Athletics at Palm Beach Prep

Personal Growth is the most important aspect of a Post Graduate Year. Our program is designed to emulate the daily routine of a college basketball environment. We want our athletes to be fully prepared and comfortable when they arrive on campus as freshman. Our basketball program is coached by former college players and coaches who have firsthand knowledge of the requirements to not only make a college roster, but how to succeed and earn playing time once there. We play a 40-50 game National schedule against the top Post Graduate and Junior College talent in the country. Our national schedule allows us to increase our athlete’s exposure to collegiate coaches across the country while at the same time gaining in-game experience against college level competition.

Our Philosophy

Our athletic program is designed to maximize athletes’ overall potential as collegiate prospects. We do this by focusing on three key aspects; their skill set as a player, their physical fitness as an athlete, and their mental toughness as a competitor. College coaches at all levels are looking for players who can make an immediate impact on their program. Incoming freshman have an uphill battle in their first year. This challenge entails both the adjustment to the physicality of the college game and the learning curve of the team concepts required to play at the next level. We teach our players what it means to be a part of a system and hold them accountable to the same standards that will be expected at the next level.

Pick A Ball Sports Complex

The Pick A Ball Sports Complex located in Deerfield Beach, Florida is home to the Palm Beach Prep Sharks basketball team!

The facility features classrooms, meeting spaces, six state-of-the-art regulation sized wooden courts, a basketball shooting machine lab, and other training equipment that is used by major collegiate and professional teams. The center provides our student-athletes with all of the necessary resources to aid in their athletic development.

Practices, shoot arounds, regular season games, and other year-round workouts are held at the Pick A Ball Sports Complex in Deerfield Beach, Florida. The facility is another way that our institution differentiates itself from other post grad programs.

Address:
3650 SW 10th Street
Deerfield Beach, FL 33442

Workout with Palm Beach Prep

Our basketball coaching staff will be hosting free basketball workouts for all high school student-athletes in the surrounding areas. Basketball players in their sophomore, junior, and senior years of high school are welcome to attend. Workouts are held at the Pick A Ball Sports Complex in Deerfield Beach, Florida.

Athletes will be put through college-like workouts with experiences coaches. Our coaches will emphasize fundamentals, techniques, and concepts that will enhance athlete’s skillsets in all areas of the game including shooting, ball handling, player movement, defense, and more.

Athletes who would like to attend must submit a Release of Liability form.  Anyone under the age of 18 must have the form submitted by a parent or legal guardian.

Contact Coach Connor Quigley at cquigley@palmbeachprep.org  if you have any questions.

Sign Release of Liability

Jerry Ortiz (5’10/PG/24) is going to be someone’s favorite recruit this spring. Tough as they come, shoots the lights out, defends on every possession. Plays to win.

Despite his size Jerry is one of our best rebounders and he gets EVERY loose ball. D1 Juco & NAIA interest.

We would like everyone to join in on congratulating Team Knight Alumni Dominic Smith @showtimeds1_ on receiving an offer from Richard J. Daley CC (D1 Juco). Thank you Coach Mitchell for believing in our guy!

#Growth #WeOverMe #Brotherhood #Basketball #Integrity

Player Spotlight:

Dominic Smith @showtimeds1_
Class of 2024 | 6’5 | SG
Palm Beach Prep @Palmbeachprep
GPA: 3.1

13ppg
FG: 46.5%
3FG: 36.4%
FT: 77%
4.3rpg
2.4apg
1.3spg

Mid Season Highlight:
https://youtu.be/Gii9EgIqkDQ?si=N9dZq9QlvnB-jaxH

Dominic has shown his ability to shoot it at an elite…

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