Pro Placement Program
Want to maximize your value and start a professional career in Europe? Europe Basketball Academy is a good place to start. We are placing players in the best European leagues! Program intake for the next group of future professional players is on October 15, 2017.
The program is recommended for players who are looking to play professional basketball - with or without professional experience in Europe. To be eligible for tryouts in the big leagues, a player must attend the Pro Placement Program where he will gain expert references from respected and recognized coaches.
Player has to reach certain professional standards regarding minimum basketball skill and physical abilities required by professional leagues in Europe.
Upon arrival, each player will be tested and evaluated by qualified European basketball coaching experts. Players current skill and shape level will be determined through specially crafted tests that measure: endurance, quickness, agility, strength, free throw shooting, 2 point shooting and 3 point shooting.
The main competitive advantage of our Pro Placement Program compared to similar commercial events is that we accept maximum 20 players in our training camp, so our team of experts can perform all logistic activities on and off the court to provide every player with the best chances of signing a pro contract.
Our job openings list is regularly updated, and we are in contact with clubs, GM's and coaches on a daily basis, informing them about profiles of players we currently have in our training camp.
The age limit for starting a professional career in big European leagues is 18.
Please note that we do not accept video material as proof of quality. We insist on preparing and evaluating the players ourselves, to be able to guarantee for them.
Arranging professional opportunities for players or advancing them in already started careers; establishing contact between players and respected European agents or agencies after player complete Pro Placement Program and reach needed pro standards for playing professional basketball in Europe.
Europe Basketball Academy has a FIBA licensed basketball agent as a staff member. In the case of a job offer, the agent will provide legal coverage and assistance in mediation between the club and the agent.
In 7 years of conducting this program, more than 100 contracts have been arranged for players who have never played in Europe before. Some of the names we are proud to present are: Zoran Nikolic, Anthony Freeman Jr, Brandon Spearman, Ryan Aaron, Ian Nixson, Watkins Williams, Kendall Timmons, Andre Woodlin, Emerson Murray, Antoine Allen, Gerald January, Mike Terry, Dusan Sisic, Uladzimir Krysevich, Brandon Roberson, James Tyler, Kendrick Jones and many others.
Accommodation & Nutrition
Players are accommodated in residence with shared rooms, bathroom, and WiFi. Each day players have meals that are adapted to player's sports nutritional needs.Read More in Accomodation & Dining section
Usual daily schedule
- 06:30 am
- 07:30 am
- Morning practice
- 09:30 am
- Weight room workout
- 12:00 pm
- 01:00 pm
- Mandatory rest
- 03:30 pm
- Afternoon practice
- 05:30 pm
- Indoor pool recovery
- 07:00 pm
- 08:00 pm
- Free time
- 11:00 pm
- Lights out
Price and Duration
- 1 month
- 1870 EUR
- 2 months
- 3570 EUR
- Professional European coaching on daily level
- Usage of suitable basketball facilities
- Tutorial advice
- Organized basketball games/scrimmages
- Opportunities arrangements upon of completing program
Price does not include:
- Flight cost
- Airport pickup (60 EUR optional)
- Medical insurance
After initiating the application process by filling in the online application form, our legal department will create a contract agreement and send it to the player with 24 hours.Apply Now