"Success is a direct correlation to the work that you put in"
Dream Team Basketball gives boys and girls of all ages an opportunity to develop and learn the game of basketball in competitive environment where everyone involved in our program is striving to to BE BETTER than they were the yesterday.
DREAM TEAM BASKETBALL INC,
Founded by Cordell "Coach CJ" Bostic
a 501c3 Non- Profit at Dream Team Basketball, we know that sometimes all it takes to change the world is a little support. Since our founding in 2016, we have been determined to make an impact. The core of our efforts is to bring competitive basketball to those low income and underprivileged kids. With the cost of travel sports sky rocketing we make every effort to give all children the same opportunity to develop a true love and passion for the game of basketball without emptying their parents pockets. Through all of our endeavors and community engagement we hope to display the conviction behind our beliefs that through sports so many of life lessons can be taught.
WHO IS COACH CJ
Cordell Bostic or "Coach CJ" was born in Jacksonville Fl, where he developed his love and passion for the game of basketball. At First Coast High School he was a 4 Year Varsity Letter in Basketball As well as Football. After High School he continued his education at The University Of Central Florida. In 2015 after relocating to the Tampa Bay area and coaching in a couple local rec leagues, Coach C.J. decided that he wanted to take a shot at his own Travel Basketball and Training Program. In 2018 He decided to base the organization in the Plant City and surrounding areas after meeting and Marrying Vasavia Dawson of Plant City. In visiting he noticed there was no competitive basketball at the grassroots level. Coach C.J. is a basketball enthusiasts, Trainer, Coach Mentor, Author, Public Speaker & Entrepreneur. He understands that he may not be able to change the entire world but its his mission is to make a change in every child's life he encounters
Dream Team Basketball is achieving more with our initiatives than ever before. We work on many exciting projects to help improve the lives of our athletes as well as those throughout our community. We are extremely proud of the progress we continue to make and there are majors plan to grow our organization and its reach. Learn more about what we do, who we help, and how we work every day to promote positive change in our community
CAR WASH / FUNDRASIER
Community Engagement & Entrepreneurship
With this initiative, our goal is to promote work ethic and entrepreneurship. Majority of our athletes have multiple siblings or come from backgrounds where there isn't a lot of money to go towards recreational activities. We were blessed to Partner with Oreilly Auto Parts to host our Car Wash Fundraiser to help cover some of the cost associated with travel basketball .This is a great opportunities for our youth to become empowered by their own abilities and gain the confidence to fulfill their potential. Learn more about our work by getting in touch with our team today.
COMMUNITY OUTREACH & AWARENESS
Reinforcing our Commitment to our Community
Dream Team's Community Outreach is non stop. Our first ever event was our 1st Annual Youth Day. We were able to give the youth of Plant City a day in the park where they were play games win prizes and listen to guest speakers filled with inspiration. We were able to feed the youth hot dogs, chips and drinks. With our Dream Big Back Pack and School Supply giveaway we have been able to make sure 200+ Kids receive pencils pen paper notebooks and many other items to assist them with being successful throughout the school year. Our Community Bowling Day was held at plant City Bowling Alley where we invited youth to come to the bowling alley to interact and have a good time among their friends and colleagues. There are many other events that are currently being planned as we love being an extension of the community .
Grade 5th - 11th
With this initiative, our goal is provide an affordable travel basketball organization where all athletes feel like the coach has there best interest. Too often we see where athletes go to organizations and get lost in the shaw to promote great opportunities for those in need. With access to the right resources, people can become empowered by their own abilities and gain the confidence to fulfill their potential. Learn more about our work by getting in touch with our team today.
LIL DRIBBLERS & DREAMERS
Ages 2 & UP
Our newest program attracts little athletes ranging from Ages 2-6! This class is not just a chance for kids to run around and shoot on a Fisher-Price Hoop, but a program that allows kids to build their motor and social skills in a FUN basketball atmosphere The class comes with a kids music soundtrack and topped off with a basketball book story time to complete the session. Don't miss it, Saturdays 10am-11am
Skill Building & Fundamental Development
Looking Good & Playing Good Are Different
Ball Handling /Crossovers
Getting Down Hill
In and Out
PRIVATE SHOOTING LESSON
Shooting Footwork Form & Fundamentals
Right & Left-Hand Layups
Technique and Fundamentals to Perfect Each of them
GROUP SESSION (OPEN RUN)
Where you put the training to the test..
Its our organizations mission to build an environment and atmosphere where athletes can compete against the best of their peers. With our Open Run Sundays we go over basic drills such as Ball Handling Shooting as well as Defense. After athletes are warm we separate into teams and proceed to play Live Time and Referred scrimmage games.
Utilizing Basketball help with Literacy and Comprehensions
With this initiative strive to produce better student athletes by utilizing basketball journals to tackle some of the scholastic issues such as literacy & comprehension. These journals also provides Coach expectations.
Dream It, Work For It, Achieve It, now Dream Bigger
"Act as if what you do makes a difference. It does"