Derrick White is a home grown talent who started playing basketball at the Parker Recreation Center and graduated from Parker’s Legend High School. He was an All-American at the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs, a first-team all PAC 12 player at CU - Boulder, and now a budding star in the NBA for the San Antonio Spurs.
The Derrick White Basketball Academy consists of fundamentals that focus on dribbling, passing, defense, speed, agility and shooting. Coaches will develop players' ability to play in a team structure while having fun with individual and team games. Two sessions are offered June 24 through 27; Session 1 for ages 6 to 10 from 9 a.m. to noon and Session 2 for ages 11 to 17 from 1 to 4 p.m. Both sessions are held at the Parker Fieldhouse, 18700 E. Plaza Drive. Cost is $200 for Parker residents and $220 for non-residents; a $15 sibling discount is available. Register at www.ParkerRec.com/SummerCamps or contact Andy Fraser at 303.805.6310 for additional information.