About




East Coast Basketball Camps is directed by Coach Dan Spainhour, 
who has been directing camps for more  than 25 years.

Day Camp--June 19-22, 2017
Developmental Camp--June 26-29, 2017
Dan Spainhour has been directing camps for over 25 years. This season he led West Stokes to the second round of the state playoffs for the second consecutive year. He also was named the conference coach of the year marking the 15th time he has received such an honor. As a high school basketball coach, he has collected 400 victories and won nearly 70% of his games. He also coached at Florida State University and at the University of Miami. 
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        




"It is a privilege to endorse Dan Spainhour's  coaching and teaching ability. I have found him to not only be extremely knowledgeable about the game but  he also has an amazing way of communicating with youngsters. It is a great combination!" --Mike Krzyzewski




"Dan Spainhour is an excellent basketball coach. He has a tremendous understanding of the game. His teaching ability makes him one of the finest coaches in the game. He is an organized, intelligent and savvy basketball person who has the ability to communicate the game to his players in a succinct way”--Leonard Hamilton, Head Coach Florida State University  





Dan Spainhour is also  the founder of The Leadership Publishing Team, a company that specializes in informational manuals for educators, parents, coaches and athletes. He is the author of several books including: How to Get Your Child An Athletic Scholarship: A Parent's Guide to Recruiting; A Season in Words: A Coach's Guide to Motivation from the Preseason to the Postseason; and Coach Yourself: A Motivational Guide for Coaches and Leader.

Bishop McGuinness High School is were Spainhour acquired his first high school coaching experience. He served as the head men's basketball and baseball coach. As basketball coach he was named coach of the year four times, had two state final appearances, won three conference championships, won two-consecutive tournament championships and had four consecutive 20-win seasons. As the baseball coach he won three state championships and was named coach of the year eight times.

Spainhour was the recipient of the Governor's Laurel Wreath Award as an Ambassador of Athletics in the State of North Carolina, was appointed to the state's agency governing private school athletics and elected to the committee which oversaw state sectional basketball tournaments in the state during his career.

Spainhour earned his bachelor's degree in health and physical education from High Point College and his Master's Degree in sports administration from the University of Miami in 1998.


Camp Features

  • Quality fundamental instruction
  • Each camper receives a Camp T-Shirt
  • Daily skills contests and prizes
  • Set the camp record contests in which campers have an opportunity to enter into East Coast Basketball’s Hall of Champions
Goal of the Camp


“The goal of our camp is to provide every camper, within a fun-filled atmosphere, the basic fundamentals necessary to play basketball. We emphasize the fundamentals. Every camper will be shown what to practice and more importantly HOW TO PRACTICE. Everyone will receive plenty of individual attention. We want each camper to be a better player when the week is over.” —Coach Dan Spainhour

Each Day is Packed With Basketball
Typical Daily Schedule




8:30-8:50 Morning Lecture and Instructions & Stretching
8:50-9:00 Stretching
9:00-10:30 Stations—Individual Fundamental Work
10:30-10:45 Skills Contests
10:45-11:00 Fundamental Practice Session—Campers are shown how to practice for maximum improvement
11:00-11:30 Drill Factory
11:30-12:00 3 on 3 league play
12:00-12:30 Lunch
12:30-1:00 Set the Camp Record Contests
1:00-1:30 Guest Speaker/Video Session
1:30-1:50 Shooting Clinic/Shooting Contests
1:50-2:50 League Games
2:50-3:00 Review & Closing Lecture



Multiple Camp Discount--Receive a $25 discount if you attend both camps!






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