2018 Pre-Season Skills Clinic
Clinic Begins 9/16 and ends on 10/21
Location: Tri County Community Center
Clinic Registration Fee: $80
- Sessions provide a comprehensive pre-season training regimen for players of all ages and talent levels.
- Players will work on a variety of skills from mastering fundamentals to learning advanced skills. Offensive and defensive concepts will be stressed as well as conditioning and agility drills.
About the Batastini School of Basketball
The Batastini School of Basketball is dedicated to the development of youth, collegiate, and professional basketball players. The coaching staff at BSB ensures an unrivaled quality and level of coaching designed to make players reach their basketball potential. The coaching staff uses professional, collegiate and international coaching techniques developed over their playing and coaching careers.
PROFILE: Coach Christina Batastini
Christina Batastini is the President and head instructor of Batastini School of Basketball. Christina has over twenty years experience as a coach and player. She has a Masters in Education from Harvard University and a BA in American Studies from Stanford University. She is also certified by the National Strength and Conditioning Association as a Strength and Conditioning Specialist.
A Rhode Island native, she played high school basketball at Classical H.S. in Providence earning Parade and Nike All-American honors and Gatorade Player of the Year New England award. The Providence Journal named Christina as one of the most influential sports figures in Rhode Island’s last one hundred years. She is also a member of the New England Basketball Hall of Fame and Rhode Island Scholar-Athlete Hall of Fame.
Christina earned a full basketball scholarship to Stanford University. In her four years from 1996-2000, the nationally ranked Stanford Cardinal won three Pacific-10 Championships and played in the 1997 NCAA Final Four in Cincinnati, Ohio.
Following her collegiate career, Christina played professionally for four years in Italy, Switzerland, Norway, and Sweden. She consistently ranked among the league leaders in scoring, assists, and three-point shooting percentage. She also coached youth basketball and conducted youth basketball clinics in Italy, Sweden, and Switzerland. In her last season overseas she was the player/coach for Elfic Fribourg, a top-level professional Swiss team. In her first year back in the United States, Christina was an assistant coach for the Brown University women’s basketball team and helped lead the team to the best start in Brown University women’s basketball history. She was the head coach for seven seasons at Lincoln School guiding the girl's high school team to four consecutive Southeastern New England championships.