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FOP Basketball Training

What is Friends of the Program (FOP)?

Friends Of The Program Basketball (FOP) is the exclusive skill development initiative for Carolina Courts. These development sessions will focus around  fundamentals of the game IE: footwork, shooting, passing, defensive principles. Each program will be instructed by one of FOP Basketball's certified instructors. 

 

 FOP was founded by Carolina Courts Owner/Operator Anthony George in March of 2020. 

 

FOP will host various skill development programming including:

1) Advanced Group Skill Development Sessions (5-15 Participants)

2) Holiday Clinics (40+ Participants)

3) Small Group Skill Development Sessions (4-8 Participants)

4) Dr. Dish Group Shooting Sessions (3-6 Participants)

5) Back To Basics Beginner Skill Sessions (4-8 Participants)

6) Collegiate/Professional Workouts (Private)

7) Semi-Private Skill Development Session (2-3 Participants)

8) Individual Training with a Master Trainer (1 Participant)

 


FOP Basketball Training Programs

Program Program Size Cost Registration Type
Holiday Clinics 20+ Athletes $30-$45 (2-3 Hours) Public
Small Group Training 4-8 Athletes $25/1 Session Public
Dr. Dish Shooting Group/Add-On 3-6 Athletes $25/Session Public or Private
Dr. Dish Shooting Session 1 Athlete $35/Session Private
College/Pro Workouts TBD TBD Private
Semi-Private Training 2-3 Athletes $40/Session Public or Private
Private Training 1 Athlete $60/Session Private

ATTENTION!

Please note that as of July 16, 2024 private, individual training sessions will be $60 per session and semi-private sessions will be $40 per session.  Small group sessions will now be $25 per session.

For scheduling or fees not listed on the website, please reach out to our Executive Basketball Director, Ryan Kerr, at Ryan.Kerr@carolinacourts.com


Meet The Team

Anthony George

Owner/Founder

Played 4 years collegiately at Belmont-Abbey College. Head Girls  Coach at 1 of 1 Prep in Indian Trail, NC.  Head Coach of Lady Attack Lady Attack Elite 2025 National. Anthony is also Owner/Operator of Carolina Courts. 

Anthony George

Anthony George

Owner/Founder

Phone: 704-882-1115

Ben Tomerlin

Master Trainer 

Executive Basketball Director at Carolina Courts. Director of Operations for Carolina R.I.S.E. Head Boys Basketball Coach at Weddington Middle School. Current Head Coach of Carolina Courts Elite 2027 & Carolina Courts Elite 2029, and Attack365 2031. Former Three Sport Varsity Athlete at Providence High School. 

Ben  Tomerlin

Ben Tomerlin

Master Trainer

Phone: 704-882-1115

Tyler Johnson

Master Trainer 

Tyler currently serves as Facility Director at the Concord Carolina Courts facility, while also working as player development coach for Allur Performance.

 Tyler serves as the head JV basketball coach at Weddington High school and Current head coach of CC Elite 2024. Tyler graduated from UNC Charlotte, then completed his Masters Degree in Sports Management at East Carolina University.

Tyler Johnson

Tyler Johnson

Master Trainer

Phone: 704-882-1115

Ben Phelps

Lead Trainer

-Full time trainer for almost five years
-age range of clients go from six years old to over two dozen pro and college players 
-served in a variety of coaching roles as well from coaching 5 years at Covenant Day School, to coaching 5th grade rec league as well as 17U AAU
-44% three point, and 96% free throw shooter over four year college career
-scored 1,300 points in high school varsity career and still hold the record for threes made in a season (96) and threes made in a career (228) at Asheville Christian Academy

Ben Phelps

Ben Phelps

Lead Trainer

Phone: 980-297-4186