Hoop Group Now Hiring Interns

Company Profile  

The Hoop Group is a comprehensive basketball company dedicated to fulfilling dreams of players, parents, and coaches. We provide the best instruction, competition, and exposure to athletes of all ages and ability. Hoop Group originated in 1963 as an overnight summer camp for boys and girls. Since then, we have expanded to include tournaments, instructional programs, consulting, recruiting assistance, and many other services: establishing ourselves as a basketball powerhouse. Today, Hoop Group is a leader in grassroots basketball with over 300 events and over 100,000 participants each year.  

Internship Description  

Spring (January-May) and Summer (June-August) interns work in-person at one of our summer camp locations (Stroudsburg, PA), and/or at team tournament events. Housing, meals, and event related expenses are provided by the company.  

Interns will be involved in all facets of Hoop Group:  


  • Manage incoming correspondence with customers via email and telephone 
  • Communicate and work effectively with college and grassroots basketball coaches 
  • Recruit new and returning participants for individual and team events
  • Utalize calls, texts, and email campaigns for sign-ups/registration
  • Assist Vice President of Sales and Marketing with special projects as assigned 


  • Answer incoming phone calls and direct to appropriate staff 
  • Execute event logistics (event set-up/tear down, crowd management, etc) 
  • Point of sale ticketing and cash management at events 
  • Assist with the scheduling of team tournaments and camps 
  • Assist Director of Operations with special projects as assigned 
  • NCAA Certification

Professional Qualifications  

  • Outgoing and personable 
  • Excellent communication skills 
  • Able to anticipate needs and determine priorities 
  • Work a non-traditional schedule and travel to assigned locations 
  • Maintain professionalism when interacting with high profile customers and coaches 
  • Desire to pursue a career in the sports and/or coaching industries
  • Experience with graphic design, editing, photography, and/or videography prefered

Applicant Information: Please send a brief cover letter, resume, and list of references to Nate Hendel at [email protected]. Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position(s) are filled. Tentative timeline for internship is March 1st-June 1st and/or June 1st-August 1st. 

Hoop Group Alums
Andrew Toole-Robert Morris University, Head Coach
Dustin Kerns-Appalachian State University, Head Coach
Joe Gallo-Merrimack College, Head Coach
Will Wade-McNeese State University, Head Coach
Rob Senderoff-Kent State University, Head Coach
Paul Kelleher-Irish National Team, Head Coach
Dave Richards-Chatham University, Head Coach
Sam Ferry-Rhode Island College, Head Coach
Matt Conway-Boston College, Associate Athletic Director
Tim Murray-Marist University, Director of Athletics
Joey Vacca-NJIT, Assistant Athletic Director
Oliver Winterbone-Wasserman, Director of Coaches & Executives
Steve Scalzi-Phoenix Suns, Assistant Coach
Elvis Valcarvel-Denver Nuggets, Assistant Coach
Alex Kline-New York Knicks, Scout
Rich Lagrotta-NBA, Basketball Operations and Referee Operations
Ben Resner-Greensboro Swarm, Assistant Coach
Max Saidman-Creative Artist Agency, Agent
Justin Leonard-Game Seven Marketing, Co-Found & Co-Head
Chuck Martin-University of Kentucky, Assistant Coach
Brett MacConell-Princeton University, Associate Head Coach
Sean Neal-St. Bonaventure University, Associate Head Coach

Kyle Griffin-Florida Gulf Coast, Associate Head Coach
Mike Farrelly-Notre Dame, Assistant Coach
Jeremey Freeman-Mount St. Mary’s University, Assistant Coach
Michael Rice-Texas Christian University, Assistant Coach
Kim Waiters-Rider University, Assistant Coach
Mike Larkin-Rutgers University, Assistant Coach
Jack Fahed-Richmond University, Assistant Coach
Zach Curran-Air Force Academy, Assistant Coach
Jared Czech-Air Force Academy, Assistant Coach
Zak Boisvert-George Washington University, Assistant Coach
Cooper Handelsman-George Washington University, Assistant Coach
Austin Kelly-Niagra University, Assistant Coach
Tom Kiely-Fairleigh Dickinson University, Assistant Coach
Matt Burke-Binghampton University, Assistant Coach
Vince Johnson-Robert Morris University, Assistant Coach
Dave Fedor-Robert Morris University, Assistant Coach
Brian Kerins-Adelphi University, Assistant Coach
Mike Palazzi-Montclair State University, Assistant Coach
Sam Rubenstein-Middlebury University, Assistant Coach
Tom Doran-Williams College, Assistant Coach
Maguire Sweeney-Rensselaer Polytechnic Insitute, Assistant Coach
Matt Bielenda-Wesleyan University, Assistant Coach
Griffin Schwartz-Chowan University, Assistant Coach

Chris Zupko-North Carolina State University, Assistant Director of Operations
Greg Fahey-Georgetown University, Special Assistant to the Head Coach
Lucas McKay-Clemson University, Director of Recruiting
Johnathan Safir-University of Florida, Director of Basketball Strategy & Analytics
Stephen Galgano-University of Delaware, Assistant Director of Operations
Kyle Pope-College of William & Mary, Director of Operations
Mike Doyle-La Salle University, Director of Operations
Caleb Kupa-Towson University, Director of Operations