LBCC to hold basketball academy for girls

Linn-Benton Community College will hold a spring Basketball Academy for girls in grades 6 through 12, starting Monday, April 4.

A total of 10 sessions will be held Mondays and Wednesdays during April and May in the LBCC Activities Center gym. Sessions will be held Mondays and Wednesdays from 6:30 to 8 p.m. in the LB Activities Center gym. Each session is available individually as well.

Participants can register at

Participants will receive instruction on fundamental areas, including shooting, passing, footwork, finishing, playing through pressure, dribbling and performing in competition. 

The academy will be directed by LB women’s head coach Jerod Gibson, his coaching staff and Roadrunner players. Individual attention and skill work will help you work on specific areas to help you prepare for the upcoming basketball season.  

Tuition for the Academy is $30 per session or a total of $240 for all 10 sessions.

Pre-registration and payment are encouraged, but not required. Participants should arrive to sessions early enough to complete registration if not pre-registered.