Parents Corner

On Her Own Terms: Sidney Rielly Is Leaving A Legacy At Portland State

emailFacebookTwitterLinkedin        Four years ago Sidney Rielly was at a crossroads. She was completing her freshman year at Santa Clara, a school where she had fallen in love with both the academics and campus lifestyle. The only thing…

Slick Watts’ Top 5 Tryout Tips

emailFacebookTwitterLinkedin              Tryouts are one of the most exciting and nerve wracking times of the year. Slick Watts knows better than most. He turned an open tryout in front of one of his childhood heroes, Bill…

5 Tips To Turn Setbacks Into Successes

emailFacebookTwitterLinkedin“I’ve missed more than 9,000 shots in my career. I’ve lost almost 300 games. Twenty six times I’ve been trusted to take the game winning shot and missed. I’ve failed over and over and over again in my life. And…

Four Life Skills Kids Learn at Watts Basketball Camps

emailFacebookTwitterLinkedinBy Donald Watts Basketball has made me the man — the father, son, boss, teammate, and friend — that I am today. More than that, I’ve seen the positive impact that basketball can have on young people of all backgrounds,…

7 Important Things To Consider Before Your Next AAU Season

emailFacebookTwitterLinkedin With the high school basketball season coming to an end, many families are now preparing to make the decision of what AAU program to compete for. It can often be really challenging for parents and players to find a…

Spring Break Camp 2018

emailFacebookTwitterLinkedin  TESTIMONIALS “Donald Watts has always been committed to working with young athletes in his community. He is smart, thoughtful, and he utilizes the game of basketball to teach athletes to be not only better players, but better people. I…

Upcoming School’s Out Clinics!

emailFacebookTwitterLinkedin    Do you want your child to hoop in an environment that’s both fun and impactful? At Watts, the focus of our camps is supreme enjoyment, growth, and confidence. All upcoming camps & clinics are now available for registration!…

4 Steps to Creating Lifelong Learners

dribbling skills

emailFacebookTwitterLinkedinI think you’ll agree that youth sports is becoming more and more competitive with a heavy focus on winning and losing. The problem is that we lose track of our true objective: ensuring that kids have a positive experience in order…

Holiday Hoop Camp 2017!

Holiday Hoop Camp

emailFacebookTwitterLinkedin     TESTIMONIALS “Donald Watts has always been committed to working with young athletes in his community. He is smart, thoughtful, and he utilizes the game of basketball to teach athletes to be not only better players, but better…

The Most Effective Training Process

emailFacebookTwitterLinkedinAnyone who has done any type of training, whether it be for work, for fitness or for sports, know that training isn’t a “one and done” action. There is a lot of thought and effort that goes into training. The…