Basketball Private Lessons


Private and semi-private lessons are a perfect option for players looking to catch up or get ahead.  Our lessons give your child individualized attention to help improve or master their basketball skills. You set the agenda by working with the instructor to determine goals. The instructor will then customize lessons to meet these objectives.  To request/purchase lessons online, visit or contact Corey at 314.835.6166.  Lessons must be paid for in advance of the first lesson.  Once payment is received, the instructor will then contact you to set up specific lesson times.  Lessons are one-hour in length and packages of 1 lesson, 4 lessons or 8 lessons will be available.  Lessons can accommodate one to four people.  Prices below are based on one player.  Please add $10 to the package price below for each additional player.    Minimum 1/Maximum 4
Ages: All Ages, Youth and Adult
Session: Based on instructor and student availability.
Instructor: Thad Strobach, Leon Powell, Cedric Brown
Location: The Lodge Gymnasium


Thad Strobach is the former head coach of the St. Louis University Women’s basketball team and has coached at the high school level for many years.  He has led teams to State Championships, District Championships and Final Four Appearances.  
Leon Powell is a former Vashon High School graduate who played Division I college basketball and led the nation in field goal percentage.  Leon also played professionally overseas for several years. 
Cedric Brown is a former NCAA player and coach.  Cedric has enjoyed success at every level of college basketball as a coach. He is known as a dedicated teach of the game.  

COVID-19 New Procedures

Our staff will follow all current St. Louis County Health Department guidelines for basketball. Anyone entering The Lodge, 3 and older, needs to wear a face covering, have their temperature checked and be screened for COVID-19. Face coverings are recommended but not required while exercising. Click here for our new basketball procedures.