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Tom Crean Basketball Camp
100 Smith Street
Athens, GA  30602

REFUND POLICY:  We are contractual obligated to hire coaches, staff and trainers based solely on the pre-registered campers –therefore Teams cancelling for any reason will be reimbursed, minus a $100 administrative fee. THERE WILL BE NO REFUNDS 5 days prior to the camp dates or FOR NO SHOWS.





Tom Crean
Head Coach



Tom Crean, who for nearly two decades has regularly led his basketball teams to national rankings and postseason bids, was named the Georgia Bulldog's 22nd head coach on March 15, 2018


Crean compiled a 356-231 record in 18 seasons at Marquette and Indiana from 1999-2017. His teams have reached postseason play during 13 of those campaigns, with nine NCAA appearances and four NIT bids. Crean led Marquette to the 2003 NCAA Final Four and has reached four Sweet 16s at Marquette and Indiana. All told, Crean's teams have been ranked in the Associated Press and/or USA Today polls during 12 seasons, including top-10 finishes in 2003, 2013, and 2016.


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Chad Dollar
Assistant Coach



Chad Dollar, an Atlanta native with more than two decades of college coaching experience, joined the Bulldogs' staff as an assistant coach in April 2018.


Dollar comes to Georgia after spending last season on the staff at South Florida, where HE played during the 1990s. Dollar's resume includes stints within the SEC at LSU and Auburn.


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Joe Scott
Assistant Coach


Joe Scott, who sports 16 seasons of head coaching experience at three Division I schools, joined the Georgia Basketball staff as an assistant coach in April 2018. 


Scott, who in 2013 was tabbed one of the nation's top-20 "Xs & Os" coaches in a survey of his peers by ESPN's Jeff Goodman, was head coach at Air Force for four seasons, Princeton for three campaigns and Denver for nine seasons. He also has served as an assistant coach at Monmouth, Princeton and Holy Cross. All told, Scott sports 27 years of collegiate coaching experience.


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Amir Abdur-Rahim
Assistant Coach


Atlanta native Amir Abdur-Rahim (pronounced Uh-mere ab-durr Ra-heem) joined the Georgia Basketball staff as an assistant coach in May 2018. Abdur-Rahim was a standout guard at Wheeler High School and has a consistent record of winning as both a player and a coach.

Abdur-Rahim has been on staffs at Texas A&M, College of Charleston, Georgia Tech and Murray State. Throughout those stops, he has built an impressive résumé of player development and strong recruiting ties, particularly in the Southeast and his hometown.


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Jake Thelen
Director of Opperations


 Jake Thelen, a former All-American forward at Bellarmine University, joined the UGA staff as director of basketball operations in June 2018. Thelen, 26, is currently the youngest DOBO at a Power 5 school.

Thelen (pronounced Thee-lin) enjoyed a standout career at Bellarmine, graduating from the Division II school in 2015. Thelen played professionally for Horsens IC for one season before starting his coaching career. He coached at St. Xavier (Ky.) High School in 2015-16, was a graduate assistant under Crean at Indiana in 2016-17 and was an assistant coach at Bellarmine in 2017-18 before arriving at UGA.


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