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Future Stars Basketball Camp (ages 6-15) teaches boys and girls to be multi-faceted, team-oriented basketball players. Catering to all levels and abilities, our expert, adult coaches utilize current research and trends in the field of basketball to drill and reinforce all aspects of the game in a fun and engaging way.

No part of the game is overlooked; dribbling, passing, shooting, defense, communication, and most importantly, having fun! Each day, the campers will enjoy game play scenarios and scrimmages to test their newly gained knowledge and skills.


Ages: 6-14
Dates: Jun. 29 – Aug. 8
7 Weekly Sessions

Time: 9am - 4pm


8:45-9am Camper arrival

9am Stretching/Warm-up

9:15am Agility and speed training

9:45am Station training (dribbling, shooting, passing, defensive slides, etc.)

10:45am Passing and shooting accuracy challenges

11:30am Indoor recreational swim / Outdoor inflatable water park

12:10pm Lunch

12:50pm Outdoor recreational period (gaga ball, capture the flag, flag football, etc.

1:30pm Skills competitions

2pm Snack

2:10pm Game tactics and small group play

2:45pm Game play / Scrimmages

3:45-4pm Camper pick-up


  • Expert adult staff
  • Daily swim
  • Camper t-shirt and backpack


  • State of the art collegiate facilities
  • Air-conditioned gymnasium
  • 8 baskets and drop-down dividers

Director: Ryan McNeely has played and/or coached basketball for over 30 years. He is currently the boys varsity basketball coach at Mt. Sinai High School. Coach McNeely earned his bachelor’s degree from St.

Joseph’s College where he also starred on the school’s basketball team tallying over 1000 points in his four years.

Upon graduation from St. Joseph’s College, Coach McNeely earned a master’s degree from LIU in School Counseling and has been a guidance counselor in the Middle Country School District for 21 years. During this time, Ryan has coached high school basketball at both Centereach High School and currently at Mt Sinai High School, earning over 100 varsity wins in his coaching tenure.

In addition to coaching varsity basketball, he has coached his 3 sons at all levels of basketball including the local youth leagues, CYO and AAU. He believes that there are a myriad of life lessons that kids can acquire from participating in youth athletics.

He resides in Mt Sinai with his wife and 3 sons.



St. Joseph's College, Long Island, is conveniently located in Patchogue off Sunrise Hwy. South Service Road just east of Waverly Ave.

The John A. Danzi Athletic Center on main campus contains a number of outstanding features for camp use including: 25-yard heated swimming pool, strength training room, aerobics/dance room, general purpose room, basketball courts, volleyball courts, elevated track (1/12 mile), state-of-the-art fitness room, men’s and women’s locker rooms and lavatories.

Also on main campus is the newly completed Business and Technology Center, which Future Stars utilizes for many of our STEAM programs.  Within the B & T Center are state of the art computer labs that boast the most up to date equipment and software, air-conditioning, Smart Boards, surround sound, not to mention a full-time security guard and brand new lavatories.

The new 25-acre outdoor field complex will be the focal point for many of our sport specific programs. The Danzi Stadium includes a 400-meter all-weather track (six-lane turns, eight-lane straights), long jump pits, high jump and pole vault areas, synthetic turf field for soccer and lacrosse and a grandstand. Gregg Alfano Field features a synthetic turf infield, clay pitcher’s mound, natural grass outfield that reaches 403 feet in center field, bleachers and dugouts. The Softball Stadium Includes a clay infield, a natural grass outfield that reaches 210 feet to dead center and dugouts. An additional jewel in the Outdoor Field Complex crown are the six new Deco Turf tennis courts. There are also clean and air-conditioned bathrooms, and a full-time security guard dedicated solely to the campers’ safety. 


Director: John Mees – tenure w/ Future Stars – 13 years.

After serving as site-director of our Southampton location for 10 years, John decided to move closer to home and run our St. Joseph’s site. John is passionate about education and summer camp. He, along with fellow peers in the field of education, helped design and implement the character-development curriculum inherent in all program offerings at St. Joe’s.

John has taught honors Spanish at Mount Sinai High School for the past 12 years. In addition to his classroom duties, John also coaches all three seasons comprising boys varsity golf, girls varsity basketball, and girls varsity golf. He has coached numerous league champions and all-county performers in golf, and helped lead the girls varsity basketball to Mt. Sinai's first Suffolk County title in 2017 and another in 2019.

