SCF Manatees Basketball Coach to Offer Holiday Clinic for Ages 6-14

(Bradenton, Fla., Dec. 6, 2018) — State College of Florida, Manatee-Sarasota (SCF) head basketball coach Tom Parks will offer a holiday basketball clinic 9 a.m. to noon Dec. 29 in the Hal Chasey Gymnasium at SCF Bradenton, 5840 26th St. W. The clinic is for boys and girls ages 6-14. The cost is $40 per student, and participants should bring their own basketball.

After playing basketball for Sheridan College and Northern State University (NSU), Parks began his coaching career at NSU where he served as assistant coach. Before coming to SCF, he was the head assistant coach at Eastern Florida State College, compiling a 30-5 record in his final season. Parks also guided the team to a third-place finish at the National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) tournament and sent eight players from that team to Division 1 schools.

Advance registration is required. Send an email with the student’s name, address, phone and email address to and put “Holiday Basketball Clinic” in the subject line. Payment, by cash or check only, will be required onsite.

For more information, contact Parks at 941-752-5570 or

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