AZ Run-n-gun Academy

An East Valley club basketball team offering year round training for all levels from age 6 to 16

Founded by Dave Harris, the Arizona Run-n-Gun Academy is an east valley club basketball team offering a premier basketball training program for youth ages 6 through 16. This year-round model was developed to give players as well as parents the opportunity and flexibility to concentrate on school and attend non-basketball functions throughout the year all while keeping up with and advancing their skills on the court. The end goal of the academy is to develop Arizona youth both on and off the court through discipline, trust and hard work and be instrumental in their journey of becoming an elite player.

Inspire Courts Release Form

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Good morning everyone we will have practice today at 5pm till 615 at Inspire Courts. Same rules as yesterday drop off pick up only you can drop off at 450. We can enter now without a group come in and get ball sprayed and hand sanitizer BEFORE YOU GO ON THE COURT. Please please bring water we have kids forgetting water theres no water fountains on in the gym. No bags come with basketball shoes carry sandals in if you want to bring them. No tournament this weekend and next week because of the 4th of July we will have just 1 practice on Mon the 29th. Thanks guys have a wonderful day.

Download the Document for Inspire Courts

You can go to the link down below to download a copy of the form needed for tonight’s practice. I will also place this form on the home page for easy access.



Good morning we had alittle bit of Quarantine time. We may have others down the road so know one gets SICK. We will practice today for JV and Varsity together at Inspire. The address is 1090 N Fiesta Blvd, Gilbert, AZ 85233. We will have circuit training today there will be stations on the court with 4 to 5 kids in a group maybe less and all groups will be short and working at 1 station by themselves and we will rotate stations for the whole practice. Stations will be shooting and tons a dribbling and we will rotate Wed stations will have different defensive drills with groups of 4 to 5 no more than 6.
Todays practice rules as follows
NO PARENTS drop off and pickup only also all parents must fill out a waiver before practice for there kid or kids.
Bring your own water.
Bring a basketball NO BAGS.
Every kid must put on hand sanitizer I will have it for them
I will take every kid Tempature must not be above 99.7 or they willnot be allowed to practice and must go home.
Please meet outside of Inspire at 445 to get checked in and to fill out paperwork for Inspire we all have to fill out an Inspire Courts waiver before we can hold practice at there facility.
Please read all information I will have some more information being shared today any questions or concerns please text or call me. Thanks guys I will be sending message all day please check in periodically through the day to receive new information.

Meeting Follow-up

For those who were able to make the meeting today, thank you so much. If you were unable to make the meeting, the link to the recording is down below.

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Things covered:

Practice Location
Practice will not be at the Boys and Girls club for the near future. Our location for practicing is up in the air. Coach David will communicate with us as more information becomes available.

The tournament this weekend is $20. To pay the tournament fees, go to$DnHarris1972. The tournament directors are placing marks in the bleachers to allow people to be socially distant from other families. Some tournaments are limiting spectators to only one family member per player. This tournament is not doing that, however, some families are choosing to only have one family member go as a precaution. A couple of parents are working together to see if the game can be live-streamed on Instagram so other family members can watch.

Sunday Parent Meeting
There may be another Parent Zoom call on Sunday to provide an update on the practice facilities. Stay tuned to this web page for details.

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East Valley basketball club Player playing defense
East Valley basketball club Player playing defense

Practice Schedule

Junior Varsity

  • Monday - 5:30 - 6:15 pm
  • Wednesday - 5:30 - 6:15 pm
  • Friday - Shoot-a-round will resume after League Play


  • Monday - 6:15- 7:30 pm at Gilbert Boys and Girls Club
  • Wednesday - 5:30 - 7:00 pm at Gilbert Boys and Girls Club
  • Friday - Shoot-a-round will resume after League Play

AZ Run-n-Gun In Action

East Valley Basketball Club Team Video



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Interested in Joining the Academy

You can either register online or download a form to complete. If you have any questions, feel free to contact us.