Utah Pump-N-Run is a traveling basketball program made up of elite young men who are selected from among the top 12 - 17 year old (6th - 11th grade) basketball players in the state of Utah. Utah Pump-N-Run student athletes are chosen for their citizenship, excellent character, good academic standing and their potential to play college basketball.
The Utah Pump N Run Basketball organization's mission is to develop responsible, deserving young men from Utah into college caliber basketball players by providing them with the training necessary to improve their individual and team playing skills to the highest level; to provide them with meaningful game playing experience against the highest level of competition in the nation's top tournaments; and to promote their individual and team accomplishments to colleges and universities in the United States, thereby significantly increasing the number of players from Utah who receive grant-in-aid scholarships.
The organizaion operates with the objectives to:
- Help student athletes reach their full potential as basketball players-developing all the mental and physical skills possible-so that they can compete against the top high school players in the United States.
- Teach student athletes how to win under the toughest competitive circumstances, bringing notoriety to themselves, teammates and the State of Utah.
- Actively promote our student athletes, their character and abilities to universities and colleges around the country-to increase their opportunities to earn an academic grant-in-aid scholarship at the college or university of their choice.
- Help student athletes develop outstanding character/sportsmanship traits to serve as an ambassador of the state, community and their families during and after competition.
For more information visit the website www.utahpumpnrun.org.