CHARLOTTE HOOPS CHALLENGE
The only Nationally Recognized Thanksgiving event in North Carolina
The Charlotte Hoops Challenge is a Nationally Recognized High School Basketball event held Thanksgiving weekend annually. The event has been ranked in the Top 10 events in the Country by MaxPreps and ESPN.
The invitation only event brings hundreds of college coaches, scouts, and media to provide exposure for the high school basketball player.
Cristie Mitchell is the head girls basketball coach at South Mecklenburg High School. Mitchell is a Nationally Board Certified Physical Education teacher. She has been teaching and coaching for 19 years.
The Charlotte Hoops Challenge is in it's 7th year and continues to grow in stature each year. The CHC is the only Nationally Recognized Thanksgiving event in North Carolina and we take pride in providing a great experience for both the players and spectators. Dave Telep (San Antonio Spurs Recruiting Director) said "we are filling the void in High School basketball exposure in North Carolina". Hundreds of college coaches, scouts, and media have covered the Charlotte Hoops Challenge in the past six years and many players have received scholarship offers at our event.
"It is exciting to see who walks through the gym doors at the Charlotte Hoops Challenge. Several professional athletes have played in the event and several pros have been spectators." -Cristie Mitchell
O. Jermaine Walker is the head basketball coach at Rocky River High School, where teaches Sports Marketing. Walker has been coaching High School and AAU basketball for 19 years.
The Charlotte Hoops Challenge is sponsored by the nonprofit organization, MW United, Inc. MW United, Inc was established in 2010 by teachers and basketball coaches; Cristie Mitchell and O.Jermaine Walker.
"Cristie and Jermaine are in the process of giving North Carolinians the perfect dessert to a Thanksgiving feast. Their event continues to grow in stature and offers up talented teams and players with good crowds and a competitive atmosphere. They're on their way toward establishing a Thanksgiving tradition in our state and beyond."
-Dave Telep, San Antonio Spurs Recruiting Director/Former ESPN Analyst