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Lightning Basketball College Showcase &  Youth Challenge




Island Garden: 45 Cherry Valley Ave, West Hempstead, NY 11552

Northsport: 469 Fort Salonga Rd, Northport, NY 11768


LIU/CW Post: 720 Northern Blvd, Brookville, NY 11548

(Gymnasium in rear of campus)

Elmont High School:    555 Ridge Rd,       Elmont, NY 11003

St. Dominic's High School:   93 Anstice St, Oyster Bay, NY 11771

Garden City Rec Center:   295 Stewart Ave    Garden City, NY 11530

Friends Academy:   270 Duck Pond Road       Locust Valley, NY 11560

Mill Neck Manor School:      40 Frost Mill Rd       Mill Neck, NY 11765

MAC (Mitchel Athletic Complex):  19 West Road   Garden City, NY 11530

*Note: the gym is not by the track and field complex)

Waldorf School:  225 Cambridge Ave   Garden City, NY 11530



College Coaches Information:


Register for roster book to be emailed to you 3 days before the event.  

(rosters for 70+ teams grades 9-12)  

2022 College Coaches Registered

Assumption University 

Pace University

Adelphi University 

Geneseo State University 

Mount Holyoke College

Queens College

SUNY Old Westbury

Ursinus College

Rutgers Camden University

Brooklyn College CUNY

Elmira College

Vassar College 

SUNY Plattsburgh 

Manhattanville College

University of New Haven 

Seton Hill University 

US Merchant Marine Academy

Indiana University of Pennsylvania

Jefferson University

Mitchell College 

SUNY New Paltz 

St. Thomas Aquinas College

SUNY Maritime College

Brookdale CC 

Mount Saint Mary’s College

St. Kate’s University

Albright College 

John Jay College  CUNY

Wesleyan College 

Molloy College 

 City college of NY CUNY 

Indiana Wesleyan University

Lasell University

St. Joseph's College 

UMass Boston

Lehman College

CUNY Medgar Evers College

Regis College

Hood College

College of Staten Island 

York College

College of Mount Saint Vincent

Five towns college

Castleton University

Roberts Wesleyan College 

Mercy College






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Team Coaches/Managers


College Coaches



April 14-16, 2023



Headquarters: Island Garden 
45 Cherry Valley Ave
West Hempstead, NY 11552 USA






Jon Lawniczak 315-945-9091


 Tom Sclafani 732-501-4155


 Myndi Hill 917-608-7801

Our policy:  Scheduling requests will be guaranteed when submitted 30 days prior to the event.  If a request is submitted within 29 days of the event, there is a possibility that we will not be able to accommodate the request.  Refunds on team entry fees will be given up to 21 days prior to the event.  Credits to attend another event will be extended from 10 days to 21 days before the event.   No refunds or credits will be issued to a team that pulls out of an event 9 days before the event is scheduled.  

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