Summer At Sandy Spring

On the Court Strategy,

Lifelong Skills!

Coach Parker Basketball Academy

Coach Parker Basketball Academy is a premier camp for young athletes of all skill levels. The Academy focuses on skill development, individual offense, defense and team strategies. We are passionate about coaching and our training programs are about more than just playing basketball. Our athletes have fun building a foundation and knowledge of the game and teamwork that will last a lifetime! Our program emphasizes the importance of confident leadership and teamwork, both of which form the basis of our philosophy and our strategy. Program includes a nutritious buffet lunch, team building activities, video analysis, games and skill work.

About Coach Parker: Carl Parker, is currently in his 5th year as Sandy Spring Friends Head Men’s Varsity Basketball Coach. In his short time at Sandy Spring Friends, Carl has led the 2017 PVAC Championship Finalist Beests to yet another record-breaking season and regional recognition competing against WCAC, MAC, and IAC opponents. Carl has orchestrated the best SSFS season in 23 years (24-7). Carl grew up in New York City playing high school basketball at Northeastern Academy and later went on to play college basketball at Columbia Union College. It was his experience as a team member of the NCAA Division II Basketball and Track teams that forever forged the basis of his philosophy on character, integrity, discipline, and spiritual intelligence. A kid from the Bronx, Coach Parker resides in Silver Spring, Maryland with his beautiful wife, Sarah, and their five children: Imani, Mecca, Malakai, Luke and Hunter.

Quick Facts

  • Grade: Grade 3 - Grade 10
  • Weeks: #2
  • (June 25 - June 29)


  • Full Day - 9am - 3pm: $289

Coach Parker Basketball Academy Highlights

Sample Coach Parker Basketball Academy Schedule

  • 8:45am
  • 9:00am
  • 10:00am
  • 11:00am
  • 12:00pm
    Lunch (Included)
  • 1:00pm
    Guest Speaker
  • 2:00pm