iHoops.com Now USABasketball.com/youth
Colorado Springs, Colo. • March 19, 2013
If you have been a regular visitor to iHoops.com, or a recent user of the premier youth basketball resource on the web, you may have noticed that it is going through some changes. iHoops.com is now USABasketball.com/youth and the website is starting to reflect that change.
USA Basketball will now reach even more young people, along with parents and coaches, with the important and positive values that can be taught through the sport of basketball.
“This is a great opportunity for us to engage the entire basketball community and all those who have a passion for the game to strengthen and expand our connections,” said USA Basketball Chairman Jerry Colangelo.
The new USA Basketball youth website will continue to be the go-to resource for all youth basketball players, their parents and coaches with cutting edge 3D animations, instructional videos from college basketball’s top coaches, interviews with the USA Basketball National Teams’ top players and coaches, tips and drills, camp and tournament listings, the Coach Certification Program and much more.
So, if you haven't already done so, check out USABasketball.com/youth and keep checking back as we complete our transition and continue to add to your online experience.
Based in Colorado Springs, Colo., USA Basketball is a nonprofit organization and the national governing body for men's and women's basketball in the United States. As the recognized governing body for basketball in the United States by the International Basketball Federation (FIBA) and the United States Olympic Committee (USOC), USA Basketball is responsible for the selection; training and fielding of USA teams that compete in FIBA sponsored international basketball competitions, as well as for some national competitions.
During the 2009-12 quadrennium, 1273 men and women players and 235 coaches participated in USA Basketball, including the USA Basketball 3x3 FIBA championships, USA Basketball trials and USA teams.
Between 2009-12, USA Basketball men's and women's teams compiled an impressive 264-35 win-loss record in FIBA and FIBA Americas competitions, the Pan American Games, the World University Games, the Nike Hoop Summit and in exhibition games. USA teams are the current men's and women's champions in the Olympics, men's and women's FIBA World Championships; women’s FIBA U19 World Champions; men's and women's FIBA U17 World Champions; and the men's and women's U18 and U16 FIBA Americas Championships.
USA Basketball also currently ranks No. 1 in all five of FIBA's world ranking categories, including combined, men's, women's, boys and girls.