Exeter’s North Star Academy to open in 2018
Exeter, New Hampshire (CNN) — Exeter University’s North Stars Academy is the first U.S. college basketball academy to open, and its opening comes amid a national trend toward the growth of college basketball academies and its emergence as a destination for college athletes looking to compete at a higher level.
North Stars Academy will be one of the first new basketball acadicles in the country to open this summer, said Exeter coach Brian Kavanagh, who oversees the academy.
“We’re excited for this opportunity to be in the Northeast, where our players can go to play with kids from all over the country,” he said.
It’s a very beautiful state, and they’re excited to be coming here. “
We’re also excited to have the North Stars in New Hampshire.
It’s a very beautiful state, and they’re excited to be coming here.
They’re going to have a great time.”
North Stars academy students will start their college basketball careers in 2018.
Kavanah said the students will have access to an indoor training facility, practice facility, and locker room.
North Star Academy has a roster of 10 players, but the academy also has plans to add an additional two players in 2019.
Kavainagh said the academy has already signed a player for its 2021-22 season, and he said the first North Stars basketball player will be a 6-foot-10 forward, whose name is Andrew Nogueira.
The North Stars academy will open in 2017.
North stars academy has a goal of having at least 100 players on its roster by the 2020-21 season.
Kavinagh said North Stars will play its first season in New England next season, which will be the first time the team will play in New York state.
Kavell said that’s because the New England market is in need of the game’s most skilled players.