in points per game (18.1), #2 in three-point goals (222), and #4 in three-point percentage (.427). After his career at Stanford University, Jacobsen was the 22nd overall pick in the 2002 NBA Draft, selected by the Phoenix Suns. Jacobsen spent 5 years in the NBA with the Phoenix Suns, New Orleans Hornets and Memphis Grizzlies. Following the 2006-07 season, he went to play in Germany’s top league, the BBL, where he won multiple championships over the next 8 seasons with Brose Baskets Bamberg and competed on the highest European level in the Euroleague. Upon retirement in 2015, Brose Baskets retired his number 23.

Jacobsen now works as a college basketball analyst for Fox Sports1, Pac-12 Networks, Time Warner Cable, and a handful of Phoenix Suns broadcasts.

About US Sports Camps

US Sports Camps (USSC), headquartered in San Rafael, California, is America's largest sports camp network and the licensed operator of NIKE Sports Camps. The company has offered summer camps since 1975 with the same mission that defines it today: to shape a lifelong enjoyment of athletics through high quality sports education and skill enhancement.

Players, coaches, parents and others interested in the Snow Valley Basketball School Camps can visit http://www.ussportscamps.com/basketball/snowvalley/ or call 1-800-645-3226

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