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Shakopee Girls Basketball

Welcome to the Shakopee Girls Basketball Association (SGBA) website. SGBA has been organized to benefit the girls of our community by providing means for their athletic and social development through organized basketball. The goal is to recognize the importance of all individuals and to conduct our programs in a manner that provides the opportunity for the development of all participants. Our programs are organized to provide girls an opportunity to participate in a competitive level of basketball to prepare them for Varsity level play at Shakopee High School. 

Interested in Joining the SGBA Board?

We will be looking to fill 4 SGBA Board positions which will be voted on and determined at the Annual Meeting held on April 16th, 2023. The new board members will begin two-year terms that are effective in May at the first board meeting following the Annual Meeting, which is also when specific board positions will be determined.

If you are interested in being part of the board, email a letter of interest to the SGBA Secretary ( sharing information about yourself and a summary of why you are interested in volunteering on the SGBA Board of Directors. All submissions must be sent by End of Day March 31 to be considered. Additional details regarding the Annual Meeting will be sent in the coming weeks. 


Spring & Summer Camps - Now Open


We are excited to offer a variety of Spring and Summer basketball camps that will provide players of all ages and opportunity to build on the fundamentals of their game, enhance their basketball IQ, and create lasting friendships on and off the court. SGBA camps are put on by the Shakopee Girls Basketball Varsity Coach Juan Mitchell and are great compliment to Hoopology camps offered throughout the summer months. 

Spring Skills Camp

APRIL 10 - 19  |  GRADES 1 - 4

Spring Skills Camp Topics : For girls in grades 1-4. No experience is necessary. This camp is a perfect time to work on fundamentals.

  • Bryan Blascziek of Hoopology University will be running the skills clinics
  • Fundamentals will be the sole focus with emphasis on shooting, dribbling, passing, pivoting, spacing,
  • Great introduction to the game and building a good basketball IQ

Grades : 1 - 4

Dates : April 10th - April19th  (4, 1 hour sessions)

  • Monday April 10th
  • Wednesday April 12th
  • Monday Apr 17th
  • Wednesday April 19th

Times : 

  • 1st - 2nd grade  : 6 - 7 pm 
  • 3rd - 4th grade : 7 - 8 pm 

Location : Sweeney Elementary

Cost : $25.00

Registration deadline :  April 9, 2023

**Grade level is based on 2023 school year**

Summer Skills Camp

JUNE 12 - 16  |  GRADES K - 8 

Skills Summer Camp Topics : The summer skills camp is coordinated by Shakopee Girls Basketball Varsity Coach Juan Mitchell where campers will receive the instruction of basic basketball fundamentals . The core focus of the camp will be ball handling, dribbling, shooting, rebounding, and offensive & defensive techniques. This is great for grades K-8.

  • Improve ball handling skills
  • Partner passing drills to learn the proper chest pass, bounce pass, flick air pass, etc.
  • Learn proper shooting mechanics, release to finish while shooting close to the rim and playing lots of fun games

Grades : K - 8

Dates : June 12th - June 16th

Times :

  • K - 3rd grade : 8:30-9:30
  • 4 - 5th  grade : 9:45-10:45
  • 6 - 8th grade : 11:00-12:00

Location : Jackson Elementary

Cost : $75.00

Registration deadline :  June 10th, 2023

**Grade level is based on 2023 - 2024 school year**


MAY  |  GRADES K - 1

Try Basketball : We are excited to offer a FREE introductory basketball skills event for kindergarten and 1st Grade girls in the Shakopee community. **Grade level is based on 2023 school year**

  • Basic basketball fundamentals : dribbling, shooting, passing
  • Have fun & meet new kids
  • No experience required

Grade : K - 1st

Dates & Time : Tbd

Location : Tbd

Cost : Free

Registration deadline :  Month Date, 2023

Shot & Dribble Club

JULY 1 - AUGUST 31  |  GRADES 1 - 8

Beginning July 1 - August 31 athletes are invited to participate in the shot & dribble club. If you hit the goals of the club you will earn a reward and be recognized at the Jumpball Jamboree in November.

