JRNSA – Olympia,WA

By April 15, 2013Blog Post

JRNSA – Olympia,WA



Chris Hyppa Basketball is making a huge push to help establish the JRNSA (Junior National Skill Advancement) as the premier exposure event in the country for rising 5th-8th Boys & Girls. The Evergreen State College hosted this two day event. Led by WNBA & NBA Skills Trainer Chris Hyppa – @ChrisHyppa), players were put through intense, detailed skill sessions in the morning, leadership forums from Chris Hyppa Basketball Lead Skills Trainer, Arvin Mosley during lunch and competed in 1-1, 2-2 and transition games in the afternoon. Players were evaluated on skill set, approach and influence. Fifteen players were selected to attend the National Camp, led by Ganon Baker. The National Camp will be held June 14th-16th in West Palm Beach, FL.

Talent level in Olympia was VERY high! On the Boys side: (2019) Charles Elzie, (2019) Davion Franklin, (2019) Yassine Gharram, (2020) Jaylen Scott, (2020) Eloheim Johnson, (2019) Michael Spitzer, (2019) Demariae Harrison, (2017) Carson Guy, (2018) Solomon McGinnis, (2019) Kaden Garnaas, (2020) Wendell Davis and (2020) Alexander Glenn stood out by showing ability to LEAD, learn quickly and make plays!

On the Girls side: (2018) Shalyse Smith, (2019) Faith Brantley, (2017) Briawna Kelly, (2018) Madison Fast, (2017) Vanessa Higgins, (2018) Sammy Sayers, (2019) Makiah Reed, (2019) Kareyna Taylor, (2018) Jalaiya Fredrick, (2020) Taysha Rushton, (2018) Christina Willis, (2019) TaiLynn Stewart, (2019) Brooklyn Grant and (2018) Meghen Jones had solid weekends!

Coaches assisting at camp:
Arvin Mosley – Head Men’s Basketball Coach, The Evergreen State College | Lead Skills Trainer, Chris Hyppa Basketball (@CoachMosleyJr)
Mark Wilkerson – Skill/Strength Development Coach, Magnusson Athletic Club/Skills Trainer, Chris Hyppa Basketball (@Hoopofficial)
Josh Barsh – Youth Program Director, YMCA Pierce County | Skills Trainer, Chris Hyppa Basketball (@JoshBarsh)
Kenyattah Reed – Assistant Boys Basketball Coach, Federal Way High School | Skills Trainer, Chris Hyppa Basketball (@YattReed)