Registration opens for Andre Roman Pro Basketball Camp
Andre Roman Pro Basketball Camp welcomes youth ages 5-18 to register to learn basketball skills and drills from the pros Mon., July 10 and Tues., July 11 from 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. at the Reeves County Recreation Center in Pecos, TX.
The fee for the camp is $65 per camper; the deadline to sign up is June 16, during what will be the camp’s fourth annual occurrence.
“Every camper receives free lunch, [a] T-shirt and prizes…throughout the camp,” said Christine Gonzales, athletic director of the Andre Roman Organization, the nonprofit which runs the camp and which was started by professional basketball player and West Texas native Andre Roman. Roman was a star player at Pecos High before earning a scholarship to the University of Southwest, where he attended for two years. He then transferred to Arlington Baptist University, where he won a national title and earned a Bachelor’s in Business.
According to a statement by the Andre Roman Organization on its website, “There is a lot of talent in the West Texas area that is unnoticed and we…provide each camper with proper training from professional players and coaches.” The organization added that the camp’s goal is to “help each camper reach their maximum potential on and off the court.”