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Pre-Season Combine

"Failing to prepare is preparing to fail." GEAR UP FOR THE SEASON AHEAD! Get your body, your mind, and your game in shape. Preseason Combine will be an all-encompassing program to help athletes be ready to go before tryouts and practices begin with their schools this fall.

The curriculum includes advanced concepts on ball-handling, shooting, passing, footwork, rebounding, defense, conditioning and even offensive/defensive schemes . We will also address the main areas coaches are looking at when selecting their teams and administering playing time. The time is now to get yourself ready for this upcoming season!


Code Date Days/Times Tuition
COMB-1A Sep 4 - 25 , 2018 Tuesday-4 Weekly Sessions 6:00PM - 7:15PM $95
COMB-1B Sep 9 - 30, 2018 Sunday-4 Weekly Sessions 3:30PM - 4:45PM $95
COMB-2A Oct 2 - 23, 2018 Tuesday-4 Weekly Sessions 6:00PM - 7:15PM $95
COMB-2B Oct 7 - 28, 2018 Sunday-4 Weekly Sessions 3:30PM - 4:45PM $95

This program is designed to teach Advanced Skills in an intensified training environment. Players are challenged to go beyond their comfort level combining skills training with cardio, strength and power emphasis.

Trent Meacham, Former Professional Player, NBA Trainer & Professional Skills Coach
Hoops City U Staff

Eligible Ages:
Boys/Girls Grades 4-11 
Previous competitive basketball experience required

Director/Trainer: Trent Meacham
Former Professional Player (9 Years)

Trent played collegiately at both the University of Dayton (Freshman) and the University of Illinois (Sophomore, Junior and Senior Years). Trent’s career for the Illini (Big Ten) began as a walk-on, became a starter and Team Captain. He ranks as Illinois 5th all time leading 3 point shooter (avg 41%).

Meacham went on to an outstanding 9 year professional career. He played in Austria, Germany, Italy and France as well as the top European competitions in the Euroleague, EuroCup and Champions League. Meacham was a Team Captain, named to various professional All-Star Teams and won multiple Championships during his professional career.

Trent and his wife Theresa (a former Illinois Miss Basketball who played collegiately at St. Louis University) and two children are relocating from Champaign, Illinois to Wake Forest, NC.