POST GRAD PROGRAM
The CORE4 Post Grad program is a school-year residential (or commuter) intensive, instructional and competitive basketball skills training, academic support and life-skill development program based out of the elite CORE4 training facility in Atlanta, GA. From September through April, Post Grad program student-athletes train, practice and play competitive games and tournaments both regionally and nationally providing participants maximum exposure to hundreds of college scouts and coaches representing every level including Division I, II, III and NAIA colleges and universities.
CORE4 Post Grad student-athletes are offered a rigorous academic, athletic and life-skill oriented training schedule that prepares them for the challenges that await them in college and in life.
Whether you are looking at a “gap year” to build your academic record, improve your basketball skills, re-position yourself for desired colleges, or just take some additional time to prepare mentally for college life, the CORE4 Post Grad program provides student athletes with the confidence to begin their collegiate career with the tools to perform at peak levels both on and off the court.
BENEFITS OF THE PROGRAM:
ENHANCE YOUR ACADEMIC STATUS
Get ahead on your collegiate coursework and career studies, improve your high school transcript (if applicable) and/or upgrade your SAT/ACT performance scores.
BASKETBALL SPECIFIC TRAINING
Train and compete at the highest level, with the best skills developers in game. Our team of experts, consists of former collegiate and professional players and coaches who deliver basketball-specific instruction daily to help refine your skill set and develop your game for the next level.
ATHLETIC & PERSONAL DEVELOPMENT
Utilizing a comprehensive training curriculum that addresses all key areas of preparation and performance. Our staff of performance specialists, including strength and conditioning coaches, nutritionists, and sport psychologists will help you improve your overall strength, speed and agility, and your basketball specific functional movement, while life-skills specialists will help you build proficiency in practical competencies, character and personal growth, leadership skills and much more.
GET ACCLIMATED TO COLLEGE LIFE
Learn time-management and how to balance academic, athletic and personal responsibilities while becoming self-reliant by taking advantage of our boarding options.
As the premier destination for intense elite sports and personal development training, CORE4 has quickly become a magnet for attracting college and professional coaches year round. Our CORE4 Post Grad team plays a very competitive schedule against local Junior Colleges and top tier Post Grad programs from around the country providing our CORE4 athletes terrific exposure to collegiate coaches and scouts both at home and on the road.
YOUR PACE, YOUR COLLEGE CHOICE!
The CORE4 Post Grad program allow student-athletes a “second chance” at the college admissions and recruiting process with while receiving individualized attention from our coaches, faculty and counselors who are dedicated to finding the right school for you. As post grad participants, you will take part in the same advanced training curriculum that is used to train many of the best players in college, the NBA, and internationally.
As player development pioneers, CORE4 has teamed up with former NBA player and longtime NBA coach, Kenny Natt. Coach Natt served on the Utah Jazz, Cleveland Cavaliers, and Sacramento Kings coaching staff spanning a 14 year NBA career. Those distinct NBA opportunities have afforded Coach Natt the unique opportunity to work alongside virtually every legendary professional coaching staff, in addition to working alongside front office staff in both the NBA and Minor Leagues. Most recently, Coach Natt also served as Director of Basketball at IMG Academy for nearly four years. At IMG he was responsible for overseeing all phases of skills development training rendered at the Academy including amateur camps, academy academics and athletic development, as well as "NBA pre-draft training" for NBA Draft hopefuls each year.
Head Coach, Post Grad Program
Coach Thomas Carr began his professional basketball career coaching varsity high school basketball at Union Parish High School in Farmerville, Louisiana. Carr was able to lead the varsity team to 5 district championships, and facilitated in the achievement of 10 player scholarship placements during his stint. Coach Carr is now the Head Coach of the Core4 Post Graduate program that finished their inaugural season with a record of 27-10 and a championship win in the 2018 USA National Prep Basketball Tournament.