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Boys' Guard School | June 24th - 26th (Texas Wesleyan University in Fort Worth, TX )

Location Texas Wesleyan University in Fort Worth, TX
Event Date(s) Jun 24, 2019 to Jun 26, 2019
Ages 11 to 18
Grades 5th to 12th
This event is currently full.

Event Description



BOYS GUARD SCHOOL: GUARD SCHOOL is a teaching camp for a guard who is looking to take his or her game to the next level.  This camp features a detailed learning environment based on developing game applicable skills that “translate” into high frequency game situations.  The following high frequency game situations will be covered:

  • Advanced Ball Screen Techniques – Spacing and Skills
  • “In Game” Finishing Moves
  • Spot up Situation – Attacking the Closeout
  • Playing without the Ball in your hand
  • Decision Making in the Paint
  • Perimeter Footwork Series
  • “In Game” Dribble Moves – No Gimmics
  • Handling Pressure (Zone and Man)

Each skill development session will be followed by a “Lab” session in which the campers have the opportunity to implement the skills they are learning during the instructional sessions into “Live Controlled Play”

BOYS AGES: 11 - 18
CHECK-IN: 11:30 AM - 1:00 PM (Day 1)
OVERNIGHT: $330 | Includes Lodging & Meals
COMMUTER: $280 | Includes Meals
Balance Due Before 1st Day of Camp


  • Early Registration Discount ($30 off per person) Ends May 12th

CAMP LOCATION: Texas Wesleyan University in Fort Worth, TX

 “Coach Garnett’s Post-Guard School has been an integral part of our development over the past several years.  Coach Garnett truly cares about his campers and goes above and beyond to help each individual athlete improve.  If we had to choose one camp each summer, this would definitely be the one.”

Andy Copley (3x Texas State Champion) – Canadian Wildcats

 "This camp is the best thing that has happened to summer basketball in my twenty years of coaching high school basketball.”

- Russell Perkins, Argyle High School


  • Camp T-Shirt
  • Camp Notebook
  • Skill Development Video Homework


  • Bring Your Own Basketball
  • Twin Bed Sheets
  • Athletic Gear
  • Toiletries / Towels

LIVE "LAB" LEAGUE PLAY: At various times during camps, the two camps will combine to form teams for the Live “Lab” League Play.  During these competitions, both guards and posts will have a “laboratory” to test the skills and concepts they have learned throughout the camp.

VIDEO SESSIONS:   Clinics will feature video breakdown sessions of the specific skills and high frequency game situations that are being taught to further aid the learning process.

  • Overnight Campers will stay on campus in air-conditioned dorms and be provided the following all-you-can eat meals.  (Commuter campers receive all meals as well.)
    • Day 1: Dinner
    • Day 2: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
    • Day 3: Breakfast
  • What to Bring
  • Twin Bed Sheets. Toiletries, Basketball Gear
  • Bring your own Basketball

STAFF: The MGBasketball Guard & Post School staff will feature:

  • College Coaches
  • High School Coaches
  • Current / Former College / Professional Basketball Players         

Coach Matt Garnett is the owner, founder, and director of MGBasketball Instruction.  During his time as the collegiate head coach at  McMurry University, Garnett was named the American Southwest Conference Coach of the Year while leading McMurry to its first Conference Championship and = NCAA National Tournament appearance in over ten years.  During his tenure at Wayland Baptist University, Garnett orchestrated a turnaround leading the Pioneers back to the NAIA National Tournament in both 2014 and 2015 after inheriting a team that won only nine games prior to his arrival. The 2014-15 season produced a 27-6 record and the school’s only Sooner Athletic Conference Championship in the history of the program.  During the 2016-17 season, while serving as the Associate Head Coach at Texas Wesleyan University, Garnett helped the Rams win the 2017 NAIA National Championship.

“Garnett is known for his specific and detailed approach to teaching the game of basketball. Using practical methods, he equips players with the skills needed to take their game to the next level.”

Garnett graduated from Wayland Baptist University with a B.A in English and holds a Master’s Degree in Christian Ministry from Wayland Baptist University.

STAFF: The MGBasketball Guard & Post School staff will feature:

  • College Coaches
  • High School Coaches
  • Current / Former College / Professional Basketball Players

QUESTIONS CONTACT: Matt Garnett at 806-685-8132 or mgbbinfo@gmail.com

Jeff Tuckness – Former College Coach

Steve Jones – Miramar College Assistant Coach / Recruiting Coordinator

Ty Harrelson – Wayland Baptist University – Head Men’s Basketball Coach

Jeremie Hart – Current Professional Player – South America

Jaden Isler – Former Mr. Basketball New Mexico / State Championship Coach

Brennen Shingleton – Texas Wesleyan University – Head Men’s Basketball Coach

Kristina Santiago – Former Professional Player / Coach

Tim McGraw – North Lake College – Head Men’s Basketball Coach

Veronica Snow – Former College Coach

Brent Gaylor - Lipan High School (State Championship Coach)

Kevin Richardson - Canadian High School (State Championship Coach)