Our second annual Hoops for Life camp will be held from June 26 through 29 at the Ryan Center to teach student-athletes life lessons as well as basketball skills.

The camp will be held Monday through Thursday for girls and boys who will be entering 5th, 6th, 7th and 8th grades in the fall. The girls’ session runs from 5 to 6:30 p.m. and the boys’ session from 7 to 8:30 p.m.

In between sessions, students and their parents are invited to a 20-minute speaker session starting at 6:40 p.m. All sessions will be in the Ryan Center.

The cost is $50 per player and financial assistance is available. The fee includes a camp T-shirt and protein snack bars. For information and a registration form, go to SaintAlphonsusWexford.org/HoopsForLife or email HoopsForLife@SaintAlphonsusWexford.org.

Some of our coaches / guest speakers include:

Jim Petruska, head women’s coach at St. Vincent College

Carrie Walker Kelly, Pine-Richland High School and Wagner College leading scorer, who played professional basketball overseas

Devin McGrath, Hall of Famer from Our Lady of the Sacred Heart High School and former St. Vincent College star player

Pat Cavanaugh, former Pitt basketball team captain

Brothers Robert Shanahan, who played at Pitt-Johnstown, and Brian Shanahan, who played at Duquesne University and professionally overseas

Sisters Jen Campbell, from Hampton High School and Ohio Northern University, and Nadine Christy, the all-time girls’ leading scorer from Hampton High School.