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By J.Wilkins, 03/26/15, 12:00PM EDT


Grand Rapids Storm Is One Of The State's Best Travel Programs

Grand Rapids Storm

Grand Rapids, MI
Twitter @grstormbb

Director: Jason Martin
Coaches: Angel Chan, April Kidd, Hay Hardley, and Kathy DeYoung       


The Grand Rapid Storm organization was established 1996 and has become one of the Midwest's premier grassroots basketball programs. The organization is based out of Grand Rapids, MI but attracts top talent from around the state. The Storm’s Girls program was established in 2006 and quickly rose to prominence by becoming the Adidas grassroots sponsored program in Michigan.  The program continues to provide a strong emphasis on player development as well as strong exposure to college coaches and media outlets through playing a competitive schedule on the regional and national level.


2015 Notable Players

Player Year Height Position
Claire Hendrickson 2017 5'11" Guard
Jennifer DeBeor 2017 5'7" Guard
Shaina DenBesten 2016 5'11" Forward
Kiri Tiemeyer 2016 6'2" Post
Markayla Vander 2016 5'9" Forward
Emma VanZanten* 2016 6'3" Post
Mariah McCully* 2016 5'8" Guard
Emily Knott* 2017 5'5" Guard
Jessica Fuller* 2016 5'6" Guard

*- Denotes player is new to the program

2015 Tournament Schedule

Dates Tournament Location
March 28-29 Super Powers Classic Lansing, MI
April 17-19 Storm Classic Grand Rapids, MI
April 24-26 Adidas 3 Stripes Lancaster, PA
May 2-3 LBI Jam Fest Ypsilanti, MI
May 17 MGBR Hoop Summit Grand Rapids, MI
May 23-24 TBD TBD
July 5-8 Run 4 The Roses Lexington, KY
July 24-25 MGBR Classic In The North Mt Pleasant, MI
July 27-29 Adidas Nationals Atlanta, GA

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