Co-ed Specialized Small-Group Training

Specialized Small-Group training is now offering by the Silver Knights Basketball Club

Looking for ways to improve individual skills under the guidance of a highly skilled and experienced instructor and coach? George Papadakos top level FIBA coach, NCAA player, and 12-year professional will once again be offering small-group training opportunities for novice-, atom-, bantam-, and midget-aged boys and girls. The program is designed to not only improve a player’s individual offensive skills, but to help players become better teammates and play with more confidence, more intelligence and more character. Each player will be evaluated at the beginning of the session and progress will be monitored. Detailed and comprehensive feedback will be provided at the end of the each session.

Details:
Fall 2017 Sessions: *4-8 players in a group

Description Location Day/Time Program Dates Price
Specialized Small Group Training
*Bantam and Midget
(Grades 7-8 & 9-10) – Program Full (Register for Waiting List Only)
Jean Vanier CHS Saturday
1:00pm-3:00pm
Group 1
Oct 21,   Oct 28,   Nov 4,   Nov 11
Nov 18,   Nov 25,   Dec 2,   Dec 9
$352
Specialized Small Group Training
**Novice & Atom
(Grades 3-4 & 5-6) – Program Full (Register for Waiting List Only)
Jean Vanier CHS Saturday
3:30pm-5:00pm
Group 2
Oct 21,   Oct 28,   Nov 4,   Nov 11
Nov 18,   Nov 25,   Dec 2,   Dec 9
$264
Specialized Small Group Training
*Bantam and Midget
(Grades 7-8 & 9-10) – Program Full (Register for Waiting List Only)
Unionville HS Sunday
11:30am-1:30pm
Group 1
Oct 22, Oct 29, Nov 5, Nov 12
Nov 19, Nov 26, Dec 3, Dec 10
$352
Specialized Small Group Training
**Novice & Atom
(Grades 3-4 & 5-6) – Program Full (Register for Waiting List Only)
Unionville HS Sunday
2:00pm-3:30pm
Group 2
Oct 22, Oct 29, Nov 5, Nov 12
Nov 19, Nov 26, Dec 3, Dec 10
$264

*2-hour training dates for Bantam and Midget ages
**90-minute training dates for Novice and Atom ages

George Papadakos Profile:

George Papadakos (7′ 0” 270 lbs)

Player

  • Former All Canadian from Toronto’s St Michaels College School.
  • Graduated from Michigan State University as an Academic All American honorable mention. Averaged 10.1 points, 6.0 rebounds, and 1.2 blocks per game his senior year.
  • First played for the Canadian Senior Men’s team as a 19 year old.
  • Invited to the NBA’s Detroit Pistons training camp in 1989. Played for Canada until 1985-86.
  • Proceeded to become a naturalized Greek citizen. Played 12 years professionally in Greece mostly for European power Olympiacos.
  • Played for the Greek Senior Men’s team until 1994.
  • Five time Greek League Champion, League All-Star, Greek Cup Champion.

Coach

  • Holder of top-level FIBA coaching license since 2001.
  • Coached Men’s and Women’s teams professionally in Greece for 7 years.
  • The last 5 years was both the Senior and Junior Boy’s coach for St Lawrence High School in Athens.
  • Personal trainer for basketball since 2006.

Other Notables

  • Recently moved back to Canada with his family.

Sam Bongiorno
Director of House Leagues and Camps
York South Silver Knights Basketball Club
416-895-1730
ysskhouseleagues@rogers.com