Posted On: 03/10/20 11:34 AM

The Prep Hoops Circuit is just around the corner!  It is time for us to start previewing the teams participating in the circuit!

We caught up with Joe Chapman of Chapman Basketball Academy to discuss their upcoming season!  Check out what he had to say!

The History: My Chapman program is entering our 3rd year. We have 50 AAU teams.

2020 Goals? Our goal is to compete against other programs from all over the state and keep growing as a program!

The Mission: To develop high character people through the game of basketball

Why Prep Hoops: We wanted to be on a competitive circuit that will help our teams grow and get exposure!

Team Strengths: Our teams’ strengths come from within our program coaching staff. We have experienced coaches like Sean Crider a varsity coach, Pat McCabe a veteran coach and even hall of fame coach Tom Diener. 

Players to Watch:
13u Gold | Jose Gonzalez | kid has a motor and Competitive drive
13u Black | Jaedyn Paz | athletic taller guard who will be able to see over defenders.
13u Black | Logan Zahour | complete player who can score all over the court
14u Black | Demarcus Smith | inside force
14u Black | Jaden McKellips | inside-outside big with passing ability are perfect 
14u Gold | Nick Davis | is a huge addition to this team his inside and outside present will make this team very good! The core of this team returns!
15u Elite | Solomon Garrison | is a flashy guard who will lead this team this summer.
15u | McCabe Matthew | thistle is a pure shooter who can get hot at any given time
16u | Sam Lococo | was a varsity starter this year for Homestead high school he will be ready to lead the pack.
17u | Jadon Melvin | is a 1,000 point scorer for Hartford high school! Do it all wing player who can shoot, drive, post!

Circuit Schedule: St. Louis, Madison, and Minnesota twice