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University offers "A Night of Basketball Fun" for children

Posted by George Cicci on Tue, May 22, 2012 @ 08:05 AM

Waynesburg University MonogramWaynesburg University will host “A Night of Basketball Fun” Friday, June 1, from 5:30 to 10:30 p.m. on the campus of Waynesburg University.

"We are excited to bring this program to Waynesburg,” said Mark Christner, head men’s basketball coach at Waynesburg University. “Our hope is to allow boys and girls, primarily in our county, the opportunity to develop skills and have fun playing this beautiful game."

The event is open to children ages 7 to 12. All campers will be encouraged to try their best and to have fun learning the fundamental skills of the game. Christner and his staff will teach the essentials of ball handling, passing, shooting and defense. The event will also include contests, a family-friendly basketball movie and pizza.  

For more information or to register, contact Coach Christner at 724-852-3466.