About

ABOUT TEAM ICHIBAN

Team Ichiban Basketball Club is a Christian based organization that teaches fundamental skills development.  Our goal is to provide an organized basketball program for all players who desire to become better players at the game of basketball.  We help to provide the tools needed for players to make their junior high, high school, and college levels of basketball teams.  We strive to provide our teams with high-quality, experienced coaches.  Team Ichiban boys and girls basketball program is operated by Gene Watts, who has over 20 years of experience in coaching and running select basketball programs.  Team Ichiban is open to boys and girls from 3rd Grade to 12th Grade.  Team Ichiban boys and girls basketball program forms teams that participate in select and showcase tournaments, gives clinics, and runs skill sessions and development programs to help the athlete aspire to the reach their maximum potential.  We will take the word "development" and turn it into something special where not only will we teach your kid the fundamentals for basketball but we will go one step further, we will help teach your kid life lessons that will lead toward character development for your kid not only during basketball games but off the court in "life"!

BOARD OF DIRECTORS

Eugene Watts

President/Director of Operations

Email:  teamichiban@msn.com

Phone:  817-372-8021


Camiron Smith

Dallas/Fort Worth Associate Director of Operations

Phone:  214-334-0384


Derrick Rivers

Southeast Texas Associate Director of Operations

Phone:  409-284-8153


Dr. Thomas Binzer

Consultant


Doug Mischlich

Consultant


Chris Krieg

Consultant

MAILING LIST

Club Contact information:

Beaumont area:  Derrick Rivers @ 409-284-8153 or derrick.rivers@yahoo.com 

Dallas/Ft. Worth area:  Camiron Smith @ 214-334-0384

Houston Area:  Eugene Watts @ 817-372-8021 or teamichiban@msn.com


Contact Mailing List

How to join our mailing list to be added to our email distribution list.

Email us at teamichiban@msn.com or text 817-372-8021

Information to provide us with:

​Your Name

Email Address

Contact Number

Your Kids Name

Your Kids Current Grade

CLUB HISTORY

ONE OF THE TOP BASKETBALL PROGRAMS OF TEXAS

SERVING SOUTHEAST TEXAS, DFW METROPLEX AND HOUSTON AREAS.

 
    •      1st place 14u 2000 SWAAU National Qualifier 
    •      1st place 16u  2002 BCI National Champions
    •      Runner-up 16u 2002 adidas Nationals
    •      1st place 8th Gr. Girls 2002 Prime Time Sports National Champions
    •      Runner-up 9th/10th Gr. Girls 2002 Prime Time Sports Nationals
    •      1st place 17u 2002 SWAAU National Qualifier Champions
    •      1st place 15u 2003 SWAAU National Qualifier Champions
    •      1st place 18u 2003 SWAAU National Qualifier Champions
    •      1st place 9th/10th Girls 2003 Prime Time Sports National Champions
    •      Runner-up 2003 17u adidas Nationals
    •      1st place 18u 2004 SWAAU National Qualifier Champions
    •      Runner-up 2004 14u SWAAU National Qualifier
    •      1st place 9th/10th Girls 2005 Prime Time Sports National Champions
    •      1st place 17u 2005 SWAAU Super Regional National Champions
    •      5th place End of The Oregon Trail