Eric Gordon, Sr., Founder/Operator experience with basketball began at Municipal Gardens in Indianapolis. Eric participated in several recreational basketball leagues. His family lived in Washington Township where Eric participated in multiple sports basketball, football, and track.
Eric attended Westlane Middle & North Central High Schools playing middle school, high school as well as AAU basketball. While at North Central, Eric averaged 21.9 points per game and received All Marion County honors two years in a row. Eric also received All Sectional Selection; All Regional; All Semi-State & All-State recognition.
Eric attended Liberty University where he played basketball averaging 18.9 points per game. Earning the "Mr. Clutch" honor three years in a row. He finished second in MVP team voting two consecutive years within the Mason Dixon Athletic Conference during the early '80s.
Eric graduated from Liberty University in 1985 with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Political Science and Business Administration, minoring in Religion. Eric worked in the pharmaceutical industry for over 30 years as a sales representative and regional sales manager. Eric feels his single greatest ability as a manager was to get the most out of people, bringing out what they didn't think they had inside.
Eric coached and trained all three of his sons Eric, Jr., Evan, and Eron, with their basketball skills and development along the way. Eric has over 30 years of youth basketball league coaching experience. He has coached within several sports organizations in Central Indiana, Municipal Gardens, Rim Rattlers, Jewish Community Center, and Panther Youth Basketball. Eric welcomes the opportunity to help athletes improve, enhance, and develop their basketball skills and fitness.
We know that there are a number of places that you could go to improve your players basketball skills development. However, at E3 we consider the kids and families we work with as family. We have worked with players from their elementary, middle and high school years. We value the trust you have in us and we are committed to giving you our very best in helping your athlete excel on and off the court as well as in life.
Being selected for the E3 Academy League or AAU Teams allows you the following:
Seasonal leagues or AAU teams weekly tournament play (broader league play for AAU teams); One team practice per week (unless on a game day or gym closures); Uniform for new players to keep (upon 3/4 weeks delivery) and Opportunity to advance to an E3 or EG10 AAU team.
Eric Gordon All-Stars Basketball Program-EG10 Basketball Club began in the spring of 2009. It was the first entity of NBA player Eric Gordon (Houston Rockets) foundation. He wanted to form this club to give back to his hometown community in Indianapolis, Indiana. The program has help assist over 100-Indiana high school basketball players earn college scholarships while participating in this elite program. EG10 works with E3 Basketball Academy to enhance EG10 players basketball skills and development throughout the year. The E3 Basketball Academy also acts as a feeder program for the EG10 All-Stars Basketball Club.
Over the last 12 years this program has afforded many players the opportunity to be exposed to thousands of college basketball coaches, travel all over the country while enhancing their basketball skills and learning about the importance of being student-athletes and demonstrating the importance of having success on and off the court.
It is the mission of the Eric Gordon All-Stars Basketball Club to teach and guide youth to use their athleticism to strive for greatness in athletics, academics and community service.
Like all youth sports, basketball is a great way for athletes to get exercise and endurance. While continuing to improve their skills in hand and eye coordination, balance, agility, strategy and over all social skills. League play offers athletes opportunities to play competitively on teams while establishing friendships and other life lessons along the way.
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