Advanced Team Summer Camp

JUNE - JULY  |  GRADES 3 - 12 

Advanced Team Camp Topics : The summer camp is coordinated by Shakopee Girls Basketball Varsity Coach Juan Mitchell and will focus on :

  • Daily Drills & Station Work
  • Competitive half and full-court games
  • Team fundamentals with an emphasis on passing, shooting, ball handling, offensive moves, and individual defense

Grades : 3-12

Dates : June 20 - July 27

  • June 20th, 22nd, 27th, 29th 
  • July 11th, 13th ,18th, 20th, 25th, 27th

Times :

  • 3rd - 5th grade : 1:00 - 2:00
  • 6th - 8th  grade : 2:00 - 3:00
  • 9th - 12th grade : 3:00 - 4:00

Location : Shakopee High School - Main Gym

Cost : $100.00

Registration deadline :  June 18th, 2023

**Grade level is based on 2023 - 2024 school year**


By combining spring and summer camps put on by Juan Mitchell with Hoopology during the summer break, this is great opportunity for players to keep building skills, confidence and friendships during the off season. 

ELITE Shooting Camp

HOOPOLOGY  |  JUNE 20 - JULY 27  |  GRADES 4 - 9

Hoopology University has designed several shooting drills for this camp. Our staff will assist each shooter to help them become more consistent with emphasis on rhythm and form. Any type of shot that a player might attempt in a game has been incorporated into the drills we have designed. Shooting off the dribble, shooting off the pass, step back shots and pick and pop are just a few drills that they will learn during this camp

Camp Dates: June 20, 22, 27, 29 July 11, 13, 18, 20, 25, 27
Camp Times: 11 - Noon
Camp Location: Shakopee High School
Participants: Grades 4-9 Boys and Girls



Competitive Ball Handling Camp

HOOPOLOGY  |  JUNE 20 - JULY 27  |  GRADES 4 - 9

Each ball handling session will focus on the athlete becoming a quicker and more efficient ball handler with an emphasis on strengthening the athlete’s weaker hand. We have designed stationary drills, drills on the move, and drills with defenders. Repetition and competition will allow the athletes to become better throughout the summer.

Camp Dates: June 20, 22, 27, 29 July 11, 13, 18, 20, 25, 27
Camp Times: Noon – 1 PM
Camp Location: Shakopee High School
Participants: Grades 4-9 Boys and Girls

Attack The Rack Camp

HOOPOLOGY  |  JULY 10 - 31  |  GRADES 4 - 9 

Spend your time attacking the basket in this high intensity camp. This camp will focus on utilizing footwork, ball handling, and body position to get by your defender. Develop a more explosive first step and learn to make the right decision as you finish with a layup, pull up jumper or floater, or pass. Finishing through contact will be incorporated in this camp. Learn moves such as the Euro-step, spin move and power-hop!

Camp Dates: July 10, 17, 24, 31
Camp Times: Noon – 1 PM
Camp Location: Shakopee High School
Participants: Grades 4-9 Boys and Girls

SGBA 2023 Tournaments

The Shakopee Girls Basketball Association offers two exciting annual tournament opportunities : Saber Jam Preseason Scrimmages (October) and Shoot for the Stars Tournament (December). 



Check out some pictures of our in-house, rec travel and travel teams in action. To see more team photos or learn more go to program pages.


December 10-11 SGBA hosted our annual Shoot for the Stars Tournament. Check out this video from the tournament : 


Every year SGBA In-house, rec travel and travel teams join the highschool team to kick off the incoming season. This highly anticipated and fun event invites all players to have fun at the gym, participate in fun skills & drills as well as get autographs from the teams.

Check out this short video : 

AmazonSmile Program

SGBA has teamed up with AmazonSmile to help raise money for SGBA, at no cost to you!  All you need to do is click on the link below when you want to shop Amazon.  The AmazonSmile Foundation will now, donate 5% of the purchase price from your eligible AmazonSmile purchases to SGBA every time you shop!  

SGBA AmazonSMILE Program


Thanks to JASPERS MORIARTY WETHERILLE for being our sponsor of the 2022/2023 season! We appreciate everything they do for SGBA, our players and the community. We are excited to have them back for another year.