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Mission Statement

Mission Statement


Founded in 1995, Salt Lake Metro has provided comprehensive player development programs for individuals who seek to play high school , college and professional basketball at the highest level.

The goal of Salt Lake Metro is simple:

Develop the best basketball players in the Intermountain West at all levels.

Whatever your basketball aspirations may be Salt Lake Metro will provide you with your best opportunity to maximize your abilities and potential as a high school player or potential college recruit.

Here are the reasons for our success:

Salt Lake Metro's basketball teams are nationally recognized.

Attendance at elite tournaments nationwide allows our players to play and compete against the top players in the nation.

Head coach Dave Hammer has twelve years of experience at various college levels, coaching, developing, recruiting and evaluating players.

As a result, 270 former Salt Lake Metro boys players and 242 girls players have gone on to play at the collegiate level.

119 boys players and 71 girls players have played NCAA division one (d-I) basketball.

It is estimated that Salt Lake Metro players have received well over $ 42 million in collegiate scholarships.

Basketball players that have trained and competed for Salt Lake Metro have won the following awards.

Two Parade All American

Three Boys Utah Gatorade Player of the Year
Two Boys Wyoming Gatorade Player of the Year 

One Girls Wyoming Gatorade Player of the Year
Four Girls Utah Gatorade Players of the Year

Nine Deseret News Utah Mr. Basketball
Two Deseret News Utah Ms. Basketball

Salt Lake Metro staff and coaches provides expert personalized assistance in the following areas:

Individual / Team Strategy
On court skills training
Specific position training
NCAA Clearinghouse assistance
Player evaluation
College recruiting