Adam Gattuso

When our son expressed interest in learning how to play basketball about four years ago, we knew that we needed help. We didn’t have any experience playing or coaching basketball and we wanted our son to learn to play the game the right way. Unfortunately all too often, some of the clinics our son participated in were geared more towards throwing the ball out there for kids to play and occupy themselves, but no coaching took place. That’s when we did some research and found Cal Sports Academy. From our son’s very first practice, we knew that we were in the right place. This wasn’t just a place where kids were given a ball and some coaching here or there, they took a holistic approach to coaching. They are exceptional at gearing their trainings to fit the skillsets of the classes they are teaching but they also push the kids in a positive manner to get better. Additionally, they focus on respect, perseverance, hard work both on and off the court and they reinforce the importance of doing your best in school. These are all vitally important aspects to us as parents, and that’s why we keep coming back. We believe that if our son is going to play, he needs to learn how to play the right way, work hard, and never give up. Four years later, we can see a huge difference in the skill-sets our son has, his love for basketball, and for being at Cal Sports. If you want your son or daughter to have fun, learn to be better both on and off the court, we would highly recommend Cal Sports. Regards, The Gattuso’s

Che Henderson

The coaches make all the difference here. Not only are they good instructional coaches, but they are inspirational leaders as well. Our son, David, has seen a huge increase in his skills and abilities after just a little over a year. Definitely recommend the skills clinics as well as the leagues. One of more competitive leagues/programs in the area.

Chuck Mitchell

Great place for Basketball! They also do some clinics for other sports. Great coaching staff!

Justin Landis

Mr. Landis, we are so grateful for your 5-star review. Thanks for sharing your rating with us and the community, have a great day!

John Johnson

Great coaching staff that provides a variety of training styles to get the best out of your child.

Jill Fulop

My daughter, age 11, is taking her first official sports camp in her life. Her experiences so far are in the performing arts- singing and dancing. This summer she has taken a serious interest in Volley ball and just began her first Athletic VB Camp at CAL Sports. My daughter has had some negative experiences in the past when it comes to drills and some angst has evolved from this experience. I emailed the coaches about her concerns/fears. They responded right away. They take great care regarding each of the kids in the Academy and they are willing to hear you out. They are very professional and take into consideration an athlete’s physical, emotional and mental well being while teaching the sport. I appreciate their strong communication skills and quick action to make sure my daughter understands more about sports training and certain methods used when doing drills to reinforce skills and technique. CAL Sports will push your kid, but are good about gauging what is appropriate for each athlete.

Elizabeth Paulus

My son’s ball handling has improved significantly! The virtual lessons have been a perfect addition to this year’s summer. Thanks, Coach Corey!

Yo-Han Tung

Treated me like family. Had a blast working as a coach there.

Calvin Shakoor

Very detail, and technique oriented, while being enthusiastic and fun. The facility is A1.. the coaches are knowledgeable while being practical, and the focus on making child better, and not winning..

Devin Valentine

Loved volunteering for Cal Sports during my college years at Temple and helping the kids teach the game of basketball! Coach Corey Lord is really good at setting up these programs for Cal Sports Academy!

Jen & Tony Mistretta

Our son AJ has been attending basketball classes for the last few years at Cal Sports. We have seen his skills and confidence improve significantly. AJ is at his his best when he is working with Coach Dean and Coach Corey. He has became a better more confident ball player due to their guidance and training. We look forward to working with them for many years to come.

Mike E

My son (and his friends) enjoy playing down at CAL Sports. The coaches are very nice and they are growing their skills and love of the game of basketball. It’s nice to have a place like this close enough to home to participate in. CAL Sports is a great place for new players and also players looking to sharpen their skills.

A H

Coach Corey has had a hugely positive influence on my daughter’s game. The drills he does with her pushes her behind her comfort zone. At a recent session he brought in a stronger defender to really challenge her full court dribbling skills which was awesome. The addition the gun also helps her to get more shots up in a short period of time. Thanks you Coach Corey for all you do!

Donald Williams

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Katie G.

I wanted to extend my sincere thanks and gratitude to Coach Corey, Tim and Coach Dean. After a rocky start at CAL this fall, last night (10/2/19) made everything worth it!! Jack had so much fun during his private session with Coach Dean. He does not like to be the center of attention but whatever Coach Dean did made a lasting impression on him.

After talking with Coach Corey about Jack’s lack of confidence and explaining that he likes the game of basketball but gets VERY nervous being on a team, the classes through CAL are perfect for him but the one on one made all the difference.

I can not thank you enough for making a not so great start turn into an amazing experience!

I will be telling anyone that will lesson about your amazing classes and facility.

Che Henderson

The coaches make all the difference here. Not only are they good instructional coaches, but they are inspirational leaders as well. Our son, David, has seen a huge increase in his skills and abilities after just a little over a year. Definitely recommend the skills clinics as well as the leagues. One of more competitive leagues/programs in the area.
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Joe C.

My two boys went here this summer and gained confidence and skill. This was a great way for them to build character and learn some great skills regarding basketball. The coaches are wonderful!!! My kids love basketball now!!!!—– Sherrie (writing under my husband’s name because it popped up for google review)My two boys went here this summer and gained confidence and skill. This was a great way for them to build character and learn some great skills regarding basketball. The coaches are wonderful!!! My kids love basketball now!!!!—– Sherrie (writing under my husband’s name because it popped up for google review)

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