POST GRAD PROGRAM
Developed specifically for student-athletes to prepare for a collegiate career with the tools to perform at peak levels both on and off the court. This intensive school year residential or commuter program delivers thorough instructional and competitive basketball skills-training, academic support and life-skills development. Through training, practice and competitive tournaments, student athletes are given maximum exposure to hundreds of college scouts and coaches from Division I, II, III and NAIA colleges and universities.
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. In partnershpi with National University Virtual High School.
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.
Since college acceptance is more competitive than ever, students can choose to take both college-prep and AP courses to get ahead. We also offer a range of electives for students who are interested in a specific subject that will advance them for a future college major or career.
Planning for college should start early. Students can prepare academically for the college environment with rigorous coursework, by participating in appropriate extracurricular activities, and by applying for any necessary financial aid.
College planning can include:
Selecting the correct college-prep and AP courses to meet college entrance requirements
Choosing a major area of study
Completing entrance exams such as the SAT or ACT
Researching prospective colleges
Students who receive a poor grade and need to make up a course for graduation, or received a grade that lowered their GPA, can retake courses at NUVHS. We offer all core high school classes that align with the Common Core state standards. Students can continue with their course load at their traditional school, and can simultaneously take additional courses online for grade improvement or to enhance their academic record.
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.