Tri-Star Basketball Camp

Tri-Star Basketball Camp is the leading basketball camp for ages 5 through 18 in the Phoenix area that focuses on building the individual fundamentals of basketball to ensure player success. Started in 1983, Tri-Star has produced numerous All-State, All-Division, and All-Section players as well as many players that have continued at the collegiate level. Our goal is to foster the continued improvement of individuals in a disciplined situation. Individual competition, shooting contests and awards are an integral part of camp, but we concentrate on the individual needs of the camper. The following fundamental basketball skills will be offered in all sessions:

Fundamentals we work on:

  • Defense
  • Rebounding
  • Shooting techniques
  • Individual offensive moves
  • Passing and pass receiving
  • Post play
  • Guard play
  • Individual ball handling
  • Tips on playing games

2021 Tri-Star Camp Schedule

The 2021 Tri-Star basketball camp will take place over one 4-week session.

June 1st – June 25th

Session A

Grades 10-12

8:00am – 10:00am

Session B

Grades 7-9

10:15am – 11:45am

Session C

Grades 1-6

12:00pm – 1:30pm

Camp Locations

Tri-Star Basketball Camps are offered at two venues here in Phoenix, Arizona including Sunnyslope High School and Greenway High School.

Sunnyslope High School

35 W Dunlap Ave
Phoenix, AZ 85021

Sunnyslope High School

Greenway High School

3930 W Greenway Rd
Phoenix, AZ 85053

Greenway High School

Basketball Camp Pricing

We urge you to compare Tri-Star basketball with other camps in terms of costs, quality of coaches, and hours of instruction. Camps run 5 X per week for 4 weeks. Fee includes 4 weeks of daily sessions and camp t-shirt.

Two Players

$375
  • 4 weeks of daily sessions
  • Camp t-shirt
  • Camp report card
  • Camp evaluation
  • Oustanding lectures
  • Instructional films
  • Daily teaching stations
  • Liability insurance
  • 10% discount

Three Players

$480
  • 4 weeks of daily sessions
  • Camp t-shirt
  • Camp report card
  • Camp evaluation
  • Oustanding lectures
  • Instructional films
  • Daily teaching stations
  • Liability insurance
  • 20% discount

Meet the Coaches

Howard Mueller

Coach Mueller has been the Varsity Head Boys Basketball Coach at Greenway High School since 1981. He has over 500 wins in his coaching career and his teams have won numerous region and section titles throughout his coaching tenure. His 2009 team went 30-0 and won the state title, and he coached runner-up teams in 1997 and 1998. He was voted the Sectional Coach of the Year in 2013, the Arizona Republic’s Big Schools Coach of the Year in 2009, and the Winner of the Spirit of Cotton Award presented by the Phoenix Suns. He also serves as the director of the Judy Dixon Memorial Classic Tournament and other various AIA tournaments.

Dan Mannix

Coach Mannix was the Varsity Head Boys Basketball Coach at Sunnyslope High School from 1976 through 2010. He has over 500 wins in his coaching career, and his teams have won numerous region and section titles throughout the years. He has coached two state championship teams in 2002 and 2009, runner-up finishes in 2001 and 2010, and Final Four finishes in 1989, 2001, 2002, 2009, and 2010. He was chosen the Arizona Republic’s Big Schools Coach of the Year in 2002. He was elected to coach in the ABCA State All-Star game in 1988 and 1993. Coach Mannix was also elected to the Arizona High School Coaches Hall of Fame in 2013.

Ray Portela

Coach Portela has been the Varsity Head Boys Basketball Coach at Sunnyslope High School since 2010. In his eight seasons, his teams have averaged over 20 wins each year. The 2018 team finished 26-5 and were the Arizona 5A State Champions, the second straight year they were the State Champions. Coach Portela was named the ArizonaVarsity.com 5A Coach of the Year. In 2016, his team finished 25-5 and were the Division 1 State Runners-Up, and Coach Portela was named the ArizonaPreps.com Big Schools Coach of the Year. His teams have won section championships in 2013, 2014, and 2016. He has been named Section Coach of the Year in 2014 and in 2016, and District Coach of the Year in 2012 and 2013. His teams have had two Final Four finishes in 2013 and 2016, and in 2013 he was voted as a Coach in the 2013 ABCA State All-Star game.

Tri-Star Alumni

Player High School College Pro Status
Michael Humphrey Sunnyslope Stanford University
TJ Campbell Sunnyslope University of Portland France
Chris Miller Greenway Northern Arizona
Jon Simon Sunnyslope Colgate
Todd Golden Sunnyslope St. Mary’s
Vince Scott Greenway Northwestern
Bryce Gosar Sunnyslope Phoenix College
Royce Woolridge Sunnyslope Grand Canyon
Alec Wintering United Faith University of Portland
Jake Tramutolo Sunnyslope Colorado College
Chad Pruitt Greenway ASU
Ritchie Brockel Greenway Boise State
Mike Carrington Sunnyslope Benedictine College
Mark Simon Sunnyslope Sonoma State
John Black Greenway Air Force
Marty Whitfield Sunnyslope Coastal Carolina
Carlos Artis Washington ASU
Noah King Greenway Phoenix College
Mike Nixon Sunnyslope ASU
AJ Cooper Sunnyslope North Dakota State
Jon Hawkins Greenway Northwest Nazarene Latvia
Andrew Whitehead Greenway Central Missouri State
Ari Stern Sunnyslope College of Wooster (OH)
Navareio Holmes Sunnyslope Central Arizona College
Player College
Michael Humphrey Stanford University
TJ Campbell University of Portland
Chris Miller Northern Arizona
Jon Simon Colgate
Todd Golden St. Mary’s
Vince Scott Northwestern
Bryce Gosar Phoenix College
Royce Woolridge Grand Canyon
Alec Wintering University of Portland
Jake Tramutolo Colorado College
Chad Pruitt ASU
Ritchie Brockel Boise State
Mike Carrington Benedictine College
Mark Simon Sonoma State
John Black Air Force
Marty Whitfield Coastal Carolina
Carlos Artis ASU
Noah King Phoenix College
Mike Nixon ASU
AJ Cooper North Dakota State
Jon Hawkins Northwest Nazarene
Andrew Whitehead Central Missouri State
Ari Stern College of Wooster (OH)
Navareio Holmes Central Arizona College

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