Our Directors

Patrick Powers

Co-Founder, Camp Director

Patrick Powers

Co-Founder, Camp Director

Patrick Powers has over a decade of grassroots basketball experience, having run camps all over the northeast and having served thousands of campers.  Patrick played his college basketball at Brown University, where he was twice named Academic All-Ivy, once named All-Conference, and during his senior season was named as an Co-Sida Academic All-American.  

Justin Dalessio

Camp Director

Justin Dalessio

Camp Director

Justin Dalessio has been a prominent figure on the grassroots basketball circut in Western Massachusetts for nearly 20 years.   As a player Justin started his playing career at Cathedral High School, where he now serves as its Head Men's Basketball Coach. In college Justin found much success as a SG/SF at AIC and Springfield College.  Right after school Justin was picked up by the Springfield SLAMM ABA Franchise, where he was able to make an impact on both sides of the ball.  We are ecstatic to have Justin lead the On Site Camp Operations as his passion for the game is unrivaled. 

Gabe Sparks

Camp Director

Gabe Sparks

Camp Director

Gabe Sparks has no shortage of basketball experience. For the past four years he was a special assitant with the Fairfield University Men’s basketball program.  Gabe assisted in the day to day operations of the program - including, but not limited to - player development, scouting report(s), splicing game film, and recruiting.  Gabe's operational camp experience is that of someone twice his age.  In addition to serving in various operational camp capacities at Hoop Group, James Jones Camps, Donyell Marshall Camps, and the Kevin Ollie Camps - Gabe was the Director of the Sydney Johnson basketball camps held at Fairfield University.  Gabe's responsibilities strecth across managing registrations, creating daily schedules, and leading on the court drills. 

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