Owens to Host Express Girls ‘Summer Slam’ Basketball Camp

Posted May 19th, 2011 by Brad Meyer  Category: Sports


PERRYSBURG TOWNSHIP, OH – Owens Community College will offer area basketball players ages 8 through 15 the opportunity to learn about the fundamentals of the sport as the women’s basketball program hosts an Express Girls “Summer Slam” Individual Basketball Camp, June 13-16.

The basketball camp will occur each day from 8 a.m. – 12 p.m. in the College’s Student Health and Activities Center on the Toledo-area Campus. Owens is located on Oregon Road in Perrysburg Township.

Camp instructors will include the Owens Express women’s basketball coaching staff and current players. Each camp participant will receive individual instruction on basketball skills in their designated positions. In addition, attendees will learn about drills and exercises for basketball and gain tips on improving their offensive and defensive skills.

Led by Head Coach Michael Llanas, the Express women’s basketball team finished the 2010-11 campaign with a 27-5 overall record and captured its first Ohio Community College Athletic Conference title (11-1 record) since the 2006-07 campaign. Owens, which was ranked No. 11 in the final NJCAA Division II Women’s Basketball poll, lost to Cincinnati State Technical and Community College in the finals of the NJCAA Region XII Championships.

Parents and coaches are invited to attend the camp to listen and observe at no additional charge.

The camp fee is $75 per player, which includes a camp gift and awards. For more information, or to register, call (567) 661-7941 or 1-800-GO-OWENS, Ext. 7941.

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