John received his bachelor's degree from the University of North Carolina, at Chapel Hill and went on to earn master's degrees from both the University of Connecticut and Stony Brook University.
John lives in Sayville with his wife, son, and two dogs.

Aquatics Director: Kimberly Teague – tenure w/ Future Stars – 3 years
Health Director: Adam Montes – tenure w/ Future Stars – 3 years
Office Manager: Katie Tesoro – tenure w/ Future Stars – 2 years
Multi-Sports Director and Assistant Site-Director: Joe Francese – tenure w/ Future Stars – 10 years

After serving as director of Rising Stars of Future Stars at Farmingdale State College, and as assistant director of soccer in Southampton, Joe has joined forces with the talented staff at St. Joseph’s College to help establish a premier summer camp in central Suffolk County.

Joe, and his devoted staff, are the driving forces behind the tremendous success of our multi-sport program. Launching events like the Bike Rodeo, Color Run, Olympics Week, Color War Week, Future Stars Triathlon and offering day trips to Splish Splash, LI Ducks and many more, have made the multi-sport program a can’t miss experience!

Joe teaches high school science in the Bellmore-Merrick school district where he coaches both cross-country and volleyball. During his tenure at Bellmore-Merrick, Joe has also coached football, track, and baseball.

Joe received his bachelor's degree from Hofstra University in exercise physiology and went on to earn a master's degree from Dowling College in education. Prior to his teaching career, he served as the head exercise physiologist at Lifeline Cardiac Rehabilitation Center in Great Neck for 3 years. Joe currently lives in Miller Place with his wife and two children


Summer 2020 programs will run from June 29th to August 21st. Flexible weekly scheduling is available. Each camp week is Monday to Friday, 9am to 4pm, with early drop-off (7:30 AM) and late pick-up (5:30 PM) options available. Pricing is time sensitive. Multi-week and sibling discounts may apply.


Directions to the Danzi Athletic Center on main campus:

From the West: Travel east on Sunrise Highway (Rt 27) to Exit 52 – Waverly Avenue. Continue on the Sunrise Highway Service Road. The College entrance and parking facilities are located 1000 feet beyond the traffic light, past Waverly Avenue.

From the East: Travel west on Sunrise Highway (Rt 27) to Exit 52. Turn left at the first light onto Waverly Avenue, over the overpass, then turn left again at the next light onto the Sunrise Highway Service Road. The college entrance and parking facilities are located 1000 feet to the right).

Directions to the Outdoor Field Complex (OFC):

From the West: Take Sunrise Highway (Route 27) east to Exit 53 (Route 112). Take exit and then stay on South Service Road past Rt. 112. Complex will be ahead on your right just past Phyllis Drive.

From the East: Take Sunrise Highway (Route 27) west to Exit 53 (Route 112). Stay on North Service Road and make left at light on Route 112. Make left at next light onto south service road. Complex will be ahead on your right just past Phyllis Drive.)

Address to this location is:
155 West Roe Boulevard Patchogue, NY 11772

Phone Number: 631.572.0232


Future Stars Summer Camps at St. Joseph's College offers premier programs. Summer 2020 will offer a variety of program options for campers from Preschool to 18 years old. Sports camp programs include: Tennis, Soccer, Baseball, Basketball, Lacrosse, Flag Football, Multi-Sports, Softball, Field Hockey, Cheerleading and Volleyball. Specialty camp programs include: Magic and Dance. S.T.E.A.M Education programs include; FS Engineering & Design, Draw & Paint, Coding Concepts, App/Video Game Design, 3D Building w/ Minecraft, eSports and Robotics. Our Rising Stars program is a specialty program for younger campers ages 2.5-5.


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General Info

Future Stars Summer Camps at St. Joseph's College programs have exclusive use of the athletic facilities on campusduring the summer. 

Campers must bring their own lunch in a packed cooler bag. There are plenty of drinking water fountains throughout teh campus, in addition to vending machines should your camper wish to purchase a drink during the day. 

All campers will swim each day in our 25-yard heated indoor swimming pool, under the supervision of our certified water safety indtructors and lifeguards (please note that Rising Stars and our youngest Multi-Sport campers offer instructional swim). 

Our Staff is the backbone of our programs. We employ adults in the field of education and athletics. In fact, 90% of our staff either teaches or coaches during the school year. 


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Future Stars Camp Offices:

We are open to answer phone calls 7:15 AM - 5:30 PM, Monday thru Friday, during the camp season. We are located inside the Danzi Athletic Center on main campus




Camp Director:
John Mees

Office Manager
Katie Tesoro