• Basketball Madness Camps Hamilton


    Spreading the passion of basketball from our dedicated staff in the Hamilton area for over 20 years!

  • March Madness Camps


    Our March Madness Camp is a great 3 days focusing on basketball drills, techniques and exercise!
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  • NCCP Certified Supervisors


    All of our supervisors are skilled basketball players. NCCP Certified with CIS, High School and Club level coaching experience!

  • Drills


    Our camps will teach the fundamental basketball skills such as ball handling, shooting, passing, rebounding, in-bounds plays, team offense and team defense.

  • Exercise And Nutrition


    Basketball Madness Camps teach the importance of healthy eating habits and exercise that will not only benefit you on the court, but also for years to come!
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  • "Arcangel" Shooting Aid


    Having problems with your shot? Our "Arcangel" Shooting Aid will help teach you the proper mechanics to hit that game winning shot!

  • Camp Director


    Camp Director Greg Donelson has over 30 years of championship caliber coaching experience at the Club, High School and Elementary School level and a lifetime passion for basketball.
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Basketball Madness Camps

Celebraing Over 20 Years Of Teaching Basketball Fundamentals In Hamilton!

Welcome to Basketball Madness Camps in Hamilton, Ontario! With a highly qualified staff committed to improve your skills and enjoy the great game of basketball, Basketball Madness Camps promises to be a fun-filled way to spend your March Break or Summer.

Our camps are specially designed to help improve the skills of all boys and girls. From the youngest basketball rookie to the established high school junior - our techniques and drills will teach the technical skills of basketball in a safe and fun environment.

Camp Director

Greg Donelson

B.A.   B.Ed.   M.A.

  • NCCP Level 3 Fully Certified Coach with more than 30 years experience
  • Coached St. Jean de Brebeuf H.S. Junior / Midget Boys' Basketball & Hillfield Junior Boys' Basketball
  • Coached 2 Provincial Championships (1993,1996); 8 Silver Medals (1992, 1994, 1995, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004); 1 Bronze Medal (1999) with Blessed Sacrament 'Rep' Progam
  • Coached 5 CYO Senior Boys' City Championship Teams and 1 Midget Girls City Championship at Cardinal Newman H.S.
  • Coached at summer camps in the U.S. and in Canada

Coaching Staff

Brian Donelson

B.A.   B.Ed.   M.A.

  • Fully certified NCCP Level 2 Coach
  • Player, Acadia University Axemen Varsity Basketball (2002-2003)
  • Player, Ontario Basketball Regional Provincial Team (1996-1999)
  • Graduate Assistant Coach, Acadia University Axemen Varsity Basketball (2004-2005)
  • Head Coach, Cathedral CSS Junior Boys' Basketball (2013-2014)
  • Assistant Coach, Cathedral CSS Senior Boys' Basketball (2014-2016)

Mark Donelson

B.A.   M.Ed.

  • Fully certified NCCP Level 1 Coach
  • More Than 5 Years Experience Coaching Elementary, High School And 'Rep' Level Basketball Teams

Tom Stanton

B.A.   B.Ed.

  • Fully certified NCCP Level 2 Coach
  • More Than 30 Years Experience Coaching High School and Elementary Level Basketball Teams at Hillfield-Strathallan College, Hamilton

Tom Spironello

BSc.   B.Ed.

  • Fully Certified NCCP Level 3 Coach
  • More Than 30 Years Coaching Experience Coaching Boys and Girls Teams at High School and Club Level Basketball
  • Coached Numerous HWCDSB Senior City Basketball Championships at St. Thomas More CSS
  • Coached OFSAA Gold at St. Thomas More CSS

Mario Susi

B.A.   B.Ed.

  • Fully Certified NCCP Level 2 Coach
  • More Than 15 Years Coaching Experience Coaching Boys and Girls Teams at Elementary and High School Level
  • Currently Coaching Midget Boys Basketball Team at Cathedral CSS
  • Coached Numerous HWCDSB Midget Boys Championships at Cathedral CSS

Latest News

March 13th 2017

Due to current and anticipated weather conditions, the March Madness Basketball Skills Camp will be CANCELLED for Tuesday March 14th. Camp will resume on Wednesday March 15th at the scheduled time. Sorry for any inconvenience.
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Skills Tips

January 9th 2017

3-On-3 Play: The Backscreen

Formation 1
Formation 1
  • 1 passes the ball to 2
  • 3 comes high for the backscreen
  • At the same time 1 sets up the screen by faking the give & go
  • If the defender of 1 doesn't do a step towards the ball 1 takes the give & go

Formation 2
Formation 2
  • 1 uses the screen of 3 to get free under the basket for the pass from 2 and the lay-up (dunk)
  • If the defender of 1 goes to the middle of the bucket, making the pass difficult, 1 should go to the corner of the court for a skip pass of 2 and a (3 point) shot from the side line
  • 3 rolls, after the screen, first towards 2 (the ball) and then the basket.

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