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THIS IS JR. KINGS

Jr. Kings is committed to developing kids ages 6 to 14 as well-rounded players and works with all skill levels to cultivate respect, sportsmanship and work ethic in addition to mastering the fundamentals of the game. Equipped with these characteristics, we believe kids are the best possible teammates both on and off the court. Whether participating in a clinic, camp, or league, your child will have access to the best coaches in the region, the most individualized and effective instruction and all the excitement that only an NBA program can offer. When kids join Jr. Kings, they’re part of the team. Come join us!

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Jr. Kings camps and clinics are a low-commitment, high-reward experience providing the best youth basketball coaching available for 6-14 year olds. At both one-day clinics and multi-day camps, players get to experience the thrill of using Kings facilities, have fun and learn from coaches with deep experience in bringing out the best in kids of all skill levels.

WHY JR. KINGS?

  • Coaches include NBA and WNBA legends
  • Kids get to play on NBA regulation courts that have been used by Kings players
  • Every player receives a Jr. Kings branded t-shirt, headband and certificate
  • Awards and prizes include unique Kings memorabilia and autographed collectables
  • Free membership to the Sacramento Kings Kids Club
  • Participants receive a free Sacramento Kings ticket (View Eligible Games)

UPCOMING CAMPS & CLINICS

Women's Empowerment Month Clinic
March 16, 2024 | Stockton Kings Practice Facility at Natomas | $85

Spring Into Action Clinic
April 6, 2024 | Stockton Kings Practice Facility at Natomas | $85

OUR COACHES

Coach Justin became the Jr. Kings Manager at the start of the 2019-2020 season and he is responsible for all aspects of basketball programming. Prior to joining the Sacramento Kings, Coach Justin played three years at Sacramento State University, where he was known for his defensive ability. While playing for Sac State basketball, Coach Justin left his mark in the record books finishing his career 2nd All-time in blocks and 9th All-time in steals. In 2011, Coach Justin began his coaching career as an assistant varsity coach at Fort Wayne Northrop (Indiana) and helped lead the team to 2 straight sectional championships. After Indiana, Coach Justin returned to California and began to coach at Ponderosa High School. While In his final season, Coach Justin was awarded the Foothill Valley League coach of the year and lead the team to its first league championship in 10 years. Coach Justin has shared his passion for helping kids pursue their dreams over the past 10 years through grassroots programs such as Compton Magic and Spiece Indy Heat. He’s had the privilege to coach, train and mentor various college athletes, McDonalds All Americans, and professional basketball players. He believes “if you always shoot for the moon, even if you miss; you'll land among the stars.”

Coach Jackie was born and raised in Sacramento, California. At the age of 22, she started her coaching career as the freshman girls head coach at Consumes River High School. She has also acted as the McClatchy High School Girls JV head coach. For the past 5 years, she’s been the head coach for the Baron Girls 2022. In 2019, she became affiliated with Jr. Kings as a coach and was honored with the Jr. NBA Coach of the Year award. In her personal life, she leads Wada Life Training as a skills development trainer. She found her passion in developing and growing student athletes on and off the court. She understands that the values taught through sports often help people succeed in the classroom, in their friendships, in their home, and in every area of their life. She genuinely loves to share her knowledge of fundamentals and help youth gain confidence not only as an athlete, but also as a strong individual.

Coach Caleb was born and raised in Sacramento and first found his love of basketball playing on a Fisher Price basketball hoop as little boy. His love only grew when he started playing basketball in the 4th grade with the Boys & Girls Club. Caleb graduated from Foothill High School before moving on to play basketball at Division III University of Puget Sound in Tacoma, WA. After two years, Caleb transferred to Saint Mary’s College of California, where he got the chance to help and practice with the women’s basketball team. Throughout his life, Coach Caleb has worked numerous basketball camps, both at the high school and college level. Caleb’s love of basketball has created many friendships along the way and has taught him numerous life lessons about teamwork, patience and hard work.

Coach Glenn fell in love with basketball growing up in Melbourne, Australia. After moving to California at the age of 12, he attended Christian Brothers High School in Sacramento and helped the school advance to their only State Finals appearance in 1999. He went on to play at Dominican University in San Rafael, CA, eventually graduating with a degree in business from Sacramento State University. Although he had to stop playing due to injuries, Coach Glenn has found his passion in coaching youth basketball for over 20 years. He sees his role as a Jr. Kings coach as an opportunity to share his passion for basketball through positive coaching methods that teach kids about teamwork, hard work, and dedication in addition to the fundamentals of the game.

Coach Stacy was born and raised in Sacramento. She played team sports for her entire life, but basketball has her heart above all. She graduated from Sacramento State University with a bachelor’s degree in Child Development and a minor in Kinesiology. Coach Stacy has worked for the City of Sacramento Parks & Recreation for over 20 years with children from ages 5 to 12. She started coaching both girls and boys middle and high school basketball teams when she was 18 years old. Stacy’s favorite part of Jr. Kings is being able to give back to the community in a positive light, while still having fun. She loves to share her passion for the sport and enjoys helping children understand the fundamentals, while watching them gain knowledge about the game and confidence in themselves on and off the court. When she’s not on the court, Coach Stacy loves spending time with family and friends, and traveling the world.

Coach Haley was born and raised in South Sacramento where she started playing basketball and found her love of the game in the sixth grade. In high school, Coach Haley attended West Campus High School and was a three-time league MVP and All Metro player. After graduation, Coach Haley continued her career at Eastern Washington University on a full ride scholarship. She played there for two years before transferring to Colorado Christian University to finish her career. Through the years, Haley has made it a point to learn all five positions on the court to help her better understand and teach the game at a higher level. Coach Haley worked camps and clinics during college and eventually became head coach for the varsity AAU team after graduation. Haley has a passion for encouraging youth to find the best version of themselves on and off the court. Haley hopes to use her role with the Jr. Kings to help children find their love of the game.

Coach Mark was born in Indianapolis, Indiana, raised in Sacramento, California, and grew up playing football, basketball, and running track, but basketball was always his true love. He graduated from UC Santa Barbara with a degree in Communication and minor in Sport Management. This is his 2nd stint with the Jr. Kings and also spent time in Philadelphia coaching for the Jr. 76ers, Philly Youth Basketball, as well as at Abington Friends School in Jenkintown, Pennsylvania. He also coached football for the Cosumnes Oaks Jr. Wolfpack and is a part of the Big Brother, Big Sister Program. He believes that basketball is like pizza, even when it is bad, it is still kind of good.

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CONTACT

  • EMAIL: jrkings@kings.com
  • PHONE: 916.701.5344