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Inviting the NEXT 100 top Freshman/Sophomores on the East Coast.


    • Opportunity to be scouted by Top Evaluators
    • 3 Camp Games per player
    • Composite Ranking of Top 100 players to be done by Tip of the Hat Hoops Staff
    • All Players receive a Camp T-Shirt
    • Skill Session
    • Great Competition
    • Opportunity to play in “I’M NEXT” All-American Camp next year.
  • Please pay Online with Credit Card

    Top players have already committed from Top programs such as Team Takeover, DC Premier, Philly Pride, Team Philly, New Heights, PSA Cardinals, NY Jayhawks, etc.

    For more information, please contact Gary Charles (917) 319-5195


  • 2019 Tip Of The Hat Hoops “NEXT” Camp

  • Day Camper Fee : To Be Announced

Camp Schedule

To Be Announced

Camp Director

Gary Charles has been involved with Grassroot Basketball since 1988. He is truly one of the pioneers of the Grassroot Game. He Directed the Long Island/NY Panthers from 1988-2015. He coached over 200 D1 and over  20 NBA Drafted players. Some of the players include Lamar Odom, Wally Szczerbiak, Danny Green, Lance Stephenson, Maurice Harkless, Joakim Noah, Lance Thomas, Speedy Claxton, Mike James, Rafer Alston, Rodney White, Khalid El-Amin, Lavor Postell, Zendon Hamilton, Sammy Mejia, Sebastion Telfair, Charlie Villanueva,  etc.

Gary played a major part in helping Kobe Bryant get his 1st Shoe deal with Adidas, which was documented on ESPN 30 for 30 “Sole Man”. He was also Asst Camp Director at the famous ABCD Camp which had campers such as LeBron James, Kobe Bryant, Tracy Mcgrady, Carmelo Anthony, James Harden, Paul Pierce, Kyle Lowry, Brandon Jennngs, Derrick Rose, Sebastion Telfair, Lamar Odom, Chris Bosch, Kevin Love,etc. He was an Asst Director at Magic’s RoundBall All-American Game That included, LeBron, Kobe, Shaq, KG, etc. In 2010 Gary started (With Grant Rice and Dinos Trigonis) and made Fab48 one of the Biggest Tournaments of the year.

Because of his vast knowledge of the game, Gary knows many General Managers in the NBA and almost every College coach across the country.

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