Focus on the Fundamentals

Focus on the Fundamentals is a clinic series that runs multiple times a year. Each event will feature a guest clinician. These clinics are a great opportunity for players to get extra skill and repetitions in a competitive setting. Players should come ready to be work hard and stay moving!

  • Separate sessions for Girls and Boys
  • Max 60 players allowed per session
  • Open to 4th – 8th grade boys and girls
  • Recreational - Competitive skill level
  • Held at the Gold Crown Field House
  • Participants will be divided onto courts based on age and ability
  • Clinic includes skills/drills/stations, small group competition (1on1, 2on2) and contests for prizes

Dates and Times:

January 2, 2021
Session 1 (Boys)
+ 8:15 am-10:00 am - Check in 8 am
Session 2 (Girls) - SOLD OUT
+ 10:30 am-12:15 pm - Check in 10:15 am

Registration Fee:


Registration Deadline:

January 1st


Guest Clinicians

Girls: Becky Mudd

  • All-State High School player in 3 sports
  • 2 Sport Collegiate Athlete
  • Coached high school girls in Colorado for the past 27 years at Denver Christian and Rock Canyon.
  • 10 - Elite 8 appearances.
  • Executive Director of the Colorado HS Coaches Association
  • Created one of the largest and top girls Gold Crown feeder programs in the area.

Boys Clinic: Matt Barnett

  • Two-time All-State player at Douglas County High School
  • Four-year starter at Colorado State University
  • 20-year Skills Development coach including many overseas and NBA players
  • Owner of Elevation Basketball, boys competitive club team.

Health/Safety Guidelines**

  • Maximum 10 participants per room.
  • For safety and cleaning purposes, all players must exit the building immediately following the session.
  • All players, coaches and staff will be required to wear face coverings from the time they enter the facility, to the time they leave. This includes while players are competing.
  • Only coaches and players are allowed in the building.

Gold Crown will continue to monitor COVID-19 Health and Safety Guidelines and communicate with teams as further information becomes available. View Gold Crown Foundation's current Safety Guidelines and Protocols.

Archived Clinics

December 5, 2020 - Featuring Amy Bahl and Richard Ray
November 8, 2020 - Featuring Michael Bahl and MSU Denver Men's Basketball Team
November 7, 2020 - Featuring Tanya Haave and MSU Denver Women's Basketball Team
January 20, 2020 - Featuring Scott Smith, Former High School Coach and PDL Director
October 18, 2019 - Featuring Tanya Haave and MSU Denver Women's Basketball Team
May 4, 2019 - Featuring Michael Bahl and MSU Denver Men's Basketball Team
January 21, 2019 - Featuring Ross Schraeder of ProSkills Basketball
October 2018 - Featuring Calvin Meyers and the Denver Nuggets Community Team